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50 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
+1 516-868-6198
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average32%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“scrod” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
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50 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crabshack was the first restaurant we ever visited on the Nautical Mile. Food is always fresh and served with a smile. If you are not sure where to eat on the Nautical Mile, start here and you will be very happy!

Thank zaydex4
Reviewed 8 September 2017

4 of us came in on a Sunday after a fishing trip. We were hungry after a long 5 hour boat ride. Unfortunately, we chose the wrong spot. We had a variety of dishes and unfortunately for us all of the dishes tasted no better...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It might look like just like another restaurant, but the food is wonderful. I have gone there for a lunch with friends but I also went to celebrate my anniversary. Both were worth the trip.I think you might enjoy it either way.

Thank Lisa43050
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this establishment on July 9th . The Server was inexperienced the entrées took forever to come out . The place was Not jammed pack at all and we still had slow service . The quality of the seafood tasted as if it was...More

Thank Hunter0574
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one of only a few restaurants that remains open during the winter months on the Nautical Mile in Freeport. Even though it is pretty desolate this time of year, it's worth the trip for the Crabshack. They do fresh fish simply and deliciously....More

1  Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Quick easy menu at cheep prices. Seat yourself order and eat. If your in a rush to get back to the attractions you nailed the right place.

Thank Johnny R
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went there on a Sunday night and it was empty. It was a rainy night and truthfully the whole street was empty. It is a very casual restaurant, the service was great and so was the food. I felt their prices were very fair. We...More

1  Thank momto3longisland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food was incredible, authentic and wholesome, the setting inspiring and the service awesome.The setting was as though we were on a boat.There was more than one piece of cutlery that we used,especially for children.

Thank Theodore I
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Crabshack is open year round. The service is very good and they will do their best to accomodate any of your wishes. They serve the freshest fish and seafood, prepared in a simple and delectable way. I especially enjoy their pasta with white clam...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

we went to the Crabshack because the place we were going was full. We had a group of 14. they set up tables together for us right away. The price was fair and the service was very good. The Lady said if we need anything...More

Thank John B
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1 May 2017|
Response from Carolyn P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I can't say for sure. It was not the season when I was there but the restaurant is right on the water in Freeport NY and that is a huge seafood scene in summer. Check their online menu when the season opens.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY 11520-6130
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 516-868-6198
Woodcleft Crabshack is a family-owned and operated restaurant on Freeport's famed Nautical Mile. We believe in the simplicity of fresh, quality food. Open year-round, your table is always waiting at Woodcleft Crabshack. Welcome!
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