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Happy Crab

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35 Water Street, Eastport, ME 04631
(207) 853-9400
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
nice joint

food was good here and reasonably priced. There is a bar in back which can get a little noisy at times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Deerfield
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

food was good here and reasonably priced. There is a bar in back which can get a little noisy at times.

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had lunch here on a Sunday afternoon. Great service and they easily accommodated a party of 7. Everyone loved their selection and a big dish of a local favorite poutine was a big hit. Wish we sat outside, other than that it was perfect. Check out all the $1 bills on the ceiling in the bar.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We rolled into Eastport on a stormy Sunday night - late. This place offered up some good food, a couple of beers and a wine. We played pool while we waited for our food, talked to the locals and bartender. Very friendly place!

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Columbia Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

While on a visit to Eastport our family stopped in for lunch. The menu was typical for the area. Our food was not bad but the clams and crabmeat did not taste very fresh.

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Jeff S, Owner at Happy Crab, responded to this review

Surprised about the not fresh taste on the Clams and Crab when the clams come fresh 4 times a week and crab twice (both not frozen). More 

Peoria, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The waitress name was Kim, she was very pleasant and attentive to or needs! I ordered the mussels for an app which was fresh and delicious! The crab cakes were to die for! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others! I felt just like a local!

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New Orle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We've vacationed the last few summers in Eastport, and lunches at the Happy Crab are always on our agenda. My usual order is the scallops basket and a Margarita. My husband likes scallops, but he also likes the fish dishes and the chowder, and there's a nice selection of beer. The service is always friendly, and it's nice to see... More 

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Dorchester, NH USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Monica, of Monica's Chocolates in Lubec recommended this place and we were delighted that she was absolutely correct! We ate here for lunch on Friday, May 9th. There were six of us in all and we had crab cakes, lobster & clam rolls, clam chowder to die for, seafood chowder and a Cesar salad. All were excellent; but, I have... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We dined at the Happy Crab on Friday evening...during the winter they close around 7:30 p.m. We have eaten here twice before in spring and summer and loved it both times...amazing haddock chowder. It was very busy on Friday (dining room and bar). Service was great...super friendly and efficient. I had one of the specials...3 large pieces of impeccably fried... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The restaurant was fine, the menu selection was typical for the region and style of restaurant (lots of burgers, fried seafood, chowder). Service was overall quite inattentive, but we were entertained mid-meal by a visit from (presumably) the owner, who chatted with us about his and our origins. Very disappointed to discover that the pies are not homemade, but bought... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I admit, walking in I had my doubts. Granted, it was midafternoon well after tourist season but the place was dead. I was the only non-local. Dining room had one couple that gave me a look that let me know it. I decided to eat back in the bar. Good choice. The bar staff made me feel like a regular.... More 

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Address: 35 Water Street, Eastport, ME 04631
Phone Number: (207) 853-9400
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 35 Water Street, Eastport, ME 04631
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: (207) 853-9400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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