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The 5 Best Crab Restaurants In Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

Craving king crab? blue or rock crab? Well, grab your bib because these are Wilmington’s top spots for this crustacean. We evaluated the top review sites and included reviews from millions of diners for the best crab spots around. If you're after a great crab soup or a fresh crab leg in Wilmington these are the places to go!

Find the perfect Crab spot

Jae Seafood by Tommy

$$, Wilmington$$Wilmington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Trolley Square Oyster House

$$, Forty Acres$$Wilmington, Forty Acres
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant

$$, Wilmington$$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Feby's Fishery

$$, Wilmington$$Wilmington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Banks' Seafood Kitchen and Raw Bar

American, $$$, Justison LandingAmerican, $$$Wilmington, Justison Landing
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Crab spots in Wilmington can take way too long. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16402 spots across Wilmington, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 770 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Crab connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Wilmington Crab.

FAQ

Banks' Seafood Kitchen and Raw Bar is the highest-rated upscale spot for crab in Wilmington.

Jae Seafood by Tommy, Trolley Square Oyster House, and The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant are the highest-rated crab spots to get a quick lunch in Wilmington.

Jae Seafood by Tommy, Trolley Square Oyster House, and The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant are the highest-rated late-night spots for crab in Wilmington.

The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant, Feby's Fishery, and Banks' Seafood Kitchen and Raw Bar are the highest-rated crab spots for a pick-up order in Wilmington.

Trolley Square Oyster House, The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant, and Feby's Fishery are the highest-rated crab spots that are good for groups in Wilmington.

Drink pairing tips for Crab

  • Pair Riesling with crab curry

    Try coupling crab curry with a white wine like crab curry to balance its spicy flavours.

  • Take lobster to the next level

    When ordering lobster, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chablis, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Crab

  • An order for 25claws of crab ?

    Aaron Sutcliffe knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 25 claws in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

  • For the love of seafood

    October in The United States, people celebrate seafood and chow down for National Seafood Month!

  • The record holder

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Crab fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

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