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The Boiling Crab

13892 Brookhurst Street, Garden Grove, CA
(714) 636-4885
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Ranked #13 of 379 Restaurants in Garden Grove
Price range: $40 - $300
Hours:
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 3:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wed 3:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu - Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Vietnamese
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Always been a pleasure to eat our favorite shrimp with garlic sauce and fresh oysters! This recipe is surely a top notch that can only be eaten here at Southern California! Rainier Layug

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My husband and I went with a group of people & enjoyed it so much that we've driven 2 hours to get here before. We live two hours from Los Angeles so this is the nearest Boiling Crab to us... I am pretty simple when it comes to shrimp, so when I order my pound do shrimp with Cajun seasoning,... More

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Shorewood, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I went here as the finale to our week long visit to California. I wanted something different, something we had never eaten before, something we couldn't get back home. This place was exactly that! We ordered the shrimp and decided to be daring and try crawfish for the first time! We did the whole sha-bang in the... More

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Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We placed an order of King Crab Legs to go, grabbed a dollar plastic table cloth, and had our own picnic. Even the take out was crazy busy but that's what you would expect for amazing value and delicious food. The lime and pepper is a great addition! Make sure to order the mild, their spicy level is hot, hot,... More

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Newbury Park, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We took my brother in law to try a new style of seafood eatery. He teaches hospitality services in Taiwan and consults airlines, hotels and restaurants all over Asia. We ordered calamari, shrimp, sausage, corn, and king crab with rice. I made the mistake of ordering the whole shebang medium spicy, which was too hot. Mild spice is our limit... More

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Garden Grove, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We usually order dungeness crab in garlic butter sauce and sweet potato fries from the take out location that is a few doors from the restaurant. Why? Because there's like always a line at this restaurant. You can find yourself waiting over an hour easily. Both crab and fries are yummy good. Most of the time, the crab is of... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I really like the whole shabang with the crawfish, shrimp, clams or crab legs. Crawfish is the best when it is the fresh and not the frozen one. If the crawfish seems too much work then I would recommend getting either the shrimp.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I was informed of the no reservation policy also they will not seat you until the whole party has arrived. However I got to the restaurant early and submitted my name on the list. I was told in ten minutes we would be seated. Ten minutes turned into thirty then almost an hour, in the meantime other large groups that... More

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Our first time ever eating sea food like this! I was a little worried..had no clue what it was going to be like. When you are seated they cover your table with a paper sheet, put bibs on you and toss lots of lemons on the table..and a big box of napkins. The ordering process is pretty easy you choose... More

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Camarillo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We keep coming back to this chain of seafood restaurant. The wait is really long but it's worth the wait. You have to order by the pound whatever seafood you like. Then they ask what kind of sauce you want and like always " the whole shabang " whatever they mixed with it, it's really delicious that you crave for... More

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