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The Crab House

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3 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
(281) 334-3360
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This restaurant is pretty damm good i reccoment the fried shrimp or buffet. The air conditiong is ice cold and beer is too. I love this place and the food is fresh as it can get.

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Thank konikowski
Houston, Texas
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Great view, good food but mostly fried. Service is good too. The bar is nice and will make you good drinks.

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Thank Katzzam
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Closed for business at this location. Now there is a Lighthouse buffet in it's place, but no crab on the buffet.

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Thank Mermaid4643
Teller County, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Our group was seated outside near the water with a great view watching private boats come and go and people walking along boardwalk. Food was good but pricy. The menu had a good variety of choices to pick from and not just crab. They also had a playground for the kids to play on before and after dinner.

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Thank Greg N
Waxhaw, North Carolina, USA
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

In the mood for Crab - eat here and enjoy other amenities as well including site seeing,attractions for kids shopping...etc

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Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Lovely outdoor seating and a crab leg buffet with salad? What more can a girl ask for? Oh yeah... topping off with choclate mousse!!!

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

The lines are long here because of the great location but the food is fried, fried, fried!

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Thank Prisshm
el paso
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2006

good food---a little over-priced. there with a party of six. gratuity was added to the tab--what's funny is that we would have tipped a lot higher, but they went ahead and added the tip. so hey-hey-----the wait person lost out! food was okay--nothing outstanding.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: (281) 334-3360

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