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The Crab Shack

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1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
+1 2663009
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Brigantine, New Jersey
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the freshest seafood all year long the Crab Shack can not be beat. I love their scallops, and their lobster roll is awesome.

Thank JFW3015
Portage, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Wrote review on wrong Crab Shack the other day. The small seafood market/restaurant in Atlantic City NJ was the place we went. Seafood was excellent. Visit was offseason, but it was an incredible meal for a decent price. We had the salmon steak, actually was twice the size of any salmon steak my daughter ever had in a restaurant. It... More 

Thank Beverly V
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visit when you can. The couple that owns it really knows how to host and cook. I had the dungeness crab special. Great service and fresh.

Thank Keith K
Sacramento CA
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Stopped here while in Atlantic City for a conference. Worth the short drive. As it was the off season, a more limited menu with fixed price was available. Food was extremely fresh and very flavorful. Scallops were particularly good. Not a lot of them for the price but still very tasty. Clearly has a good local following which it deserves... More 

1 Thank Hiker-7
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant with a lot of flavor. Had the fried calamari, excellent, nice size. Husband had the seafood platter which he enjoyed very much. Service was good, friendly people.

Thank Julia C
Karthaus, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went in the early part of October 2016, the OFF SEASON. There was NO waiting at all, the service was casual but very good and friendly, like we were old friends coming to dinner. Prices are very good, esp for jumbo shrimp. This is a BYOB place, so don't expect a beer or wine, unless you bring it. OFF... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I went with my family- 6 of us- and had a wonderful dinner. We got there about 7pm on a Friday night and were greeted warmly. There was a table available immediately and the service was excellent. It is BYOB which I love- brought a bottle of Chardonnay. My 2 year old daughter was with us and there were other... More 

Thank Melissa G
Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Went last night. Had fried haddock platter, stuffed shrimp, crab cakes, & captain 's choice grilled platter. Plates were very full & the food was hot. The best meal was the stuffed shrimp. Lots of crab stuffing very little bread crumbs. The grilled plate was a bit plain but not over cooked. I recommend take out as the seating area... More 

Thank Berryeats
Staten Island, New York
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had lunch of clams casino, salmon and crabcake sandwich. The staff was very friendly and service was good. It had a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. The food was average and overpriced.

Thank Elizabetharrabito
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Needed a quick take out for my family after an exhausting day. Had the Lobster Bisque Soup, Fish and Chips, Mahi Mahi sandwich and Coconut Shrimp. Everything was really excellent. Cooked to perfection and satisfying portions. I will, absolutely, return!!!!

Thank IloveNewYorker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Brigantine
  • Phone Number: +1 2663009

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