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Charley's Crab

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456 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480-4490 (Hammond Avenue)
11:30 am - 10:00 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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Jupiter, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame. We were superbly greeted and seated at a window seat with views over the ocean. Great start. However, under and by the table was filthy with used straws and small bugs crawling on the window sill. Drinks and food ordered and to be honest the cocktails were very good. The clam chowder was also very tasty. Mains... More 

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always possible to get a table here -- it is a bit out of the way. On ocean, near Worth Avenue. We had good coconut shrimp. Took the family (grown family--don't take children). I always forget about Charley's Crab when thinking about dining in Palm Beach, but it is always good. Excellent service.

Thank William M
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other than the beautiful view of the ocean, the place was terrible (and more expensive than it needed to be). We have lived here for 42 years and stopped going there many years ago. Now we remember why . . . The service was really, really slow (2 hrs, 15 min for dinner and we arrived at 5:30!). We asked... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Love it, it has changed from what I remember 10 yrs ago. It did not feel as touristy, it was not as busy or as crowded. Window seating across from ocean blvd is best IMHO. The food has always been good, the bread is delicious, don't over do it. It happens to me all the time and then I can't... More 

Thank manawave
Kingsport, Tennessee
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323 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I was in town for a conference and took a business dinner at this restaurant. This establishment was located right across the road (S1A) from the ocean. We were seated in the front room with a view. The wine list was reasonable with bottle at several price points. The menu covered most of the seafood bases. There were plenty of... More 

Thank Curtis S
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Although part of chain it has great atmosphere and interior Wait staff extremely attentive and helpful View is right across from beach Food also is very well prepared and tastes great Enough of a selection to suit anyone's palette Plus all fresh

Thank luvtotravelPrinceton
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We decided to eat here because it is beach front and close to the hotel we were staying at. Very few tables overlook the beach. We were seated in an alcove & were a bit isolated. Food was good, but not great. Although our waiter was topnotch!

1 Thank KathyAnn1000
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here with my son and mother now for 6 years. Every trip we make and stay at the four seasons( we get them to book us scrabble at Charley's crab. The fish is to die for. I had snapper and the fish and chips for my 4 year old was pieces of the freshest whitest fish on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
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?