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Laurel East Avenue, General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
304969131
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Savory Food. Yummy

Food so yummy. the owner so cool and accommodating. The place is soothing and relaxing. The ambiance is inviting. However, the guard is not really so attentive, Last October we visited the place for a dinner meeting, somebody from other group of eaters took my umbrella and the guard was not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Leah8282015
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General Santos, Philippines
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General Santos, Philippines
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This place has a huge menu. If you have poor vision, no problem, this thing is about 30cm x 40cm size. It's the biggest menu I've seen. After reading about Grab A Crab here on TA, we had to make a stop and we were already in Brgy Dadiangas East. We came in around 11:30 in the morning to an... More 

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General Santos, Philippines
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Food so yummy. the owner so cool and accommodating. The place is soothing and relaxing. The ambiance is inviting. However, the guard is not really so attentive, Last October we visited the place for a dinner meeting, somebody from other group of eaters took my umbrella and the guard was not mindful. It was never returned.

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Davao City, Philippines
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's funny that I say that the crab is delicious given I don't eat crab. However, my dad and the guy we had a business meeting with seem to love it so much that they didn't bother to ask me if I wanted any crab before digging in. Anyway, I quizzed the server by asking him what their best-sellers are... More 

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General Santos, Philippines
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Grab-A-Crab Resto's main branch is a great place for intimate gatherings among families and friends. Not only do they serve the best Czechuan Crabs in town but they also have a wide array of Asian dishes that do no disappoint especially their Hot & Sour Soup, Crispy Noodles, and Seafood Veggies (chopsuey). Must try too are their steamed pompano, their... More 

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General Santos, Philippines
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

i love the place. i love the atmosphere but food, got a problem with this. fish is not fresh im 100% its frozen same a their crabs. i been with this resto for how many months but yesterday's lunch was a big BOO for me.. i don't know but i didn't finished the whole platter.

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General Santos City
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This restaurant has a very large menu, bewildering for its many choices. So some specific recommendations of a few of the dishes at this restaurant may be quite helpful here (some of the other dishes, though, are best skipped, we have found). While some dishes here are outstanding, The best crab by far out of the restaurants that my wife... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Once more I find myself in Gen san. This time I decided to try some more dishes at this restaurant(Sm Gen San). Kinilaw is amazing!! Melon shake is outstanding!Apple shake is good. Lechon kawali very good! Crabs are always great... Service on point. San Mig? 40 pesos... Always will come back!!!!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The food I ordered were delivered right on time, although I personally went to the restaurant to give my order. They accommodated me well and as promised the food were all yummy. The clients were happy with the kind of food I ordered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ironically, I didnt go here to grab some crabs. I went here for their veggies, stewed lohan is my favorite. I have never been disappointed by their food. But with the staff? They seem like they're on their first day of on-the-job-training, in-attentive. Service is poor as you have to call them every time coz they failed to bring this... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This restaurant/bar/coffee shop has it all... Great service, lots of value depending what you order... Great food choices and taste... Visit it several time when in Gen San and always will return, hehe, the waitresses remember me :)

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Address: Laurel East Avenue, General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
Phone Number: 304969131
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  South Cotabato Province  >  General Santos
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: Laurel East Avenue, General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  South Cotabato Province  >  General Santos
  • Phone Number: 304969131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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