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Crustacean

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9646 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 205-8990
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Outstanding!

We shared the garlic noodles and the crab and it was EXCELLENT. Best meals ever! The service was excellent, and all the food we ate was amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Mrsgclooney1
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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185 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We shared the garlic noodles and the crab and it was EXCELLENT. Best meals ever! The service was excellent, and all the food we ate was amazing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

dined 4/30/14 A little late in reviewing, but I had to share the news. I had been here on prior occasions, when I lived in LA. My recollections were favorable, and sought to return for their Asian fusion. Perhaps because of my former fondness, I was expecting more. I was disappointed in the offerings, as it seemed they haven’t updated... More 

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Walnut, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I discovered Crustacean years ago after reading a restaurant review and decided to give it a try. From special occasions to just dinner we've never been disappointed since dining at Crustacean. A must order is the garlic noodles. You own't be disappointed!

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Los Angeles
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is average, but priced way too high. They are living on a reputation that was earned years ago. Lots of new generation food and concepts that serve a more creative menu at lots less dollars. If you want to visit the past and are willing to pay for it, this is your opportunity.

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Bellevue, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Ordered the garlic noodles and tiger shrimp which I liked but imagine easy to get in most Asian sections of any major city. The prawns were very large and tasted good though. The mixed appetizer plate is a RIP-OFF. At $16 per person it is very small and the supposed Waygu beef bits were tough leading us to think it... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My experience at Crustacean rates as the WORST restaurant "experience" I've ever had (and I dine out 4 times a week--I have some experience). We arrived 5 minutes early for our 7:45 reservation and were told to wait at the bar. Fine--that's normal. The problem was that we waited for the bartender to acknowledge us for over half an hour.... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

my last visit to Beverly Hills was crowned with a dinner in this exclusive Indochine Restaurant . 1st when told we are going for crabs and noodles ..I shook my head " Gee not another bad Chinese place..." but this time my hosts outdid themselves . Entering the place I was immidately transported to Rita Heyworth"s " Lady from Shanghai... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Arrived for dinner based on reviews. Terrible service kept waiting for 45m to get table. Left to go to better venue. Don't go

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Good atmosphere and very helpful waitstaff. Decided to go for the roasted crab with pepper and that's a winner, even the noodles are fantastic.

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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It has been a while since I've eaten at this restaurant and it is only because of distance, nothing else. Love, love the food and the service was great as always. I do say the Martini can stand for improvement and we know each bartender has their own flair so I will try a different bartender next time. The Garlic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9646 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: (310) 205-8990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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

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Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills began as a modest village years ago and today you can still feel its small town origins, even though it has become a major tourist attraction and business center for the entertainment industry. This town lives up to its reputation as an area full of designer retail stores and residential streets lined with mansions and palm trees. Inside the commercial center of Beverly Hills, along Rodeo Drive, droves of tourists peak into ultra-luxurious boutiques hoping to catch a glimpse of someone famous. Off of Rodeo Drive however is where some of the most affluent Angelenos occupying the streets of Beverly Hills come for leisurely meals, power lunches and beauty treatments.
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