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Charley's Crab

456 South Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, FL 33308-7207
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Ranked #14 of 72 Restaurants in Palm Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hammond Avenue
Description: Palm Beach's only premiere oceanfront restaurant. The only thing that we overlook is the Atlantic Ocean.
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south jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I'm just an average guy, not stuck up or super sophisticated. I wear boots to work and don't drink with my pinky up. Last night I had to go to palm beach and decided to take my wife along to enjoy a nice dinner. We wanted to eat while looking at the ocean and found this place. To start, there... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Love the Happy hour. Best quality food and drink in PB area. Awesome location, low key with ocean views. Complimentary Valet

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Seafood is the staple here, as it is across Palm Beach. The service offered by Tuesday was lovely and attentive. The Albariño and the Oaked Chardonnay went down well. The sharing deep fried squid was lovely as was the home baked bread - butters were a it off piste, but innovative! The lobster bisque was succulent and brimming with the... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Nice setting by the ocean, solid choice for nice surroundings, well prepared seafood, and personable service. Gazpacho, Duck and Scallops were all very good.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Each time I come back to PB, I feel compelled to re-visit this "institution" in the area. And now, I think I'm over it. The service was quite good, but there was nothing exceptional about the food. I had the calamari which was OK; my wife's salad was tasty but again, nothing special. As the entree, we both had the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We recently dined here for lunch and were shocked how great it was (was worried about the old adage that water view restaurants never seem to have good food) I started with the goat cheese salad and it was excellent. My husband had lobster bisque, which was filled with lobster chunks. My daughter had an amazing poached pear with crabmeat.... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's not cheap by any means but if you're looking for an excellent meal in a classy but comfortable atmosphere then this is a great choice. The seafood and steaks are top quality and appetizers are all delicious. Perfect for a special occasion, romantic night out, or business dinner. Be sure to make a reservation in advance!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I recently went to a wedding in Palm Beach FL. The night before we left I was treated to a wonderful meal at Charley's Crab. I is located right on Ocean Drive and I am sure the view would have been wonderful, if it had not been dark. There were eight of us in our party and we had a... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The crab cocktail was fabulous. We also had medium sized stone crab claws. Outstanding. I ordered Lobster Bisque as suggested by the server, and she promised "there will be a lot of lobster meat chunks in the bisque." There was none. I brough this to er attention, she took my bisque and brought the same dish back with shredded lobster... More 

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New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had the coconut shrimp app, the grouper with shrimp entree....really good. Nice atmosphere, a little pricey...but, good. Go during the week to get a nice table and better service.

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Additional Information about Charley's Crab

Address: 456 South Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, FL 33308-7207
Phone Number: 5616591500
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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