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The Fat Crab Cafe

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CUISINES
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Menu

HOUSE SPECIALTIES
9.95
The Crabman
Crab & cheese fries with Mr. Bill's pure spice, our unique cheese blend & roasted garlic-lime aioli
15
The Crab Totler
Extra crab, extra cheese over a pile of tater tots w/ roasted garlic-lime aioli
13
Upgrade to Cod 18
Halibut 21
Fish 'n' Chips
Batter fried fish of the day, crispy fries, tarter & lemon
11.99
Shrimp Tacos 13.99
Fish Tacos
3 corn tortillas, slaw, tropical salsa & creme Mexicana
11.99
Chesapeake Eggs
Inspired by Scotch Eggs. 2 Hard boiled eggs encased in our crabcake, panko crusted and deep fried, served with spicy brown mustard and sweet chili sauces
1 Doz 13.99
Steamed Middle Neck Clams
w/ Garlic White Wine Sauce
1 Lb 13.99
Steamed PEI Mussels
w/ Garlic White Wine Sauce or Marinara Sauce
SANDWICHES
6
Shrimp 9
Oyster 10
PO Boys Boston Blue
19.99
Lobster Roll
served on toasted split-top roll w/ chips and pickle 1/3 lb cold lobster claw meat salad
25
Fresh Tail and Claw Meat Picked
from a 1lb lobster, warmed in butter
12.99
Market Crab Cake
Tartar, greens, tomato, red onion. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
7.95
Fresh Fish
Broiled, blackened, or batter fried, greens, tomato, onion & remoulade. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
1 Crab 11.99
2 Crabs 19.99
Soft Shell Crab
Fresh Chesapeake Bay Blue Claw, greens, tomato, onion & garlic-lime aioli. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
Cod 17.99
Halibut 19.99
Big Fat Fish Sandwich
7 oz, greens, tomato, red onion with garlic aioli. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
18.99
The Big "CrabHuna" Burger
Char-grilled burger with our unique cheese blend topped with our market crab cake on brioche w/ greens, tomato, onion chips and pickles. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
15.99
In House Smoke Salmon BLT
Served on a toasted brioche w/ citrus herb sauce. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
7.95
The Clucker
Grilled or blackened chicken breast with citrus herb spread, greens, tomato & red onion. Served on Brioche with chips & pickle
MAIN
After 4pm. Ask about our Daily Dinner Specials! Fabulous and delicious daily specials are created by our chef. All entrées served with a side salad
22
Seafood Pasta
Shrimp, scallops, fish, clams, and mussels cooked in a fabulous marinara and served over spaghetti
23
Linguine in Clam Sauce
The traditional steamed and chopped clams served in a garlic herb butter sauce
28
Poseidon's Plate
Broiled fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, crab cake and cracked crab claw w/ fresh veggie and starch of the day
PLATTERS
Broiled, Blackened or Batter Fried. Served w/ fresh veggie and starch of the day
14
Fresh Fish
18
Cod
21
Halibut
17
Shrimp
20
Scallops
19
Fried Oysters
12
Chicken
15
Crab Cakes
Single 15
Double 21
Fried Soft Shell Crab
SOUPS
Cup 5
Bowl 6
Our Daily Red Seafood Chowder
Aromatic tomato broth, with potatoes and fresh seafood and bacon
Cup 6
Bowl 7
Almost Famous New England Style Clam Chowder
9
Baked Tomato Crab Bisque
SALADS
Dressings: House Vinaigrette, Garden Ranch, Caesar, Dill Horseradish Cream
7
Romaine Caesar
Lettuce, house made Caesar, oyster crackers & parmesan cheese
7
Garden Fresh Greens
Cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, red onion
SALAD ADD-ONS
11
Market Crab Cake
5
Chicken
grilled or blackened
8
Tuna
grilled or blackened
9
Shrimp or Salmon
grilled or blackened
10
Scallops
grilled or blackened
SIDES
2
Red Bliss Potato Salad
2
Classic Creamy Slaw
3
Seasonal Marinated Vegetable
3.5
Fresh Fruit Salad
3
Add Cheese 2
Fries
1.5
Sweet Maui Kettle Chips
3.5
Baked Mac n' Cheese
3
Macaroni Salad
3
Warm Crab Corn Bread
3.5
Side Salad
BEVERAGES
1
Bottled Water
2
Fountain Soda
2
Hot Coffee
2
Iced Tea
DESSERTS
3.5
Our Own Handmade Key Lime Pie & Other Sweet Treats
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

This is becoming our favorite take-out spot. We love the lobster roll, the crab cakes, pasta, crab bisque and yes the desserts! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IrishFan-80
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Laid back atmosphere where the food is number one priority. Delicious crab cakes with parsley potatoes and asparagus cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lmdaily
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Out of season, but craving a crab cake and had noticed their sign when I drove into town. I can say, glad I tried them, and the concept of a seafood market combined with a small eatery is excellent! Unfortunately I got there less than...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1alwaystraveling
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I had an oyster po boy. The breading on the oysters was light and crisp - perfectly done, and the roll for nicely toasted. I was a little surprised that it was just the oysters on a roll without lettuce, or tomatos, but I think...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I typically don’t go for fried fish, but the halibut came highly recommended. It was spot on! My husband had the halibut special over jambalaya rice which he also found excellent. The decor is simple. Bringing your own adult beverage would round out your dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Doreen J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Another little cafe in Lancaster. No frills, fast service. I had the crab cake and it was delish!. Companion had a salad and said it was also very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Debra A
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Best crabs in PA. Always in stock. Always made to order. Always FRESH! Now has a café that you can dine in and also BYOB!!! TOO!!! Not bad when you don’t want the crabby mess at your home. You can leave it all behind. You...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank li c
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Crab Cake was really good, reasonably priced. Looks like a fast food joint with a small retail counter.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The cafe is located in the Mr Bill's sea food store, a source for high quality fresh seafood. Mr Bill's recently moved across the street to this location and added the cafe. Order at the counter and they will bring your food out to you....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ITfoodie
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I've ordered the lobster rolls and fish tacos several times, both for in-house and take-out. We have been thrilled with the freshness, taste and service.

Date of visit: January 2018
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