The Crab Pot Restaurant & Bar - Bellevue
Excellent Food and Great Customer Service. Also the quantity was good.
We loved the Crab Pot on Valentine's Day - it is one of our favorite places! The food was great, our waitress was very busy but wonderful! We didn't feel pressured to hurry. We finished the evening with 2 rootbeer floats! We look forward to taking our granddaughter when she comes!
Great experience on Birthday., Samantha was very good ! Good food
We had lunch with friends on a Friday afternoon, and the restaurant was very quiet. We had a sweet, young man as our server. He did fine, management needs to train staff how to open wine bottles more neatly and efficiently, but we did not mind, just felt sorry for the poor guy.
Considering how quiet things were our first batch of crab was just warm. Second order, made later, came out the perfect temperature.
If you love crab and don't mind getting your hands a little messy - you MUST try out this reastaurant! A great place for large family gatherings.
Waitress had too many tables, could've used help. Other than that and the lake sized puddle in the front, everything else was great.
Service was slow but food was pretty good.
I’ve visited at this Crabpot location in the past and it was really good. This most recent time however, it was significantly less positive. Dirty silverware, a very small “Deluxe” (expensive) burger and the overall food quality was sub par. The service was excellent and attentive, but we just couldn’t get past the food quality. Unfortunately I fee that this will be my last visit.
Awful service, I played almost 300 dollars and it was a disaster overall. I could have better service at Chuck E Chesse's. Rude host, bad services, and bad place to celebrated birthdays.
Birthday! Nice view, good location, food choices excellent.
The food was great as usual. We had 2 orders of the crab crab n crab which was excellent, plus we had a crab cake appetizer which was also very tasty. The service was also excellent as usual. The ambience is casual and fun and it also helps that this particular crab pot location has ample parking. also I don't remember my server's name, but I always seem to sit in her section when I come here. She is excellent!
We had a special birthday celebration and an anniversary to celebrate. Made reservations in advance. We’re seated on the very right of the bar side along the windows, far away from the main eating area. The restaurant was dead, but our server was never in sight. The service was horrible and after mentioning something to the waitress about having received more attention in the main eating area before, we were treated with an attitude. Very disappointing, especially since we’re frequent customers and have never received that kind of service - we probably would’ve gotten more attention heading to a local fast food restaurant. At all times we felt like we’re a burden to our waitress. Nonetheless, the food was outstanding as always.
Husband loves it as he is seafood lover. The rest of us like it. Fun atmosphere. A little pricey but most seafood restaurants are
It was my fathers birthday and he loves seafood. We’d heard allot of good things, so I thought it be a good place to celebrate. I had noted on the reservation it was our fathers birthday and we’d like a nice table with a view of the water/pond by the window. We arrived, I let them know we had a reservation and the kid checked and agreed. He then took us to the middle of the restaurant, no view, no window. Just not good seating at all. My little sister spotted a better spot we asked to be moved and they did, very polite about it. Then came the interesting part. We made the bad decision to sit next to a table full of woman and 2/3 men. It looked like an episode of the bachelor, rose for each one of them and all. They were loud, distracted our waitress numerous times. Who which I may add was the BEST part of our dinning experience. She was super and when I say super I mean SUPER AWESOME! The only reason I’d go back there would be if she was my waitress only. Other than the people sitting next to us, we had a good time. We got the view, the food was good, we all ate plenty. My father had a good time.
Our server Jordan was amazing! We were there for a friend’s birthday, and Jordan really helped make the experience extra special for our friend.
So dang cold! It had to be in the 50’s inside. The food was overpriced for poor quality. Very run down restaurant.
Our server was Daisy and she was excellent. The food was fantastic. 2 buckets of crab and they were perfect. Will go back!
Always a fun place when friends visit from out of town - casual vibe with the whole "dump it on the table and everybody chows down" approach. Don't go expecting your fancy copper-river salmon with a buerre blanc sauce and truffles, etc. Although they do have some plated seafood you really should go for the experience of wearing a bib while hammering crab legs which have been piled in the middle of the table. (Ergo, not recommended for first date or fancy night out - its messy and your hands smell like shrimp and crab the rest of the night. My cat loves it when I come home after eating here.)
About 8-10 beers on tap, same number of wines by the glass. Featured cocktails are uninspired (an old fashioned, a martini, a lemon drop) and while it may technically be a full bar you really have to stick to the simplest cocktails - e.g. they couldn't make a sazerac due to missing ingredients.
So go for the food and to make a mess with friends and family.
Went here feeling like this would be a solid seafood place, not too pricey but good. It basically was the Denny’s of seafood spots. Meal wasn’t great, and in my opinion, you have to work hard to make a salmon filet be mediocre. Service was slow and not particularly competent. Forgot some of our order, efforts to be friendly were awkward and uncomfortable. The “lake” the restaurant is on is coated with pond scum and had a pungent odor that could be smelled in the building. Just an overall drab experience.
Waitress got our order wrong. Said the buttons are close where she tells the chef. The “King Crab” pasta had almost no crab and was mixed with fillers. Poor taste, cheap pasta. Needless to say I will not be going back.
Food was 1940’s disgusting. I had the clam pot with oyster shooters. I had to ask for a couple of butter sides to get the food down.
Good experience, ample parking spaces and food was decent.
Great time as the food is great and the atmosphere is fun. This was our third visit so we brought our family and friends for a large table. Our waiter was too busy to be friendly or very helpful, and we ended up waiting on him too much. Win some lose some.
Had one of their SeaFeast meals, in the deck, enjoying a gorgeous summer evening. So good!
Great seafood in a casual and vibrant atmosphere. Lots of activity. Service was spotty
Very overpriced for what you get.....over $400 for 5 people!!
We got our crab cravings satisfied. We ordered two of The Alaskan. The portion was a little less than what we were expecting, but it filled up the hungry tummies of 4 adults. The kids have the calamari strips with fries. We enjoyed the outdoor seating in such a beautiful northwest weather. And, watching the ducks on the lake were pleasing. The service was gratifying.
Dated decor but I thought the food was good. The wedge salad was tasty. Blue cheese dressing was Home made. Not too many tomatoes. A little too much Old Bay Seasoning for my liking but the King Crab was very fresh. I’d come back but the place really does need a make over. It is circa 1970 decor.
We had the Alaska seafood assortment and it was FANTASTIC. Food was excellent and lots of it with a great choice of different seafood.We would recommend it and we will definitely be going back. You also must try the house specialty strawberry/rhubarb upside down cake it is fabulous.
We love this restaurant. Although we accidentally came in the back door with our large group. Not a nice way in. Our food was real good. The waitress was very slow returning to our table.
We went to Crab pot to celebrate Father's Day, and it was a good time. The kids stayed largely entertained, there was a lot of great tasting crab, and service was very attentive and nice. It's best if you're going in thinking you're going to get messy. The crab is expensive and delicious. The shrimp tacos were surprisingly nicely spicy with a very good salsa, and the peel-and-eat shrimp were devoured and loved by everyone.
It definitely is on the expensive side for what you're getting, but it's very good crab.
The service was outstanding and so was the food. We will revisit whenever we are in the area!
great and a good place to go
I have been here five times and each time the service and food has been great and it does fill you up. On this last visit I was advised by Open Table that I was a no show however we were there and it required me to contact Open Table to have corrected. The host I believe was slightly overwhelmed when we arrived.
The food was delicious, however we barely saw our server.
Mother’s Day dinner! It was fun, Food was good and service was great. Just an old restaurant...
Took 2.5 hours and food wasn’t all that fabulous for having to spend almost $200 and most of us just got fish and chips. Bathrooms were not clean. Men’s bathroom was out of toilet paper and they didn’t replace it when told. We won’t be going back
Really good food and good service. Bathrooms were clean.
Food was good, overall experience was fair. We had to go look for a server to ask for water we were seated for about ten minutes and no one came to check on us. We then waited over an hour for our food. The restaurant was not busy at all otherwise it would of have been understandable. After we got our food everything was good. Food was delicious!