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Crab Hut

1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
+1 619-234-0628
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (26 reviews)
“catfish” (50 reviews)
“seafood bucket” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Was in SD for a trade show (Feb '18) and a couple of our associates from Belgium recommended Crab Hut. (one guy said he had been there 3 times that week). I got the crab leg combo with the Full House Spice - mild. OMG...More

Thank laurahQ7401JS
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

San Diego is a long way from New Orleans, but this restaurant does a good job of making you feel like you are not to far from Bourbon Street. We especially enjoyed the spicy jambalaya, whether on rice or linguine. Our neighbours seemed to be...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Visiting from Michigan, where we don't have any boil pot type restaurants. An old high school friend, that now lives in San Diego, recommended stopping in and so glad I did. Very tasty! My girlfriend and I split 2 pounds of shrimp and crawfish with...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We ate here for my husband's birthday. We got the bucket with crab legs, shrimp, crayfish, mussels, shrimp, potatoes and corn. Glad we took the waiters advice. This place is Cajun so the pots can be kind of hot and spicy. we also go the...More

Thank woadwoman
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious food, convenient location. Recommend the shrimp & crayfish boil with the all in spice mix. Loved the sampler boat too.

Thank ZandZ1320
Reviewed September 29, 2017

My husband and I could not decide between Crab Town and Crab Hut (the location on Fifth Ave) so we decided to try both on separate days. I will say that they are VERY similar except Crab Town had larger, tastier crawfish in their seafood...More

Thank Rastafa_Targaryen
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We had a late lunch here and loved the food and the service. We tried their cocktails (Yum!), their Clam Chowder was good, and the Dungenes Crab was simply superb... added a mix of their spices - and had it with steamed rice... the server...More

Thank Amit_Sengupta
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Had to wait 30 minutes for a table here but it was worth every minute. We ordered crab Rangoon & shrimp cocktail followed by snow crab clusters, king crab legs & sweetcorn. Everything was so good we booked a table again the following night &...More

Thank Jorich
Reviewed September 14, 2017

So the food here is good. I was a little surprised when my food came to me in a bag, but this family style eating. The mussels were huge and seemed very fresh. There is a lot of Louisiana style food as this is a...More

Thank Brittani M
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I went here based on recommendations from others. Now keep in mind it was more about the experience of dumping your food in a bag and smelling like the place for days than anything. Overall, the atmosphere is blah. The service is good at best....More

Thank Ross S
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Corina M
December 20, 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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