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Kelly's Brighton Marina

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29200 Highway 101 N, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136-9643
+1 503-368-5745
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Crabbing fun for the whole family!!

Our large family had a blast crabbing!! There were 8 of us (2 adults 6 kids) so we ended up getting... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
enjcs88418
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Prosser, Washington
Highlight of our week for our teens

Friends at work suggested we do this. I was hesitant but with teenagers in tow--I needed to think... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Nix18
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29200 Highway 101 N, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136-9643
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+1 503-368-5745
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Our large family had a blast crabbing!! There were 8 of us (2 adults 6 kids) so we ended up getting 2 boats. All the kids helped out in some way and all had fun. We caught 13 crab (that we could keep). The kids...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

Friends at work suggested we do this. I was hesitant but with teenagers in tow--I needed to think outside the box. We are city dwellers-100%.. no experience on a boat, on the ocean or with crabbing. We loved it! We were laughing so hard at...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Super fun morning with our family and friends. Rented a boat for 2 hours. Caught tons of crab. Only caught 2 that were big enough to eat. But they cooked Them up and we were eating them within 20 minutes of our return. So fun!!...More

Thank Meg D
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Janice L, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thanks for the feedback Meg ~ crabbing is slowly improving in the bay after a late start because of a very wet winter! Glad you had fun and somehow crabs caught with your own two hands seem to taste better than ones you bought! Hope...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

If you want fresh Dungeness crabs, this is the place for you! We were looking for an authentic experience and fresh seafood-- couldn't have found a better place. Kelly's is about as laid-back as you can get-- just what we were looking for. Grab a...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have done this and I'll go back. Take cold beer in the boat and catch crab. Bring them back to cook them up with some huge oysters. Awesome!!

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We wanted to purchase fresh crab to take back to our place in Manzanita and Kelly's is the place to go! We ordered four crabs (picked them out of the fresh tank (caught the night before). Seven pounds of pure flavor. They cooked, cleaned and...More

Thank PALTravel
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nbcrabgirl, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Thanks for the great review ~ As always the fresh seafood sells itself, but it is nice to read that the ambience and property are appreciated as well! The price of live crab is always the highest when the tourist season is in full swing...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

We love this place. they have the boats to get your own crab. Or you can have the cook up their crab and you can eat their.

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Janice L, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

OOOHHHHH - we love that you love Kelly's!! Fresh seafood - Great beer - Warm fire - what more could a human ask for?!? :))

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Reviewed April 4, 2017

We had no idea what we were doing when we brought our family of 6 to go crabbing. Within 15 minutes the wonderful staff at Kelly's marina had us prepared and ready to go. We had the best time and enjoyed the yummy crab. Thank...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Fun! Seaside! Delicious CRAB, clams & oysters prepared outside while you enjoy the bay! Friendly staff & beautiful views!

Thank Kathy S
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nbcrabgirl, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Thanks for the KUDOS Kathy ~ so glad you enjoyed our marina - fresh seafood is always a treat:))

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Kelly makes every day at Kelly's Brighton Marina fun. We've been here several times, and rain or shine, we always enjoy ourselves. The rentals are reasonable, and they take care of your license right there. The shop has everything you need...or you can bring your...More

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nbcrabgirl, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Always fun - rain or shine😁 Of course, SHINE is best!! Thanks for your support 💚

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Alice V
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Janice L | Property representative |
September is PRIME TIME crabbing season!! Tides make a difference ~ contact us directly with the dates your are looking to go and we can tell you what time of day is best :)
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RoseLaugh
March 25, 2017|
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Response from nbcrabgirl | Property representative |
Yes Rose ~ we are open and ready for business!! Crabbing and clamming are both good ☆ fishing will start up in another month or so ♡ Janice
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Tantan M
July 24, 2016|
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Response from Angelia M | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around 7am too. If you want to rent a boat to go crabbing, you can only do that until like 4:00pm
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