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Review of Headhouse Crab and Oyster Co. - CLOSED

Headhouse Crab and Oyster Co.
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Description: Oysters, clams, seafood boils, lobster grilled cheese sandwiches, chowders, craft draughts and canned beers are just some of the deliciously fun options to dive into. David Ralic and Chef Mike Stollenwerk bring a fun casual seafooder to the Philadelphia food scene that will have you wanting more. Come taste the difference
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Description: Oysters, clams, seafood boils, lobster grilled cheese sandwiches, chowders, craft draughts and canned beers are just some of the deliciously fun options to dive into. David Ralic and Chef Mike Stollenwerk bring a fun casual seafooder to the Philadelphia food scene that will have you wanting more. Come taste the difference
Reviewed February 24, 2014

First off we are big food snobs ecspecially when it comes to seafood. We went on 2/22/14. This restaurant is located at the very end of South Street near the pier. The area they are located in is filled with many store vacancies. So it can easily be overlooked. We were seated right away, they had a fresh oyster bar. It was very prettty inside. Right away we were offered water drinks the martinis were very good. We were givne oyster crackers and horseradish. The crown was not pretentious at all. We had the fried green tomatoes PERFECT as shrimp appetizer HUGE and Tasty. We had the mussels and chorizo the flavor and freshness was a party in our mouths and huge portions. We then shared the Crab Kingdom it was HUGE they crab was cooked perfectly and sweet and succlent. The service was immpecable and we found out later it was the owner waiting on us as well as another swet young man. The owners mother came over to wish us a happy anniversary and then comped some of our meal due it being our anniversary.Also the prices are beyond resonable. I can not wait to go back when blue crabs are in season!!!!

2  Thank zanyce
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

We went for the Buck-a-Shuck oysters primarily, but found Headhouse so friendly and pleasing that we stayed for a couple hours having drinks and talking to the staff. We even had family meet us there after their formal dinner and they, too, were pleased. The bartender, Tom was friendly and even offered us a chance to learn how to shuck oysters. Dante, who was our instructor, was knowledgeable, extremely friendly, and made the experience a lot of fun. The atmosphere and decor is pleasing and a great place for friends to gather. Headhouse is a wonderful, more adult addition to South Street.

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1  Thank Caroline C
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Reviewed December 13, 2013

Traditional boil is insane as is the crispy calamari, which is gluten free! Really classy but casual spot. Extremely reasonable prices but you taste the quality.

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