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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner

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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
Great clam roll

Nice casual atmosphere in a local place on the coast. Food was good, service was fine, but was a bit crowded. Overall good lunch place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Vincentown, New Jersey, United States
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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stopped in for lunch. It was only being served on the tables in the rear, outside. Fine with us. But the food was nothing to write home about. The lobster roll while good, and one gets pretty choosy up here, was in small shredded pieces, rather than the good sized chunks. Should have been better. The Cobb Salad, a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I arrived right after the kitchen closed and the waitress asked if they could cook me a lobster roll with ff. I just traveled 7 hrs and i was hungry. The kitchen was very accommodating and i had my food in 15 mins. I sat and talked with the waitress while I waited for my town and she was very... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Only tried one item, clam roll. It was awful. Picked that because the fish sandwich is made of frozen fish which I consider inexcusable for a seafood restaurant 50 yards from the sea. Beer and wine selection as bad as everywhere else around here.

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Vincentown, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice casual atmosphere in a local place on the coast. Food was good, service was fine, but was a bit crowded. Overall good lunch place.

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ONTARIO
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Started out on patio and then moved to bar. Speaking to both really good things to say. After 6 pm patio always a little cooler so we moved inside for meal. Food was great seafood was some the freshest I have ever had. Philly steak sub was also very good. Beers wise they have a few local craft brews. Price... More 

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Deerfield
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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 15 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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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