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Mud City Crab Cake Company - CLOSED

17 Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4238
+1 609-693-1130
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
14 Dec 2015
“Small unimpressive place”
25 Oct 2015
“Best crab cakes ever!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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17 Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4238
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and drive over to Ahearns in Waretown. Purchase their crab cakes and bring them home to prepare. A much more satisfying experience.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I've had crab cakes in Maryland but never found any as good as those at Mud City in Forked River, NJ. Fully lump crab meat, seasoned perfectly, and cooked to perfection. There is a "lesser" version but if you've found your way to Mud City...More

Thank DebWS
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I've tried this chain restaurant a few times. It's just one notch above a fast food restaurant except that it features fish. They have no chefs just kids trying to earn tips. Instead of making McDonald's hamburgers they'll cook your flounder. No Thank You

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Great crab cake sandwich! Small place, nice for lunch. Nothing fancy, just fresh tasty seafood. Seafood market ambiance!

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times and it is always busy. I enjoy the casual atmosphere and that you can bring your own beer to share with others in your party. Food is good but crab cakes just don't compare to the ones...More

Thank Swampfox2014
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Visited this establishment a few times in the past and the meals were good. We frequent this one when the other location is crowded with the summer crowd or closed for the season. Last time we went my meal was just Ok. My family was...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

First the only thing I want to complement is how nice the waitress was. She did go as fast as possible during the entire experience juggling takeout, counter and dining in tables. Other than that it really was not what I expected for the best...More

Thank Artsy
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This location is a breath of fresh air compared to the location in manahawkin. Same great food with half the wait. Great seafood and great atmosphere.

Thank nosliwnnej
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I think they are overpriced for the cafeteria cramped setting quarters. There is MUCH better seafood then here. They just had a grand reopening!

Thank shabooties
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Saturday evening, looking forward to a nice meal, and checked here to see where to go & what is good. So mud city it is. We sat down next to a closed off glass door, and noticed it was just filthy between the word railing...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 19
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731-4238
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-1130
  • E-mail
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