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“Did someone say YUMMO?” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Boiling Crab

The Boiling Crab
Ranked #15 of 417 Restaurants in Garden Grove
Price range: $40 - $300
Cuisines: Seafood, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Cypress, California
Level Contributor
64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Did someone say YUMMO?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Luv this spot for delicious peel and eat shrimp and crawfish! The food is simple - but oh so good, the fries are delicious too. I was not to crazy about the sausage. Also, go for the mild "whole she bang" sauce on your first visit if you are not a fan of spicy foods. Lastly, If you arrive during peak business hours, be prepared for a long line... however, it is well worth the wait. ENJOY!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lousianna cruisine taste in SoCal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

Why go to Louisanna...while you can get a taste of Louisanna taste in SoCal. This is the original place before all other new imitation ".....crab" popping up everywhere. We loved this place because of cozy likes some real shack place in Louisanna, the decor and a simple menu with a fast service that makes everyone happy when they come in hunry!! In addition, the food experience is definitely given you a Louisanna styles and taste. Pricings are very affordable and highly recommended for anyone whom has not been try it yet.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank danguyen12
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Tracy, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2013

This place is to die for we try and eat here any chance we get,the food is off the chart and there service is tops. And have a drink while your at it you'll be there a while having a great family time and leaving with a smile and a full belly to boot!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Anthony G
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Bedford, Texas
Level Contributor
100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“My Favorite Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is where I go to treat myself! Forget the fancy restaurants with the overpriced food. This is where it's at if you're looking for some of the best seafood you've had. Yes, it's messy. Yes, it's casual. Yes, the food is AMAZING. I recommend the king crab or snow crab, the whole-sha-bang seasoning (includes all of the seasoning options), and add in some potatoes and corn. The shrimp is also excellent, as well as the sweet potato fries. Too bad this place isn't a well kept secret, because you really have to pick an off time to go if you don't want a wait. Even at 8:00 on a Monday night, we still waited 20 minutes. But no complaints, as I have waited over an hour before on a weekend to have my favorite meal.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank akc375
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Rockwall, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Just didn't like it....”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

The king crab was not good, but it was cheaper than I'm used to. I'd rather pay more and get better quality food. There are no plates. You eat off the paper tablecloth that they put down. Your food is brought to you in a clear sack that is carried to your table in a metal bucket. The other tables seem to be enjoying the atmosphere and food. My family just didn't like the concept of the restaurant. Obviously others do like the concept since there are other locations. My family left still hungry. Our bill was $75 for four of us so we call it our expensive appetizer.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank MW1710
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