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Mud City Crab Cake Company

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17 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
609-693-1130
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Fresh and delicious seafood year round

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  • 17
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fresh seafood lunch

Great crab cake sandwich! Small place, nice for lunch. Nothing fancy, just fresh tasty seafood. Seafood market ambiance!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Joan P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great crab cake sandwich! Small place, nice for lunch. Nothing fancy, just fresh tasty seafood. Seafood market ambiance!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times and it is always busy. I enjoy the casual atmosphere and that you can bring your own beer to share with others in your party. Food is good but crab cakes just don't compare to the ones in Maryland or South Carolina. My husband had a combination plate that had a crab... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Visited this establishment a few times in the past and the meals were good. We frequent this one when the other location is crowded with the summer crowd or closed for the season. Last time we went my meal was just Ok. My family was also disappointed with the quality of their meals. I hope this was an isolated occurrence... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

First the only thing I want to complement is how nice the waitress was. She did go as fast as possible during the entire experience juggling takeout, counter and dining in tables. Other than that it really was not what I expected for the best in town crab cakes and seafood. And we spent a lot of money on mediocre... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This location is a breath of fresh air compared to the location in manahawkin. Same great food with half the wait. Great seafood and great atmosphere.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I think they are overpriced for the cafeteria cramped setting quarters. There is MUCH better seafood then here. They just had a grand reopening!

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Forked River, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Saturday evening, looking forward to a nice meal, and checked here to see where to go & what is good. So mud city it is. We sat down next to a closed off glass door, and noticed it was just filthy between the word railing and the glass door. So, we order, (the staff was just super nice) The new... More 

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NJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

First off we were seated at a small table and there was almost no one in the restaurant, all the other patrons were seated at 4 tops and were couples. We arrived at 4:15 pm so the place would not be busy as to avoid a wait. I ordered fish and chips, my wife the fried seafood combo. We noticed... More 

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jerseygirl196666
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very crowded since this place is on the mainland (over the bridge from LBI). Great eats, if you can spare to wait a while.

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Waretown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You can order eat-in or take out, with the take-out being cooked OR with instructions for home-cooking. Delicious offerings; however, be aware most of the seafoods offered are meant to be deep fried. Instructions do include recipes for pan-frying. Costs less than seafood restaurant so fool your guests and let them think you made everything by yourself!

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Additional Information about Mud City Crab Cake Company

Address: 17 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone Number: 609-693-1130
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 19
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: 609-693-1130

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 19
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Fresh and delicious seafood year round
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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