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“just ok” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Crab House

The Crab House
8496 Palm Parkway, Orlando, FL 32836
407/239-1888
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Ranked #872 of 3,047 restaurants in Orlando
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
Leicester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“just ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

we didnt think it was that great here - you couldnt fault the service, but the food was overpriced for what it was and the portion that you got.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Excellent But Pricey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed the outside setting, the indoor atmosphere, the courteous waiters and the excellent food. Had I checked the menu in advance I would have been better prepared for the relatively high prices.

Visited August 2012
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Good food, good service, reasonable prices. This place gets crowded about 6PM. Suggest to go before then.

Visited July 2012
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Largo, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“yummy but pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We were skeptical about this place, since there was hardly anyone in the restaurant and it smelled like dead fish....but it was actually really good, just expensive.

Visited August 2012
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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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“Not a place to learn to eat crabs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Liked the idea of a crabshack. But the big ganglly legged spider crabs are kindof difficult to eat. Like trying to get toothpaste from a thin narrow tube. Much better were the pre-prepard dishes like depfried coconut crusted shrimps. They. were the thing! Service was ok but nothing special. Waiter ok but spoke real fast where this was wrong for first time crabhouse visitors who needed better advice. Also they failed at first to bring the crab-crushing tools needed to get into the beast. Overall, I will stick with Cromer crabs :)

Visited August 2012
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