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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2613 Hampden Blvd, Reading, PA 19604-1010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here with relatives to celebrate two birthdays and we will never go back again. Our daughter ordered a bottled beer and it took over ten minutes to get it. Our waitress said the bar tender was new and having trouble finding it. She...More

Thank Deborah J B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were looking for a restaurant with a selection of seafood beyond the typical salmon and tilapia. The dinner menu is extensive with several options from shellfish to steak. The drink menu is excellent featuring both traditional to Caribbean. All was well until the food...More

Thank mikefaith2017
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first and unfortunately last time here. Half way through my meal, I found a hair that clearly did not belong to myself or boyfriend in my food. So gross!

Thank JillyBean255
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times. Food is going downhill...portions get smaller, food is not prepared well, dry, tasteless crab cakes, ice cold oysters on my po boy, glassware and silverware dirty, servers could care less. Place is always dead...4 or 5 dining rooms and several...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've heard several people say it is expensive. I disagree. It is 100% better than going to a chain seafood restaurant and prices are comparable. Food has been excellent each time, service solid and the atmosphere is fun and reminds me of the shore. They...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I start by saying I am very picky when it comes to crab. I was born and raised around the eastern shore. Calling ahead the person was very helpful to tell me that they do not used Old Bay on their crabs, but a Jo...More

Thank Wayne3866
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This was our first time visiting and we were very disappointed. The server was great , she knew a lot about the menue and kept asking if we needed anything. The decorations and the music was great. The food on the other hand was disgusting....More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The food was very good! The bread is amazing! I had the crab cakes which were excellent. Had calamari for an appetizer, that was also very good. Hubby had the lobster pot and he said it was OK. Not great, but OK. I gave the...More

Thank ladyhawk237
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Just left the Crab Barn and won’t be back. Big disappointment!!! Noticed the manager talking to at least 3 other tables apologizing for running out of items. Sat night, early, 6:30, not a big crowd - don’t understand that at all. Gentleman at other table...More

Thank Knmcc1
Reviewed 23 February 2018

However, the waitress isn't why we patronized the restaurant, but that is why I gave it two stars. I'll also mention that the decor was nice and cleaniness of the place was good. My fiance ordered the fish and chips. Fish was absolutely tasteless. Large...More

Thank Del B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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