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Crab Hut

1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
+1 619-234-0628
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Was in San Diego for a week solo, just seeing the sites and enjoying the weather. Found this recommendation on Trip Advisor and tried it out. Trying to eat healthy and get my greens while traveling is a challenge. The House Salad was huge (took...More

Thank SpracherK
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After walking about the Gaslamp area while staying at the Gaslamp Plaza Suites we spotted this place. Read the menu placed on the window...thankfully we went in to see the actual menu, as the one displayed showed "market prices" without stating what they were. We...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We just happen to be walking by looking for a place to get some grub. In the mood for seafood and HUGE portions this is the place. Glad we stopped in, I got the fish and chips and took more than half of it home....More

Thank NinaNJ7
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes but nothing was really a nice experience except for Johnny at the bar-he was a good bar tender. Ordered Crab Poppers-not worth the calories. Regular gumbo-not thick like I expected. Mini-mini squares of sausage weren't a satisfying bite, too much rice, taste...More

Thank cosmeticgirl04
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Our waiter was excellent! He was very friendly and polite. Food tasted great and we wanted to try it one more time before leaving.. Then my husband, daughter and I got ill shortly after eating dinner (vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps). We ordered shrimp cocktail...More

Thank Magie L
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Casual atmospheres unwind with the messy dinner!!! Use the bibs and gloves provide by staffs are friendly & helpful. Downtown parking always hectic. Not cheap!!! Smells Cajun flair I'm very familiar with the Boiling Crab concept in similar way to get a bag of spicy...More

Thank KNT5
Reviewed 2 November 2016

First off, let me say, this is not a particular favorite food option/choice, but the food was very plentiful and tasty--probably more so if you choose seafood with a Cajun flair and seasoning. The place was full to crowded and the tables turned with different...More

Thank Notsothrilled
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice experience.. you get a plastic bag with your warm seafood inside it. Use your hands to unpeel the shrimps (that's what I ordered). Really fun to do. I also ordered the Garlic Bread as a side dish. 2 pieces . It was a good...More

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you like eating with a bib, lots of napkins and with your fingers you'll love this experience. The food was great as well as the service. By all means give this a try.

Thank Chulee49
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with boyfriend after stumbling upon when looking for somewhere for dinner, had about a 20 minute wait for a table. Our waiter was great, friendly and gave great advice re the menu. Prepare to get messy, we ordered the platter and the seafood bucket!...More

Thank 1190debs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-0628
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