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The Crab Shack

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1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
+1 2663009
Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Sacramento CA
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here while in Atlantic City for a conference. Worth the short drive. As it was the off season, a more limited menu with fixed price was available. Food was extremely fresh and very flavorful. Scallops were particularly good. Not a lot of them for the price but still very tasty. Clearly has a good local following which it deserves... More 

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Thank Hiker-7
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant with a lot of flavor. Had the fried calamari, excellent, nice size. Husband had the seafood platter which he enjoyed very much. Service was good, friendly people.

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Thank Julia C
Karthaus, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went in the early part of October 2016, the OFF SEASON. There was NO waiting at all, the service was casual but very good and friendly, like we were old friends coming to dinner. Prices are very good, esp for jumbo shrimp. This is a BYOB place, so don't expect a beer or wine, unless you bring it. OFF... More 

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Thank GEORGE M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I went with my family- 6 of us- and had a wonderful dinner. We got there about 7pm on a Friday night and were greeted warmly. There was a table available immediately and the service was excellent. It is BYOB which I love- brought a bottle of Chardonnay. My 2 year old daughter was with us and there were other... More 

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Thank Melissa G
Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Went last night. Had fried haddock platter, stuffed shrimp, crab cakes, & captain 's choice grilled platter. Plates were very full & the food was hot. The best meal was the stuffed shrimp. Lots of crab stuffing very little bread crumbs. The grilled plate was a bit plain but not over cooked. I recommend take out as the seating area... More 

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Thank Berryeats
Staten Island, New York
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had lunch of clams casino, salmon and crabcake sandwich. The staff was very friendly and service was good. It had a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. The food was average and overpriced.

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Thank Elizabetharrabito
Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Needed a quick take out for my family after an exhausting day. Had the Lobster Bisque Soup, Fish and Chips, Mahi Mahi sandwich and Coconut Shrimp. Everything was really excellent. Cooked to perfection and satisfying portions. I will, absolutely, return!!!!

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Thank IloveNewYorker
Danbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place gets mixed reviews. I can not understand why. Maybe It is just what I ordered but the soft shell crabs are the worst I have ever had. My wife had the fried oysters. They should be called fried bread crumbs with essence of oyster. Again, the worst we've ever had. You want good softys go up the Dock's... More 

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Thank John N
Grafton, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We waited 45 min. for a table in a VERY small dining room. If you wanted to take your food and eat outside it would be quicker. The seafood was fresh and tasty.

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Thank EFHOWE
Southington, Connecticut
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

VERY friendly people and great service at the to go counter. Food was excellent. Crab cake incredible! Wish I made it back for more...next time!

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Thank Tom L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Brigantine
  • Phone Number: +1 2663009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?