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The Crab Shack

1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
+1 2663009
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (19 reviews)
“cole slaw” (10 reviews)
“crab cakes” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I come to Brigantine every year for a week by myself and all year long before my visit I dream about the lobster bisque at The Crab Shack. It is so tasty. When I finally sit down to have that bowl of lobster bisque it...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Food so good ... Really delicious .. Place very nautical, owner/waiter super. We will definitely be back.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The seafood is excellent. Service was good and fast. We did go back and bought crab cakes to take home. If we go back in the area , will definitely go back here.

Thank Charing
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place is very small but was perfect for an off season dinner. The complementary dessert with the special was a nice touch. It’s a byob and self serve for drinks. Crab Shack also offers take out and seafood to cook at home.

Thank Kdjf
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place came highly recommend and did not disappoint. We started off with the bacon wrapped scallops. They had the perfect crisp to the bacon and such fresh scallops. Five for $12.99, too good to be true. The server, and I believe Co-proprietor, recommended the...More

1  Thank robin h
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great for take out. Goof seafood. There are tables where you can eat in but it is mostly a take out place. Great lobster roll.

Thank The-Irish-Rover-07
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My Italian cousins and I gathered for a weekend in Brigantine - we were all about the meals. We stopped at The Crab Shack to pick up shrimp and crab cakes to take home. Wow, wow and WOW some more. The crab cakes were AMAZING...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The food is just OK. Way overpriced for what you get (for example, 2 shrimp, about a 3oz. crabcake, and about 1/4 pound(or less)flounder with 2 very small (vegs. very overcooked)for $16.00. The place is dirty and worn. Try someplace else. There are many other...More

Thank quilts36
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great little byob in Brig. Fresh quality seafood with a great selection. All wild caught no farm raised. Broiled grouper is great.

Thank rebskipper
Reviewed 8 September 2017

For a couple of years, for some reason, I passed by this place many times and never tried it. I guess I thought it was strictly a to-go place. Then we finally stopped in and saw an impressive array of fresh seafood through the glass...More

Thank Ccass400
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Questions & Answers
Caryn A
24 August 2016|
Response from Zanne-14 | Reviewed this property |
No but I assume you can BYOB.
6 August 2016|
Response from ZeroTTZero | Reviewed this property |
I can't answe that question. You should contact the restaurant or check out their website.
11 July 2015|
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Response from gderitis | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any negative attitude from the owner or anyone else working in there. They have always been very nice to me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-2234
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Brigantine
  • Phone Number: +1 2663009
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