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“Great seafood freshly prepared.”

The Crab's Claw Inn
Ranked #4 of 27 Restaurants in Lavallette
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 20, 2011

Great fresh seafood. The grilled scallops were the best I have ever tasted.

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Reviewed August 7, 2011

I grew up on the shore & went to the " Crab Claw " on a regular basis. Parents were paying then. Well, when I had a child, thought it be nice to follow tradition, What a disappointment!!!!!! Actually went there twice with children, & they're meals were priced average. But they're glass of milk & 1 scoop of ice cream, cost the same price of an average adult meal. I was astonished that I was paying $ 15 for a glass of milk & 1 one scoop of regular, plain, ordinary, vanilla ice cream! So, you figure if you take 2 children, & 2 adults, expect to pay around $150-$200! That's w/out drinks ( alcohol ) No thanks.... I'd rather get a bushel of " GOOD " crabs, 30 pack of beer, gallon of milk, pint of " plain vanilla" ice cream... Have a lot more & spend $150 less & not have to drive & be comfortable in my own home! Why go out for something when you can do it better at home?!?!?!

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Reviewed July 29, 2011

The food was descent, but the entrees were $24-40. Expensive for what it is. We waited over an hour for a table. The waitress got our; drinks wrong, salads wrong, entrees wrong and took forever. I'm not going back to eat again.

I would return for the bar scene, it was great.

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Reviewed July 29, 2011

Second time there in as many weeks, everything was perfect. Kudos~

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

My grandparents and their friends closed it nightly in the summertime1930s and stumbled home happy! Now it caters to vacation house renters, visitors, day trippers and seniors from the mainland. The food is bland but adequate, the bar is great fun, the line can go around the block in July and August. Order a bloody mary and a crab cake or fried flounder - stick with the standards.

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