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The Blue Crab Steakhouse

1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
+1 860-399-5674
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“piano player” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I found the restaurant on reataurant.com and decided to treat my family. The place needs some updating, was nervous about eating there when we pulled in. First warning was the waitress said they didn't have any customers the prior day, should've walked out then. I...More

1  Thank Heathey67
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The service is excellent, and the food is very good. I wish they would spend some money on updating the exterior and interior. It all looks a little shabby. But the prices are pretty good for most of the dishes. I had the Eggs Benedict...More

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Were a bit skeptical after reading some of the reviews and stayed away from a few dishes as a result. The first thing we noticed is that the decor and atmosphere in the main dining room was late 70's. This made us even more apprehensive...More

1  Thank Tricar
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We hadn't been to this restaurant and are very happy we decided to visit. Our server, Erica, was a joy and very helpful exposing different dishes. The prices are reasonable and the variety of choices was appreciated. I had the scallops and my wife the...More

1  Thank MrCottage
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We went to the blue crab for dinner with the family very disappointing experience. My husband ordered the lobster ravioli and it was more like a lobster soup. The ravioli were floating in a sauce. The real issue was the steak. The piece of meat...More

Thank Momofthreekkr
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We went to see a friend's band and I was actually afraid to order a drink that didn't come sealed in a bottle. The bar area is oddly configured and not a good venue for a band as there is no where to sit or...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My friend and I stopped here for dinner last night for the first time. The inside decor was okay... tables were nicely set, colors were pleasing, although the carpet in the dining room (not usually a good idea) could stand a good shampooing. The server...More

1  Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 5 April 2015

only serves breakfast on sunday and its great.....they have specials friendly servers in nice setting.....makes me want to try place for dinner

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Very pleasant place to eat. We came at about 11:30 and wanted lunch, but they were still serving breakfast. They were very accommodating though and served us lunch. The lobster roll is one of the best I have ever had.

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We went to a family reunion, and the next morning looked for a place to have breakfast, and saw a sign that proclaimed "Laura's famous breakfast". We figured we'd see if indeed it was worthy of that claim, and to our delight, it was! The...More

1  Thank douggherlone
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Toni S
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Response from Teenzone | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt it~!
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Lori P
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Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what his name is. Sorry. One of the guys behind the bar the night we were there was so drunk I don't think he knew his name.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1745 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-399-5674
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