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The Crab Trap

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Menu

APPETIZERS - GREAT BEGINNINGS
$6.25
Blackened Redfish
topped with sweet onion and mushrooms
$11.95
Crabmeat Cocktail
jumbo lump
$7.5
Lobster Puffs
minced lobster, cheddar cheese, golden fried
$6.95
Maryland Crab Bites
our deviled crab, bite size, (5) served
$6.25
Onion Blossom
we think ours is the best! served with horseradish sauce
$7.95
Shrimp Cocktail
steamed daily, served chilled with cocktail sauce
$8.95
Stuffed Onion Ring
with crab imperial, jack cheese and tomato
APPETIZERS - CLAMS AND MUSSELS
$7.5
Bbq Clams
(6) broiled clams with tangy sauce, bacon and cheese
$7.5
Clams Casino
minced, our seller
$6.5
Clams On The 1/2 Shell
harvested locally
$5.95
Deviled Clams
(2) with the best tartar sauce
$9.95
Steamed Littleneck Clams
in garlic, butter and white wine (18)
$8.25
Steamed Maine Mussels
spicy marinara or garlic butter
APPETIZERS - OYSTERS
$8.25
On The 1/2 Shell, Hog Island
a smaller, saltier oyster
$8.95
On The 1/2 Shell, P.e.i., Canada
a larger oyster with a clean crisp taste
$8.95
Oysters Rockefeller
with crabmeat, spinach, pernod, hollandaise
APPETIZERS - COMBINATION APPETIZERS
$8.95
Hot Combo
(2) casino, (2) bbq clams and (2) oysters rockefeller
$8.95
Jersey Shore Sampler
(3) clams 1/2, (3) oysters 1/2 and chilled shrimp
$5.5
Soup 1-1-1
sample our clam chowder, crab bisque and md. crab soup
$7.5
Treasure Chest
three lobster puffs, three puffs, three md. crab bites
SOUPS AND CHOWDERS
Crock $4.5
Classic Onion Soup
garlic crouton and cheese
Small Bowl $6.95
Large Bowl $7.95
Creamy Crab Bisque
the house favorite
Small Bowl $4.5
Large Bowl $5.5
Manhattan Clam Chowder
Small Bowl $4.5
Large Bow $5.5
Maryland Style Crab Soup
with tomato, spicy
SALADS
$4.5
Classic Caesar
garlic croutons, grated parmigiano and anchovies
$11.25
Grilled Chicken Caesar
fire grilled chicken breast, garlic croutons, grated parmigiano and roasted peppers, (for dinner)
$4.5
Spinach Salad
with mozzarella, roasted pepper, raspberry vinegarette
$5.95
The Wedge Salad
iceberg salad, crumbled bacon, chopped egg, red onion and bleu cheese
$5.95
Tomato Ala Oil
red ripe tomatoes, aged provolone, roasted red pepper, garlic and olive oil
$5.95
Tomato Mozzarella Salad
fresh mozzarella, roasted red pepper, sweet red onion, balsamic vinegarette
ENTREES - FRESH FISH
All Dinners Include House Salad And Fresh Homemade Bread
$22.95
Blackened Mahi Mahi
topped with a saute of shrimp and scallops
$17.95
Blackened Redfish
seared, topped with simmered red onion and mushrooms
$20.25
Fresh Flounder Fillet
broiled or fried golden brown
$19.95
Honey Glazed Salmon
with a sweet potato crust, braised spinach
$21.25
Sesame Crusted Tuna Steak
served with our thai pepper sauce
$23.95
Stuffed Flounder Fillet
with crab imperial, hollandaise sauce
$19.5
Tournadoes Of Stuffed Flounder
with deviled crab, lobster sauce, spinach and rice
ENTREES - GULF SHRIMP
$23.95
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
three, stuffed with our crab imperial
$19.25
Golden Fried Shrimp
breaded every day, (6) jumbo shrimp
$24.95
Shrimp Fest
a collection of (3) stuffed shrimp w/ deviled crab, (8) golden fried shrimp and (5) shrimp scampi
$19.5
Shrimp Scampi
in a garlic butter sauce, rice or cappellini
ENTREES - CRAB, LOBSTER & SHELLFISH
$23.95
Baked Crab Augratin
lump crabmeat in a creamy cheese sauce, oven browned
$23.95
Baked Crab Imperial
voted, "best of the shore!"
$39.95
Broiled Cold Water Lobster Tail
sweet and delicious
$15.95
Deviled Clam Platter
served with the "best" tartar sauce and lemon
$17.95
Fried Oyster Platter
served with homemade chicken salad
$20.5
Jersey Ocean Scallops
the best scallops available, period! broiled or fried
1/4 Lb. $22.95
2 Lb. $30.95
4 Lb. $50.95
Live Maine Lobster
broiled or steamed 1
$39.95
Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs
over 1 1/2 lbs. with drawn butter
ENTREES - CRABCAKES
$24.95
Crispy Crabcakes
with a chardonnay cream sauce (all lump crabmeat cakes, griddled with crispy crumbs)
$17.95
Deluxe Deviled Crabcakes
our 1 seller for over 30 years
About
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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

I went with my wife and two friends for a Monday night special with a special menu to pick from. Three orders crab cake,salmon and,chicken were good , but my fish&chips was not, the fish was soft and oily so I sent it back and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ronaldt18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I came for lunch. clientele had not filled the first hall but it was already a bit noisy- a common complaint. It did not distract us from appreciating the meal. Wife had encrusted salmon with sides of baked apples and Cole slaw. She...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sage_and_poet
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Had a wonderful dinner at the Crab Trap. We were with local friends and had a wonderful evening. The food was great and the service met all of our expectations.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank D M
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We heard a lot about about The Crab Trap so we had a Sunday Lunch here. There were some high points and some low points. The restaurant was decorated for Christmas. It looked great. We are seared promptly but then sat and sat. Finally our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Thus is always a great place for a meal. Casual and quick or more involved and full meal. Service is good, atmosphere is casual, price is reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank angelabW2797GE
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Been dining at the Crab Trap for about four years. It’s always been fantastic. Service is excellent as well as food every time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alf1956
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I stayed in the area for 3 days and had lunch and dinner at the Crab Trap everyday so I was able to experience a variety of their menu items. I never received a bad meal. The shrimp and pizza from the bar menu is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank curlyQ823
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Consistently the best seafood restaurant in the area. We have dined here a couple of times a year for 25+ years and were never disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DennisBurke
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Crab Trap. We had the onion ring stuffed with crab imperial it was wonderful it is such a great idea. It was delicious. We also had dinner I had to the crab imperial it was one of the best crab imperial...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ELIZABETH K
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We came here with over 20 people and they split us up and seated us within 30 minutes. Food was good-not spectacular but they were feeding a huge number of people. The bar was great. Eat there if you are just a couple. Definitely worth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cr0ftw
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Exploration140076
11 September 2018|
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Response from Hampsteader | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Lunch menu served until 3pm, Twilight dinner specials menu 3-5pm and full dinner menu 3pm to closing.
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Bunny H
10 August 2018|
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Response from Hampsteader | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. Go at off times and avoid weekends if you don't want to wait for a table.
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kermitl2015
30 July 2018|
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Response from sage_and_poet | Reviewed this property |
Crab Trap is open year 'round.
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