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The Crab Trap

) #1 of 44 Restaurants in Somers Point €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244
+1 609-927-7377
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (177 reviews)
“crab cakes” (131 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We usually get here once a year and don't mind the wait. But, we had to wait an hour and 45 minutes and ended up eating at 9:30. The food was good, but the server was awful and I felt like she was on her...More

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the places we make time to visit each time we're in OCNJ. We never leave disappointed. I've have gone at times and only ordered the crab soup. It's delicious! Whether soup or a whole entree, the Crab Trap is a great...More

Thank cornmanrichards
Reviewed 4 days ago

I’ve been wanting to try this restaurant for a while so we finally managed to go out for a casual lunch on Saturday afternoon. Restaurant is strangely laid out probably due to the fact that it was expanded several time over the years. Décor is...More

Thank Serpiko1970
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being from the area and considering myself a local we have dined at the crabtrap numerous times over the years and have always enjoyed the food.What has provoked me to write this review is the my experience with waiting for a table knowing during the...More

Thank uncorked834
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful place to eat. Great food - if you come for lunch or early bird it is very reasonable, The service is great. They try their best to accommodate everyone. I go over with family and friends and solo. Crabby Jacks has...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The wait was about an hour, however we found seats at the front bar. The food was very good and was worth the wait. It was much more food than you can possibly eat. The stuffed onion was very good and I would order it...More

Thank ECB731
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit-July 17th 2017. Convenient location, right outside of Ocean City, New Jersey. Go early, preferably before 5-5:30 pm or you will wait to get in. Food is always good. Service is excellent. Our waitress Eileen B.was top notch. I had the surf and turf, which...More

Thank luvstheshore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Now that I live in Colorado, I really miss great seafood! So when we ordered our four course seafood meal, we were in heaven. The chowder, oysters, seafood dinners and bloody marys were everything we hoped for. Super fresh and cooked to tender perfection. This...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've never tried a deviled clam this is the place to try them. The chowder is great (try all 3 types), the blackened salmon salad was perfect, but the star of our meal were the deviled clams. Crunchy coating and a soft, silky filling...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Young and old... we come every year during our vacation. Always a wait... plan ahead and hang out by the bay. Staff provides excellent service, portions are large and food is delicious!

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ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yound and old we love all of our customers !! Hope to be able to serve you again !

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Anastatia D
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they do not have early bird specials. They have a great lunch menu that goes til I believe 4. And since they are located so close to Ocean City, I am sure there are few lower priced menus during the summer... More
Anastatia D
22 June 2017|
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Response from Terry T | Reviewed this property |
yes there is..I believe til 4
17 April 2017|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
We sat at the corner of the bar and the bartender was excellent and the server that waited on us was friendly provided great service. It is a disappointment when you pay good money and do not receive good service. We were... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-927-7377
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The Crab Trap The Finest Seafood Restaurant in Somers Point. In business for over 40+ Years! Family owned & Operated. Voted "Best Seafood Restaurant", "Gold 2009 Press Reader's Poll", Voted "Best Lobster Dinner", "Bronze 2009 Press Reader's Poll" in Somers Point.
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