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Big Hot Crab

701 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5617
+1 530-879-1822
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot crab” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
“clam chowder” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
701 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5617
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a huge lunch, so just wanted a light dinner and just had to go here because we heard good things about it and like to go to seafood in a bag places. The 2 of us were not allowed to sit at the...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great fun restaurant for a group. The seafood is delicious and reasonably priced. We love the Lemon Pepper fries and the shrimp with house sauce...spectacular.

Thank TerriP645
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I stay at this hotel each time I visit at CSU Chico. The front desk staff is friendly and conscientious and the rooms are clean and nicely appointed. The pet fees are quite reasonable. Continental breakfast is included. The hotel is within walking distance of...More

Thank UniHotelMgr
Reviewed 12 April 2018

My wife and son brought me here for my birthday. We also wanted to eat food with just our hands. We had many questions about spiciness and amount of food. We had the shrimp, grayfish, sausage, potatoes and corn on the cob. All the food...More

Thank TripleTeepee
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was right next to the Quality Inn we stayed at, so it was just a stroll across the parking lot. The inside looks like a 50’s diner. It didn’t set high expectations for the food, so when we ate the food, it was...More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I had 1/2 pound of shrimp and regular fries. The fries are piping hot, thin, and crispy - perfect! Took me awhile to figure out that you remove the shrimp head first, then the rest of the shell. You can add potatoes, corn, sausage to...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived late after a long day of commuting at the hotel next door and asked for a quick and easy food option and the gal immediately recommended Big Hot Crab so we went for it. So glad we did!!! Tried the Boiled Shrimp and Dungeonous...More

1  Thank DaleDale2
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

If your ready for a good old fashioned shrimp boil. This will knock your socks off. The shrimp boil was amazing. The flavors were unbelievable, the seasonings left your taste buds begging for more. The sauce was simply amazing. I had to use the bread...More

Thank Bythelightofthemoon
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Seafood was fresh. Quite messy though which wasn't expected . The way the boil is done is good, but can be on the greasy side , otherwise good

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ordered a pound of shrimp, fried calamari, and french fries. Everything was delicious. The shrimp were gigantic and flavorful. The house sauce for the boils is great. They provide bibs and a wash station, which were definitely needed by the time we finished.

Thank Stephaniegeeze
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Restaurant Details

Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5617
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-879-1822
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