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Happy Crab

35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
+1 207-853-9400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at the Happy Crab a number of times and have had their wraps, their burgers, their French onion soup, and their fried clams. Although I always want to like this place I can't recall eating anything that was particularly good. Service varies depending...More

Thank Sineidin O
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Delicious seafood--such that I went back for the scallops a second night, and would have a third if I hadn't been too late. Everything is fresh, tasty, and ample. I ordered a glass of chardonnay and rec'd a large brimming glass--for $4.50!!! Waitresses are efficient...More

Thank darbyoshaughnessy
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice during our visit. The food was good with friendly staff and good service. The staff appeared to know most of the people eating there. We enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank LJS1967
Reviewed 4 April 2018

What a welcoming little bar! Restaurant in front - bar/pub in back. Great service! I enjoyed a delicious pot roast dinner ($12!) while the others in my group had fabulous fish & chips ($10!). Great selection of beer on tap & canned. A great experience!

Thank Islander53
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The seafood is always fresh and well prepared, however, their French Onion Soup is spectacular. The bowl is large and is a meal in itself. Perhaps a salad and a piece of their homemade pie would make a visit even better.

Thank ARTarea51
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

While you would expect to find seafood well prepared in any coastal town, that is often not the case. The Happy Crab is not a place with pretensions, just a neighborhood place. We went there because we wanted seafood and it was one of two...More

Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

One of us had a cup of clam chowda and the other seafood. Chowders cooked to order. Each was chock full of signature ingredients, lots of clams and the other with lobster, scallops, shrimp and fish. Outstanding. We both had the Captain's seafood platter. Generous...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The season was winding down at the end of September, but this place was full on a Wednesday night. I had the bacon wrapped, honey glazed baked scallops which were very good. Service was also good.

Thank retengr
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Happy Crab is a wonderful little place with the best bar tenders and waitstaff. They immediately make you feel like family. They have great food and strong drinks. The dollar bills pinned to the walls gives the place it's own unique style. I would...More

Thank Joanna V
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We love the Happy Crab & always look forward to our next visit. Waitstaff is was delightfully attentive. Tonight's entrees-baked scallops & lobster roll were tasty & well prepared.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-853-9400
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