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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (198 reviews)
“crab cakes” (145 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1110
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been going here consistently with the family for several years. Food always good in value is fair I would not say it is cheap or expensive it is pretty much down the middle for what you get. There is typically a long wait so we...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A Day Trip to Ocean City and SP turned out to be perfect! My wife and I were taken back how Delicious the food was here, "Compliments to the Chef!"! We just took a chance and stopped in for a bite to eat, the Clams...More

Thank BodeatBeachers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a large group (18) and the restaurant was able to seat us and still provide great service. I ordered the sweet potato crusted salmon, and it was amazing!! One thing I thought was very weird for a seafood restaurant is how they...More

Thank soccergallystuff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch on the last day of our trip on the way to the Ocean City Boardwalk. My FIL's favorite Clams Casino. Our table of 9 ordered: multiple Clams Casino, Soup 1-1-1, mussels, Chicken Carbonara, and kids spaghetti. The Clams Casino was quite good....More

Thank Staci T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a early dinner with the family, the early bird speciald were a nice selection, if you never had their Crab Bisque it's the best on the East coast

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hectic and stressful few days at the new Ocean Resort in Atlantic City (see review for details), I suggested to my daughter that on our way home we eat lunch at a traditional shore restaurant. We have dined here before over the years,...More

Thank simmie17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the wrong entree and the staff went above and beyond to accommodate me. They brought me an entree to my liking within minutes even though the kitchen closed for the night. It has exceptional service. The atmosphere was more for the older crowd...More

Thank nwaflygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood was dry, and the side dishes were soggy and seemed reheated a few times. Rude front desk.

Thank GH752018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is immensely popular, but I've always found the food very average. On a recent trip, my prime rib was fine - not the most tender I've ever had, but certainly not bad. My wife's scallops were overcooked. Mac n' cheese for the kids...More

Thank SJEK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped with the family during lunch rush on a Friday approaching a holiday weekend in the summer. Was I crazy? No! The parking lot was pretty full, but we went in and were greeted immediately and seated immediately. Service was great, and the lunch menu...More

Thank nonotravels
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Michael S
1 July 2018|
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Response from ghennie | Reviewed this property |
It is open for entire day...I believe till 10. But unless you get there early before 5p you will wait for a table and they don’t take reservations
28 June 2018|
Response from baxtersm1 | Reviewed this property |
No idea ,call the restaurant directly for an e mail address.
Anastatia D
26 June 2017|
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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
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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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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