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Gettin' Crabby at the Crab Barn

2613 Hampden Blvd, Reading, PA 19604-1010
+1 610-921-1650
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab bisque” (9 reviews)
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2613 Hampden Blvd, Reading, PA 19604-1010
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I was a cook here for a few weeks, and the way they have all the prices set, youd believe you would be getting quality ingredients. That is not the case. If food is ever sent back, we just recook the same piece of meat...More

Thank firefly123az
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We received 2 gift cards for The Crab Barn and made 2 different visits for dinner. We had high hopes for them as they recently renovated and reopened. The Inside didn’t look very different to me. Both visits were myself, hubby and 2 kids age...More

Thank foodieblandon
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I will start by saying I love getting to look inside old barns so this was a real treat! It is very tastefully decorated and under new ownership in the last year. Pur waitress Rachel was great. Our appetizers were boom boom shrimp and crab...More

Thank vlm132
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I guess I had too high of expectations from all the hype. We were there on a Saturday at 4pm. Not very busy, which I am assuming do to the time. We ordered drinks, appetizers and main meal. One of my pet peeves is being...More

Thank goldendog1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We waited a little bit to the excitement of the restaurant opening and it was worth the wait. The food was really good and the service was good. We will go back to try some of the other food we wanted to try.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Brother and I,with wives took our mother here for her birthday. Decor is really nice. Must have sunk alot into the old barn. Place was all but empty. But it was 2 o'clock in afternoon. Our waitress was very friendly. Started with the crab bisque,...More

Thank rod9396
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and i came here for my birthday because i was hungry for scallops. It was around 6 on a Friday evening so we were worried about getting a table. We were seated quickly though. The place is so big now that they can...More

Thank pharmer88
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for our anniversary and it was fantastic! He ordered a crab bucket and added in crawfish. I had the crab legs. Outside of eating right off the shore, this is the next best thing. Great portions, great prices and...More

1  Thank kdraz99
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were back in the area and wanted to visit the crab barn. Found it was under new management after being closed for about 10 years I am told. It's been 17 years since I visited last. I can sure say it is much better...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were surprised when we were in the area and saw this had finally opened again. We loved the old Crab Barn. Unfortunately, very disappointing this time. Seemed clean and decorated nicely. A nice crowd, but not full. Seated immediately, but went down-hill from there....More

1  Thank Charles D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 Hampden Blvd, Reading, PA 19604-1010
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 610-921-1650
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