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Rick’s Crab Trap – Fort Walton Beach

Rick’s Crab Trap, the restaurant for seafood in Fort Walton Beach, opened in 1989 serving fresh local Gulf seafood. And, we continue that tradition today. As a family owned and operated restaurant, we have over 20 years of Emerald Coast cuisine knowledge under our belts! Rick’s Crab Trap has won the “Critics Choice” award in the Great Southern Gumbo Cook-off, not once, not twice, but three times.

We also have fresh LOCAL seafood, hand crafted crabcakes, fresh shucked oysters, and a list of great specialty drinks that will keep you coming back for more. We offer fresh seafood straight from the Gulf, as well as other favorites, shipped to us fresh. Add in tasty appetizers, fresh salads, great sandwiches and wraps, plus lots of steamed, fried, and broiled entrees. We have something for every taste.

In addition to being a family restaurant, and a full service bar, we also LOVE sports. Every night you will find the game on one of our dozen or more TV’s From NFL, NCAA, MLB , NHL and NBA, to soccer from the world stage, we have the sports you are looking for.

We offer lunch specials, a special menu for football fans, and an oyster Happy Hour every weekday. Additionally, our Creamy Crab Soup and Seafood Gumbo plus all of our desserts are made fresh, right in our restaurant.

Whether you are visiting our beautiful area or your are born and bred here; Whether you serve us in the military at one of our local bases, or a retiree; Or, whether you like the Pittsburgh Steelers or a mediocre team; Rick’s is authentic seafood done for you.

Oyster Happy Hour
Weekdays 3pm - 7pm
Steamed or Raw $9/dozen

Happy Hour Monday – Friday 3-6pm
$2 Domestics
$3 Imports/House Wines/Well Drinks
$4 Craft Beers

Rick's Crab Trap Lunch Menu
Menu and prices subject to change
Served 11am - 4pm

Choose 2 main items & 2 sides w/a drink for only $11 or
Choose 1 main item & 1 side w/a drink for only $7

Main Items
Fried Shrimp
Fried Oysters
Fried Grouper Nuggets
Fried Clam Strips
Fried Catfish Fillet
Grilled Shrimp
Grilled Amberjack
Steamed Oysters
Steamed Shrimp
Steamed Mussels

Side Items
French Fries
Onion Rings
Steamed Corn
Steamed Broccoli
Steamed Potatoes
Garlic Bread
Side Salad

Lunch Combinations

Grilled Amberjack & Fried Shrimp $10
with fries, cloeslaw, and hushpup

Grilled Ahi-Tuna & Steamed Shrimp $11
with fries, cloeslaw, and hushpup

Grilled Chicken Breast & Grilled Shrimp $10
with fries, cloeslaw, and hushpup

Grilled Crab Cake & Fried Shrimp $11
with fries, cloeslaw, and hushpup

substitute steamed broccoli, corn, and potatoes for $1

Half a Shrimp, Fish, or Oyster Sandwich & Cup of Gumbo or Crab Soup $8

Grilled Chicken, Shrimp, or Fish Salad & Cup of Gumbo or Crab Soup $10

Rick's Crab Trap Dinner Menu
Menu and prices subject to change
Served all day


Rick’s Famous Nuggets $14
Fresh Catch Cut Into Tasty Nuggets

Sauteed Mussels $12
1 pound In White Wine & Garlic Butter

Mozzarella Sticks (8) $6
beer battered and served with marinara

Tails & Peppers $10
Fried Crawfish Tails & Pickled Peppers

Fried Calamari $9
dusted, fried, & served with marinara

Blackened Fish Press $9
W/Bacon & Cheese In A Toasted Flour Tortilla

Fresh Gulf Crab Claws $17
1/2 lb. broiled or fried

Yellowfin Ahi-Tuna $13
seared with a toasted sesame vinaigrette

Handmade Crab Cakes $11
fresh lumpcrab meat and Old Bay seasoning

Sea Scallops $15
Pan Seared In Lemon Butter

Spinach Dip (hot) $7
topped with mozzarella and bacon

NOLA Style BBQ Shrimp $12
1/2 lb. sauteed in beer, butter, & spices & Served Over Cheese Grits

Tuna Dip (cold $10
smoked & served with fresh vegetables

Fried Sampler Platter $10
shrimp, oysters, cheese sticks, & calamari

Buffalo Wings $9
10 wings fried crispy & tossed in your choice: Hot, Medium, Mild, Crab, Cajun Parmesan, Garlic Butter Parmesan, Buffalo Ranch, Blue Sauce, Sweet Chili, Bbq, Spicy Bbq & Hot Honey Bbq

Soups and Salads
All Salads Served On A Bed Of Organic Greens & Iceberg Lettuce


Fried/Grilled Chicken $8
Fried/Steamed Shrimp $9
Fried Crawfish $9
Fried/Grilled Fish $10

Homemade Soups
Cup $5 — Bowl $6

Seafood Gumbo
Creamy Crab Soup

Fried Entrees
served with fries, hushpups, and coleslaw

Fried Catfish $15
Mississippi farm raised, cut into strips, & fried

Soft Shell Crab $19
2 jumbo soft blue crabs battered & fried

Rick’s Famous Nuggets $18
black grouper cut into nuggets and fried

Fresh Gulfcoast Crab Claws $19
1/2 lb. of our fresh claws served fried or broiled

Gulf Oysters $18
12 fresh oysters lightly battered and fried

Chicken Breast $15
2 chicken breasts deep fried golden brown

Gulf Coast Shrimp $17
12 plump, local shrimp dusted and flash fried

Seafood Platter $19
Cod, oysters, shrimp, stuffed crab, & clam strips

Oysters & Shrimp $17
a combination of 6 oysters and 6 shrimp

Captain’s Feast $36
Grilled Fresh Catch, Snow Crab, Soft Shell Crab, Fried Oysters, Fried Shrimp, Clam Strips & Pups With Choice Of 2

Add 6 Shrimp To Any Entree $6 Or 1/2 Lb Of Snow Crab $9

Consuming Raw/Undercooked Meats May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness

Grilled, Blackened, or Baked Entrees
Served With Broccoli, Corn & New Potatoes

Ribeye $19
12 oz, beautifully marbled cut

Gulf Coast Shrimp $18
12 seasoned and grilled succulent shrimp

NY Strip $20
10 oz, Lean Hand-Cut Angus Beef

Grilled Lump Crab Cakes $17
(2) Handmade & grilled to perfection

Stuffed Grouper $26
Baked With Crabmeat In Lemon Butter

Fish or Shrimp Tacos $17
3 tacos topped w/lettuce, cheddar, & salsa

Sushi Grade Yellow-Fin Ahi Tuna $20
2 steaks prepared from rare to well done

Fresh Catch $19
Locally Available Grilled Or Blackened

Grouper Parmesean $22
fresh grouper broiled in white wine, minced garlic, & topped with parmesean

Add 6 Shrimp To Any Entree $6 Or 1/2 Lb Of Snow Crab $9
Consuming Raw/Undercooked Meats May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness

Steamed Entrees
all served with steamed corn, broccoli, and new potatoes

Middleneck Clams (1 dozen) $15
Snow Crab (1 lb.) $22
Local Headless Shrimp (1 lb.) $19
Dungeness (1 lb.) Mrkt
Steamed Mussels (1 1/2 lb.) $15
King Crab (1 lb.) Mrkt
Crawfish (2 lb.) Mrkt

Steamed Platter $32
oysters, clams, shrimp, mussels, & a half pound snow crab

Crab & Shrimp Platter $33
a pound of snow or dungeness crab w/ 1/2 pound of steamed gulf shrimp

Steamed Bucket For 2 $51
TWICE as many oysters, clams, shrimp, mussels, and snow crab

Crab Feast $41
1/2 lb. EACH snow, dungeness, and king crab

Add 6 Shrimp To Any Entree $6 Or 1/2 Lb Of Snow Crab $9
Consuming Raw/Undercooked Meats May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness

Poboys, Burgers, and Sandwiches
served w/french fries

Oyster Poboy $11
Chargrilled Steak Burger $8
Shrimp Poboy $9
Grilled Ahi-Tuna Sandwich $12
Shrimp and Oyster Poboy $10
Grilled Chicken Sandwich $7
Fried Fish Poboy $9
Fried Chicken Sandwich $7
Softshell Crab Poboy $12
Philly Cheesesteak $9
Grilled Fish Poboy $10
Blackened Fish Melt $10
Grouper Poboy $13
Slamberjack Poboy $12

add cheese ($1) or bacon ($2) to any sandwich
Blacken or make any sandwich a wrap

Add 6 Shrimp To Any Entree $6 Or 1/2 Lb Of Snow Crab $9
Consuming Raw/Undercooked Meats May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness

Side Items

French Fries $3
Steamed Fresh Vegetables $4
Onion Rings $4
Steamed Corn $2
Hushpuppies (4) $2
Steamed Potatoes $2
Hushpuppies (12) $5
Steamed Broccoli $2
Cole Slaw $2
Side Salad $3
Garlic Bread $3
Steamed Rice $3
Cheese Grits $3

Fresh Oyster Menu
By the dozen/half dozen
Note: There Is A Risk With Consuming Raw/Uncooked Oysters

Raw $13/7
Grilled $15/9
Steamed $13/7
Casino $17/9
Fried $16/9
Rockefeller $17/9
Mexican $15/9
3 Cheese $15/9
Cajun $15/9

No Substitutions Please
All To-Go Orders will include $1 Packaging Fee

Place Categories: Bar Dining, Cuisine, Featured Restaurant, Features, Happy Hour, Happy Hour w/ Food Specials, Seafood Restaurants, Sports Bars and Steakhouses

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