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“Wonderful fusion”
Review of Fatty Crab

Fatty Crab
Ranked #3,727 of 13,639 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: West Village
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful fusion”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Very relaxed. Great cocktails. Food to share. Not sure you'd want to go here on a date if you love to dig into your crab! Great vibe. Super music.

  • Visited November 2013
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Amazing Seafood!”
Reviewed November 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The restaurant is tiny, but the flavors are not! Also, excellent service in a city not always known for that.

Visited November 2013
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fatty Crab is a jewel in the NYC crown”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We visited Fatty's 4 years ago and had an amazing meal. We came with some friends and had to come back to Fatty's. The crab was as amazing as I'd remembered it. Yes it's messy and yes it is a bit of work to eat, but don't let that put you off - unless you are a lazy eater and would rather your food was presented in a ready to ready fashion...

Cannot fault this place. The service was excellent and very friendly. We will definitely be back next time we visit New York.

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Thank LothianArab
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Incredible food, nice neighborhood right near highrise”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Very tasty, pretty fatty (as advertised), spicy and good.

Have the beef rendang and the watermelon pickle and crispy pork - you'll have a coronary, but you'll die happy

I'd go back but I live in Boston.

  • Visited October 2013
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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Wish I could tell you to get the crab...”
Reviewed October 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

...But it really was tough to eat. Cocktails were good, but a small pour. It wasn't bad by any means, but at this price point there are so many other places that do this kind of food so much better, I wouldn't actively return.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Amy T
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