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Cripple Crab Steak & Seafood

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22733A Whyte Hardee Blvd, Hardeeville, SC 29927-5743
+1 843-784-2708
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

There will be some here who will disagree with this assessment and that is fine. Some people in this community are upset that the previous offerings and decor of this restaurant have changed. IMHO, the old restaurant was average at best on a good day and typically below par on most. The reason why prices were cheap is because the... More 

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Barboursville, Virginia
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

We stop here every time we head to FL. I always looked forward to the yummy, crab cakes. They were different from the usual, flat like a pancake and wonderful flavor. This time when we stopped we were informed that they had a new owner. The place looked really nice inside. But I guess the new owner changed everything including... More 

Thank bonnietalk
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

This is a low key place, with lots of choices for seafood and steaks. My husband had the New England clam chowder, and said it was excellent. His grilled fish was also really good. I had clam stew and it was quite good. If you have the Caesar salad, it is large, and you might want the dressing on the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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187 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

The food quality was very disappointing. I took the Fisherman's platter with 3 choices: the crab cake was the sorriest excuse for crab cake that I have ever been served, the shrimps were barely acceptable, but the grouper fillet was very good. The string beans came directly out of the can. The service at the table was good, pleasant but... More 

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Colchester, Connecticut
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161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

Our hotel recommended the Cripple Crab, with good reason. Good food, well prepared, reasonably priced. The presentation here in unpretentious and the menu is the same. Workmanlike and highly enjoyable. Everything we ate was fine. Almost everything we ate was fried. The crab stew (not fried) was rich and full of crab meat. My combination plate (sautéed crab cake and... More 

1 Thank todbo
Clermont, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

Only got a bowl of crab stew and Caesar salad but thought the crab stew was delicious, full of crab meat. Would suggest you get salad dressing on the side because it was drenched, not as light as Caesar salads should be. Looked like good menu if you are in mood for seafood but can only vouch for the above.... More 

1 Thank Lorraine030
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

I went here for the first time. Oh my gosh! So good! We all ordered the crab leg special. One pound legs, salad, corn on tne cob, and bread for 9.99. These were the best crab legs I have ever had! It was so good, I called the next day to see if they were on special. I was going... More 

2 Thank dalgal911
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

I enjoyed the food so much in 2010 that I have been looking forward to returning to the Cripple Crab for the last two years. Hate to say, it's just not the same. Fish and shrimp are smaller, everything was overcooked. Raisins in cole slaw?? Never heard of and did not like. Had the same waitress from 2 years ago... More 

1 Thank mistyview
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Ok, it is a hole in the wall. That is ok though. The fried green tomato app. was not great nor were the mushrooms. The salads were good. The flounder, fried oysters, and fried shrimp were great. Crab cakes...come to Maryland for those. Overall a good meal. I would eat there again.

Thank Rkclimbr
Bluffton, South Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2012

I never order anything except the fried shrimp, which are fantastic. This place has the 1960's just-off-the-interstate (95) atmosphere. Reasonable prices and efficient, friendly service. The place could use an update, but I'd sit in a cardboard box to eat those shrimp.

2 Thank Kalimantan50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22733A Whyte Hardee Blvd, Hardeeville, SC 29927-5743
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Hardeeville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-784-2708

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