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any suggestions on where to eat hard shell crabs in or near Philly?

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any suggestions on where to eat hard shell crabs in or near Philly?

josh | Jul 2, 2003 01:51 PM

I would like to organize a dinner out with about ten people to eat boiled crabs. An all you can eat place would be fun. The most important attribute besides excellent crabs would be outdoor seating. The place definitely doesn't need to be fancy (it shouldn't be), but the food has got to be good.

I've read messages posted over the last few years that have recommended: Dinardo's, Captain Chet's, Blue Points, Bonk's and Walt's Crab Shack. Of these, I was only able to track down Bonk's. Does anyone know what happened to the others? If they are open, and you recommend them, could you help me locate them?

What do you know about Grabbe's in NJ? I've heard nothing about it, other than they have crabs and it is nearby.

Before going for crabs, my friends and I are going to the beach, or down the shore as I understand it to be said in these parts, if you have any recommendations for Ocean City, NJ, or thereabouts, those tips would also be warmly received.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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