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Clementes Maryland Crab House

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Venice Marina, 3939 Emmons Ave. Belt Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11235
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

There are many ways to describe Clementes. I stopped there after a volunteer beach clean up at Plum Beach, very nearby. It is a very retro place, much like Brooklyn in the 60s, especially the decor and atmosphere. The help, however, reflects the new generation of Brooklyn. The food is outstanding! Try the crab chowder for certain. During nice weather... More 

Thank Dan W
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Finding Clemente's was part of the experience. As close to the water as possible in Brooklyn at Sheeps Head Bay (I think) and what a find it was. The Honey and I got there early, it was before 5:00 and there was only one other table occupied. The staff seemed to be having their "pre-meal" meeting, but we were greeted... More 

Thank theDavidWD
Middle Village, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went there for a my girlfriend's birthday dinner. We were seated very quickly, the starters came out very quickly. The entries were held up but I believe this was due couple large parties being present. The price was very reasonable. Highly recommend.

Thank wisem0nkeys
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Big mistake, the writing was on the wall and i ignored it, my bad. I should have known i was in for a bad experience when the parking lot had alot of litter and the grade was "pending" from the board of health. Because we were a large group and i didnt coordinate this outting i turned a blind eye.... More 

Thank darcy f
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Pro's: The food and location are great. Con's: Pricey, LOUD, mediocre service, filthy bathrooms. The food is good BUT the location is peaceful and serene, but the obnoxious music blasting throughout destroys the setting. The service was barely acceptable. Women's bathroom has 2 stalls. One is out of order and the other was filthy, flooded, rolls of toilet paper on... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I been here couple of times mainly for the blue crabs (whole crab) they are small but tasty, i like that You can eat it outside so is not that messy. I tried the oysters and they were ok, the rest of the food just average. They only accept cash but have and atm machine.

Thank Marelisz
Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are looking for all you can eat crabs, this is the place to go in BK. Waitresses and waiters are nice, place might be a bit noisy/rowdy on Friday or Saturday nights but on weekdays it's pretty quiet. I've been there several times for crabs, always fresh. Also had lobster and clams on another occasion. It's best to... More 

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New York City, New York
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247 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We went there in the dead of winter with the groupon offer, and the food and service were surprisingly good! Crabs, being crabs, are messy to eat, and even though they were just regular crabs with Old Bay seasoning, at least they tasted fresh. Because it was winter, it got dark early so we couldn't see the views outside, but... More 

Thank mikitruax
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

im not a seafood foodie but this place makes me want to go again. had fresh oysters and littlenecks for appertizers. heavily spiced all you can eat crabs for 33$ a person as well as 4 different types of crab combo. i felt was pretty good. i will return.

1 Thank J C
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

A lot of folks in brooklyn heard of this place but few have ventured out this far - you must know that it's def. worth it. I visited Clementes on Fri Feb 28th with a group of friends - outdoor section was obviously closed but the bar and diner sections were in full swing. The waitress was really helpful in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venice Marina, 3939 Emmons Ave. Belt Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11235
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-646-7373

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