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“My Favorite Place to eat,,,,,But Bathrooms,not great!”
Review of The Crab Trap

The Crab Trap
Ranked #1 of 68 Restaurants in Somers Point
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
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.
Cape May NJ
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“My Favorite Place to eat,,,,,But Bathrooms,not great!”
Reviewed 3 April 2013

My wife and I eat at the Crab Trap at least once a month its our favorite place.The food is always the best.I think of it as a classy place to eat,its just ashame the way more and more all the time the way people act in there,you do get more upper class of people in there,but they don acted classy at all, they act like there at home,and disrepect the tables around them,like its all about them,and who care about your neighboor next to you,I just wish the guys that walk around say something to these people.They really wreck the bathrooms.Throwing the water all over the mirros,and the paper towels on the floor,when theres a trash can right there.But all and all,we love it there.

  • Visited April 2013
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Just OK”
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Hope the waitress was having a bad day, not at all friendly and just barley willing to get you anything additional as a glass of water with dinner. Food was medicore - sounded good with clams, scallops and sausage in a white wine sauce - sauce was thick and creamy too thick and clams were chewy. Would not return.

Visited March 2013
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I had not visited this place for several years and thought I'd give it a try last Saturday after visiting Ocean City. Since it's off-season at the shore not many restaurants are open. I had raw clams for an appetizer which were good and tried their crab bites. I ordered the crab imperial for dinner and it was just fair. Tiny portion served on clam shell and not much crab meat. My husband ordered the fried seafood combo which had 2 scallops 2 shrimp 1 crab cake and piece of flounder. The batter was so thick and dry he could not eat the crab cake or flounder. So he only ate the shrimp and scallops Side order of green beans with mushrooms was inedible. To top things off when the bill arrived it had an extra $16 entree added. Of course they removed it when brought to their attention but the waitress did not notice it. There are so many great seafood places in ocean city once the season begins I don't know why anyone would return here.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Maria Z
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Castine, ME
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A Great Place to Eat!”
Reviewed 5 March 2013

We came to the Crab Trap to celebrate my husband's birthday. From 3pm-5pm the restaurant has a twilight special (soup or salad, entree, and dessert) for a very reasonable price. We enjoyed our lobster dinner very much. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

  • Visited March 2013
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Ocean City, New Jersey
1 review
“Happy Hour”
Reviewed 1 March 2013

The best ever Happy Hour you must go, the Deviled Clams are worth waiting for a seat!! There is always a friendly crowd, most nights there is live music, the dinner menu is the best sea food in the area always fresh, large portions. Go hungry you won't be disappointed.

Visited February 2013
Thank Lillian E
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