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The Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Co.

55 W Laurel Dr, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1249
+1 609-601-7533
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab melt” (22 reviews)
“texas toast” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
55 W Laurel Dr, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1249
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit and it did not disappoint. The crab melt was by far the best item ordered. The chicken caprese and burger were also good. The only disappointing item was the cream of chicken soup. We tried other items on previous visits and were...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was hoping for more but more was not forthcoming. Plastic utensil and sub par food is an combination for failure. Would not go back there again.

Thank ischianick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way into OC to start vacation. Great food and great staff. The surf n turf burger was a mouthful.....juicy and tasty. Crab soup was killer. Definitely a great way to start or end your stay in OC.

Thank NYersX4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Life as a retiree is FAB! One of our pleasures has been trying restaurants featured on the show Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. Have to say that The Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Co. is a WINNER! My husband had the crab cake melt...Maryland crab...More

Thank TobysMom02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very small maybe 10 tables. Service was slow but this is like a pizzeria serving seafood. I think it's also a good take out place. We had lunch and it was perfect. The cream of crab soup which was good. But this...More

Thank Robinflion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids here yesterday after seeing the clip on Diners Drive-ins and Dives. It's a small but really friendly restaurant. Our server was a young man and an exceptional waiter. Very engaging and seemed like he genuinely wanted us to enjoy our first visit....More

Thank mtheilig1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great spot. We were visiting friends for a day at the shore, and they suggested this place, which they had never tried, somewhat based on the Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives connection. What a fun time! Super casual, great service, very friendly. Not expensive, really yummy...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Best selections of homemade soups and grilled cheese sandwiches. I am working my way through the menu and have yet to be disappointed. Venue is nothing special, but it's all about the food. Great flavors and ample portions. Be sure to save room for some...More

Thank RpII
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Yes a little pricey but extremely tasty. I had the crab melt which was awesome! This is a DDD Guy Fieri spot and worth the hype! Can't wait to go back and try other offerings.

Thank twin123185
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A local favorite that features grilled cheese, crab cakes and great soups. We all had variations of the grilled cheese sandwiches and the Cream of Crab Soup. Everything was excellent and the service was great. We have tried the crab cakes before and they were...More

Thank Joseph C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W Laurel Dr, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1249
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-601-7533
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We are not the biggest company and we like it that way. Our family of employees in South Jersey all show up each morning to achieve the same goal: provide our guests with the utmost respectable service, while you enjoy fun local farm fresh to table items our Chef Dominic Stigliano creates in the kitchen . We are not "fine-dining" and we are not "casual dining." We like to consider ourselves "fun casual dining." We want every guest to dine in and have fun creating their own dishes. Come in and meet our family or enjoy eating in the comfort of your own home as we also deliver and do take out!
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