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“Unique casual seafood spot” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Crab Hut

Crab Hut
1007 5th Ave. #101, San Diego, CA 92111
619.234.0628.
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Ranked #246 of 4,133 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
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“Unique casual seafood spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

This is a very casual seafood restaurant. you are given a bib, paper is placed on your table, and if you get one if their specialties prepared to get your hands dirty and chow down! Oh yeah, they give you plastic gloves to eat with too!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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185 restaurant reviews
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“We liked that unique experience very much”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

It's a Louisiana style seafood restaurant.
You order the seafood you choose, in the quantity you choose and you choose how spicy you want it and receive it in double plastic bags.
You get a plastic apron and disposable gloves and start eating.
We had very tasty clam chowder (in cups).
Then, we had Shrimps and Mussels, both in butter and garlic sauce, which were excellent.
We had Corn Bread which we soaked in the mussels sauce and it was delicious.
Their beer was good too.
Service was pleasant and friendly.
We definitely recommend.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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16 restaurant reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“So-So”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Good value, but service and food were just so-so. Items in combo platter were over cooked. Nice location next door to our hotel.

Visited February 2013
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“Omg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

I recommend the sea food boil it is the best u me ever have it has king crab,shrimp,crawl fish,mussles,clams,sausage ,pawns ,corn and potatoes it is the best I loved it . I want to go every day .if u want some real sea food go there .:) go go go

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bastrop, Texas
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“Divine Pleasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The Crab Hut was like finding lost treasure, Captain Jack Sparrow would be proud to call the Crab Hut his "Black Pearl."
The food was excellent in every sense of the word.
We tried 3 entrees and all exceeded our expectations. The Gumbo, was delicious and tasty. The Jambalaya was amazing! The blackened shrimp was simply to die for.
Our meal had a beautiful presentation which complimented its divine taste.
The service was warm friendly and sincere.
If you like sea food, and or cajan you must put this eatery on your to do list.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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