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Stone Crab Capital of the World

Stone Crab: A Seasonal Delicacy

Discover a culinary treasure right here on Florida’s Paradise Coast – the succulent and sweet Stone Crab. From October through May, local fishermen catch these native crabs, remove a single claw, and return them to the sea to regenerate a new one. This sustainable harvest is proof of this community’s commitment to preserving the natural beauty of our waters.

Stone Crab season is a limited-time experience that embodies the local way of life. Savor its tender, delectable meat in a variety of culinary delights, from fresh salads to mouthwatering entrees. Join us in celebrating the essence of Florida's coastal cuisine and the incomparable taste of Stone Crab. Explore our restaurants, taste the traditions, and make your visit truly exceptional.

More Beneath the Shell

Dive deeper into the world of Stone Crab and discover the fascinating facts and stories behind this seasonal delicacy.