10 Restaurant Chains With the Best Crab Dishes

Red Lobster

For many Americans, supper at Red Lobster is a ritual with over 600 locations. The chain's Crab Your Way plate is a big seafood meal. You may have up to 2 pounds of butter- or steamed crab legs with this entrée.

Bonefish Grill

Variability is a benefit of sweet crab flesh. In its inventive and rich Crab-Topped Bang Fries, Bonefish Grill uses that adaptability to top crispy fries with shredded crab meat and the restaurant's Bang Bang sauce for a spicy kick.

Eddie V's Prime Seafood

This top U.S. seafood establishment serves crab cakes and legs. While they are great options, the restaurant's crab-fried rice side dish combines delicious soy-rich fried rice with flaky, delicate crab meat.

Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack has served crab and other seafood nationwide since 1991, debuting in Houston. The Crab Daddy Feast, a crab boil featuring snow, Dungeness, and king crab, is available at 30 locations.

Legal Sea Foods

This devotion to fresh-from-the-ocean fish puts Legal Sea Foods on numerous lists. You may have eaten its lobster roll, but its crab roll is outstanding. This recipe highlights crab's sweetness with a light mayonnaise dressing.

The Boiling Crab

Since 2004, the Louisiana-inspired Cajun seafood restaurant has served crab boils. Choose from blue crab, Dungeness crab, snow crab legs, or king crab legs at this crab location.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

Italian restaurant with sites from Boston to Texas serves steaks, seafood, and pasta. Its oven-baked lump crab cake has plenty of crab and tangy whole-grain mustard.

McCormick & Schmick's

Mccormick & Schmicks, another renowned seafood brand, with over 20 U.S. and five Canadian locations. Houston-based brand operates in California, Georgia, Illinois, and Minnesota.


Since 1994, sushi chef Nobu Matsuhisa has worked with actor Robert De Niro to build a global empire with over 50 restaurants. One of the chain's cheekiest meals is the tacos.


Amazing fresh Florida stone crab claw platters are only available during stone crab season. Cooled, pre-cracked claws contain the tastiest stone crab flesh. Lemon and house-made mustard sauce are included.