HOME > Chowhound > B.C. (inc. Vancouver) >

After much anticipation...

v
vandan Jan 27, 2012 09:00 AM

The CrabKing now open in Steveston

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. LotusRapper RE: vandan Jan 27, 2012 10:07 AM

    Thx for the reminder, Vandan. Do they have inside seating, or is it like PaJo's where it's primarily outside seating & take-out only ?

    1 Reply
    1. re: LotusRapper
      v
      vandan RE: LotusRapper Jan 27, 2012 10:26 AM

      Think its all outdoor, with plastic and heaters for comfort sake, its defo a sit down pla e not sure abput take out at this point

    2. g
      Georgia Strait RE: vandan Feb 25, 2012 08:58 AM

      has anyone tried it?

      1 Reply
      1. re: Georgia Strait
        v
        vandan RE: Georgia Strait Feb 25, 2012 09:20 AM

        I haven' t had a chance yet, but hope it does well as Van (part owner with his dad) is a great guy

      2. f
        focioncroci RE: vandan Mar 17, 2012 07:11 PM

        Ate there today. I went with my husband and sister, and we each ordered half a crab and clam chowder and a side of fries. Everything was soooooo good! The crab was extremely fresh and we watched them pick our crab and take it to the back to be cooked. The fries were nice and hot and crispy, and the clam chowder was really tasty. I highly recommend this place! They also serve a really nice garlic butter for dipping. I love that eating here is supporting a local fisherman!

        I feel like this would be a great place to take someone on a first date if you know they like seafood! Fun to get a bit messy.

        6 Replies
        1. re: focioncroci
          j
          jcolvin RE: focioncroci Mar 17, 2012 11:36 PM

          Haven't been yet. Took a look at their website http://thecrabking.com and under "style" it shows a picture of what looks to be a lovely octopus and scallop ceviche or salad. NICE!! I thought but then looked in vain through their menu for anything octopus and scallopy. That's a bit of a tease.... Can't wait to try their moules-frites though.

          1. re: focioncroci
            k
            kinnickinnik RE: focioncroci Mar 18, 2012 07:29 AM

            I love the look of their crab boil/seafood feast! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rctud...

            1. re: kinnickinnik
              LotusRapper RE: kinnickinnik Apr 4, 2012 11:18 AM

              Any other recent experience at The Crab King ? Might hit them up this long weekend ......

              Their website doesn't show hours of operation.

              1. re: LotusRapper
                v
                vandan RE: LotusRapper Apr 4, 2012 03:19 PM

                I would just email them then

                1. re: vandan
                  Sam Salmon RE: vandan Apr 4, 2012 07:38 PM

                  Ate there once to date-solid not spectacular.

                2. re: LotusRapper
                  b
                  Burma VonFurston RE: LotusRapper Apr 4, 2012 09:40 PM

                  I ate at Crab King two weekends ago. I found the crab and shrimp to be over cooked. I liked the fries though..lol.

            Show Hidden Posts