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Crab Hut

1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
+1 619-234-0628
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (26 reviews)
“catfish” (50 reviews)
“seafood bucket” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The best crab I've eaten in San Diego. Great as family lunch or dinner restaurant. Loved the service, menu and worth the price.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We ate here for my husband's birthday. We got the bucket with crab legs, shrimp, crayfish, mussels, shrimp, potatoes and corn. Glad we took the waiters advice. This place is Cajun so the pots can be kind of hot and spicy. we also go the...More

Thank woadwoman
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious food, convenient location. Recommend the shrimp & crayfish boil with the all in spice mix. Loved the sampler boat too.

Thank ZandZ1320
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I could not decide between Crab Town and Crab Hut (the location on Fifth Ave) so we decided to try both on separate days. I will say that they are VERY similar except Crab Town had larger, tastier crawfish in their seafood...More

Thank Rastafa_Targaryen
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a late lunch here and loved the food and the service. We tried their cocktails (Yum!), their Clam Chowder was good, and the Dungenes Crab was simply superb... added a mix of their spices - and had it with steamed rice... the server...More

Thank Amit_Sengupta
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had to wait 30 minutes for a table here but it was worth every minute. We ordered crab Rangoon & shrimp cocktail followed by snow crab clusters, king crab legs & sweetcorn. Everything was so good we booked a table again the following night &...More

Thank Jorich
Reviewed 15 September 2017

So the food here is good. I was a little surprised when my food came to me in a bag, but this family style eating. The mussels were huge and seemed very fresh. There is a lot of Louisiana style food as this is a...More

Thank Brittani M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went here based on recommendations from others. Now keep in mind it was more about the experience of dumping your food in a bag and smelling like the place for days than anything. Overall, the atmosphere is blah. The service is good at best....More

Thank Ross S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This was my third visit, this time with family from New York unfamiliar with this style of dining. They needed some direction on ordering (bags of crab by the pound although other options are available). But once the bags of crab with spice showed up...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Wanted seafood done right and found this place. After seeing the menu, we chose to do several appetizers (Crab Cakes, Sweet Potato Fries, Crab Rangoon and Sausage) - everything was outstanding and a must stop while in town!

Thank AcesCole
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Corina M
21 December 2017|
Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
It’s mostly shellfish so I would think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 5th Ave Apt 101, San Diego, CA 92101-5127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-234-0628
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