We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Crab House

1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-1341
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (771)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 766 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We came to the Crab House on our first night at the shore because we wanted to eat outdoors and knew that there is always a great sunset view here. Had to wait 45 minutes for a table in the shade which was okay till...More

Thank Bobbi_from_NEPA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family wanted to eat seafood on a Saturday night, and we didn't want to have to wait forever. The Crab House got us in right away. It is a big restaurant with a lot of tables. The service was excellent. The food was very...More

1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had dinner at The Crab House again this year while on vacation. The food was delicious and was topped off by a drink called the Orange Crush. I recommend this place very highly. They also have a all you can eat crab dinner.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good, customer service sucks. Brought a group of people with us last time we were here and after a long wait for our food, the waitress dropped the entire tray with all our food. She said she would get us 50% off our...More

Thank Baileysue86
Lori L, General Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sir, I'm very sorry you were unhappy with the shades needing to be pulled down. It is a necessity on the water due to glare. There are 3 rows of tables behind the waterfront table you had. And they deserve to see the water,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since the crab house burned down and has been redone, it has not been as good. The menu has changed. They are expensive which I wouldn't mind if the meal was excellent. All of the seating in the crab house is outside. There is a...More

1  Thank 204review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went there last night for my sister-in-laws birthday. We were told it would be a 30 minute wait. My family sat at the bar waiting and when we hadn't heard anything, my brother in law went to the hostess to inquire about the...More

Thank Kelliz0501
Lori L, General Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I remember this man. He was told the first time he came to the stand at 756 that we texted him was ready at 704 (his cell phone text was time-stamped as I showed him) that the table had been released and I would push...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop when in the area! A very casual setting by the water. Great service, food and atmosphere. Will be going back for more! Pricing was very reasonable and a great selection of alcohol drinks.

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go before 730pm don't forget your sunglasses. Outdoor scenic seating. Great quality food and excellent service. Casual. Fair prices. Very family friendly.

Thank 94ray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the crab house on Thursday July 12. We were a party of 12, the waitress was very nice. The food was good I had the garlic crabs (recommend) the atmosphere was good.

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times. The atmosphere is amazing. Prices are a little high but what you would expect from the Jersey Shore. Love my crabs, so its worth it to me.

Thank geriw1
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Coastal Blue Oceanside Bar & Grill
438 reviews
1.48 km away
Crest Tavern
409 reviews
1.20 km away
The Crab House at Two Mile Landing
63 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Thundercat Dolphin Watch
596 reviews
2.40 km away
Atlantic Parasail
242 reviews
.58 km away
Dark Star Pirate Cruises
100 reviews
3.42 km away
D R Bradley Bike Rentals
34 reviews
2.92 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
dpanzarino
16 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from sparky1313 | Reviewed this property |
Only on the indoor restaurant we like to sit out side on the right side there is the Crab house and 2 mile landing
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-1341
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing