McDonalds filet O' fish is better.... ...than the tiny, TERRIBLE, $20 grouper I had, it was dry as a bone... im not one to complain and yes I ate the whole TINY piece because I was starving after waiting so long for my food after being seated...after being seated about 18 inches from the people next to us that is.. I noticed the waitress (who was actually fairly nice) never asked "how was the food" or "did you enjoy the fish?" I think after reading the 2 to 1 good/bad reviews that they must have friends and employees posting to try and keep some business. the lot was fairly full so I don't know if maybe the burgers, chicken or something are actually good at this way overpriced seafood place. read the reviews and stay away, the reviews ARE telling the truth.
slow service seafood.
Started off great with festive music upstairs in the bar and drinks. Got buzzed to be seated and the waiter took nearly 20 minutes to stop by to ask for drinks. Didn't listen to us after taking our drink order that we were ready to order dinner and had to call him back over.
The wife's salad came out wrong. Don't suggest ordering the house salad if you don't like olives. Not technically a house salad.
Food was ok. Ordered the steak and garlic mashed potatos. Don't order the mashed potatos, they're fake instant kind. Well at least they tasted like them.
The bar was nice, go there, but the diner area sucked.
Best stone crab claws!.
We have eaten here numerous times and always
come back for the stone crab claws! Tonight we had
the Jumbo stone crab claws and they were excellent!! Very
I would highly recommend this place!
The view of busy docks and sun-splashed water provides a lusciously scenic incentive to visit..
Practically every table overlooks the harbor, dubbed "Hurricane Hole." Boats hum out to sea; birds infest the leafy shore. Just sitting on the deck inspires a hunger for seafood. The restaurant has a couple of great bars filled with everyone from businesspeople to tourists, in part because of a notably friendly staff.
The specialty is stone crab claws and seafood, but the kitchen is versatile, offering good chicken and steak dishes, too. The stone crab claws--sweet, tender and delicious--are in season from October through May. Order them hot or cold, with melted butter or mustard sauce. Light eaters can get a half-pound (about four claws,) while those with hearty appetites will want a few pounds. For diners who don't crave seafood, the grouper sandwich or fried chicken are good alternatives. Smooth, tangy Key lime pie in a buttery, thick crust is the perfect finish to any meal.
Disappointing. Went just once. Never again. Stone crabs were frozen (even in season) and tasteless, everything fried. Despite being very crowded, service was excellent. A tourist trap.
Great place to eat if you like FRIED & BREADED everything. Not expensive but definitely not cheap for frozen fishsorry this food is NOT fresh. Sitting by a window is a nice view of the Gulf but that seating is limited. There many better choices for restaurants at the beach. For example Friendlies Tavern on Reddington beach has to die for all you can eat crab legs on Thursdays and Karaoke after 9pm.
Being a resident of Tampa Bay I would have to say the locals claim the best place for seafood in St. Pete is the hole in the wall Crab Shack. Located on the St. Pete side of the Gandy bridge. Super Grouper sandwich, Smoked mullet, butter and garlic mussels, alligator it is all delicious and a great price! Fun family style dining.
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