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Phillips Crab House at Newark Liberty International Airport

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10 Toler Place, Terminal A-3, Newark, NJ 07114
973-242-0600
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This restaurant is at Newark Liberty Intl Airport (after security)
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4:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Only Place to Eat Terminal A

So terminal A badly needs a facelift but fortunately this restaurant has already had one. Bright cheery and good service. If you have the time for a sit down airport meal, this is your best option. We only had breakfast which is admittedly hard to mess up but we enjoyed the food thoroughly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
ProfD81
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College Station, Texas, United States
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College Station, Texas, United States
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93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

So terminal A badly needs a facelift but fortunately this restaurant has already had one. Bright cheery and good service. If you have the time for a sit down airport meal, this is your best option. We only had breakfast which is admittedly hard to mess up but we enjoyed the food thoroughly.

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Thank ProfD81
Coppell, Texas
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Had extra time before flight over Thanksgiving weekend and decided to eat dinner at Phillips. It was better than expected for the airport. The lobster roll was very good however it could have used more moisture and seasoning. The crab cake sandwich was good and flavorful - seasoned nicely. The yellowfin tuna sandwich was very good as well. The waffle... More 

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Thank Barbara M
Lakeside, Michigan
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I was surprised how good the food was... Grilled salmon was as good as any seafood restaurant! Highly recommend this place

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Thank BarryMoltz
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

What a great choice at the airport!!! I had one of the best Yellow tailed tuna I have ever eaten!!! The service was outstanding!!!! I had two waitresses who were impeccable and catered to every culinary need I had!!! I will be eating here every single time I travel through Newark's airport when I have time to eat.... very simply....OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!... More 

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Thank gary c
Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

the staff are non observant and unhelpful. I waited there for 10 minutes for a drink when the restaurant was dead. I also had to explain 3 times what kind of beer I wanted. Try to avoid if you're at newark airport

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1 Thank Christine1793
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I get really tired of airport kiosk & fast food. My husband were pleasantly surprised when we went to Phillips Crab House after being seduced by the pictures of food as we walked to our gate. I had the fish tacos which has moist pieces of fish that were seasoned nicely ( I like spicy!) and drizzled with sauce. My... More 

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Thank JoniSBrown
Centerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Tis was not a great day to fly United from CVG We saw DELAY all over the screens. We changed to O'Hare, which in normal times is scary, and then saw cancelled. Back to CVG Marriott, and try agaIN THE NEXT day -- ok to goto Newark. Whilst waiting to connect to Brussels, found Phillips! Phillips at any airport is... More 

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Thank SavantIII_11
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131 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I haven't had good experiences with airport seafood but Phillips was the exception. Had the crab and shrimp roll for about $10 which had plenty of real, not imitation crab and shrimp. Service was great. I'll be back when I'm in Newark again.

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Thank AdvTravelR
Freehold, NJ
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Due to a flight delay, I needed to find a comfortable spot to relax and refresh with "real" food. This location got my attention and "Jasime" was quick to point out a power outlet for my laptop in various locations. Grabbing a seat with a outlet and getting good food? YES!.Too late for breakfast and too early for lunch, I... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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459 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you have been on this airport at this terminal, you will know that you don't have that many choices. It is situated in a section that looks and feel clean! ( as you know the whole terminal looks filthy). The lobster roll was great. Consistent with the other Phillips at other airports. The salad was great and the waggle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Toler Place, Terminal A-3, Newark, NJ 07114
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 973-242-0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 8:00 pm

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