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The Crab House

1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-1341
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner at The Crab House again this year while on vacation. The food was delicious and was topped off by a drink called the Orange Crush. I recommend this place very highly. They also have a all you can eat crab dinner.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is good, customer service sucks. Brought a group of people with us last time we were here and after a long wait for our food, the waitress dropped the entire tray with all our food. She said she would get us 50% off our...More

Thank Baileysue86
Lori L, General Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Sir, I'm very sorry you were unhappy with the shades needing to be pulled down. It is a necessity on the water due to glare. There are 3 rows of tables behind the waterfront table you had. And they deserve to see the water,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Since the crab house burned down and has been redone, it has not been as good. The menu has changed. They are expensive which I wouldn't mind if the meal was excellent. All of the seating in the crab house is outside. There is a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family went there last night for my sister-in-laws birthday. We were told it would be a 30 minute wait. My family sat at the bar waiting and when we hadn't heard anything, my brother in law went to the hostess to inquire about the...More

Thank Kelliz0501
Lori L, General Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I remember this man. He was told the first time he came to the stand at 756 that we texted him was ready at 704 (his cell phone text was time-stamped as I showed him) that the table had been released and I would push...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must stop when in the area! A very casual setting by the water. Great service, food and atmosphere. Will be going back for more! Pricing was very reasonable and a great selection of alcohol drinks.

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you go before 730pm don't forget your sunglasses. Outdoor scenic seating. Great quality food and excellent service. Casual. Fair prices. Very family friendly.

Thank 94ray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at the crab house on Thursday July 12. We were a party of 12, the waitress was very nice. The food was good I had the garlic crabs (recommend) the atmosphere was good.

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times. The atmosphere is amazing. Prices are a little high but what you would expect from the Jersey Shore. Love my crabs, so its worth it to me.

Thank geriw1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for two was 70.00 the stuffed flounder came out a greasy mess soaked in butter and oil . We sent it back and got broiled crab cakes instead which were no better , lots of fillers and hardly any crab meat . They lacked...More

Thank ace7728
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half of our party had Dungeness crabs and the other half had Blue crabs. The Dungeness crab plate had three clusters per order. The Blue crabs were spiced with Old Bay seasoning to perfection. Our pleasant and efficient waitress was there when we needed her...More

Thank Don K
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Response from sparky1313 | Reviewed this property |
Only on the indoor restaurant we like to sit out side on the right side there is the Crab house and 2 mile landing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-1341
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