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Halibut Point Crab & Chowder


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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

"The HUGE live crabs are as fresh as you will ever find anywhere."
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" Really worth a stop - crab is fresh"
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" This is the standard that all Crab should be judged by."
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Seasonal hours: Closed Oct 2019-April 2020. Opening again May 2020!! LIVE-LOCAL-FRESH. Halibut Point Crab & Brew is located on the water at Old Sitka Cruise Ship Dock in Sitka, Alaska. Dungeness crab are our specialty, although king crab is also on our menu. The Dungeness crab are locally harvested by the Friske family and kept alive until you order it. All seafood lovers are welcome, but cruise ship passengers have the luxury of a short 1-minute walk from the ship to feast on our fresh Dungeness crab. Sit at a hand-crafted cedar picnic table under our spacious tent and enjoy the view of the water. Visit our live crab tank get your picture taken with a crab. We offer local Baranof Island Brewing
$16 - $65
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

I am not sure how you’d go here if you weren’t on a ship as it’s located ON the cruise ship dock. I had a half a steamed dungeness crab with melted butter and hot hush puppies and I was pretty happy. The quality made...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Becky F, Owner at Halibut Point Crab & Chowder, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2019

Glad you were happy with your meal! Our specialty IS our quality :) And, just in case you're ever back in Sitka, we are totally accessible from the main road, even if you're not a cruise ship passenger. Thanks for coming in and leaving a...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2019

First stop on the cruise was Sitka and we visited a few animal places and on the way back I popped into the Halibut Point tent. Imagine a festival and the food tent, it is like that. However, they have fresh crab, Dungeness and King,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Becky F, Owner at Halibut Point Crab & Chowder, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Thank you for the great review and for you business!

Reviewed September 11, 2019

We always stop by the Halibut Crab & Chowder for lunch after a morning of touring Sitka. We are there once a year. Tis is the first time that I am not giving them a five(5). This 4 is due to we ordered clam chowder...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Becky F, Owner at Halibut Point Crab & Chowder, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2019

We're so sorry we ran out of your favorite bread bowl! We appreciate your repeat business. Hope to see you again in 2020!

Reviewed August 29, 2019

This is the best clam chowder I have had in many years. VIsited ther tent getting back on Holland America Amserdam las week and decided to stop for a bowl of chowder before getting back aboard. Wow it was great.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

My fiancé and I stopped here for lunch, ( going back tomorrow 8/28) we went looking for this tent! Unless your getting off a cruise ship or a local it was a bit harder to find from justnthe sign on th road..... But was so...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Wasn’t hungry and was intimidated by the pricing, but ordered the full Dungeness Crab. And boy, was that the right decision! Tender, sweet and unbelievably flavorful. Yes, it’s expensive and yes, it’s a fair amount of work. But, you’re unlikely to be able to top...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

A pop up tent serving great grab dishes. I came back fro town and was a little early to board my cruise. So I had a fresh crab entree. Very good!! It was expensive for what i got but was well worth it.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

This restaurant is located in a tent next to the cruise terminal about 15 minutes shuttle ride from Sitka. Friendly service and compared with some other restaurants I saw in Alaska, it was quite reasonable. My wife had the Dungenss crab and it was very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

6 of us chowed down on the 2 combos that we ordered. It was SO good. We has some debate as to whether the flavor of the dungeness or the flavor of the king crab was superior. Since I am writing the review, I will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Becky F, Owner at Halibut Point Crab & Chowder, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

So glad you loved the crab! Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed June 29, 2019

I thought my husband had lost his mind stopping at this tent prior to getting back on the cruise ship. Not the case! This restaurant was amazing. Icy cold beer, hot delicious halibut and the fries were amazing. Service was terrific - people were super...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Becky F, Owner at Halibut Point Crab & Chowder, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Happy to hear about your experience! Thanks for your business and the review!

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Yes, wine is served as well
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