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Crab Catcher

La Jolla's premier seafood restaurant, consistently #1 with locals and visitors, enjoys a spectacular ocean view and patio dining. The freshest of seafood and shellfish our specialty; the exciting flavors of California and the Pacific Rim our inspiration.
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699 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(699 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 699 reviews
5 stars
(389)
4 stars
(202)
3 stars
(71)
2 stars
(33)
1 star
(4)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
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Crab Catcher Reviews List
Review 1 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Wonderful Entree brunch

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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great view of La Jolla cove. I love the Creme Brulee french toast - dessert for breakfast. They are always good about the champagne service and very attentive service in general. Been here many times and will be back many times."
Dined on 2/07/2016
 2005
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 2 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/07/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/07/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/07/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 3 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Lovely, but pricey!

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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Everything was very good. We ordered the dinner for 2 & it was yummy, but I would say not nearly enough food for 2 & it was $125 - for 1.5 lbs crab legs, 1 lobster, and a few shrimp...pretty high for what we got. Bisque was not hot enough but yummy!"
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2014
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining
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Review 5 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The Crab Catcher is a wonderful pick

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Dined on 2/07/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/07/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I will definitely be back. The menu is creative and has a wide variety of delicious selections. Everything we ordered was fresh and tasted great. The staff is friendly and attentive."
Dined on 2/07/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 6 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2006
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2006
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion
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Review 7 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 8 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2011
Special Features: special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 9 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Yum

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Food was great. We had a patio table, which would've been better if the other tables weren't so close together. I wish there was a few more options on the menu, the thing I was going to order was no longer on the menu at the restaurant but it was listed online. Other than that, drinks were great and we had a good time."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, scenic view
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Review 10 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 12 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 13 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Lunches/Dinners

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We have enjoyed wonderful lunches and Dinners with excellent food, wine, deserts and service."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 14 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 15 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"pretty good. nice atmosphere. great location for walking around."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion
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Review 16 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2012
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 17 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch
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Review 19 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 20 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great time, party of 6, fabulous food & service

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2004
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 21 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2002
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Review 22 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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"It was OK, not great as expected. We reserve at 9:00 pm and by mid-dinner we felt pressured to finish... Mussels were not the freshest I ever had..."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
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Review 23 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Thought this would be great - but Disappointed!

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Well - where do I start! We thought this would be a great place with great food - but this place seems to be more HYPE than anything else. It was nice they had 1/2 price wine Friday so had a great bottle of wine. We started with Fried Oysters and Crab stuffed mushrooms. The oysters were great, however the Crab stuff mushrooms had a strange taste - I tried to figure this one out whether it was the cheese or why this had a strange taste; but came to the conclusion that it was anything but fresh! So onto the main course and we decided on Cioppino for my wife and I (they raved about it and that should have been my first clue) and our friend order the scallops! The Cioppino came with a lobster claw which I figured would be a nice touch! The scallops looked amazing and afterwards I wish I had ordered that instead! The Cioppino broth was nice but again the fish wasn't as fresh as I thought it would be and the shrimp was like eating rubber; it was way over cooked like it was in the stew all day! The favor profile was way off and they delivered it the table just the same! My wife never finished hers and I mostly ate the broth! We mentioned this and thought that at $45 a dish they would have taken one off the tab, didn't happen! I wonder if the chef understands what fresh really means? Just wondering! The wine, fried oysters and dessert were great but with a tab of $275- one has to wonder! They may have some nice entrees - but every entree should be exceptional and make you want to come back! Just based on what we had; this is not happening! The restaurant had a nice crowd and I never talked with anyone afterwards though I should of! Overall I had some great food in La Jolla and at some very nice restaurants but this is not one of them! Very disappointing overall! The kitchen needs to reevaluate the customer experience!"
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: scenic view, great for outdoor dining
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Review 24 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2011
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Review 25 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great place

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Really enjoyed our dinner; delicious food & awesome service!! Crab cakes are worth the price."
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2012
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 26 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/26/2015
 2005
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Review 27 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2006
Special Features: scenic view, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2008
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Review 29 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Restaurant Week Choice

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Crab Catcher is a fine example of a place you go not just for the amazing food and view, but for the entire experience. The service was top notch, the food came out promptly, the portion sizes were perfect. We went for restaurant week as it was too good a deal to pass up. The salmon was perfectly done and I highly recommend the coconut curry lobster soup. For dessert, don't miss the chocolate torte."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Review 30 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
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Review 31 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

old family restaurant

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"family run -- been in business for a long time -- pleasant ambiance and good service -- seafoord and limited non seafood -- small portions -- very expensive"
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent food, enjoyable atmosphere

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"A nice venue on the beach with excellent food. Don't expect prices to be below $40/person though. Enjoyed the coastal semi-casual decor and the ocean views. Really good place for a date or anniversary dinner. Highly recommend the crab cake appetizer."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 33 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2007
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Review 34 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Perfect Special Occasion Luncheon

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Our server, Carmen, was attentive and knowledgeable. Amazing wine list. Fantastic view of La Jolla Cove and shoreline. Luncheon menu was varied and interesting. Our crab/shrimp Louie was excellent. Would definitely return. The gratis dessert for our birthday girl was generous enough for four to share--and it was delicious!"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Poor value

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"My soup came cold. Filet mignon was ordered medium and it came rare. Salad portion was small and the squash had no flavor."
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2007
Special Features: scenic view
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Review 36 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"The best things about the restaurant are the view, the service and the validated parking."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2008
Special Features: scenic view
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Review 37 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
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Review 38 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Nice view, good service, so-so food

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Our server Alfonso was great! The Caesar salad dressing lacked flavor, however the shrimp and grits were quite good. As for the entrees, the cioppino was fantastic, but the mexican mahi mahi with faro was lacking in flavor and not a substantial dish for the price."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2011
Special Features: scenic view, notable wine list
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Review 39 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2004
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/16/2016
 2002
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Review 42 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Crab Catcher after dark

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"This is a nice restaurant on the Pacific Coast. Excellent wine list and the waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful about the wine list and menu. We would visit again!"
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Special Features: scenic view, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Anniversary

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Went here to celebrate wedding anniversary (not a BIG one, but still a big number). Overall good experience with one caveat. There was a "private" party starting at about the time we got there, which seemed to be soaking up a lot of the staff's energy, both at our arrival time, and during dinner. The waitress more or less admitted that the party was causing delays in service, which was evident. Nevertheless, I have seen worse service than we actually got that night (Misty was working as fast as she could). Food was great. My wife thought the menu was a little on the scant side. Nice place. I would not go on a Saturday night again."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2005
Special Features: scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 44 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2011
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Review 45 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2006
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Review 46 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Birthday Lunch

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Beautiful view, friendly staff, food was good. Made note this was a birthday lunch. Birthday desert was not offered."
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 47 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, scenic view
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Review 48 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 49 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/07/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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Review 50 for Crab Catcher
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic evening!

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Dined on 1/11/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/11/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our dining experience. The food and service was perfect and made for a very memorable anniversary dinner (and first time there). I have to thank the manager (man in charge that evening) for the complimentary glass of champagne. We felt very special and very comfortable that evening. I look forward to our return and once it warms up more at night, we'll dine outside. A special thank you also goes out to all of the staff of the Crab Catcher for a beautiful experience."
Dined on 1/11/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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