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The Crab Bucket

299 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7241
+1 865-298-5669
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (7 reviews)
“waffle fries” (5 reviews)
“cheese curds” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
299 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7241
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I tried this place on a whim. We did the all you can eat crab legs which are fantastic. They have a great flavor and are cooked perfectly. A must try in the Oak Ridge area.

1  Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Laid back, friendly, great drink and food specials.n My friends and I went for some oysters on the half and ended up having that and more. And the dart board and 2.00 Fireball shots kept us entertained. Nice crowd. Felt like I had known everyone...More

Thank Barbie P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were very excited to have a new seafood restaurant near but we wasn’t impressed on our first visit so we decided to go back and try them again, everything was about the same , I ordered crab legs, there was 1 very small cluster...More

Thank Pam2680
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Beyond slow. Once we finally got food will still had to wait for silverware. The corn was not good and the shrimp portions were small. Waitress seemed to hate her job. Was told I can’t speak to a manager when I got a bill and...More

2  Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Only thing positive I can say is that the two waitresses are really trying to save a sinking ship. They were the only thing in this place that resemble a real restaurant. The food is terrible, but you are paying Joe's Crab Shack pricing. The...More

2  Thank H9928ETscottw
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I liked the choices. The Service was a little slow and our little one got impatient. It was late in the evening and not very busy so couldn't understand why so slow.

Thank 106janaj
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Oak Ridge specifically to enjoy the all you can eat snow crab legs. once every month they announce when and if reservations and prepayment (discount for prepaying) is available. We arrived early for the special on Saturday and were warmly greeted and...More

1  Thank bunnyrabbit812
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went in due to my dad's deep desire for oysters and a recommend from trip advisor. Once again, great choice. This tiny little place delivered a great lunch experience. The food was great. Oysters were lightly fried and the service was fast and courteous. My...More

Thank tgibson2306
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Positives: the server was friendly, efficient, and honest to tell us several items on the menu were not available & that the beer tap wasn’t working. The tables were clean and the salt, pepper, catchup bottle, paper towel roll & cracker basket were all full....More

Thank TravelDiva001
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We went the following week after the all you can eat crab legs promotion. Supplies were too low on Sunday and we were able to go during the next week and our tickets be honored. The crab legs were excellent. We also ordered calamari which...More

Thank apatterson2016
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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  • Address: 299 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7241
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-298-5669
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