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The Boiling Crab

33 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
+1 626-300-5898
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
12 Jul 2018
“Fresh and Tasty ”
28 May 2018
“A king size let down.”
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33 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with family; a bit of a wait, so go by 6:30. Great service, very friendly, and the food was delicious! !! We tried the king and snow crab, shrimp, and calamari. Fantastic! Be prepared to eat with your fingers and make a...More

Thank mackcherry
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Spending two weeks in Pasadena for business, decided to treat myself and a friend to a seafood feast. Massive let down. We were excited by the area; Alhambra is a lot like Delmar in St. Louis or State Street in Chicago. A long street filled...More

Thank Shaun J
Reviewed 2 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 davidlR8195RC
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 12 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 26 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 30 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 13 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 5 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 1 February 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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