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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for good seafood and we certainly found it at the Crabby Oyster! The Kitchen Sink Boil for 2 was enormous and delicious. The Crab Cake we ordered was excellent and the Clam chowder was amazing! For what we ordered we were amazed...at how reasonable the bill was. We will go back any time we're in Seaside!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 5, 2021 via mobile

Ordered the pickle chips as an appetizer. The batter stayed on which is sometimes a huge problem. Also had the clam strips and fries. They were good but disappointed in the amount of clam strips. Service was good. Staff was friendly. They practiced safety protocols...for social distancing.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 31, 2021 via mobile

Small corner restaurant with incredible clam chowder. The pan fried oysters were also incredible; very succulent and flavorful.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2021

Residents of nearby HillCrest Inn receive a discount for dine in or take out. We ordered (the oyster basket - full is 12 and half is 6 oysters) oysters, kid Mac 'N Cheese (which was delicious) a lemonade (fresh squeezed) and fish tacos; My wife...said the tacos were good but needed more spice. All in all a very pleasant dining experience. Happy with the food/serviceMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 28, 2021 via mobile

Waited to sit, they forgot my wife's drink, never checked in with us, waited over an hour from when we sat, didnt receive our food, decided to leave.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 9, 2020

I cannot tolerate the preservant on salad that comes in bags. The Crabby Oyster makes their own, and it is a generous salad. AND they hand-dip their own fish for frying. NUM!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 4, 2020

We came to Crabby's as the second spot on a taste test. FAR exceeded the first stop (Tom's) and Beverly provided great service. We got freshly dipped and fried fish & chips with coleslaw. The Fish and Chips were excellent. Recommended this over the 'other'...place we taste tested.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

My sister and I didn't know where to eat, but we wanted a good seafood meal. So we stopped in at the Crabby Oyster. W♡W, What a meal we had. We ordered several options bc we were undecided. The halibut fish & chips came with...cole slaw. We give the fish & chips ☆☆☆☆☆ We also ordered fried oysters, & onion rings. ☆☆☆☆☆ But, wait there's more... :) We also wanted to try their popular clam chowder. So we ordered 2 cups. ☆☆☆☆☆ Absolutely NO REGRETS!!! Lol, then we ordered their fresh clams 'steam pot. YUMMY!!! And lastly we ordered but didn't eat or taste was their crab louie salad. It looked good& it was loaded with fresh crab meat ☆☆☆☆☆ The real stuff. Please don't judge us, we didn't eat everything. We just wanted to try everything. I hope you do too. You won't regret it.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 8, 2020 via mobile

Food was fresh, service was great and everyone was friendly. Cute little eatery on the corner. Fish n Chips were perfect!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2020 via mobile

Super yummy food! Got the shrimp boil and it had tons of shrimp! Salad was wonderful. Waiter was excellent and super friendly. Will eat here every time we come to Seaside!

Date of visit: October 2020
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The Crabby Oyster is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4