We made it a goal while in Ketchikan to get our 12-year old son some crab legs. The Crab Cracker was recommended by some locals, so we gave it a try. It was absolutely perfect for us. The three of us enjoyed the clam chowder as an appetizer, and it was probably the best we had on our 3-week Oregon/California/Alaskan coastal adventure. My son and wife split a huge order of crab legs, and loved every bite. I had the grilled halibut sandwich, and it was the best I've ever eaten. Seriously, it was life changing. I'd make the trip back to Alaska just for that fish. It was seasoned and cooked to perfection, and the bun was soft as could be. Phenomenal.
The waiter we had was awesome. I hope this doesn't get him in trouble, but he got us an extra bowl of clam chowder gratis when he saw that my wife and son were sharing a large order of crab legs (the meal comes with a bowl of chowder) so we all had our own. He was helpful with our ordering process, quick to offer suggestions or to get us what we needed, and was very personable without being pushy or fake with us tourists.
The decor of the restaurant is nautical, as one would expect. It is probably frequented by a lot of tourists, but it certainly wasn't cheesy or fake in its appearance. I liked the place as well as the food. You will certainly spend a decent amount on your meal, but its well worth it. Give it a try, and do yourself a favor and try the halibut.
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