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O'Briens's Crabhouse

621 S. Opdyke Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
+1 248-332-7744
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“stone crab” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
621 S. Opdyke Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went for lunch and they got us in and out. Food and service were good. Nice selection of seafood. Loved the whitefish spread.

Thank 04scooter285
crusty26, Owner at O'Briens's Crabhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks Scooter. I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch. I hope you come back soon. Dan Dunsky Owner

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Really wanted to love this place, and the atmosphere & service were great, but the food just mediocore. I love crab legs, and we thought this place would have excellent ones, but we were wrong. The first one I had was way too salty, then...More

Thank janean3115
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Food was always ready on time. Known for seafood but burgers are one of the Best in town. Known for great shellfish,but did not like the crab cakes. It was very "fishy"tasting & mushy too. I could see no hunks of crab. But shellfish is...More

Thank C2053TUbarbarag
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I always get the seafood sauté because it is as good as any I've had. My lovely wife usually gets the broiled sea scallops. Reminds us of our visits to San Francisco. Good sour dough bread, not too sour. Use it to dip into the...More

Thank dick b
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A group of us stopped into O'Brien's Crabhouse for dinner after a Tough Mudder run in June 2017. We were beat, tired, and sore...and starving. We did go earlier than rush crowd, so we were the only customers in the place. This was great for...More

Thank Lanzen
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Met a colleague for lunch and had a nice time. VERY small place, but was sat in last booth and it was quiet. We could actually talk and hear one another. Service was great. Waitress understood it was lunchtime and we were limited on time....More

Thank Michelle248367
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is my restaurant of choice when it comes to good seafood. Great choices, fresh ingredients and fantastic taste. All at affordable prices. Team is great too, always careful to provide the best service. Highly recommended!

Thank Bogdan M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Here from out of town, I wanted to try a local place. I'm not sure I chose well. I had the perch piccata, which unfortunately had a cream based sauce rather than the expected lemon and capers. My wife had the crab cakes, which were...More

Thank Tangobangomango
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We came from out of town to see the Pistons last game in the Palace and were staying at the Comfort Suites. So we drove down Opdyke looking for place to eat. Found O'Brien's Crabhouse. Loved it. We were a group of 4 adults &...More

Thank hohoholly
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Was in Auburn Hills to shop and looked for a decent seafood restaurant. Not bad! Decent drinks, oysters, flounder...enjoyable. Service was good, too. Worth a try.

Thank Laura K
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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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Auburn Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-332-7744
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