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Crusty Crab Takeaway

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
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2 Cass St, Russell, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7754
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed fish and chips on the picnic table overlooking the Bay in Russell, watching the sun go down. Fabulous views and gorgeous fish and chips!

Thank Brian R
Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You never know what to expect from a take-away but this one is exceptional. The food is all cooked whle you wait and is excellent. Get fish and chips and go sit on the water front for a relaxing evening.

Thank Digitalspy44
Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish was great nicely cooked and batter crunchy. Headed to the bench on the beach front to enjoy. Yum yum

Thank 802jsd
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully cooked fish 'n' chips,which were very tasty and not greasy. Great portion sizes providing value for money.

Thank Helen T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the fish and chips from Crusty Crab but they have a wide range of takeaway foods available and there are picnic tables for general use down on the waterside.

Thank Trish N
Napier, New Zealand
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These fish and chips were nicely cooked. The chips weren't soggy. Two pieces of fish was crumbed and one piece was battered and we tried Hoki and two other types of fish.

Thank Margaret S
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Probably picked the wrong time to pick up some F&C. They should tell you ahead that it will be taking 45 mins to get your order. Not after you paid for it. Staff seemed completely in a panic and disorganised to handle the stress of serving the customers. Quality of food was good.

Thank cees33
Cambridge, New Zealand
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Bad fishing day means stopping off at the chippie in the way home! We sat on the warf (10m away) looking out across the water to Paihia. Such a nice way to spend the evening. Oh and the food is good also. Try the pineapple fritters!

Thank i-r-mikey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Decent enough fish and chip shop that does the trick to fill a stomach. Unfortunately the shop was out of a number of things we wanted, but that's understandable at the busy time of year we visited. Prices fairly high, but equivalent to other high season tourist areas no doubt.

Thank Brendan A
Sarina, Australia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Best fish and chips I have had for a while. Went at opening time before the rush and did notice a bit of a difference to our order in the evening when the place was busy. I'm guessing the oil got a little cooler with so many orders. Still was nice.

Thank hootermoss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cass St, Russell, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7754
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its a takeaway but the seafood and the fish and chips are really tasty

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?