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Crab Club

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 98472 09933
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed this restaurant in the past and once again it comes out as our usual restaurant for eating. Clean efficient and friendly staff always willing to please excellent food but a little more pricey than some.., Tandoori is open nightly and the breads are good.

Thank IMK24
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fish restaurant with helpful staff right on the waterfront, with two floors. Good choice of fresh fish and desserts.

Thank powys2015
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view, excellent food and nice staff! I advice to sit upstairs than you have a nice view over the sea!

Thank Margriet K
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place but not sure if my rice biriyani contained MSG which was a bit disappointing. The crab we had was excellent and could not fault the service.

Thank Sarah C
San Francisco, California
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123 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Second level is open to the sky and great for a group or large family. Lots of shell fish on ice at the entrance. Staff was very helpful on cooking choices for ghe shellfish.

Thank tyagi
Andover, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A really great place - good friendly service, relaxed atmosphere overlooking Kovalam Beach. Good prices and no rush to get you out. Free wifi, and great fresh fish - brilliant tiger prawns cooked how you like. Best on the front

Thank Peter F
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place ticks all of the boxes. Ashok and the team bend over backwards to help with food and allowed credit card payments with the help of the boys next door at Silver Palace (a great clothes and jewellery place!). They kept me in food and drink when I was without cash. Never had a bad meal. Prime sea front... More 

Thank Karen I
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

the food here is no doubt very tasty but it is extremely spicy. I would recomend u that if u r having food in this restaurant please tell the person to make ur food without spices

Thank Pokemongo
Coimbatore, India
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156 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

First of all, the waiter helps with our order and suggest accordingly. Next important thing is the crab, so fresh... Taste is awesome and well-prepared. Seeing varieties of crab recipes at one place is something different. Ambience is great.

1 Thank Dinesh_cbe
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Must go if you want to try crabs. They have live crabs, you can select whichever you want to eat. Then they will cook it fresh for you. Taste was superb, we tried mud wtaer crab (black crab). Cost is reasonable, 600 for 2 crabs and 400 for one crab.

Thank Khushboo V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 98472 09933

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?