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

The Crab House
8496 Palm Parkway, Orlando, FL 32836
407/239-1888
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
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
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
26 helpful votes 26 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“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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