Crab Spot Restaurant

3.8
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485 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood

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About

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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Fish, Shellfish
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Hours of operation
Lunch & Dinner
Mon–Thu 4:30 pm–10:30 pm
Sun 2:00 pm–10:00 pm
Dinner
Fri 4:00 pm–11:30 pm
Sat 3:00 pm–11:30 pm
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Phone number
(718) 622-2722
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Union Street between 6th & 7th Avenue
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Public transit
2,3, or 4 to Grand Army Plaza
F, G or Q to 7th Avenue
B67 or B69 to Union Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
What 485 People Are Saying
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3.8based on recent ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
3.9
ambience
3.6
value
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69% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LL
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Valentines dinner. It was a pre fixed menu. I did not like my meal at all. It came out cold then they put it in microwave omg! Who does that.

JO
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was really good - I loved the seafood pot - great variety! Tables were a little too close together but otherwise would definitely return, as atmosphere was casual and comfortable.

TF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Usually our fave but they changed the menu. No kids menu, no steak. My hubby’s salmon dinner was cold. And it tasted like a TV dinner. Very surprised and disappointed. But the server was nice.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Mussels and crawfish were overcooked

SA
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed my meal. Will be visiting again soon. Everything about the place was clean. Staff very friendly.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Slow service
Rather greasy plates
Decent food
Nice staff but need more

L
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant opened up at 4:30pm not 2:00pm as advertised so they need to update the information on their website. We alarmist left because we arrived early and was starving. That said, the service and food was spectacular. So very delicious! There were many Asian restaurants open on Christmas Day but this was the only seafood restaurant open. I am still full several hours later! Very highly recommended.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great food awesome service awesome would definitely recommend to everyone and me and the family will definitely be back

NU
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

I always had fantastic experiences at the crab spot before. This time though the food was very disappointing; nothing like before. Mussels were old I believe as they were releasing a foul odor. Other dishes were ok. I don’t think I’ll come back here again.

RC
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lovely Birthday Celebration for my husband who is a big seafood fan.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place to eat. The ambiance was good. The food was good.

T
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been here several times and always enjoy myself. Food is very good and the atmosphere is nice.

C
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food was good with a very long wait. The service was very good and overall a good experience.

NC
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot. My family and I enjoyed celebrating my son Birthday.

AC
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Food operation are way to too. Not worth the money. Nice place but food not that tasty. Crab daddy has bigger portions and more varieties

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice place

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Horrible experience. The restaurant had poor ventilation. When we walked in you just see a cloud of smoke. My steak was not edible at all. I had it returned to the kitchen. I refused to eat it. It was super chewy and when I turned it over it had a gross gooey film on the whole steak. They never once apologize for it, the manager on duty actually told me that the reason it’s chewy was because of the cut of the meat. It was a skirt steak. Not true. How about the gross film that was on it. They’re way of taking care of me was giving me the two drinks I ordered on the house. I will never go back there again.

OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed dinner there!!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Our server was very nice. However the food came out cold. I ordered crab legs and lobster tails, and it wasn’t fresh. I can tell it were frozen and just reheated or dropped in boiling water for a short period of time as some parts were still cold. I expected a better quality for the price. The bathroom was not clean.

AL
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The sodas tasted like pure seltzer. When we told the waiter he stated that’s the way the soda was. We had them take it off our bill. Juices were not an option because of the size of the glass? We had to drink water. The shrimp, salmon and crab legs were mediocre. The waiter was polite.

KS
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food price is high but worth every dollar. Waiter service very good. Loved BAY seasoning

S
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I come here every yr for my birthday.. I love the queen crab its my fav.. always great service.. I do wish they had crayons to keep toddlers busy..

MP
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE THIS PLACE. Been here 5 times and their food never dissappointed me. One thing I would like to suggest, their sodas are from that bar tap, so they taste old. I wish they offered can soda.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

If you want anything passed drinks and apps .. don’t eat here. The food was terrible and cold. The service was slow, but the waiter was willing to remove all orders we didn’t enjoy from our check. Oh! & the bathroom was absolutely filthy!

G
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience3

We had a pretty good time! Our server who unfortunately, I can’t remember his name, was wonderful! Truly a sweetheart! Also you can’t go wrong with free beer! The food was ok but, overall a good time was had

MR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Will not go back food was subpar flies around my food. Just not a place for me

K
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice spot for a first time! A lil pricey but it was worth it. Could give a little more food for a plate for two but overall it was a really nice place!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Birthday celebration for my mother

DD
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, every time. Good service, too.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

For a Saturday night, the restaurant wasn’t super crowded, which was much appreciated because our server was attentive and our food came quickly. We ordered the crab cakes, garlic shrimp, and crab stuffed mushrooms as appetizers. The entrees were also really good. We ordered the plates that came with rice pilaf and vegetables. The seafood tasted fresh and we throughly enjoyed our meal.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Birthday celebration with the Wife and her bestie. She ate all of her food and she never does that.

SQ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Beautiful place but the food was so bland! Needs wayy more seasoning

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our waiter was really nice...since we we busy yapping and ordered in bits & pieces.

We ordered drinks...
No coffee & no amaretto sour 😕 & no Coke
So beer it was..

Ordered 2 appetizers (crab cake & wings) 2 entrees (snow crab pot & fire grilled shrimp, scallop, & octopus) & 1 captain's dinner for two. Way too much food for 4 people...

I'm not a sour person, so I thought that there was too much lemon in the octopus & the salad in crab cake had too much balsamic vinegar. But that's personal preference.

ST
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice spot for properly cooked shellfish and strong drinks!

T
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent!!!!! Took my mother for her 75th Birthday!!! We had a great time!!! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves !!

OT
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food2service5ambience5

Excellent customer service from the gentlemen that was serving us I appreciate everything he did for me and my man. The food was good as far as taste it was just a little bit of crabs. The last time I went it was a bigger pot with more crabs ... but overall excellent place to dine at me and my man traveled a little over an hour and was pleased thank you.

AT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The service was horrible. My friend and I made reservations and when we got there the waiter was running around serving everyone and didn’t even come up to us to ask if we have reservations or if we would like to be seated until I said hello we have reservations and then he sat us in a booth and we were about to order and the manager came up to us and said I’m sorry but this booth is for four people that I have coming at 7:30 so we were kicked out of her seat and had to get re-seated. my friend and I made reservations and when we got there the waiter was running around serving everyone and didn’t even come up to us to ask if we have reservations or if we would like to be seated until I said hello we have reservations and then he sat us in a booth and we were about to order and the manager came up to us and said I’m sorry but this booth is for four people that I have coming at 7:30 so we were kicked out of her seat and had to get receded We ordered our entrée and it took one hour to come out (without any exaggeration) and the crab meat it’s self was hard as a rock . My friend asked for a second drink of Pepsi and the waiter was serving everyone and pouring drinks for everyone and didn’t bring it to her until she had to ask him again . I tried to get the managers attention by raising my hand three times and every time he ignored me . Never in my life have I ever had such horrible service . I’m not the type of person to ever write reviews so you know I was very disappointed .

J
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

2nd time there. Food was better first time around.

S
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

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.

JC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

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.