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Crabby Jim's

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HOT APPETIZERS
$2.99
Garlic Bread
$8.99
Deep Fried Calamari
tender monterey calamari lightly dusted with seasoned flour and deep fried, served with home made tartar sauce.
6 Pcs $11.99
Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
deep fried jumbo coconut crusted shrimp, served with our homemade mango chutney.
$7.99
Popcorn Shrimp
deep fried breaded monterey bay baby shrimp, served with cocktail sauce.
$11.99
Oysters Rockefeller
4 oysters on the half shell topped with spinach rockefeller mix with our home made hollandaise sauce.
$11.99
Mussels & Clams
steamer clams and mussels sauteed with white wine, garlic, tomatoes, butter & herbs.
$6.99
Deep-fried Zucchini
deep-fried lightly breaded zucchini, served with creamy ranch dressing.
2 Pcs $11.99
Crabby's Crab Cake
lightly breaded crab cakes, served with saffron aioli.
$12.99
Combination From The Fryer
combination of popcorn shrimp, calamari, zucchini and chicken nuggets.
COLD APPETIZERS
$7.99
Bay Shrimp Cocktail
$11.99
Jumbo Prawn Cocktail (6 Pcs)
$11.99
Sesame Ahi-tuna
$8.99
Mixed Seafood Cocktail
$9.99
Oysters On The Half Shell (4 Pcs)
$12.99
Crab-meat Cocktail
SALADS
$8.99
Caesar Salad
crispy romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons, served with creamy caesar dressing.
$14.99
Chicken Caesar Salad
grilled chicken breast over bed of romaine tossed with parmesan cheese and croutons in creamy caesar dressing.
$12.99
Thai Chicken Salad
grilled chicken breast over lettuce, tomato, onion and carrots topped with pineapple and walnut tossed with honey sesame dressing.
$14.99
Crabby's Shrimp Louie
monterey bay shrimp served over egg wedges, lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing
$16.99
Crabby's Crab Louie
fresh cracked crab meat served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing.
$16.99
Crabby's Crab & Shrimp Louie
crab meat & monterey bay shrimp served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing.
$16.99
Blackened Salmon Salad
blackened salmon served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with blue cheese dressing.
$14.99
Smoked Salmon Salad
smoked pacific salmon tossed with romaine lettuce and creamy caesar dressing and topped with croutons and parmesan cheese.
$14.99
Mixed Seafood Salad
marinated mixed seasonal seafood served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots.
SANDWICHES & BURGERS
(add A Cup Of Clam Chowder Or A House Salad For $4.99)
$9.99
Hamburger
angus beef, lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle
$10.99
All American Burger
hamburger with american cheese
$10.99
Monterey Jack Burger
hamburger with jack cheese
$12.99
Hawaiian Burger
jack cheese, grilled pineapple and sesame teriyaki sauce
$12.99
Crabby Pattie Burger
lightly breaded crab meat patty with chipotle aioli
$9.99
Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich
lettuce, tomato, onion & teriyaki sauce
$7.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, red onions, mayonnaise in ciabatta bread
$10.99
Salmon Burger
freshly ground salmon patties in a hamburger bun finished with chipotle aioli
$12.99
Fish Sandwich
blackened monterey snapper with tomato, onion & tartar sauce
$12.99
Crab & Shrimp Salad Sandwich (cold)
fresh crab meat & bay shrimp served in ciabatta bread
POULTRY
$10.99
Teriyaki Chicken
grilled chicken breast glazed with teriyaki sauce, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
$10.99
Chicken Piccata
pan seared chicken breast finished with white wine lemon capers, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
STEAK
$14.99
Top Sirloin Steak
8oz top sirloin steak finished with peppercorn sauce, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
$19.99
Rib-eye Steak
12oz fire grilled rib-eye steak, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
$27.99
New York Steak
12oz fire grilled ny steak, served with mashed potato and green beans.
FROM THE FRYER
$12.99
Fish & Chips
breaded california cod deep fried served over french fries with tartar sauce.
$15.99
Scallops & Chips
deep fried breaded scallops and french fries.
$15.99
Halibut & Chips
lightly breaded fresh california halibut deep fried & served over fries with tartar sauce.
$12.99
Calamari & Chips
tender monterey calamari lightly dusted and deep fried, served over french fries.
$9.99
Chicken Nuggets & Chips
deep fried chicken nuggets, served over french fries with creamy ranch dressing.
$15.99
Deep Fried Seafood Platter
monterey calamari, scallops, shrimp and fish deep fried, with tartar and cocktail sauce.
CLAM CHOWDER
Cup $5.99
Bowl $8.99
Sourdough Bread Bowl $10.99
Crabby's Home Made Original Monterey Bay Clam Chowder
SPECIALTIES & COMBINATION PLATES
(add A Cup Of Clam Chowder Or A House Salad For $4.99)
$15.99
Mixed Fish Grill
grilled salmon with lemon butter sauce, mahi-mahi with mango relish & tilapia with bellpepper corn salsa.
$18.99
Seafood Pile-up
grilled salmon, mahi mahi and jumbo shrimp piled-up and finished with lemon beurre blanc sauce and served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
$19.99
Steak & Shrimp Combo
8oz sirloin steak, grilled jumbo shrimp skewers with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
$29.99
Crabby's Platter
1/2 dungeness crab, shrimp, scallops served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
$34.99
Crabby's Favorite Cioppino
dungeness crab, shrimp, clams, scallops and fish with our homemade rich marinara sauce served over linguine pasta.
$49.99
Lobster & Crab Cake
one lobster tail and two crabby's crab cakes with mashed potatoes and vegetables.
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To Ny Steak For Additional $17.99
Steak & Lobster Combo
8oz sirloin steak, lobster tail served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Market Price
Crab & Lobster
1 lb. alaskan king crab legs and a lobster tail with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
CRABBY'S COMBINATION FOR TWO
Served With A Bottle Of House Wine Of Your Choice (with 2 Glasses) (merlot, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot-grigio Or White Zinfandel)
$99.99
2 Lobster Tails And 1 Lb. Alaskan King Crab Legs
2 oven broiled lobster tails and a pound of alaskan king crab legs in garlic butter sauce, served with mashed potato and green beans.
$79.99
Upgrade To Ny Steak For Just $7.99
Lobster Tail, 1 Lb King Crab Legs & 12 Oz. Rib-eye Steak
lobster tail, 1 lb. alaskan king crab legs & 12 oz. rib-eye steak grilled to your preference, served with mashed potato and green beans.
About
Since 2004, Crabby Jim’s has been a Monterey destination for unforgettable seafood and an upbeat atmosphere perfect for casual meals and large gatherings alike. As you walk by our restaurant on the Fisherman’s Wharf, you may just be lucky enough to get a sample of our famous clam chowder -- Executive Chef Armando Ramirez’ secret recipe which was awarded the Best Clam Chowder on the West Coast. Just one taste and you’ll see why our clam chowder is the talk of the region. That’s not all we’re famous for, though. You’ll enjoy beautiful ocean views and a cozy fireplace in our spacious, elegant dining room. As you explore our expansive menu, you’ll choose from Italian specialties, steak, sandwiches,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

My husband and I love Clam Chowder and this was one of the best we ever had. They had great service and great food!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sabrina D
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Sabrina, the clam chowder is definitely a crowd pleaser! Thanks for coming in and dining with us. Hope we see you again soon. Kindly, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Unpretentious staff bustling around a clean dining area introduce customers to the best clam chowder on the wharf. Seriously, think fresh, creamy and tasty chowder. It’s a little pricey but it’s also on the wharf. Taste it for free out front and get a free...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank justthetip2020
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

We're thrilled you enjoyed everything! Thanks so much for dining with us, and we hope to see you again soon. Best, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed January 18, 2019

We walked the boardwalk and picked the best clam chowder soup out of all the samples being handed out. Crabby Jim’s had the tastiest clam chowder and did not disappoint on the rest of the food. We loved watching the water from our table at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Aileen3riley
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thanks for the stars! We're thrilled you enjoyed everything, and we appreciate the feedback overall. Hope you'll come by again in the future! Best, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed January 16, 2019

They have by far the best clam chowder I have ever eaten! Great view of Alcatraz too! We also saw sea lions sun bathing. A great restaurant with a beautiful view

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Ann C
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Ann, our clams are blushing! Thanks so much for the great review. Please don't hesitate to visit us again soon! All the best to you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The tastiest seafood in the most classic setting. Set in the heart of the Fishermans Wharf, this restaurant offers incredible service and stunning views. The prices are very reasonable and well worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BevS586
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Bev, saying we offer some of the tastiest seafood made my day. Thank you! We'd love to cook for you again. Cheers, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar with my family for a happy hour cocktail at 6pm on Saturday, November 24, and the manager was eating at the bar while writing up an employee and ranting about him to the bartender. Grossly unprofessional. We left after one drink...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mikeisextra
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Michael, I'm sorry to hear about this. It's understandable why you feel the way you do. It's true that perhaps this discussion should've been done in a private manner, yet, we're all human beings looking for a second opinion. I hope you understand. We'll be...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018

i wasnt going to go in here because the guy across the street had a better clam chowder sample, but this place was voted best calamari they said. it was good but the service was realllll slow. i had to get up and get my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Barney M
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Barney, I'm sorry to hear about this. We're glad you could come in and give us a shot, but I'm disappointed to hear our service didn't quite hit the mark. Thanks for bringing this up to our attention, and I'll be sure to speak to...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018

The food was below average. My fish was so over cooked It wasn’t tasty at all , very dry Kids chicken fingers were out of a box and awful. Kids wouldn’t eat them. Crab cakes had to be out of a box , not that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandra2066
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Sandra, I'm disappointed to hear the food didn't quite hit the mark. We're always happy to replace or remake your meals if there were any kind of issue. Please give us another chance to prove to you our best! We wouldn't hesitate to roll out...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018

Felt like the Monterey Bay I've know since the 80's. Ol skool MB vibe, good food, solid drinks. Didn't feel like we were being ripped off as tourists. Pretty much screaming kid-free.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank manygoodfriends
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for the stars! Glad you could enjoy your visit. Looking forward to having you back in once you're in the area again. Best, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed November 7, 2018

In Monterey for my niece's wedding. (Stayed at the Merritt House Inn). First night my side of the event ate at Crabby Jim's. Good choice. Top of Fisherman's Wharf. Nice atmosphere. Good service. Very good, not great, food. BUT GREAT CLAM CHOWDER and I've been...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank UnklLes
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Looks like fate brought us together! Congratulations to your niece. It's awesome our clam chowder impressed you, and we hope you'll be back for more soon. Best, Armando, Head Chef

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