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Crab Spot Restaurant
Crab Spot Restaurant

Crab Spot Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Phone: (718) 622-2722
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:45pm,

    Monday - Thursday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 2:00pm -10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Union Street between 6th & 7th Avenue
  • Public Transit: 2,3, or 4 to Grand Army Plaza /
    F, G or Q to 7th Avenue /
    B67 or B69 to Union Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Crab Spot Restaurant
Serving the freshest crab and seafood, Crab Spot has landed in the Park Slope neighborhood with a dynamic new menu and vibrant decor. Whether you're trying our Classic Dungeness Crab, Shrimp Trio, or our Alaskan Waters Selection, you'll be amazed at our selection and commitment to freshness.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "Polite and hands on is an understatement. Our waitress helped us from greeting, to seating and through menu options. All 6 dishes were fantastic. To all be served at the same time, along with a waitress who checked on us frequently earned this restaurant a 5 star service rating. Food well seasoned to general customer satisfaction. Overall experience is differently a bragging one. Great place."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "the food was ok, the setting though was very nice. there were only 2 servers for about 20 tables. our server doubled as a runner and the other server was the bartender. The place was too busy for just 2 people. Oh did i forget to mention the buss boy was also assisting with serving. Meanwhile back at the ranch, the owners (I think they were the owners) just sat at the bar eating although 1 came around to ask about blue crabs. If it weren't for our server Jesse, I would give the service a 1 out of 5. I'd go there again if someone else was footing the bill. PS Do not get the nachos."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "There needs to be bit more variety with lobster choices even though its a crab spot. Also more flavor choices for the crab would be great. The flow of waiters back and forth to food area is a bit chaotic especially with (1)bbathroom located in the waiter's service area."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My familt took me out to The Crab Spot for Fathers Day. Everything about the restaurant was excellent. The food, Service, atmosphere, and did i mention the Food!!!!!!!!!!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My daughter & I enjoyed it. We had a 7:30pm reservation but because of the weather we got there much earlier. We were seated where we requested without hesitation or problem. Everyone from the host to the busboy (man) was nice. They bought biscuits (2 at a time) they were a little dry for my liking but eh... We ordered an appetizer (crab & shrimp nachos). I had the Queen Crab & my daughter had the Seaside Seafood. We both enjoyed our meal & we were both stuffed, we could not do dessert. Throughout our meal our waitress as well as the host occasionally checked on us. We did not have any issues. Bottom line the food was good, a little pricey but good none the less. The atmosphere was good, the service was great. I will go back. C FB review."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Since January I've been to the crab spot 5 times and every time I go the experience is awesome... The staff is welcoming the food it great and the mood is relaxing... The owner is also a bonus he comes around he talks to u he greets u and he shows his appreciation... I give them 5 stars"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I like seafood. I chose this spot because we need a seafood place in Bklyn. Well this isn't it. They give you these dry small biscuits. The lobster roll was small & bland as were the mashed potatoes. Maybe I ordered the wrong item, but I don't think I'm going back. The dessert wasn't good either blah!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Crab Spot exceeded my expectations. I had a craving for seafood... crabs. I was expecting red lobster. The staff was attentive. Our waiter checked on us a number of times and made some excellent recommendations. It was a great bang for your buck. At the end of the night we were stuffed. With drinks, 2 appetizers, crab entree, dessert/coffee. The bill was less than $50 per person. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Our waitress was awesome, a very chic place with amazing quality food for amazing prices. Everyone on my party was completely satisfied and happy with their meals. Thanks for an awesome dining experience!"
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I don't understand why this place isn't always packed. The crab and lobster are always perfectly prepared and generously portioned. It's not the fanciest or the hippest place in the neighborhood, but if you want a really, really good crab/lobster meal, it's hard to beat. We've taken out-of-town guests here more than once and it's always a hit."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I reserved a spot at your restaurant for five people for Mother's Day. From the time I learned about your restaurant, Crab Spot, at 833 Union Street, in Brooklyn, NY., I knew my family and friends would have a great Mother's Day. All of us love seafood and there is a large variety to choose from on the menu.You can check on line for menu specials and prices. I highly recommend Crab Spot. The food was excellent. Thank you. Jeannie."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I came here for mother's day w/ a 2pm reservation, and to my surprise it wasn't packed. There was a Mother's Day menu that we selected from - so I didn't see the main menu. But the options were great! I loved the lobster bisque, unfortunately it was luke warm, but had it been hotter it would've been EXCELLENT. The lobster steamed pot was amazing in the olive oil w/garlic. I loved it. The little neck clam appetizers were eghh. But overall, I think this was a great find, especially since there are no Joe's Crab shacks around. I would definitely come back."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My family and I went to Crab Spot for mother's day lunch/dinner. The meal was tasty and plentiful. The lobster bisque had plenty of meat, the peel and eat shrimp were prettt standard, but had a good cocktail sauce accompanying it. The fried calamari was the best appetizer at our table. The calamari was crispy and easy to chew, not rubbery like some places. For the entree, I had the Sampler which came in a massive steam pot. It was pretty good. The only thing that wasnt great was the shrimp that were clearly thrown into the pot too early and overcooked. A favorite at our table was the shrimp trio, with mash and veggies. It was highly praised at the dinner table, especially the grilled. Only negative was the service. Angry/short servers. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "A very enjoyable restaurant except for the waiter who needs training. It took 15 minutes to get my drinks (bar was slow ) , never saw the bread basket , never came over to see if we needed another round or anything else once dinner was served . "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Went there to celebrate my inlaw 70th birthday. We had 8:45 reservation for 7 we got there 8:40 and was seated right away. The service was great the food was awesome, my unlaws love seafood and they said it was worth it. Pass reviews said the food takes too long, which was the case but I didn't mine because by the time the main course got to us we were hungry. My father inlaw says he wants to return asap. That says it all. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "It was very nice, the food was flavorful, the staff was friendly, and patient. I would definetly go back."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "The food was good. The service can be improved, a bit slow. probably better for a date night rather than a family night"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Quick & friendly service. Our waiter constantly made sure that we were okay. Our glasses were never empty. The food was great and we didn't have to wait forever for the food to come. Great find for Brooklyn residents. Just like Joe's crab shack without the waiters dancing and definitely without the wait. What a gem! We will be frequent diners here"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "The service was great and everybody was very friendly. Did not wait for a table. Overall i give it ★★★★★ I already started recommending it to my friends."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "...is the perfect word to describe this restaurant. The food was good, not outstanding. The service was fine. The room / atmosphere was nice. There was really nothing wrong with the place. A minor gripe would be that the menu felt kind of cheap, but I'm reaching even with that. It's not a bad thing that the restaurant wasn't outstanding. It may be a little on the pricey side, but it is seafood and it's not on the water/near a marina so it's going to be more expensive than normal fare. So, all in all, not bad if you're in the mood for shellfish, but otherwise not worth going out of your way for it."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "'Had a blast! Our party was late for our reservation.They were very accompanying. The staff was very cordial and attentive.Our server Gus was awesome!.Food there was magnificent. Must go to restaurant.Excellent atmosphere. Going back again!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We loved the restaurant. The ambience was great. The classy yet casual look of the place was comforting. The waiter, service and food was amazing. We will definitely be back again!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The food taste good and fresh, however, for the amount of money they charge I expected bigger food quantity."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I am so happy and satisfied that this restaurant decided to open in Park Slope - No more City Island for awhile. This place is great the food and the waiter service is impeccable...totally satisfied!!!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "The steam pots were good. The biggest thing in the pot was the corn, most were accompanied by two small whole red potatoes and whatever else you order. I was a little disappointed that there was no steam pot that didn't have snow crab, lobster or crawfish. Like one with just shrimp, scallops, mussels and veggies. Also the portions of fish are super super SMALL! My husband was still hungry after ordering a $23 plate of salmon that came with 4 baby shrimp, a scoop of spinach and 4 mini red potatoes cut in half. Don't get me wrong the food is delicious but if you're expecting to get full you might want to load up on the biscuits (which were delicious by the way). Decor nice but the brick is fake. Only one bathroom and tight seating no space"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I went with my friend because I heard good things from my friends. The service was outstanding, we got greeted by management and seated promptly. The food exceeded our expectations!! No wonder this place is called CRAB spot... the crabs were delicious - fresh and prepared to perfection. The environment was great and the waiter was attentive every detail. I recommend this place to anyone who has a taste for excellent seafood. This place is definitely on my return-to list!!!!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Went on a Monday night so it was quiet. Was able to enjoy the food without rushing and speak without having the shout. Staff was attentive and food good."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "I have been there two times prior and it was good food and service. My kids wanted to go so we went for dinner. We were seated promptly and were greeted by management. My only compliant was finding something affortable for teenagers who werent sure what to get. A simple shrimp alfredo is a easy fix. I paid 20 for ribs which I could get somewhere cheaper and it wasnt really what she wanted. Althought, portion size was great we were at a seafood restaurant but since kids have a different palet there was no real in between options in entrees."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Not only was the food outstanding, but the attention paid by the wait staff was exemplary."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Crab spot was a nice restaurant. I had an overall good experience"
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "My husband and I stepped out of our comfort zone of dinning ln our neighborhood of Bayridge to try something different. We read good reviews for the Crab Shop and decided to give it a try. Best crab cakes ever! Our food was perfectly cooked and our waitress Lily was wonderful! A big thumbs up! We will be back for sure :)"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We ordered the Dungeoness Crab and the Wesport, both were bland and the overall experience was disappointing. For the same price you can get so much more in our neighborhood."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food was great. The seafood is fresh, well seasoned, and enough to make you feel satisfied and that your money was well spent. The service was good. I will def go back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "At first site the restaurant looked really nice. Small place but a nice ambiance especially for couples. The place was full they had about 25 or so tables. Upon arrival we learned that there was a prix fixed menu for the night which we weren't aware of when we made our reservation so the menu items we had planned on ordering were not available. The entrees came and the salmon was actually it was pretty good or I was just really hungry after waiting so long w the slow service they had. Many couples left before being seated some before receiving there entrees. it really seamed like a nice cool spot and there normal menu was enticing.but there vday service put a bad taste in my mouth"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Made reservations and still had to wait over 45 min for a table. The place is small. The staff, including the manager was very rude. There was only a pre-fix Valentine's Day menu available for $115 not including tax,tip, or drinks. There is no bar scene. The bar is actually very close to the tables which are positioned in a way the waiters are squeezing through to serve. As a table became available, the manager walks over to us to say we should eat at the bar because he's closing the kitchen soon. We pointed out we not only had reservations but the host was cleaning a table right behind us. He merely said ok and walked away. That was such a turn off my husband and I decided to leave. I saved about $150 and went to a local spot instead."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant to celebrate our first valentines. It was simply amazing. The food was the best seafood in new york. The staff was attentive helpful and very friendly. Most places with large portions have adequate food but this place has remarkable food. The flavors were spot on and the texture was simply perfect. Preparing seafood takes special skills and they definitely have it. The only thing is I wish we had a better table we were too close to the door but the place was packed so it was ok."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The only positive thing about our Valentines dinner at Crab Spot was they gave all the women a rose. It was a 4 course prix fixe. We were served two courses before our drinks arrived and within a half an hour had been served out third course. Not only were we rushed through our meal, but the food was mediocre at best. The biscuits they served us were some of the worst I've ever had. Needless to say we will not be going back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Be prepared to be full A great experience, crack your own delicious lobster, crab. Tons of mussels and shrimp. Very clean and friendly."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We had a group of 7 and they easily accommodated us in this large, open restaurant. Service was prompt and friendly and the food was well prepared and very tasty. The ambiance was so/so add they could have turned down the lights and picked a bit better soundtrack, but that's a minor complaint. We plan to go back next time we have a taste food crab!"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Maybe it was the night that I chose to go but it was empty and they were slow!"
    Dined on 1/12/2014