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Happy Crab

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35 Water Street, Eastport, ME 04631
+1 207-853-9400
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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434 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened into the Happy Crab seeking lunch during a car tour of the Maine sea coast and the Bay of Fundy. What a pleasant surprise!! The lobster roll was one of the best that we tried in over a week in Maine at many local spots and the clam chowder bowl was equally delicious & full of seafood. Overall... More 

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Virginia Beach
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We have been in Eastport for he second year and I must say we eat at the Happy Crab often. We have never been disappointed in the service, the food nor the atmosphere. You can eat indoors or outside on a nice day. The staff are super helpful and always there for you. You can tell the enjoy your presence... More 

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Peekskill, New York
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We stopped here on a rainy Monday after spending about three hours at Reversing Falls in Pembroke. We were planning to go to Quoddy Lobster but they were closed and we passed this place so we gave it a try. We split a bowl of chowder and both had fish and chops and a beer. The chowder was incredible -... More 

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Thank UncleJackNY
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I were at this local pub for a few beers and a light meal. We both had the Cesar salad...it was fresh and crisp..delicious. I also had a cup of their clam chowder..it was loaded with clams and few potatoes. It was so good I wanted more but fought off the urge! If I ever get back... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Lunch at this small, local joint was fresh and tasty with prompt service. There is a bar in the back (separate room) and also an outdoor deck with views of the water. We ordered grilled seafood salad (local shrimp, lobster, and scallops) and fried scallops and fries. Fries are exceptionally good.

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Thank Kathy H
Litchfield, NH
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

My daughter and I were in Eastport, ME this past weekend (9/23/2016) to check the city out and stay at some amazing cabins. At my brother's recommendation, we ate at the Happy Crab. The food was excellent and the service very good as well. The only complaint was that the lighting was horrible - a very cold temperature LED in... More 

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Thank KBTM
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

My family, kids and friends love this place. Friendly, great service and great food. Been here several times and never been disappointed!!!

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Thank Rebecca R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I had fish and chips. Haddock was overdone and on the rubbery side. Parsley on everything, which I found to be annoying. Less is more.

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Thank Kyla M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the costumes and engaged in the fun. We ate here three times and every occasion was excellent. While it was incredibly busy, the staff were really accommodating. nothing was too much effort. Food was great and plenty of it. Good selection of beer. Good atmosphere, certainly the best in the area. Strongly recommend this place

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Thank WBandJB
Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We recently had lunch here and alls I can say is WOW! The seafood chowder is the best I have ever eaten and I have had seafood chowder in many places! Pizza, fried clams were all great as well! The chef and waiter were extremely friendly, we told him his chowder should be entered in contests as no doubt it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Water Street, Eastport, ME 04631
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-853-9400
Description
Popular Pub Style Menu: Good Food Fun Folks.

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