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Crusty Crab Takeaway

2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7754
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crispy crab” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish and chips in Russell after a long drive up from Auckland- was a welcome and enjoyable meal to takeout and eat in the peace and quiet of our motel. Not greasy and a good flavour with generous portions. Staff were very friendly too. Worth...More

Thank Binny67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge portions, well battered fresh fish, and totally juicy. They used fresh Hoki fish. Great Fantastic Food served.

Thank Jadie_Lye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my, most amazing fish & chip shop, the hoki was very big & just melted in my mouth! Sat on the wharf & ate our fish and chips, perfect Saturday lunch! Was also good on price for the 6 pieces we got as well...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

For a takeaway shop - five stars. We ordered burgers ($9 a piece from memory), fish, chips and wedges. Good serving sizes. Freshly made, not greasy, good serving sizes.

Thank NZJaxC
Tracy P, Owner at Crusty Crab Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your comment. We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had 'fish of the day' gurnard and chips, and oysters - all very delicious. It is very hard to get good fish & chips where we are from - they were delicious!! And I hardly every eat oysters as normally I am disappointed but they...More

1  Thank MegG972
Tracy P, Owner at Crusty Crab Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you for that. We do love our local oysters and we are very pleased you enjoyed them.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Nice fish food, not to greasy with friendly staff. Should try their Ham burgars which are very tasty.

1  Thank yachtaiwa
Reviewed 3 May 2017

When you are a Kiwi, Fish n Chips are a regular thing. The place was busy which is always a good sign. We ordered battered scallops, fish, hotdogs, chicken tenders and at another time burgers and of course chips. No disappointments at all. Fish was...More

2  Thank MariceNZ
Reviewed 20 April 2017

if you find yourself in Russell around a lunch time. Look up the Crusty Crab. We watch to see where the locals go for lunch. We saw so many stop in, order, pick up and walk away. So seeing there were several little tables with...More

2  Thank jbakker
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our cruise ship was docked in New Zealand's Bay of Islands and we had taken the ferry to Russell. It is one of the most tranquil places I have visited in my life. Nobody hurries and that includes the car drivers who have pedestrians ambling...More

1  Thank DoctorBrian2013
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Terakihi was on special with chips $10 so got two for us. A micro pottle of vinegar and it was SMALL, 50c. Like most things in Russell you pay through the nose so $20 was about what you would expect for this over the top...More

Thank 831memememe
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Rating summary
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cass Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7754
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