For the first time, the Rustic Inn Crabhouse™ in Fort Lauderdale will be open for Thanksgiving, Thursday November 22, 2018 from noon until 8 pm. World Famous Garlic Crabs™, steamed or broiled lobsters, jumbo shrimp stuffed with crabmeat, Shrimp or Lobster Fra Diavolo over linguine, Old Bay Spiced Steamed Crabs and other great favorites from its full menu will be available.

“We saw a need from our guests who ask each year if we will be open on Thanksgiving. And we know some families who just want to spend time together and not cook or clean. For us, it’s a way to give thanks for our blessings by offering our service, a spectacular menu and Southern hospitality, so we will be open this Thanksgiving,” said Michael Diasco, general manager of the Rustic Inn Crabhouse™.

The Rustic Inn Crabhouse TM is considered one of the best waterfront seafood restaurants in South Florida. Its World-Famous Garlic Crabs™ and top-grade, locally sourced seafood, no frills laid back atmosphere and frequent celebrity sightings has made this nostalgic Fort Lauderdale eatery, a legendary hotspot since 1955. Get ready to be geared with wooden mallets, crab bibs and paper-lined tables for an authentic culinary seafood experience like no other. The Rustic Inn Crabhouse TM is located at 4331 Anglers Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approximately 5 miles from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The Rustic Inn offers a spectacular waterfront view, private party rooms and floating barge and has been celebrated as the area’s finest family restaurants for the past 63 years. For more information about the Rustic Inn Crabhouse, visit or call 954-584-1637. On Thanksgiving, the Rustic Inn Crabhouse will not accept reservations, only walk-in guests. However please call ahead for groups larger than twelve guests as a courtesy.