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Crab Hut

1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
+1 619-234-0628
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (27 reviews)
“catfish” (50 reviews)
“seafood bucket” (18 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
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11 - 20 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We ordered crab and it was huge, also local beer. They give you plastic bibs to wear and explain how to crack open the claws. Messy but fun

Thank John W
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We both had snow crab in ole Bay and it was amazing. We almost went back the next night. My only complaint was that the corn and potatoes weren't included and I didn't realize that. Ordered them with my second pound of crab legs, but...More

Thank Caren B
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Was in SD for a trade show (Feb '18) and a couple of our associates from Belgium recommended Crab Hut. (one guy said he had been there 3 times that week). I got the crab leg combo with the Full House Spice - mild. OMG...More

Thank laurahQ7401JS
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

San Diego is a long way from New Orleans, but this restaurant does a good job of making you feel like you are not to far from Bourbon Street. We especially enjoyed the spicy jambalaya, whether on rice or linguine. Our neighbours seemed to be...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Visiting from Michigan, where we don't have any boil pot type restaurants. An old high school friend, that now lives in San Diego, recommended stopping in and so glad I did. Very tasty! My girlfriend and I split 2 pounds of shrimp and crawfish with...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We ate here for my husband's birthday. We got the bucket with crab legs, shrimp, crayfish, mussels, shrimp, potatoes and corn. Glad we took the waiters advice. This place is Cajun so the pots can be kind of hot and spicy. we also go the...More

Thank woadwoman
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious food, convenient location. Recommend the shrimp & crayfish boil with the all in spice mix. Loved the sampler boat too.

Thank ZandZ1320
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I could not decide between Crab Town and Crab Hut (the location on Fifth Ave) so we decided to try both on separate days. I will say that they are VERY similar except Crab Town had larger, tastier crawfish in their seafood...More

Thank Rastafa_Targaryen
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a late lunch here and loved the food and the service. We tried their cocktails (Yum!), their Clam Chowder was good, and the Dungenes Crab was simply superb... added a mix of their spices - and had it with steamed rice... the server...More

Thank Amit_Sengupta
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had to wait 30 minutes for a table here but it was worth every minute. We ordered crab Rangoon & shrimp cocktail followed by snow crab clusters, king crab legs & sweetcorn. Everything was so good we booked a table again the following night &...More

Thank Jorich
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Corina M
21 December 2017|
Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
It’s mostly shellfish so I would think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-0628
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