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The Blue Crab Steakhouse

1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
+1 860-399-5674
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“piano player” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub
€€ - €€€
1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I knew the meal was going to be great when the bread was so good we ate almost all of it before we eerw served our soups. My steak and shrimp was perfect. The only problem was we didn't leave room for dessert. Our server...More

Thank 288georgeb
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Checked trip advisor and their recommendation as right on the mark. Had the lobster chowder that’s was super. The rib steak dinner was excellent. The service was outstanding. Very friendly and attentive. The interior decor was pleasant. Would definitely go back for another meal.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Whoever said it was just a bar is sadly mistaken. Bar is on the left, dining room on the right. We were promptly seated upon our arrival. Our waitress was actually the owner, a German lady whose name escapes me. I speak a little German...More

Thank 206rickl
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Casual and relaxed defines this restaurant and bar but also the friendly people that work there. We find ourselves coming here instead of other choices just for that reason. Food is good service is good, its warm and cozy with a nice fireplace. We really...More

Thank Richspot60
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Stopped in here to see if they actually serve seafood, and it really just appeared to be a rather basic bar. I did not stay.

Thank James C
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Decided to eat here on a whim and very glad we did. Hilarious waitress aside, the seating was enough, the food was excellent, and the proximity was great. We thought the décor was a bit tired, and perhaps the price was slightly too much, but...More

Thank rileigh15
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We dropped in at the spur of the moment. It was my first warm lobster roll in Connecticut. Hubs said it's overpriced but I thought it tasted great. Looking forward to coming back there again some day.

1  Thank MaineIndie
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Fun bar scene with many locals and a good appetizer menu. Nice, clean atmosphere. Parking was easy. Piano player at times. Check the schedule. The bartender is a character!

1  Thank stevedg60
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Have been there a half dozen times, Waitress is very personable with a freindly disposition.Food is steaks and sea food with specials.Always have had a good meal when we are there and i will be back.

1  Thank DaveCttraveler
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Service was good and ambiance was okay but disappointed in my dinner. The lobster ravioli didn't have much lobster in it.

Thank Linda M
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2 August 2016|
Response from Teenzone | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt it~!
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18 July 2015|
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Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what his name is. Sorry. One of the guys behind the bar the night we were there was so drunk I don't think he knew his name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-5674
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