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Crab Hut

1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
+1 619-234-0628
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (52 reviews)
“crab legs” (24 reviews)
“king crab” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
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11 - 20 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was empty and i should have known. The bartender was nice. The food was horrible not tasty. The seafood gumbo was not the best. Crab cakes was mushy. I dont know why i stayed not happy at all except service was great

Thank Ieisha H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. The restaurant was empty, our waitress was really nice, friendly and attentive. We had the steamed crabs and crawfish, both were fresh, delicious and perfectly cooked. It was a little messy, however, our waitress kept our table clean. The prices are...More

Thank Sweetheart14047
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here. There was so much food. I had the sampler boat. It was enough food for 3 people,

Thank GKBrown
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Last year when we visited SD, by chance we stopped by this restaurant and I immediately fell in love with the food. I visited it 2 more times during that trip and was very satisfied. Unfortunately, this year when we visited, the food was awful....More

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I went here for lunch. Great food, fun atmosphere. She had the crab, shrimp and sausage combo, I had Gumbo, knowing she would have enough to share with me. Our waitress Anna, was patient and really nice, explained everything. Wear the bib...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a wonderfully funky place to eat seafood. We ordered the bag of sea food which included crab legs, clam, shrimp and more. You get plastic gloves, a huge bib and a tray in which you put the shells.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I wish I would have been more hungry when I came here as I would have tried one of their one pound king crab dinners however I was not that hungry and I ordered the house salad. I was promptly sat and the service was...More

Thank Crvan
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a very casual laid back restaurant. The food you choose is served in a big plastic bag and you eat it with your fingers. Very similar in style to Joe's and the crab pot. I have eaten at both places but found the...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Ordered the jambalaya and it was one of the most tastiest dish I had. Food came fairly quick and server was good and attentive. Lost one star on my frozen margarita, too much ice but other than that a great place to come for a...More

Thank canadian_visit0r
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This review is for the Crab Hut outlet at Downtown, next to the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown. We stayed in this hotel and walked pass the restaurant many times, and looked curiously through the glass. The guests seemed to be enjoying their meal...More

Thank widespreadvisitor
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Corina M
21 December 2017|
Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
It’s mostly shellfish so I would think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-0628
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