Crab Spot Restaurant

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$31 to $50
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Seafood
Crab Spot is a family owned and operated restaurant located in the heart of Park Slope. We fuse our passion for seafood with a stylish comfortable dining atmosphere. We feel we've created a taste that can't be matched. Our crab legs and seafood items are delivered fresh and are on your plate the same day!
Enjoy casual dining with friends and family, have a drink or two at our fully stocked bar, or enjoy an intimate meal with your significant other.
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

I would recommend this restaurant to my friends as a restaurant for a large party not for a dinner date. Overall it wasn't the greatest or worse experience I've had in a restuarant.

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JC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The place wasn’t particularly crowded as i anticipated for Father’s Day weekend which was a plus. The food was good except that it was Luke warm by the time we received it. The service was great. The waiter was very attentive and was very knowledgeable about the menu and any other questions we had.

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RB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great, service was great.. cant wait to go again

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T
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent little pricey but worth every dime I will definitely be back

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S
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Mikhail was our server and he was awesome

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Not enough waiters
Never got bread
Won’t go back

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CS
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Good food nice place could use some dinner music or late 80s music.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The Shrimp trio was excellent. Only downfall is it’s a bit Smokey literally in the restaurant which seemed s bit off.

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B
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

The food was good, service was lacking, we were seated with no silverware and had to ask twice for silverware. When the entrees were delivered the didn’t bring out the shrimp and we had to wait for a new plate. They also knocked my fork on the floor and didn’t bring out a new one.

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SS
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Went their twice. The service was excellent and the food was delish. It was nice and hot plus flavorful. I have been reading the negative reviews and was shocked. I think he was the manager dark blonde haie and glasses was on it when our water glasses got low and kept stopping by our table to make sure that we were good. Only gripe I have is you pay for a glass of wine and you only get a half of glass. Kind of pricey but you get your money's worth in food. Both times had to get to go plates. So all in all I will be going back again.

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L
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Our server was the greatest and the food was outstanding and very delicious

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EJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We had the shrimp and crawfish. The portion size is good, but everything was over cooked and bland. Both the shrimp and crawfish were dry and rubbery.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Everything was OK, seafood is pricey and the ambiance was a bit disjointed. I might stick to Red Lobster though.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

The prefixed meal options were extremely over priced, $70 per person. Even for children that was the only option. Walked in expecting the location to be extremely crowded but after looking at the mandatory menu price and options I realized why it was empty. Should of just left the regular menu. The soda machine was not working properly making all the soda taste like watered down drinks. This place really disappointed tonight.

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LA
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

The restaurant is amazing, but for Mothers day it was a big disappointment, they had a pre fixed menu that was not worth $70 per person, the crab trio had a crab stuffed shrimp that was more breadcrumb than crabmeat and it was disgusting, on top of that they added a $56 dollar gratuity to my bill. I would have had a better time if they had their regular menu, I will never go again on a day like mothers day due to that prefixed menu.

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j
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Cool spot food was good service was ok. Was surprised I charge 10 for a house salad. Would go back

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V
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Crab Spot Restaurant is a great place to eat. The food is tasty and the service is great. It is work the money.

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M
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 2service 5ambience 3

Drinks were the best thing about this place. Especially there rumaliscious. I would not do the crab boils, for some reason it was not appetizing and this did not taste as well as I expected. If I come here next time I will only get drinks and the shrimp nachos.

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AJ
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and customer service was great. Will definitely be going back soon

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service
Bartender made great drinks

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M
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 5

Sea food is not fresh taste like it was in the freezer for a while especially the bake clams

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SG
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the waiter was very attentive and nice

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G
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was amazing!!!! The food was GREAT and the service was outstanding. Our server was so attentive and the service was so fast. I would recommend this place to everyone like for real go there it’s worth it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Birthday Dinner

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a
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love it! At first, we were a little skeptical. However, the food server was so polite. He noticed that we were sitting, waiting for for our server.... Be our original server never appeared for his shift. However, the friendly sever who slightly resemble the musician, Tom Petty, took our order and expedited our meal. He was very pleasant. In addition to his 18% tip, we added a little extra.
Thank you! We will return! Oh the food was good too!

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B
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

The manager was very VERY rude. Some of my food came out frozen after a very long wait time. The bread sticks were very hard and cold. I couldn’t believe that the manager was so rude and nasty. Watched him kick out someone with a child and gave another person with a child a hard time. Watched him yell at my waiter for asking him a question on my behalf. The best part was the waiter he was very nice, and pleasant. Other wise thumbs down for me.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

They have gone down in quality, won’t be going back anytime soon, they care more about money than there customers.

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EH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Food is always good. I have not been there in several years. I think because of how the host/manager seemed grumpy and not so pleasant. Well they have a new host/manager from what I recall and same deal.
Servers, food, and drinks have always been on point. So overlook the greater and the rest works great.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My mom is a seafood lover....she loved it and even converted me to want to eat more seafood

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SL
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Need more workers and servers. Need extra body at the bar

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Restaurant was nice. Went a bit early for dinner, around 6pm. The place gets very busy but worth the wait. I had the Alaskan king crab pot and I got my money's worth . I would go back when the weather gets warmer. Great service.

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LG
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

It took the waiter 20min to greet us then another 20min to tell my boyfriend they didn’t have the drink he wanted. This was after they refused to serve me a drink because I didn’t have my ID, meanwhile I’m 39years old. My boyfriend is 31 and he wasn’t asked for his ID. It was humiliating so we left without eating. The serviced looked greasy and disheveled and I will not return again.

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KF
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Need more variety of drinks they didn’t have a pink colada or strawberry daiquiri

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 4

Great food and value, loved the place

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ME
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

FOOD WAS DELICIOUS JUST CHARGED A LOT OF EXPENSIVE FEES

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T
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service, great food and great price!!! We really enjoyed ourselves!!!

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MB
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I gave 4 for ambiance because only one bathroom. Other than that I really enjoyed dinner food was delicious

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KA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed the food mostly. I just don't feel that what I got for my surf and turf was worth it's price. Not that it was bad. It just wasn't anything special. I've had surf and turf that was special for the same, or less of a price. My dinner guest said basically the same about his food. He didn't think anything was wrong with the price of what he got just that the food wasn't anything special. It was good enough.

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F
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

The food was good but there was something that happened I wasn't happy about and that was when we were seated the waiter said to me since I had a pay bye groupon there was a extra 30$ more and 20$ was his tip and 10 was for something I remember and that was before we ordered and since my girlfriend when to the restroom I agreed cause it was something special for her so I paid 115 for groupon and my girlfriend wanted something different that was 36$ and our drinks was 6 $ and her soup was 6$ plus tax came up 58 and didn't have a problem with none of that but the problem I had was the 30$ they to that cause I wasn't looking to pay 200$ for places that small and was seated bye the door where as everytime the door open the food get cold and it took along time to get it so if I got pay 30$ more everytime I used groupon I won't go back and I won't tell my friends

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there for the first time with my best friend day after Valentine's day.

We had a blast!

SERVICE:
Make sure you ask for the server Mykal (pronounced mi-kale). He was personable, calm, very attentive, very patient with us and assisted us with our menu choices since we are not familiar with their menu. He made sure our glasses remained full the entire night and everything we asked for was retrieved immediately. CUSTOMER SERVICE AT IT'S BEST.

FOOD/ DRINKS:
We started off with a bottle of Moscato that went well with our meal.
For an appetizer We had to choose between the crab cakes and the crab and shrimp nachos. Mykal recommended the nachos and it was amazing!
My friend got the shrimp trio and it wasn't that great, didn't taste bad just needed better seasoning.
I had the snow crab legs. The portion was perfect and I ate EVERYTHING. I felt so sorry for the crab, it didn't stand a chance even after death (insert silly laugh). I'm thankful they gave me a bib to devour my crab legs and Mykal offered gloves to eat it. That made everything so much better, I didn't have to leave the restaurant smelling like what I ate.

I'm definitely going back and recommend that EVERYONE go there. Try going before 7pm. Afterwards it gets packed very quickly. But I'm sure if not, you'll still enjoy it with the right service included in the experience.

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