If you are a seafood fan, Orange County has a ton of great options for crab. With so many options in Orange County, it’s hard to tell which ones are going to have the quality crab you’re looking for. Here are the top spots in the area for a delicious crab meal.
The Boiling Crab
13892 Brookhurst St
Garden Grove, CA
If a restaurant’s been featured on The Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate,” you know it has to be worth trying out. Their menu items are made using a Louisiana Creole blend of spices and its finger lickin’ good. The Boiling Crab serves everything in a bag and doesn’t use plates. Prepare to get messy when devouring their delicious crab cuisine.
422 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA
If you’re looking for an upscale seafood restaurant featuring amazing crab, head to the Rock'n Fish in Laguna Beach. You have to try the ROCK’N Louisiana crab cakes served with tarter sauces and a spicy remoulade, or the King Alaskan Crab Legs.
You’ll want to order the Navy Grog rum cocktail as it goes perfect with your crab dinner. Wear some fashionable beach wear and sundresses and head to downtown Laguna Beach for Rockin Fish’s crab. You’ll love eating crab when you’re at the beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The Crab Cooker
2200 Newport Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA
If you love King Crab killer claws from Alaska, authentic Dungeness crab meat, and Alaskan King Crab, go to The Crab Cooker at Newport Beach. Pick up crab to take home from the seafood market or dine in at their restaurant.
Their fresh crab is juicy and sweet and pre-cut. The Dungeness crab meat is already shelled for you and their portions are big. Bob Roubian started this restaurant in 1951 to fulfill his dream after returning from World War II.
These top restaurants in the OC offer excellent crab in three unique atmospheres.