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The Boiling Crab

) #79 of 8,593 Restaurants in Los Angeles ££ - £££ American, Seafood
3377 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 115, Los Angeles, CA 90010-1851
+1 213-389-2722
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crawfish” (19 reviews)
“boiling crab” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
3377 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 115, Los Angeles, CA 90010-1851
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early on a weeknight to avoid the line. We ordered shrimp and king crab. What an experience! Next time in L.A. I'm definitely going back!

Thank dvwoud09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and my brother took me here on my birthday. Food is great. Service is superb! The place is pretty busy. We will come back again this week! Totally recommended!

Thank MsOracle
Reviewed 7 May 2017

#LAFoodcrawl HITS: Cajun-inspired Shrimps and crabs Eat with you hands, disposable hand gloves and bibs will be served along with your food ORDER THE FRESH OYSTERS, PERIOD MISS: Line can be as bad as 30 minutes or more. Arrive earlier and wait for your turn....More

Thank Catsi C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing seafood but the crab legs are really exceptional the best I tried ever. The only thing is the long queue to get it so try to show up a little early

Thank Tarek K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It's botchy, fresh and delicious. What's not to love? Great place to hang out with friends and have some fresh seafood at great prices. Fun Experience.

Thank lennea
Reviewed 15 April 2017

From the time we walked in the door to the time we walked out there was a steady line of people waiting for a table. After getting my Crawfish I can tell why. I think they were better then lobster. So sweet tasting. I also...More

1  Thank Renee L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

❤ Boiling Crab 🦀 It has been a long time visiting here. Always like shrimp 🍤 corn 🌽 clams and butter sauce.

Thank Nina MJ K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went here with friends. They have eaten in other boiling crab locations. But for me this is the first time. I love the experience. I am Filipino so I love eating by hand which Boiling Crab encourages. Downside is they use powder to mix in...More

1  Thank Louie antonio L
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

What an enjoyable experience I had at the Boiling Crab. The food was so good and prompt. We had 3 Ibs of crawfish, and the shrimp basket!! It was Devine. Everyone was friendly. Five ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

1  Thank danity50
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You will experience to eat the crabs, shrimps and lobster by hands accompanied with a delicious sauce. Prices are quite acceptable. This should be experienced , at least once in a lifetime.

Thank Yasarlev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3377 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 115, Los Angeles, CA 90010-1851
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 213-389-2722
  • E-mail
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