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O'Briens's Crabhouse

621 S Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-3435
+1 248-332-7744
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
621 S Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-3435
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit and what a great find. We love grouper and we hit the jackpot with their grouper sandwich. It was huge and delicious. The cottage fries were tasty but just a little soggy. We ordered a side cole slaw that was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hamguy8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just in on Friday - biggest piece of tender grouper ever :) Paired with Fran’s special margaritas, this out a great ending on a long work week Homemade bread & salad always fresh

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank leiam415
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

love this place! Fresh everything! Soup is off the chain GOOD!! Visit at least once a week! MIX SOUP ad fresh baked soft bread YUM! Recommended for events and just a casual dine in experience and overall great service and friendly staff members!:-)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like crab, this is the place. The crab meat is very fresh the mussel is excellent, we initially ordered one and end up had to add another to our orders clam chowder is also very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wilson W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dark, dim room here. Wanted crabs but didn’t feel like making a mess or eating with my fingers today. Smells of cleaning products and the stench of a senior home while sitting at the bar. I started off with the New England clam chowder, tossed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NikaNumber1
Reviewed 11 December 2018

If you want a feel of a crab house from Maine in Detroit, then Obrien's Crabhouse should be your destination. The owner, Dan, and his staff are welcoming, the food is wonderful and the atmosphere is like the crab houses of New England. I go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tommyboy48331
Reviewed 24 November 2018

I dined here with my wife on November 21, 2018 to start off the stone crab season and Sarah was our server. We each ordered the combo dinner of 2-jumbo stone crabs and 2-large stone crabs. Our meal started off with salad and bread and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank caymankid
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I just love coming here. The service is excellent and so is the food. My favorite dish is the seafood diablo. Love the atmosphere here and the coleslaw is wonderful!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travelgal0427
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Cant go wrong with any of the menu choices and the drinks are made to definitely "feel". Small, cozy lighting, comfortable booth seating, great service!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank roadrunner042113
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My favorite place for fish of any kind. I Love the Grouper and I aslo like the seafood diablo, spicy just the way I like it.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Howard N
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Tacey F
21 May 2017|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
There a few ways I get coupons. The best is from the Saver magazine that comes out once a month. We get $14 off our second meal. Also, they have a point system and give you a nice $15 off when you reach the quota. Finally... More
Wanda K
19 February 2016|
Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have gluten free items but they deal mostly with seafood which should be OK. I would give them a phone call and check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 S Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Auburn Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-332-7744
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