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Happy Crab

35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
+1 207-853-9400
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (43 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The seafood is always fresh and well prepared, however, their French Onion Soup is spectacular. The bowl is large and is a meal in itself. Perhaps a salad and a piece of their homemade pie would make a visit even better.

Thank ARTarea51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While you would expect to find seafood well prepared in any coastal town, that is often not the case. The Happy Crab is not a place with pretensions, just a neighborhood place. We went there because we wanted seafood and it was one of two...More

Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

One of us had a cup of clam chowda and the other seafood. Chowders cooked to order. Each was chock full of signature ingredients, lots of clams and the other with lobster, scallops, shrimp and fish. Outstanding. We both had the Captain's seafood platter. Generous...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The season was winding down at the end of September, but this place was full on a Wednesday night. I had the bacon wrapped, honey glazed baked scallops which were very good. Service was also good.

Thank retengr
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Happy Crab is a wonderful little place with the best bar tenders and waitstaff. They immediately make you feel like family. They have great food and strong drinks. The dollar bills pinned to the walls gives the place it's own unique style. I would...More

Thank Joanna V
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We love the Happy Crab & always look forward to our next visit. Waitstaff is was delightfully attentive. Tonight's entrees-baked scallops & lobster roll were tasty & well prepared.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Ate dinner here a couple of times. Decent fish and chips. Ample portions. Wait staff attentive.also good clam chowder.

Thank Jackie V
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch, both had fish and chips. Very reasonable priced, large portions and taste great. Service was super considering they were swamped.

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We'd been aiming for the Chowderhouse on our way back from PEI, but they were closed for an event, so the Happy Crab was it. Service a little slow, but the food was great and just what we wanted. We'd been eating a lot of...More

1  Thank eacberger
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We explored the downtown shops in Eastport on a Monday - a little slow considering the vacation time of year, but that did not take away from the experience and friendliness of the staff. Starting with the mussels, and moving to a lobster/shrimp/scalllop salad and...More

Thank Scott W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-853-9400
Popular Pub Style Menu: Good Food Fun Folks.
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