You can’t miss The Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar. Bright red accents on the building’s exterior, complete with crabs on the cupola, will guide the way. Family-friendly, usually packed with a lively crowd of locals and guests to the key, you can sit inside or outside on the large, covered porch overlooking the beach. And, when you’re done with your meal, there’s a boardwalk leading right out onto the bright white sandy beach.
Seafood and More at the Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar
All the fresh fish on The Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar’s menu comes their own fish processing facility on Okaloosa Island. Besides fresh seafood, there are plenty of non-seafood menu items too. To accompany your meal, there’s a good wine selection, craft beer for those beer lovers, and a full bar. That should cover just about everyone.
Start things off with the customer favorite Hot Crab Dip, Oysters on the Half Shell, or the flash-fried Blue Crab Claws. Southern Style Crab Cakes, Sweet & Spicy Calamari, and Fried Mozzarella are just a few other appetizer options. Crab Trap Mahi and Steak & Shrimp are just two of their “Signature House” menu items to think about. And, if you just have to have pasta, they’ve got it with chicken, crab, and shrimp.
Seafood entrees at the Crab Trap Perdido Key include several different crab species cooked various ways, and there is a burger, a Fried Shrimp Po’boy, and Bronzed Grouper sandwich. Not to forget their fried seafood items with fried fish, shrimp, chicken tenders, and a couple of combos. You’ll have your choice of the catch-of-the-day, Mahi-Mahi, Gulf Grouper, or Amberjack, and you can order it blackened, grilled, bronzed, or fried.
The Perdido Key Location
There are several Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar locations in the area. The first location opened in Destin, Florida in 1991, so these guys know how to run a seafood establishment. The Perdido Key location has on-site parking (a bigger plus than you may realize), and a big playground for the kids. They offer a military discount too. The Perdido Key Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar is open for lunch and dinner, just check their social media or give them a call to get their current hours of operation. In these weird times, they can change quickly. Give them a call (850-492-8888) to order Take-out too. The Perdido Key location, complete with crab decorations, can be found at 16495 Perdido Key Drive, in Perdido Key, Florida.