OK, first things first: This is not four-star dining. What the Crab Shack is is a fun place to sit along the water, drink a few cold beers, and enjoy some seafood. And, yes, it is served on paper plates, and yes, you will see cats milling around, which I think adds to the place's charm. Keep in mind, too, that options are limited, especially for meat lovers. If, however, you're craving seafood, give this place a chance. I would recommend going for the seafood sampler, which comes with crab legs, boiled shrimp, crawfish, mussels, sausage, potatoes, and the best corn on the cob ever. (Skip the potatoes and ask for extra corn -- you'll be glad you did.) The two-person sampler runs around $40 and is enough to feed four. This is the best deal on the menu. Also, the service here is friendly and fast -- not what you would expect at your typical tourist attraction.
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