Crabby Chris Crab Shack in New Smyrna Beach

Crabby Chris Crab Shack - New Smyrna Beach, FloridaI’ve been driving past the Crabby Chris Crab Shack in New Smyrna Beach since it open along US 1 North of Canal Street in May. I’ve learned that parking lots never lie and this one is always full, which tells me there is something special happening in the modest looking building at 440 North Dixie Freeway.

Crabby Chris Crab Shack - New Smyrna Beach, FloridaThe culinary genius behind the grill at Crabby Chris is Chris Horton who was looking to create a brick and mortar destination closer to the beach. Chris has expanded his Central Florida following and is really building upon his successful Orlando food-truck business.

Crab Shack Menu at Crabby Chris - New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The menu at Crabby Chris Crab Shack is diverse with everything from tacos to burgers. The gourmet crab cake sandwiches are crispy on the outside and soft and meaty on the inside. Don’t miss out on the fresh pita chips and pico de gallo, I ate so many I almost spoiled my appetite.

Crab Cake Sandwich at Crabby Chris - New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The fish tacos are fresh and meaty…

Crabby Chris Fish Taco - New Smyrna Beach, FloridaWe’re itching to stop in on a CRAB-B-Q WEDNESDAY… Starting at noon they serve up 1/2 and full rack racks of ribs with 2 sides and they are smoking up cheddar cheese stuffed, smoked jalapeños.

I think I might be in love.

I think I might have to drive over there right now!

 

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