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“Great clams and muscles”
Review of The Crab Shack

The Crab Shack
Ranked #227 of 2,450 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Crab Shack is a coastal themed casual dining and drinking experience. Whilst we cater for all tastes, we specialize in seafood with a special emphasis on crab yet including other fabulous meals. "By the Scoop", "From the Earth" "From the Charcoal Barrel" are all included on our menu. The Crab Shack provides fun, smiles and frivolity in a casual yet entertaining waterfront environment. Affordable is an understatement, check out our daily deals today!
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here last night. Enjoyed the clam and muscle appetizer, followed by a bowl of seafood chowder. Others had the crab cakes which were thoroughly enjoyed and fish and chips. Great atmosphere and overly friendly staff made for an enjoyable evening.

Thank Ed S
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a Friday and they have live music.
We ordered the meal just like a Tapas.
Shared Wings, then Mussels then Ceviche and finally King Crab legs. With a few beers.
Going to go again tomorrow as the seafood was great.
Happy Hour 3-6pm.

Thank Bizzo7
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Crabshackakl, General Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hi Bizzo7,
Thanks for taking the time to review us. We agree, the Trevally Ceviche was a fantastic little special. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow and don't miss out on our 50 cent chicken wings during our Hour of the Claw too!
Cheers,
The Crab Shack Management Team

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Was in a busy meeting held in Auckland, and came here with colleagues to have simple dinner after work.
Great food and atmosphere, you can have a good chat and enjoy the harbor night view. The beer that the waiter recommended was light and smooth which was what I needed. If you wanna have something light, they also have the crab salad and some other salad on the menu to choose.

Overall, love the atmosphere they created here.

Thank Marjorie C
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Crabshackakl, General Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hi Marjorie C,
Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It's always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed our fun casual atmosphere. Hope to see you in here again soon!
Cheers,

The Crab Shack Management Team

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Went there with my wife. Very slow service and average food. Certainly better places in Auckland to eat at. Won't be going back and wouldn't recommend to anyone either.

Thank MrGJohn
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Crabshackakl, General Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hi MrGJohn,
Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy us. I guess we're not for everybody and while we do appreciate everyone's opinion we are glad to know that the majority of reviews definitely feel the opposite. Hopefully, one day, you'll venture back in and see for yourself that we are very much above average, especially for a relaxed casual dining experience.
Cheers,

The Crab Shack Management Team

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had the best hamburgers I have had in a long time. Not overly cheap but worth every cent! Staff very nice and friendly.

Thank SuzanneInAustralia
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Crabshackakl, General Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hi SuzanneInAustralia,
Glad to hear you enjoyed our burgers. One of our favourites too, especially as we can build it to how we want it. On Saturdays we even offer it with a bud for only $20 between 3 & 6pm. Hope we see you in here soon grabbing another tasty burger soon!
Cheers,

The Crab Shack Management Team

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