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The Crab Trap

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2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1195
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate at the bar to avoid waiting 1-1/2 hours for a table. The service was very good and the food was excellent - especially the Cape May Salts oysters. The only negative was that people hovered behind us at the bar waiting for seats to open up -- but otherwise a fun experience!

Thank Dennis A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When visiting Ocean City NJ, we always plan a trip to the Crab Trap. The food is consistently great! We always order the Claims Casino which is the best appetizers on the menu. There are always drink and food specials that are great on price and variety. They don't take reservations so expect to wait for a table for at... More 

Thank Tom D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food! Their crab cakes are superior and we have never been disappointed in anything we have ever eaten. And their prices are reasonable. No wonder they always have a crowd!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at the Ocean City area last week and visited the Crab Trap twice. We like to eat late and even off season there was a good crowd there. The drinks at the bar were good as we waited 30 min for a table. One night there was a live duo at the bar and quite a few couples... More 

Thank Jon R
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138 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service, casual and spacious atmosphere, and fresh reliably good food. An area "institution," be prepared to wait at peak times (even off season).

Thank James K
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great as always. Good crab cakes and soup.wait staff was excellent. Parking is bit of a challenge will go there again

Thank Mike R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Crab Trap is great every time. Good food at very reasonable prices. We have been there many times. Among dishes we've had are the Shrimp Bowl (yummy), Chicken Bianco, Steak Au Poivre, and Pork Tenderloin with Apples. All of these were delicious! You may have to wait because it's a very busy restaurant so don't wait til you're starving... More 

Thank csitaras
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice while spending week in Sea Isle. Once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times sat at bar and both times extremely busy. Both times the bar was understaffed at peak times. Long waits for drinks... I mean long wait. For lunch I had the steamed clams. Just so so. My wife had the crab salad which was... More 

Thank Bobrom66
Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! We sat ourselves and despite them being terribly understaffed (one server and one bartender for the whole place) it was still great! Menu was abbreviated for the outdoor area, but hot food came quickly and drinks were cold. My wife doesn't eat seafood, but loved her goat cheese beet salad. We had our 2 year old... More 

Thank Marley S
Fort Myers, Florida, USA
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with three family members. We had to wait about an hour, but we went to the bar and got a drink. Drinks were excellent and the bartender Kim could not have been nicer. All three of our meals were terrific. Food was cooked perfect, came out hot, and was excellent. Our server Casey was great, gave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1195
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: 609-927-7377
The Crab Trap The Finest Seafood Restaurant in Somers Point. In business for over 40+ Years! Family owned & Operated. Voted "Best Seafood Restaurant", "Gold 2009 Press Reader's Poll", Voted "Best Lobster Dinner", "Bronze 2009 Press Reader's Poll" in Somers Point.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?