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The Boiling Crab

33 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
+1 626-300-5898
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (4 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“great service” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
33 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for seafood. The best shrimp you can wish for. Awesome king crap. Great service . Fast service. 15 minute wait for a table is the norm. Just about everything is good here. Fun place for friends to enjoy a dinner.

Thank David L
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We've never had shrimps in a bag like this before. The whole shebang sauce was delicious - forget about posh seafood restaurants, this was one of the most unforgettable meal for my trip in USA!

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I would say this is my favorite places to eat sea food. I love there pepperlime shrimp .This store is really small inside making the wait fairly long everyday for dinner. The wait is at least 45 minutes to an hour, so make sure to...More

Thank Cma P
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

What can I say? If you like Crab this place is a must. The cajun shrimp and fries is also excellent. Service is friendly and first class. 10 out of 10

Thank Baggieman63
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Word of advise: Dine here early! We came at 5pm on a Friday and the wait time was already 45min. There was at least 20 ppl waiting ahead of us. We've learned our lesson not to come here after 5pm because the average wait time...More

Thank Christy L
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Took my order home to eat. Ordered the spiciest level and was sweating as if I went to the gym, just the way I like it. My only complaint is they did not include the table settings and accessories (plastic table mat, wipes, etc). Other...More

Thank LKV19
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I have dined here twice. They kindly put a nice plastic crab bib on everyone. They normally serve five different crab but only the two most expensive were available for us. We made a good choice and had the shrimp, corn and potatoes with the...More

Thank flyboy1320
Reviewed 31 January 2016

If you don't arrive 10 min before opening, expect at least a half hour wait. I've heard from many people that shrimp is the best deal at Boiling Crab, but we wanted to try crab anyways. Our waitress suggested Snow Crab instead of King Crab...More

Thank leep116
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I tried the boiling crab the 1st time and I think it is OK. I usually like to go to restaurant and order food that I can't cook or cannot do a good job cooking it. That's why I never went to Boiling crab because...More

Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 28 September 2015

my first time at Boiling Crab and it was so yummy. We got 2lbs shrimp with the whole sha-bang, corn and cajun fries. The fries were crunchy, crisp, and flavorful. The shrimp bag are more or less those large jumbo shrimp, tasty and takes a...More

Thank jnlv2trvl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-300-5898
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