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Crusty Crab Takeaway

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Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
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2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
9 4037 754
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to this friendly wee takeaway shop whilst on holiday in russell. Great service and very friendly staff. We didn't sample the actual fried food but it certainly looked and smelt good.

Thank Keren C
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The town is just beautiful and after a long walk around the historic sights of the district we sat down to the best fish I have ever tasted from a take away café. sensational. fresh and tasty and cooked to perfection. I will be back.

Thank LeisureTime123
Toronto, Ontario
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had planned to eat at a place advertising All Day Breakfast down the road but they had closed up by the time we made it there. Instead we got some fish and chips at The Crusty Crab. As North Americans we didn't recognize most of the fish names but took the owners (somewhat grumpy sounding) recommendation to try the... More 

Thank kjkToronto
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Delicious crispy chips, even when we picked up and took back to the motel they stayed crisp. Also grabbed a few of their spicy prawn - so good!!!!

Thank Fantastic4NZ
Kawakawa, New Zealand
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Yummy F&C on the Pricey $side but Hey a nice hot fish n' chips by the sea... Good end to a day out in Kororareka .... I can't say I'll make this a habit but for the sake of lunch by the sea... fits the scenery.

Thank GrandeBlu12
Central Coast of California
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I was amazed by the quality of the fish and chips from this shop. The fish came out juicy with a light batter. I came back a second time after catching a kingfish, for them to cook for me. It was better than restaurant quality.

Thank HopeAbounds
Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We had great take out fish and chips from here this week- battered fish very fresh and a fabulous view besides the bay to enjoy them!

Thank 50sunset
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

A popular fish and chip takeaway in Russell. The service was cheeky and chatty which we enjoyed and the food of course just as we expected ! Fish and Chips the way it should be !!

Thank TerryRT
Redland City, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We enjoyed our meal and they are lovely people. Sitting out looking at the water was beautiful! Thank you!

Thank chrissieseue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This tiny eatery is just the best place to grab a takeaway or savor its goodies sitting at the couple of tables outside. Order your fish and chips ( they are just the best) or crisp fired crabsticks.Give your order and then wait a bit till it is freshly prepared. And then munch on.......

Thank Pahari

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: 9 4037 754
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its a takeaway but the seafood and the fish and chips are really tasty

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