The height of stone crab season just so happens to coincide with the holidays, so you know the two are going to pair well in South Florida around a time of year when everyone is looking to celebrate and indulge. Stone crabs scream celebrate, but they also scream I love living really, really close to the water. Walking into a restaurant or holiday party and seeing a platter of stone crabs or shrimp is a tradition everyone in South Florida can get excited about. Here are a few great places to get stone crab in Palm Beach this holiday season.
Leo’s Crab Shack
Leo’s Crab Shack is a carryout shop that’s perfect for those looking to add stone crab to their family’s holiday menu or for anyone looking to be the most popular person at the party: Let everyone else bring the wine, you bring the stone crab.
Cod & Capers Seafood
Cod & Capers Seafood is both a wholesale seafood market as well as a café. Every Wednesday from 5 - 8 pm they have “stone crab night” at the café, which means you can eat/buy their fresh-caught stone crab claws at market prices.
Spoto’s Oyster Bar & Lounge
Spoto’s Oyster Bar & Lounge in Palm Beach features some delicious options for seafood options, including fresh-shucked, cold water, Blue Point Oysters, Steamed Littleneck Clams from the cold, pristine waters off Cape Cod and, of course, stone crab.