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The Boiling Crab

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Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, American
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available

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BLUE CRAB (Seasonal)
Half Dozen $7.99
Dozen $13.99
King Crab Legs
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, American
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Hands down my favorite sea food place I dream about this place wait is long on the weekend but during the week its not to bad

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fike T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My first time to go there, invited by friends. We ordered several kinds od seafood like shrimp, crabs, mussels and lobsters cooked in different sauces. They were si good that you could eat more. I will go again this time with my family.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lily M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is one of those restaurants where you need to go casually dressed and all hands in,,,,,because it is messy and you will get some of the spices (and food) on yourself. The servings come out piping hot in a plastic bag (this is where...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank yrechnam
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The food was good but waiting two hours for our table was crazy .we did have a large party and some in our group didn't get there food until some of are group were done eating I would go again but not at 5pm on...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Overall, A unique experience to say the least. Service was about average. The seafood was boiled in a plastic bag with your choice of seasonings. We had the clams, shrimp and King Crab. We ordered the clams, shrimp in the "Whole Sha-bang" seasoning. The clams...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DaveofTucson
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

First time going to a restaurant that gives you a bib instead of a fork. My wife ordered the shrimp with corn. It came I a bag hot and ready to eat. The flavor was good and she enjoyed it. Be prepared to make a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank hoseag2016
Reviewed 5 August 2017

They would have five stars if it weren't so expensive. The food is great, fun atmosphere, good service. They cook all the food to perfection with a choice of five different seasonings. Then they serve it at your table on butcher block paper. No forks....More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Janet R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is wrong address, it should be on K Street behind the excellent Sheraton Grand Sacra (California) Hotel! Anyway, one afternoon, they do not even opening until 3:00 p.m.! I go in, ask the person if I may looking at the menu before I decide!...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Karyn C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This location reminds me of the food at the Boiling Crab in Las Vegas, Nv. Each one is similar but different. We had an almost two hour wait, but it was well worth it.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank ILuv2Mingle
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Food was very good crab in a bag the shrimp and catfish were very good also didn't have to wait for a seat would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Alma S
12 March 2016|
Response from traveling3 | Reviewed this property |
Wow.....didn't know there was this type of problem. I'm sorry but I don't have an answer to you question about roaches. I'm sure if you go to their website you will find the hours for weekends. We will not be traveling this... More
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