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The Saucy Crab

4020 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2501
+1 919-235-1935
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
25 Jun 2017
9 Aug 2017
“Best Place in Durham for Soft-shell Crab”
Closed Now
Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
4020 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2501
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

In my search for soft-shell crab, I searched Google and The Saucy Crab appeared on the list. Although I've been here numerous times, I failed to notice soft-shell crab on their menu. This item is a New Orleans staple, and I wasn't disappointed at the...More

Thank jw0413
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Each of us ordered a very different type of meal and each one was quite good. I will say, the po boy that my friend ordered looked the best, too bad I can't eat bread!!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I love going all over the world to try crawfish so when I found this spot I had to try it. We drove a hour just to check this place out. The prices are amazing and it was worth the drive. When you are seated...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This was the worst restaurant I've ever eaten at!!! Sweet potato Fries and hush puppies were soaked in grease. Seafood greasy and mushy. Grandson was sick after dinner. Restrooms filthy. We all left feeling gross and angry to have "wasted" $95.00 on slop!

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I knew we were in trouble the minute we walked in. The restaurant was dirty, unpainted, smelled and dark. It looks as though the owners opened a run down business and could not afford a coat of paint. Pick nick tables were used and brown...More

1  Thank cburch
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The all-u-can-eat crab legs was a great experience. The legs were brought out in individually portioned baggies (maybe 1#?) and were cooked very well. Not mushy and overcooked. The service was very attentive and we were not left sitting there w/empty plates for very long...More

1  Thank tony j
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

At first I was very skeptical about coming in seeing the parking lot empty at 6pm on a Friday night. However, the meal was delicious we had the snow crab as a combo everything down to the potatoes were great! I know there are some...More

1  Thank Christy C
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Visted the Saucy Crab Durham NC April 30 2016. People please dont waste your money on the food. Order 2 flounder meals that were both overcooked. Food took about 45 mins to come out. Now if youre thirsty and want something good to drink the...More

3  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Went here on a Sunday evening. They were not busy. Restaurant and rest rooms needs to be kept cleaner. Shrimp ,clams mussels were overcooked and not very good. French fries overcooked and very greasy. Service was just ok. Not a good value for the price...More

Thank budv
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Found a very nice crab and seafood restaurant located in Durham - will come back for the all you can eat crab legs on Monday nights - make sure to ask for plenty of napkins - the sauce is very good but can get messy....More

Thank Fields J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4020 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-235-1935
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