Where to Find the Best Crab Cakes in Philadelphia

Where to Find the Best Crab Cakes in Philadelphia

Where to Find the Best Crab Cakes in Philadelphia

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Crab Cakes PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - Crab Cakes are a classic seafood dish popular throughout Philadelphia and the world. Lots of Philadelphia restaurants offer crab cakes. Listed below are a few of our staff favorites.

Oyster House

Philadelphia has several excellent seafood restaurants, especially if you're looking for crab cakes, and The Oyster House has one of the best. It serves fresh oysters on the half-shell and various other East Coast-style seafood. The menu changes daily and includes specials such as the lobster roll, sauteed soft shell crabs, mixed grill, roasted oysters, and more. The Oyster House's bar is a lively spot during happy hour, and its cafe windows open to the street during warmer months. Outside tables are highly sought-after, but you can choose a table at the granite-topped bar if you don't feel like sitting outdoors. The bar counter gives you front-row seats to shuckers, which is an additional bonus.

The Olde Bar

If you're looking for the best crab cakes in Philadelphia, you've come to the right place. The Olde Bar, located in the historic Bookbinders Building, is a classic seafood spot with a great happy hour and crab cakes. The Olde Bar also serves delicious seafood platters. The Olde Bar is also known for its fantastic service and friendly staff. The food is reasonably priced, and the decor is charming and relaxing. If you're planning a special event, the Olde Bar is a great option. The bar also has private rooms that seat up to 100 guests. They're great for birthday parties and wedding receptions.

Ocean Prime

If you're in the Philadelphia area and want to try crab cakes, you've come to the right place. This seafood restaurant has been in business for nearly a decade. The crab cakes are delicious and come with a side of whipped potatoes and grilled asparagus. You can also get free calamari with your check-in. The restaurant offers a classic and modern American menu and lunch and dinner. The restaurant is also known for its spectacular seafood selection and steaks. Lunch and dinner are served daily, and there is a special sunset menu. The menu also features a full bar, signature cocktails, an award-winning wine list, and decadent desserts. You can dine at the bar or in a private dining room.

Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

Aldo Lamberti wanted to renovate the Positano Coast, a breezy Italian outfit offering a seafood-focused menu, a seasonal open-air dining room & happy hour. The restaurant offers a great view of downtown Philadelphia and a private event space. The open-air dining room, a menu focused on seafood, and the crab cakes are excellent at this breezy Italian outpost in Philadelphia. There's even a happy hour. You'll find it here whether you want an appetizer or a meal for two.

Gallo's Seafood

Whether looking for the best crab cakes in Philadelphia or the best crab soup in the city, Gallo's Seafood is the place for you. This old-fashioned seafood restaurant even has a burger bar attached. The crab cakes and other seafood items here are a must-try for all seafood lovers. The menu at Gallo's Seafood is extensive and features many dishes made with local seafood. The restaurant also serves soups and salads. It also offers a full take-out menu. In addition to crab cakes, Gallo's serves other seafood dishes like stuffed mushrooms, steamed mussels, and smoked salmon.

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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

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