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Crustacean

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Beverly Hills
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9646 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 205-8990
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5:00 pm - 11:00 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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    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
The place for Crab

If you want crab this is the place for it . The floor is quite amazing you get to see the Koi fish swim . The garlic noodles are to die for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
romani771
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Los Angeles, California
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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we sat down 2 of the people I was with immediately ordered the crab without looking at the menu :) they were huge fans and absolutely loved it again. I am not a huge crab fan so I had a new duck dish they just came out with and it was amazing (wasn't yet on the menu). The service... More 

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Thank ninap47
Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want crab this is the place for it . The floor is quite amazing you get to see the Koi fish swim . The garlic noodles are to die for.

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Thank romani771
Sarasota, Florida
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231 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crustacean, on Little Santa Monica Blvd, serves Vietnamese fusion meals that focuses on the principles of Eastern medicine with a balanced “Yin and Yang” approach to their cooking. Their culinary aim is to serve simple, fresh food that is rich in antioxidants and healthy herbs. You can easily spend a lot of money at this restaurant but we ate sensibly... More 

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Thank Kelleygirl2
Connecticut
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is quite interesting with an aquarium under the floor as you walk to your table. The food was excellent however the service was lacking and I'm not sure whether it was the kitchen or the waitress. The appetizers came out and one was wrong and we had to wait 10 mins for it to come back. The main... More 

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Thank jc0425
Iowa City, Iowa
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131 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this restaurant centrally located in Beverly Hills area. They play live music--jazz when i have gone. Lots of celebrities eat there. There is an aquarium underneath your feet for the walkway. The crustacean selections are great and garlic noodles are divine. Service was ok.

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Thank AKW52245
South Pasadena, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had been to this restaurant many times and they always keep the standard.The roast crab still the best.I have to give the credit to the chef.And also to the food buyer.For the crab is extra large and solid meat.I believe they pick for the best.The service is always good.All my visitors is so happy and satisfy with that meal.Will... More 

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Thank skhrita
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

LOVE CRUSTACEAN and along with everyone who has ever had them..LOVE THE GARLIC NOODLES! You can order them alone $12 or with Giant Prawns from the Secret Kitchen Menu. You can even order them to go. The ambiance is comfortable and or course there is the walkway with a glass top under which Koi fish swim...don't worry the glass won't... More 

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Thank Mary Jean V
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Greatly disappointed with our visit to this establishment. To start:The front of the house was rude. If they display men must wear jackets and then don't enforce it... The food was just ok, nothing specatcular after I'd heard great things. Lacking flavor. I MIGHT try the San Francisco location. My husband and I just enjoyed High Tea at The Peninsula... More 

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Thank Olivia M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

This place was beautiful inside.My boyfriend and I went with my family for my cousin's birthday and had great service. I had the beef shanks and they were to die for! So delicious!! My boyfriend had the dragon fried rice which he absolutely loved. Drinks were over priced though! All in all we will definitely be going back!

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Thank Michelle P
Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The atmosphere and food are amazing! Ask for the special menu. The assorted appetizer is a great way to get started. The lobster salad is wonderful. The lava chocolate cake is fabulous. Everything is terrific.

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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, Asian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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