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Crab Shack on the beach

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Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
+44 1626 777956
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Devon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently moved to this area and decided to check out local restaurants for lunch....... Do not be misled... Crab Shack is not a tin shack on the beach..... it is an atmospheric "shack" staffed by very friendly young staff..... serving top grade seafood..... especially crab. Interior is very "Shacky and nice" not "Tacky and cheap" or nasty. The location is... More 

Thank terry362
Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love sea food then this is a place to go, just popped in for a Crab Sandwich and some cockles which were all fresh and very tasty.

Thank trixie0515
Farnham, Surrey
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here on 22nd March and it certainly lived up to the hype. The bucket of crab claws with lobster was first class. Highly recommend if you like fresh, perfectly cooked seafood!

Thank j5hrp
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bought 2 delicious crab sandwiches on our way home from Nobody Inn. They were super and well worth the diversion.

Thank dave c
Bude, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place. Crab soup is delicious. Best crab sandwiches in the world. Staff who are friendly, helpful and give the impression that nothing is too much trouble. Went with a group of friends to celebrate two of their birthdays. Waitress picked up on this and apologised for not knowing (how could she, we didn't tell her). She returned... More 

Thank kimtaylorisw
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, welcoming, efficient and knowledgable. Pint of prawns substantial, dressed crab tasty (salad could have more to it) crab claws garlicky and yummy. Extensive menu - difficult to choose what to have. Will definitely be back.

Thank Malcolm G
Portishead, United Kingdom
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355 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A pity that when I visited one could not buy only crab claws, but instead the whole crab, having said that the crab is as fresh as you can get and deliciously preped, I would not say it was particularly cheap though, views are lovelly and service o.k. also a great pub on hand, Hope this has been of some... More 

Thank garylomas
Totnes, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here for lunch as a pre anniversary meal. Didn't disappoint. Great starters of Spicy Crevettes and Scallops in Herbs and Pancetta with very tasty breads. Mains of Posh Fish Finger Sandwich (Gurnard Goujons battered) and 1/2 Grilled Lobster were just as good. Great wines and efficient and polite service.

Thank TotnesReviewer
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here last year whilst visiting my parents, who live in Teignmouth. Overall, food and service was excellent. My partner absolutely loves crab and shellfish and living in the North West we struggle to get decent, fresh places to eat. We ordered the shellfish platter for two - It was HUGE and, although the price tag was not cheap,... More 

Thank lllllchester
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous impromptu lunch, lovely combinations of crab soup and crab croque. Absolutely delicious and amazing view. Will definitely be back for dinner!

Thank albie209

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Beach 3 Queen Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Teignmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 777956
We are a family of commercial fisherman with two working fishing boats. The Crab Shack is a small restaurant on the back beach in Teignmouth where we serve fresh seafood.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?