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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We didn't have to wait long because a friend came earlier to leave her name on the waiting list. But we missed out on the crawfish which we really wanted to try as we heard it was amazing. Regardless, we ordered shrimps, crab legs, lobster, in garlic, Cajun and She-bangs sauce and fries. The food is great! The lobster was... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The food itself wasn't bad at all. The shrimp was very good. However, we had to wait in line for approximately 2 hours. The place wasn't very clean, probably due to the non-stop flow of customers. Staff was ok, didn't smile much due to the load of work they had to do. It was an "ok" experience but not worth... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was our first time there and we didn't know what to expect. So we ordered as per normal and when the food came, everything was laid on the table and it was a great experience and for once, table manners are not needed here. :) Food was scrumptious. Loved the experience there.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great food and friendly welcoming service. There is a line to get in so you know it's just that good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My family and I went to the boiling crab recently, and I it was amazing!. The crawfish was the best part. My favorite part is when they give your food In a bag filled with spices because the flavor sinks in. All in one, the experience at Th Boiling Crab was EPIC.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The best crawfish I have ever had in my life! Here you'll be ordering seafood by the pound and literally eating with your hands and given a cute bib. I would recommend this to anyone, but the line is just ridiculous. It's always at least an hour and a half.

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København, Danmark
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It was a really super cool experience, great to eat with your fingers and it tasted fantastic... Highly recommended :)

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Me and my husband went here for lunch one day . We came at 3pm and it was still so busy and the wait took so long . About an hour and half . They really need to expand into a bigger space . When we finally were seated our waitress was amazing ! She was very helpful in suggesting... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Their crabs are the best, nothing like I've tried before. The different kinds of sauces are all excellent. For first timers like me and my wife, I wouldn't advise to try the spiciest sauce right away. You have to ease yourself into it, but after a while, it's very good! The service is likewise very good, the staff and servers... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

PROTIP - IF YOU CAN SNAG A TABLE AT THE ADJACENT CAFÉ, THEN DO SO BECAUSE THEIR POLICY IS THAT AS LONG AS EVERYONE IF YOUR PARTY BUYS A DRINK, YOU CAN BRING OUTSIDE FOOD IN. You'll thank me later by not waiting 2+ hours. Very deserving of 3 stars: Taste is the redeeming factor of this place and aside... More 

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Address: 3377 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 115, Los Angeles, CA 90010-1851
Phone Number: 213-389-2722
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Cuisine: Seafood

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