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The Crab Trap

2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1110
+1 609-927-7377
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (198 reviews)
“crab cakes” (150 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been to the crabtrap many times but this night I ordered the porterhouse steak. WOW!!! From the first to last bite this was a really great steak! Although the trap is known for seafood and blueberry muffins give the steak a try and I bet...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Each year, my sisters and spouses meet in Ocean City then go to dinner. We've tried other places but always go back to The Crab Trap. With a party of 8, the service is good and efficient and friendly. Everyone likes their selections and the...More

Thank palaitis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress Allyssa was excellent. The food is diner quality. Hopefully then dinner menu is better.

Thank JohnSouthJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a dozen raw oysters and they were great. The crab cakes were below average. The sweet potato came with butter and brown sugar, not how I normally eat it but it was good. My husband had the flounder and liked it. The blueberry...More

Thank Mary Lou S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a large group. Staff handled it very well. The food was average and priced about average for the area. It is loud inside but it is very large so that is to be expected.

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started out with the stuffed onion ring with crab meat and oysters Rockefeller. Delicious! Seafood combination outstanding. Plentiful portions especially for the price! Everyone enjoyed! Great service from Tara. Our first visit and won’t be our last!

Thank deltak6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to wait to get a table almost an hour but we were not disappointed: they served the best crab cakes. We also enjoyed everything else: warm bread, fresh salad and tasty dessert. Went back next day with friends and loved it even more. Highly...More

Thank ludmilak876
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a reason why there is always a long line in front of this restaurant. They have the best deviled clams in the area also the crab cakes are delicious. Well worth the wait to get a great seafood meal.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at the Crab Trap on Friday, August 24. We arrived to be told at 6:30 that it would be an hour and a half wait. Being unfamiliar with the area and having no idea where else to go, we said we would wait....More

Thank Candace W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch . Place was not busy but still got bad service, 20 min for drink refill and waitress forgot our soup. Bread was super stale .when I asked for fresh bread waitress said that’s how the bread is . Dinner menu should...More

1  Thank Kat H
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11 September 2018|
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Response from Hampsteader | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Lunch menu served until 3pm, Twilight dinner specials menu 3-5pm and full dinner menu 3pm to closing.
Bunny H
10 August 2018|
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Response from Hampsteader | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. Go at off times and avoid weekends if you don't want to wait for a table.
Kermit L
29 July 2018|
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Response from sage_and_poet | Reviewed this property |
Crab Trap is open year 'round.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1110
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-927-7377
  • E-mail
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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