Beachside Dining in Destin

Everything you came to the beach for!

Tucked away on Florida's Scenic Highway 98, The Crab Trap Destin is a staple in the lives of both tourist and locals. With unparalleled views of the snowy white beaches of the Emerald Coast, The Crab Trap offers a wide variety of menu options including Fresh Seafood, signature Hot Crab Dip and daily specials ranging from Bronzed Grouper or Grilled Filet to Alaskan Crab Legs. Have picky eaters to please? The Crab Trap is ready for you with a menu just for kids and a special treat they get to keep. The Crab Trap Destin is the original Gulf front seafood restaurant. Located at James Lee Park, this busy beach side establishment is perfect for any occasion. Groups of friends, date night, lunch after a day at the beach or just out to catch a game at the tiki bar, you will find exactly what you want at The Crab Trap. Open air windows, sun bleached wood, local art and hand carved sea side sculptures; The Crab Trap Destin will quickly become a family tradition.

Waterfront Dining in Destin

Dine With Us

The Crab Trap, Destin offers first-come, first-served seating, so we do not accept reservations or call-ahead seating. The wait is a part of the experience! Enjoy the view with a cocktail from the beach bar or play on our beach playground! Due to the high volume of visitors, our restaurant is dine-in only and does not offer take-out or delivery at this time. Other questions? Give us a call: (850) 654-2722

Our Location


3500 Scenic Hwy 98 East
Destin, FL 32541

(850) 654-2722


Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Christmas Eve.: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Christmas Day: Closed