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The Black Crab - CLOSED

Moo 6, Soi Baan Laemhin, Thepkrasattri Rd | Koh Kaew, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 86 271 6175
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“mud flats” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Moo 6, Soi Baan Laemhin, Thepkrasattri Rd | Koh Kaew, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Our last night in Phuket and we finally come across this little gem! Mhor Add Seafood (formally The Black Crab). One of 4 floating restaurants on the mud flats close to Leam Him Pier. From the welcome you get from the staff to the quality...More

Thank deju1
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Nice and typical place where eat good seafood!! Go there during the evening to enjoy the great sunset on the lagoon. Good fish and right prices!

Thank Pria1987
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Reviewed 26 September 2014

Best meal we have had after 2 weeks in Thailand. Get the taxi to drive you to Laem Hin Pier about 10 minutes north of Phuket Town. You will drive through this great little village and eventually arrive at a pier which extends over very...More

2  Thank Aussie-CBCC
Reviewed 3 June 2014

My wife and I have just returned from dinner at Mhor Add Seafood, formerly The Black Crab. It is the quiet season and there were only two other tables besides our that had diners. It was a cool night and it was raining for a...More

3  Thank John D
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Having lived in Phuket for over two years, I thought I'd enjoyed most dining experiences but a trip on a long tail boat to the floating restaurants near Phuket Town was something new. There are about five floating restaurants, I was one of a group...More

2  Thank SimonOH
Reviewed 17 December 2012

We had a lovely time at the Black Crab, very polite and the food was sublime. Great breeze and lovely view. Really cool choosing your fish from the nets. Drinks were cold and we had a great time on the ride out there. Will be...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 12 December 2012

I'm now holidaying in Bangtao, Phuket and I've just had my dinner at The Black Crab with my family of 5 adults - 3 ladies, 2 guys. We had a good-sized lobster - with each half of the lobster cooked in different styles; a good-sized...More

1  Thank Francis Y
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Be prepared. You will drive through a few villages - don't be alarmed. You will arrive at a pier and board a longboat. If the tide is out, you will be walking above mudflats, and probably crawling from boat to boat to get to the...More

3  Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 29 August 2012

I would never have heard about this restaurant or even been able to find it, if my friend hadn't taken me there, pleased they did. It was an unusual but fun experience and something very different to the usual tourist restaurant experience. Very cheap too.

2  Thank Mick B
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Absolutely loved the long boat out to the restaurant, the creaky wooden boards and the live seafood that is fished out of the nets from underneath. Not cheap but worth every penny if youre looking for something different.

Thank Snooze6
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moo 6, Soi Baan Laemhin, Thepkrasattri Rd | Koh Kaew, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town
  • Phone Number: +66 86 271 6175
  • E-mail
Welcome to a unique on-the-sea southern Thai dining experience on the east coast of Phuket at Laem Hin. Only two minutes by a FREE longtail taxi boat ride from Phuket mainland.As all of our seafood is kept live on the premises, you can personally select your own fresh Grouper, White Snapper, Lobster, Blue Crab, and of course, Black Crab.Make it a daytrip by visiting nearby Coconut Island (Koh Maprao), Rang Yai Island, or go snorkelling at Koh Kai Nok...
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