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Cooters 24th Annual Crab Fest

October 19 - October 22

It’s Time to Get Cracking!

Clearwater Beach, FL – Dig in to one of Florida’s favorite seafood delicacies at Cooters Restaurant & Bar as the stone crab season begins!  Cooters 24th Annual Crab Fest kicks off Thursday, Oct. 19 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.  The festival features fresh off the boat Stone Crab plus other crab varieties including King, Snow and Dungeness Crab, all at wholesale prices.  The family friendly event also will have live music on stage, plus other food, drink and souvenir specials.

During Crab Fest, Cooters will serve fresh (never frozen!) Florida stone crab.   The stone crab claws are served semi-cracked with mallets and crab forks and are available either hot with drawn butter or cold with Cooters’ special house-made sauce. 

Although Stone crabs are the headliners, Cooters will also dish up pounds of Snow, King, and Dungeness Crab legs, which are served piping hot with melted butter.   For the ultimate culinary delight, try Cooters’ Crab Feast Platter, which is loaded with an array of all of the varieties of crab.

Crab Fest hours are: Thursday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Valet parking ,Cooters full menu, gluten free menu and kids’ menu will also be available throughout Crab Fest.

Cooters is located at 423 Poinsettia Avenue, Clearwater Beach (just ¼ block from the round-about) and is open daily for lunch and dinner.  Find hours, contacts and more at Cooters.com.



October 19
October 22


Cooters Restaurant & Bar
423 Poinsettia Avenue
Clearwater Beach, FL
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