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“Stay with the basics”

The Crab's Claw Inn
Ranked #3 of 26 Restaurants in Lavallette
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Hicksville, NY
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Stay with the basics”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for years. Stay with the basics, broiled lobster, grilled fish and the food is great. The lobster bisque and shrimp salad are also very good. Avoid this place during peek tourist season the service and food aren't always good.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Wayne
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“When nothing else is open it okay”
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Just okay. Nothing to write home about. Stuff shrimp with crab bland , torpedo tips rubbery. But I guess for the shore it was alright. What a shame though, I thought Sandy would have made restaurants down there improve there standards. Just saying.

  • Visited June 2014
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Rockford, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfect Dinner”
Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Was down the shore for the day. Family recommended - was delicious! Chris our waiter was great! I enjoyed the Monday-Thursday specials menu. Would of liked to see some drink specials, but had a fantastic dinner!

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Marlboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Food and Music”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Have been there several times on and off season. Place is always great. Food and Music is wonderful. Crowd is over 30 which makes it even better.

Visited May 2014
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Lavallette, New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Depends on Bartender”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

I now live in Lavallette and this place is a mainstay. Good music on the weekend. Service depends on which bartender you get. Steve and one of the older gentlemen are great. Some of the others attitudes leave a little to desire. Cocky, arrogant, and they honestly could care less because place is always busy. Food is overpriced but good. $13 bucks for the bowl of Lobster Bisque-"Really" Its local so I go much better place is BYOB in Point Pleasant" Shore Fresh" better food for half the price no entertainment just good food and service.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Steve C
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