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Crab's Claw

601 Grand Central Avenue, Lavallette, NJ 08735
(732)793 4447
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Ranked #8 of 22 Restaurants in Lavallette
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

service and prices were fantastic. would go back anytime. crab soup was so good. we ordered clams crab and shrimp it was all good..

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Park City, Utah
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97 reviews 97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Good salad and burger for lunch served by a very enthusiastic waiter. The piano player was a pleasant touch. It's good to see a "Jersey" shore town getting back on its feet. And, with some good food. Go and support all the restoration efforts.

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Sarasota, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lavallette is a wonderful NJ shore spot with a lack of good restaurants. Crab Claw is one of the best it has to offer and it reminds me of dining at the Jersey shore when I was a kid. The place is a great local hangout with a football affiliation for the Giants, Jets, Rutgers and West Virginia, which can... More

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ny
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143 reviews 143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This local restaurant and bar has been here for years. It serves as a great local hangout and provides evening entertainment during the week. The food choices are good, but could use more choices that are broiled or grilled rather than fired. They make a great burger!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

piano music is fun but the food requires a strong stomach. Waitresses are OK and the bar staff has been there forever. If you like greasy food this is the place for you.

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Granted it was a Saturday night, Aug 16th and busy. Waited about 40 minutes. Found it quite loud and fairly slow service. Ordered Broiled Sea Food Combo and after long wait was served the worst sea food combo ever. I must have been under a heat lamp for all the time I was waiting. The waitress asked it if was... More

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New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every year we come down to Lavallette to spend the Labor Day holiday. We have had iffy food during previous visits at the Crab's Claw so we weren't expecting anything special. We wound up dining upstairs in the WV bar since it was quieter then down stairs without the long wait. For appetizers we had the buffalo style shrimp and... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We visited Crabs claw on the side (outdoor seating) earlier this week. We went early enough so that there was no wait, but the service was painfully slow. When you're dining with a toddler, and entrees take nearly 40 mins to come out after placing your order, it's extremely unsettling. Aside from that rough start, my husband ordered grouper that... More

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Dinner for three. Our toddler requested crabs for dinner. We headed to the Crabs Claw Inn. Been coming here on and off since it opened in the late 1970s. Wait was not bad at prime time, about 20 minutes as promised. Service was friendly but slow due to being busy. Wait staff was certainly competent. I think they could space... More

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Belmar, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went last night for first time. In the area and decided to try - big mistake. Ordered the 1lb steamers for an appetizer. Cook must have had finger on scale - usually you would get a half/ full pot - there were 14 steamers on the plate for $15.95. Ordered the broiled seafood combo $27.95 - when the dinner roll... More

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Additional Information about Crab's Claw

Address: 601 Grand Central Avenue, Lavallette, NJ 08735
Phone Number: (732)793 4447
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lavallette
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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