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The Crab Trap

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2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1195
+1 609-927-7377
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11:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been going to Crap Trap a couple of times a year for about 15 years. It's undoubtedly one of the nice restaurants in the area. But I had a bad experience a few nights ago, compelling me to write a review. There weren't many people there, and we were sitting at a table by the window. A couple with... More 

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and nice employees the atmosphere is good a enjoyable place to hang out the music is good when they have bands also in the summer the outside bar is fun

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Thank ozziek
ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele More 

Chadds Ford, PA
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Off-season and looking for a restaurant in a shore town? Look no further than the Crab Trap! During the "season" plan on an hour + wait, but during the cold months of January, February and March be certain to stop by! During our last visit, we ordered a 1 1/4 Lb lobster, broiled, with a house salad, baked potato and... More 

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Absecon, New Jersey
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went into Crab Trap this evening with a party of 12. They don't take reservations and there was quite a wait (About an hour). We waited and I'm so glad we did. They had a Monday night off-season customer appreciation night with a special menu and great prices. The food was excellent - salad, clam chowder, broccoli, all the... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local and have been coming her for many years and have NEVER had a bad meal or bad service. I believe that speaks for itself. However, I took a friend there the other night to celebrate her birthday, along with a bouquet of flowers. When the server came out to introduce herself to us, she had a... More 

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Thank yellowrose383
ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

That you would choose our business for such an important occasion is quite pleasing to us. We are glad to see you enjoyed your dinner and thanks for sharing your memorable experience with others. Looking forward tyo seeing you again !!! More 

New Jersey
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area and enjoy fresh and well made seafood this is the place try the crab cakes wonderfull.

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Thank NewJerseyTommy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good meal at Crab Trap! Even though it usually a wait, it wasn't bad. Sat at the bar, ordered two drinks and before we were half way done our table was ready. Seated us in a quiet area next to a fireplace and it was very nice. The service was fantastic! Food, what can I say, the Admiral's... More 

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Thank Wayne A
ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and particularly the lunch menu because the portions are reasonable in size. Dinner portions are huge. Fresh seafood!!

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For years we tried going to the Crab Trap and either could not get a parking space or the wait time was too long due to its popularity. Finally on our last trip we went early to dinner and were able to get a place to park and sat down immediately at a table. From passing the restaurant over the... More 

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ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Crab Trap Restaurant. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,Crab Trap Restaurant More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On any other evening the bartenders are phenomenal. Last night, bartender Gabby was beyond rude and inappropriate, slamming the bar passage, refusing to serve, disrespectful. No wonder why it's so empty these days. Poor service, vegetables brown/not fresh. Couldn't get out of there quick enough.

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Thank doctorddf
ken W, Owner at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Your comments and suggestions on how we can do a better job are appreciated. Please know these suggestions don't go unnoticed and we will be sharing your thoughts with our team to continue our goal of providing every customer with an exceptional experience. We can assure you this matter will not be taken lightly and appropriate action was taken. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Broadway, Somers Point, NJ 08244-1195
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-927-7377
Description
The Crab Trap The Finest Seafood Restaurant in Somers Point. In business for over 40+ Years! Family owned & Operated. Voted "Best Seafood Restaurant", "Gold 2009 Press Reader's Poll", Voted "Best Lobster Dinner", "Bronze 2009 Press Reader's Poll" in Somers Point.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?