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Boiling Crab in SGV

I love the Boiling Crab in Garden Grove. I saw a sign that a new one was opening on Valley Blvd. If anyone knows when it is opening, I will be one of the first ones there.

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  1. I just saw the sign today too. But I'm sorry to ask... What is Boiling Crab? What kind of food do they serve? Crab I assume. But what kind of cuisine? Thank you. ^^

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    1. re: eileen216

      Basically it's Seafood such as crab, shrimp, crawfish, etc,..seasoned with 3 ways: garlic +butter, lemon pepper or cajun seasoning...or all 3 which is the whole she-bang (recommended) and different levels of spiciness. All seafood are bought by the pound and get ready to get your hands dirty and wear a bib.

    2. is it open yet? is it open yet?! i saw the title of this thread and...

      lol. but yea the environmental signage is in place. can't be long now!

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      1. re: rameniac

        I'm passing by everyday after work to see when there is going to be a grand opening, I can't WAIT!

      2. I want crawfish!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't wait for this place to open. I hate trekking all the way down to GG.

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        1. re: MeowMixx

          i'll be driving over there with my bib already on.

          1. re: eatdrinknbmerry

            lol. Have you tried any of the places down in OC?

            1. re: MeowMixx

              the newer location in garden grove (brookhurst) is the bomb. had so much fun there and the beers were only $2.50. woot! woot!

        2. According to this myspace page, it is supposed to open May 9. That's this Wednesday!
          http://www.myspace.com/theboilingcrab

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            1. re: CookieEater

              are you serious???....I am so there!!!!! I wish it was tomorrow already.

              1. re: fishybear10

                now the grand opening date is extended....May 21st the new opening date...according to their myspace page.

                1. re: fishybear10

                  aaargh, i would have been there tonight...

              2. I've been looking for a place like this ever since I lived back east. Are there any other places in the LA area where we can whack our ways to some crabby goodness?

                1. i just passed by a half hour ago. it looks all cleaned up and ready to go. didn't see any signs though.

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                  1. re: phant0omx

                    their webpage (www.myspace.com/theboilingcrab) shows that it won't open till may 21st.

                    well, i THINK it's their webpage.

                    1. re: Quik

                      according to my restaurant biz friends, it's probably due to last minute health inspection checks and red tape... was hoping to take the rameniac mom there for mother's day! i can't wait any longer... maybe i'll just drive to garden grove lol...

                      1. re: rameniac

                        I can't wait either. I'm heading there tomorrow :) (neener neener nyah nyah)

                  2. Boiling Crab is still not open ....their myspace changed from May 21st to coming soon. GRRR!

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                    1. re: fishybear10

                      uh oh. hopefully they're not related to the new folks at crabulous.

                      1. re: ceejoi

                        They better open with their beer license ready to go, otherwise they're in trouble.

                        But the Brookhurst location is doing just fine, so it's not like this is a new venture. I can't wait until this location opens so I don't have to drive all the way down to Garden Grove every time I want to get my bag o' shebang. (I love dipping my fries in the "marinade").

                        1. re: SauceSupreme

                          Tried the place on Vally Blvd. several weeks ago. This restaurant is small and the servers were inexperienced. More importantly, the food is simply awful. There are many places in the Midwest, Southwest and the South that are authentic and a lot better.

                          Why would anyone go to Alhambra (predominately Asian community) to have psuedo cajun food? You are much better off going next door to Noodle World.