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Crabby Rick's Shore Shack

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3626 Route 35 N, Normandy Beach, NJ 08739-3998
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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546 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Eat inside or out, take home fresh fish..... You choose... Food was fresh. Service was friendly. Prices were right. Portions were satisfying. Tucked along the roadside, this establishment is popular with tourists and locals alike. VERY crowded in season.

Thank Felicia B
Wayne, New Jersey
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We have come to Crabby Ricks for the last 2 years. Although good in the past, this year was VERY disappointing. As others have said the fish was very over fried on a burned roll. We had to send the first attempt of a fried cod sandwich back because it was just over fried breading on a roll. We really... More 

Thank Bob C
Normandy Beach, New Jersey
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Not gonna knit pick.. i live around corner. Short of G and M in Baltimore vicinity.. Crabby Rickx makes a real good crabcake best i hsve had in nj

1 Thank petrunz
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Impulse stop and great decision! Fried clams are huge and juicy; blackened fish sandwich huge and juicy...see a theme here? Rick is fun to talk to and the music was perfect. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area!

Thank starbuck1111
Northern NJ
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stopped here for a conch type of fritter. It tasted like pancake batter and instead of being a golden color, it was dark and horrible. I really don't see the attraction of coming to this place except it is very cute and inviting as you ride by. The owner is very friendly and recommended this fritter which he said... More 

1 Thank JazzinInJersey
New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I was very excited to see this shack open up in our area. We are a shore town but there are actually very few seafood restaurants here. This is one of a kind. It is really just a stand where you can get take out seafood or sit at their outdoor picnic tables and eat there. It has a nice... More 

Thank glennerNewJersey
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We had a wonderful and inexpensive meal at this true beach shack. The atmosphere is great with caribbean music playing. This place gets better every year. The spicy crab soup and blackened fish sandwich were fantastic. We were able to bring our own wine and were given wine glasses and a wine cooler w/ ice. We lingered with friends and... More 

1 Thank Foodie60763
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

If you like seafood, then this a Great place to eat. The Lobster Roll is the Best !!! and try the seafood balls with "dude sauce". Nice size Crab Cakes too. Check the "Open" times!! They close to go surfing !!! But doesn't everyone ??

3 Thank Surfbug62
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Great to find a place that serves good quality food in a resort atmosphere with a cool vibe at the right price.

2 Thank drewcif
Staten Island, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

I believe this place it under new ownership, the lobster roll was amazing... so full of real lobster and parts of lobster claws that it was two meals for me. I had the soup due to other recommendations and it was also awesome. The staff are extremely accommodating and friendly. The place appeared to be immaculate. I will definitely be... More 

3 Thank dolladyone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3626 Route 35 N, Normandy Beach, NJ 08739-3998
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Normandy Beach

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