Sleiman Enterprises introduced July 22 that Outback Crab Shack will return to St. Augustine and open up in the spring.
St. Johns County issued a allow June 11 for construction of the cafe shell and deck at a cost of $408,112 at 8155 County Road 13 N.
Jacksonville-based mostly Sleiman stated Outback Crab Shack opened in 1984 and grew to become a preferred restaurant location for locals and tourists.
Hurricane Matthew destroyed the initial Outback Crab Shack in 2016. Sleiman Enterprises purchased the property with programs to lease it to Nathan Stuart and Margo Klar, a married pair who will operate the restaurant.
Sleiman reported it will stay owner and developer of the job and will oversee development.
“So several men and women have fond reminiscences of Outback Crab Shack, myself integrated,” Sleiman Principal Toney Sleiman stated in the information launch.
“It’s our intent to establish the assets so Outback Crab Shack can be a complete riverfront eating spot whilst continue to inviting attendees with sufficient parking on County Road 13.”
The property is on Six Mile Creek, west of the St. Johns River in St. Augustine.
“The reopening of Outback Crab Shack will proceed the heritage of 1 of Northeast Florida’s favourite dining spot accessible by boat and land,” explained Sleiman Principal Eli Sleiman.
The Stuarts own six relatives seafood dining establishments in St. Augustine, Jacksonville and Tallahassee.
Outback Crab Shack will showcase local shrimp, clean grouper, snapper and mahi-mahi, oysters and the restaurant’s common lower-place boil, the launch claimed.
“We can not wait around to convey this principle again to existence and convey functions to our riverfront which include gatherings and stay new music,” Nathan Stuart said in the launch.
A 1,500-foot-long dock will deliver entry from the river.
“This will produce a boating expertise to complement the new restaurant and give a one of a kind access place to Outback Crab Shack,” such as for Liberty Boat Club, the release claimed.
“I can’t wait around to share this with our Independence Boat Club customers, who will be in a position to take a look at the restaurant although enjoying our waterways,” said Lisa Almeida, director of internet marketing of Liberty Boat Club, in the launch.
The Stuarts previously run in St. Augustine, owning bought the Creekside Dinery for conversion into the St. Augustine Fish Home & Oyster Organization.
They also operate four a lot more Fish Residences: the Orange Park Fish House & Oyster Bar Beach front Road Fish Household & Chicken Dinners New Berlin Fish Dwelling & Oyster Bar and a licensed store with partners in Tallahassee, Tally Fish House & Oyster Bar.