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J's Crab Shack

2074 Park St, Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
+1 860-231-9545
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (52 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2074 Park St, Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We ordered the shrimp & fish, and large seafood soup. The shrimp & fish is excellent, with large portion. The seafood is lacking something, the broth is bland, we added some salt to make it better. Overall, I would recommend this joint.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Drove out of the way to find this place and it did not disappoint! Fresh seafood, prepared to order with a fresh market next door. Now, it's not the nicest looking place, but the food makes up for the lack of fine decor.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Perry333
Reviewed 28 September 2018

we walk in an we were acknowledged , and they asked us where we wanted to sit, and they said so you wanna sit at the bar or at the booth, so we said the bar , and we got water right away, and then...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jerilyn d
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Lobster dinner and broilded sea scallops melted in our mouths. Fish market is fabulous! Have since shopped in market so fresh! Prices are less than other places we've been. I keep telling friends about it!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tirrannabc
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Hidden in the back of an old warehouse area(they really need a bigger sign), you first walk into the fish market, then the self serve area(complete with eel tank), good for quick service. We chose the full service restaurant with full bar. Typical sea side...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gipsygman
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I love their fried clam strips-the servings are plentiful and delicious. I usually eat on the side where there is no waitstaff, so you order your food at the counter, but there has never been a long wait or a wrong order.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank carlascomputer
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We particularly enjoyed their combination of fried shrimp, belly clams and fries. Absolutely delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 7snooky9
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We came here for Whole Belly Clams, but also ordered the Lobster Bisque b/c reviews sounded good. The Bisque was ready before we had a chance to find a seat, which we hurriedly did as the server seemed impatient. The table was not clean. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jan A
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

It has been a few years since we ate at this restaurant. Today is a totally different experience. They now have a choice of table service and a full bar. While most people are ordering on line and looking for tables we sat and waited...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Needed something quick before heading to the airport. Don't usually get seafood fried but the chef here knows his way around the fryer. Fish & chips was presumably cod and a massive portion. Tender & flavorful without too much breading, it was piping hot. Fries...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CWnut
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Philander M
20 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Travel33871 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do - you pay market value for them!!! The menu is online - they have Lobster Dinner 1¼ to 3lb. and Twin 1¼lb. Lobster Dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2074 Park St, Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-231-9545
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