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Charley's Crab

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456 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480-4490 (Hammond Avenue)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

...and sit in the front dining room before sunset so you can enjoy the beautiful ocean views. Reservations are accepted. We had a party of eight and we had a round table so conversation was easy. Our waiter was very professional and was near by, but did not hover. We ordered a variety of starters. The gazpacho is one of... More 

Thank susansheeh
Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love white tablecloths but there was a large rip right where the silverware was. You would think whoever was setting the table would see this. Crab cakes had good flavor but were by no means "lump" crab cakes. Great view of the ocean across the street. but have had better views. Wait staff was good!!

Thank katyhotr
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Charley's Crab many times since the last 7 years but I think this is the last time for us! The food quality of this restaurant is just getting way far below par! What a shame! So long..... Charley's Crab!

Thank Pky L
West Palm Beach, Florida
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513 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was quite excellent. We were there for restaurant month at $35/meal. The wines are a bit pricey. Service was excellent and there meals will fill you up. There are early bird specials.

Thank Mktpro99
Clinton Township, Michigan
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Our meals were very good, however the service was a bit off this visit. We had the encrusted tuna and the petit filet. Both were prepared to our liking. We enjoyed the view of the ocean from our window table while dining.

Thank Kathy P
Hamilton, Bermuda
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This Restaurant was within walking distance to our Hotel , it faces the Ocean , the food is delicious , service really good , it was most enjoyable.

Thank DIW0123
Udine, Italy
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been there with friends and kids and the service was very accurate, the food was delicious and the decor was very nice. The bill, not so pricey. We'll came back to Charley' crab hopefully!

Thank 0Chicca
New York City, New York
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We have been coming here for years and look forward to getting a very good meal in a nice setting. If you can get a table near the window you overlook the ocean across the street and they also have a wine room to dine in which is secluded and private. The fish dishes are very good....Snapper Hemingway is always... More 

Thank rhkfreespirit
Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The waiter, Chris, was very nice with a good sense of humor. We had asked for a window table when I booked, as it was my birthday, but upon arrival I asked for the vacant table at the window, which I assumed was for us and the young girl who seated us by the far wall curtly told me that... More 

Thank Francesca F
Austin, Texas
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I might be more forgiving of my mediocre meal if I felt this was a local, family-owned restaurant. But when our waiter immediately hit us up for Landry's rewards program, I knew the food quality may be an issue. It was. Lobster tempura appetizer wasn't fresh. Entree was mediocre.

Thank ktuerff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480-4490
    (Hammond Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: 5616591500
Palm Beach's only premiere oceanfront restaurant. The only thing that we overlook is the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?