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“Amazing seafood salad”
Review of Holy Crab

Holy Crab
Ranked #2 of 64 Restaurants in Kep
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Cambodian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Providing good services, good foods, good drinks and good atmosphere to all clients bass on first come first serve system.
Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Amazing seafood salad”
Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Went here a couple of times for lunch and while it's tempting to keep going back to crab and pepper sauce, I opted to try a couple fo seafood salads (banana flower salad and green mango salad) both of which were absolutely amazing. Service is also a lot more friendly and attentive than next door at Kimly. Highly recommended!

  • Visited January 2014
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Kep”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

It looks, tastes, and feels upscale, but is actually not more expensive than the other restaurants in the crab market in Kep. The crab dishes are really well done, but they have a lot of other stuff on the menu. Maybe most impressive is the kitchen is completely in full view when you walk in and it is spotless! We've gone many times and so far I think my favourite is the crab hot pot, just so flavourful and delicious!

  • Visited December 2013
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“We went back 3 times.”
Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

It lives up to its name, the crab in any form is delicious. We have tried 3 different crab dishes and they all where amazing. Also the other grilled sea bits where great. Staff is great and friendly and speak english well and the view is amazing.

They close on wed or thursday afternoon when the staff goes to study.

Go there if your in kep.

Visited December 2013
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Siam Reap Cambodia
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187 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Upmarket restaurant amonst the crab shacks”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Good food fast service and clean. If you look either side it is the original crab restaurants. This just has a bit more style. But you must eat in one of the other ones to.
Try the tempura vegetables well worth it

Visited November 2013
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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Excellent seafood”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

We were recommended another restaurant by our hotel but were attracted by the name!
This was a superb meal. We live in an area that has excellent seafood so are not easily impressed but really enjoyed fish brochette starter, followed by steamed crab in coconut, squid with Kamkot pepper and morning glory as vegetable.
You can view the kitchen as you enter and it is spotlessly clean.
The tables are on an extended area overlooking the water, with a wonderful view.
Service is good allowing for some language problems - this is easily surpassed by asking for the head waitor . It is just the beginning of the season after all.

  • Visited November 2013
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