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The Boiling Crab

13892 Brookhurst St, Garden Grove, CA 92843-3173
+1 714-636-4885
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“boiling crab” (21 reviews)
“catfish” (25 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
American, Seafood
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13892 Brookhurst St, Garden Grove, CA 92843-3173
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

A really great dinner. Different. Your shellfish selection comes seasoned in a bag. The wings are also very good.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This place is the restaurant I must go every time when I am back to CA. amazing seasoning and fresh seafood. Unforgettable taste.

Thank Joann C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good Cajun food. However, plan ahead because there will be a long wait. If you come with a large group then make sure all are there before they can put your name on the waiting list. I saw people picked up baguette breads from nearby...More

Thank Danhoang
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

What an Experience! The shrimp was seasoned very well. The fish was fried perfectly, not too hard, not too soft. Great price point for the type and amount of food. Would definitely visit this restaurant again!

Thank TBellG B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Tried this restaurant on a Saturday afternoon (late lunch) we were very lucky that we we got seated right away, apparently on a busy day there's usually a 2 hour wait and that people don't get seated unless their full party is present. It was...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Driving South on Brookhurst Street from our home in Garden Grove, you pass a sign on the left - "Welcome to Little Saigon." A few yards later is where you turn into the large shopping center where "The Boiling Crab" is located. Welcome indeed to...More

Thank GlenSample
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The mecca of seafood. It was soooo good that we went to the joint's LA location a week later. Don't forget to order some sweet potato fries, they are heavenly. Corn is also a must-have side order.

Thank Sabrina C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

For a seafood worshipper, I found my gastronomic heavenly space. We ordered a dozen raw oysters, a pound of garlic shrimps, a lobster, and rice, and we were good to go. My aunt and I savoured every pound of all these delicious seafood, eating with...More

Thank BcMom02
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My friend was telling about this place and so we had to try it out and this was his treat. Loved the atmosphere. Was able to get a table for us no sooner we entered, no waiting time for us. Some items were not available...More

Thank Fassy J
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was our first time at this restaurant chain, and it was not a disappointment at all. The wait was the only problem, had to wait around 1 hour for our party of 7. The atmosphere was very casual and loud, it was fun to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 300
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:15 PM
3:00 PM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13892 Brookhurst St, Garden Grove, CA 92843-3173
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-636-4885
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