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Crusty Crab Takeaway

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2 Cass St, Russell, New Zealand
9 4037 754
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11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: http://www.finda.co.nz/business/listing/4p9qtg/crusty-crab/ -...
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its a takeaway but the seafood and the fish and chips are really tasty
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  • 43
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    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty takeaways ....

The fish was fresh and delicious, the chips a little soft but still good. Burgers were also tasty according to the teenagers

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
DeesTravelling
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Auckland
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place has been through a lot of hands in a yew years, and given the location and its constant stream of customers, it should be good, but its just pretty much ok. The fat was cleaner than previously (used to stink) and the staff are friendly to the locals, but its a bit of a locals haunt in the midst... More 

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Thank bgboyle
Manukau, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice fish and chips, can be busy at times. Short walk to the waterfront - less than a minute. Staff were friendly.

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Thank SkippyWasRight
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious burgers and toasted sandwiches. Perfect beach food on the go. Fast service in the centre of "town".

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Thank Jean-Paul M
New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish was fresh and delicious, the chips a little soft but still good. Burgers were also tasty according to the teenagers

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Thank DeesTravelling
Paris, France
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate a very good and fresh fish with french fries. I recommend it if you don't lot of money and time

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Thank Christoff T
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, Lee, and I took a fishing charter and caught a Kingfish. John & Rongo, our hosts at Hananui Lodge, suggested taking the fillet to the Crusty Crab and they would cook it for us. The staff were very friendly and cooked the fish to perfection. It was the best fish I'd tasted.

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Thank Gerard F
Chur, Switzerland
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to reviews, this should be one of the best fish and chip take away in NZ. It didn't impress me at all. The fish as well as the chips smelled of too much used oil. The batter was very good but the smelly oil spoiled it. Such a pity, but value for money was OK.

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Thank ToblerE
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Save your appetite for this one. The fish and chips is amazing, as is the lamb burger. That's right LAMB burger. The food is fresh, tastes awesome and the portions are plentiful. Enjoy!

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Thank Marylinda E
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch during our day trip to Russell. $10 per person for Fish 'n Chips lunch was so delicious we ate every scrap.Excellent value and great service.Limited tables roadside.

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Thank WelshNZers
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never seen a fish and chip shop so overun and unable to cope because it was a bit busy. It took 45 minutes to get 5 portions of chips. You could go to a restaurant and get your starter and main course in that time- thing is this is a takeaway and there should be no excuses for... More 

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Thank LoznAndy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Cass St, Russell, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: 9 4037 754

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

http://www.finda.co.nz/business/listing/4p9qtg/crusty-crab/ - http://www.menus.co.nz/listing/4p9qtg/crusty-crab/

its a takeaway but the seafood and the fish and chips are really tasty
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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