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The Crab Shack

1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
+1 2663009
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Seafood
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1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a couple of years, for some reason, I passed by this place many times and never tried it. I guess I thought it was strictly a to-go place. Then we finally stopped in and saw an impressive array of fresh seafood through the glass...More

Thank Ccass400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local resident of Brigantine, and as long as they are open, there is not a week I don't get something to eat here. The crab cakes are THE best, never order them anywhere else. Tonight my daughter from California, her 3 year...More

Thank vacationhappylady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crab Shack is a little gem that serves up real quality Seafood from a little, unpretentious storefront. Don,t be fooled, its the best Seafood around, especially the take out counter, Freshest Fish, Real Jumbo Shrimp and Colossal Crab Meat, yummy. not the cheap stuff you...More

Thank thebigdoggsez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went today for lunch. The service was very slow which was frustrating, but what was worse was the halibut, corn and french fry meal which was tasteless. My daughter liked her dungeoness crab legs and hush puppies. I just don't think the...More

Thank Kim30Chip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DOESN'T look like much form the street but the stuffed flounder and shrimp are great! jersey corn.BYOB Only 6 tables we where lucky to walk in and get a table 7pm Sunday night!

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm surprised about the mixed reviews for this restaurant. I went to with my wife and three kids. We ordered oysters, clams, ribs, and chicken. The chicken was crunchy and juicy, the ribs were amazing, and the seafood is to die for. The waiters were...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If in Brigantine NJ detour to this Seafood Market and Restaurant as you will leave your seafood fix contented and intact.My first visit here was on a cold April several years ago and had a lasting impression ever since as the menu has changed since...More

1  Thank Davele10002
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Always fresh, beautifully prepared down and dirty local seafood. We often bring cocktails, beer or wine and or assisted through our meal by very able and courteous waitstaff. BEST Seafood restaurant on the island, bar none.

1  Thank MarciaRobCD
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. The restaurant is tiny and we decided to eat outside. No utensils for cracking the crab was included, just take out plastic utensils. When asked yo use the restroom after we ate to wash our hands we were told the toilet...More

1  Thank Anna O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice little seafood restaurant in Brigantine serving the freshest fish on the island. Sit inside in a little cozy room or sit outside .. The best fish and chips you will ever have..Made from fresh Haddock, breaded not batter coating. Great stuffed flounder.Also has a...More

1  Thank bjronca
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Caryn A
24 August 2016|
Response from Zanne-14 | Reviewed this property |
No but I assume you can BYOB.
6 August 2016|
Response from ZeroTTZero | Reviewed this property |
I can't answe that question. You should contact the restaurant or check out their website.
12 July 2015|
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Response from gderitis | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any negative attitude from the owner or anyone else working in there. They have always been very nice to me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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