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Buster Crabb

326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 4214
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“crab” (12 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
Seafood, European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 456 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice quiet area, and no loud music where we were seated, no children in the area we were in, which was good, as we wanted to talk and enjoy our food. Friendly wait staff that knew their menu, and were able to make suggestions. We...More

Thank HeatherC3418
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely place to have a red wine and steak with friends... Good atmosphere and friendly staff...

Thank MarietaY6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food. Definitely a must visit for dinner in invercargill. Highly recommend the steak, perfectly cooked pick a sauce and two sides.... lots to choose from. Definitely going back. Staff super friendly and great at their job

Thank CherieN86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have visited Buster Crabb for lunch a few times and have always been impressed, we have tried a few items each from the lunch menu. Food and service is always on pointe! The restaurant ambience is great, modern and spacious. The...More

Thank Pippi1980
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Another popular place typified by the fact of was Wednesday evening and it was full. Great food (but my friend had to ask for a vegetarian menu) and the wine was great at a reasonable price. Good evening and good experience all around.

Thank CraigandTania
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came recommended and thankfully we took heed. The staff were super friendly and helpful and speed of service with food and drink replenishing was perfect (really efficient but not like you were being hovered over). Then there was the Steak... I had the...More

Thank JoeB5417
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Delicious food .Very good service. I recommend the oysters and my husband really enjoyed the lamb shank meal. The restaurant was quite busy but we didn't have to wait long for our meals which were well presented. My only gripe would be that the music...More

Thank rubbaxpop
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Since moving back to Invercargill 3 years ago, Buster Crabb has been our hands-down favourite restaurant in town. We have just returned from 2 months traveling around the UK, Europe and America and your restaurant would put many we visited while overseas to shame. I...More

Thank kiwilass66
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Really quick turnaround of our food which was beautifully cooked and presented. Staff were friendly and helpful, would definitely come again

1  Thank Philj1304
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night which it was surprisingly busy i would book in advance if your going as a group it's a nice place with friendly staff and a good feed. it's on the higher end for pricing the only let down was...More

Thank NigelT593
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Response from bustercrabbziffs | Property representative |
Yes we definitely do vouchers. If you call me on 027 433 6408 I'll certainly arrange it for you. I'm not sure adamant21 is and how he h=can answer questions for us........ We do this all time. Sell vouchers I mean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 4214
We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice
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