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J's Crabshack

2074 Park St, Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
+1 860-231-9545
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
“fries” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2074 Park St, Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

YESSSSS amazing food, never a disappointment. love, love, love, their fried calamari!!! a seafood joint should be just like this, rustic, fun, great service, and overall a cool atmosphere. the food is just great and the market really allows you to try your own version...More

Thank Jenna T
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Food was absolutely delicious. We split the 3 item planner & picked strip clans,shrimp & scallops. Batter was light and fantastic! You can either buy fresh raw seafood in one room, cafeteria/order at register in 2nd room, or dine in with great servers in 3rd...More

Thank Karinm64
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Nothing fancy here, industrial decor, paper plares and plastic forks. However, the seafood was excellent with very large portions of fresh prepared foodvat ver reasonable prices. Service was very quick. Overall nit fancy but great seafood and recommend this place

1  Thank traveler541
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Seafood is always on point! So fresh and no frills. Just good food. Fried lobster is soooo good. Hard to stay away

Thank tloren68
Reviewed 30 November 2017

J's Crabshack is a little bit hard to find. Overall, the seafood is fresh and good. We got take out on a Saturday night and surprisingly the sit down area was not full. Prices are very reasonable and people were friendly at the fish market/take...More

1  Thank msmia2017
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

When we walked in, Customers were lined up @ the Fish Market Counter, the 1st section. The middle section was pay-@-the-counter, & the 3rd section was full service. A private dining room was across the back. My party enjoyed the Lobster Ravioli ($14.95), Broiled Salmon...More

1  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 11 November 2017

You will always get good fresh seafood here - every time and at a reasonable price. But that's where is stops. Dark and dingy - mostly self service. Alcoholic beverages just a little pricey.

Thank NewEnglander41
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place is terrible we have eaten here before and had no issues but today we saw a man and child going back and forth in the kitchen, coming out and touching the garbage and going back and forth. We asked to speak to the...More

Thank mducasse28
Reviewed 15 October 2017

So many great options (huge menu) but because of other reviews, I did get the lobster roll. There was cold with mayo or hot with butter, and I want to go back for each one again. There's a fish market, restaurant, bar area and a...More

Thank LVSquared
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

There's a fish monger station, a counter to order at, and a sit-down waitered section. The tables and floors were quite sticky. The environment was also sports bar like with dim lighting and a couple televisions with sports. The food was acceptable but not great....More

Thank Oliver P
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Philander M
20 April 2017|
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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