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The Crab Shack

1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
+1 2663009
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (20 reviews)
“cole slaw” (10 reviews)
“crab cakes” (37 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something has changed. Drastically for the worst.. My buddy and I stopped in for one of our favorite Jersey shore Lobster Rolls. We’ve had them plenty of times in the past here and liked them tremendously. Well this time it was near if not the...More

Thank ken k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I were visiting the area for a few days and wanted a place to have seafood. This place showed up on several websites,so we decided to try it. You were rushed to order food because it's an assembly line set up,the staff...More

Thank epaul610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, we drove in and saw pirates outside, smoking. Turns out, those are employees. We walk into a little room with a dirty kitchen and watch as they pick the rotten lettuce out of their lettuce bin. We order lobster rolls. We watch as they...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have closed down.. there is a sign that the building is for sale. I was so disappointed because that was the best place in brigantine

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I was craving lobster. I would have preferred more than 1 lb but with the clams, shrimp, corn, and slaw, it was plenty. BYOB. Friendly staff. Above all, fresh fish.

Thank ellen5181
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Great Food, Friendly staff! Tiny dinning room and a retail seafood counter in the front but don't let that stop you. The food is top notch and portions are generous, if your in Brigantine definitely eat here!

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Down the casinos for the day and left them for some real seafood! This is the place to go! More of a takeout place...you can eat outside on the picnic tables. Get the fried shrimp platter... Delicious!!

Thank EaglesMom
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My husband really loves seafood and I suggested we try the crab shack since the reviews were good. It is very small, only 5 tables. But the waitress was great. The hushpuppies were delish. My husband got a broiled seafood platter that had flounder, shrimp,...More

Thank Dawn U
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The fish was fresh and delicious, a bit pricey. We had grouper sandwiches and mahi mahi, cole slaw was tasty and fresh. Fries were good. Outdoor seating is nice, inside dated and dismal. They need to freshen up place a bit and make it more...More

Thank italiancan
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I go into Brigantine several times over the summer. I pass by all the time but have not stopped in. I was surprised at the great selection of take out or eat in or buy and cook yourself. There is even seating but I opted...More

1  Thank jessicakG2361BO
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Questions & Answers
Caryn A
25 August 2016|
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Response from Zanne-14 | Reviewed this property |
No but I assume you can BYOB.
7 August 2016|
Response from ZeroTTZero | Reviewed this property |
I can't answe that question. You should contact the restaurant or check out their website.
12 July 2015|
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Response from gderitis | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any negative attitude from the owner or anyone else working in there. They have always been very nice to me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Brigantine
  • Phone Number: +1 2663009
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