"Dang! Crabs" Opens In Garden Grove

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Another Cajun crawfish/crab/shrimp boil joint opened recently in Garden Grove, which makes it the umpteenth Cajun crawfish/crab/shrimp boil joint to open in Garden Grove.

Before this one gets lost in the jumble, let's talk about the name. It's called "Dang! Crabs", which sounds like something you'd say after an unfortunate diagnosis at the clinic.

But more interesting than the hilarious and catchy title is that their specialty isn't even crab: it's charbroiled oysters topped with garlic, butter, herbs, and cheeses. In fact, even though they're essentially vying for a piece of The Boiling Crab action, they're at the same time trying to distance themselves from the whole sauce-soaked shellfish game.

According to their menu, they offer dry seasoning on their seafood boils rather than the wet ones The Boiling Crab has made its calling card. Read below that section, however, and it appears the restaurant concedes that they must give the public what it craves: they list the standard saucing options we're all now familiar with, entitling it "If You Must Have Sauce."

I just wish they'd said like this: "Dang It! You Still Want Sauce?"

13030 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92843, (714) 537-2722; http://www.DangCrabs.com.

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Joehdaddy
Joehdaddy

Not Just Crawfish, A Little Taste of New Orleans

JB
JB

Great nameLOL

And given the prevalence of that surname in Garden Grove, are you sure it's not "Dang Crabs" LMFAO 

SomeGuy
SomeGuy

The owner is named Dang. :)

Fatlamb
Fatlamb

Edwin- Which Cajun crawfish/crab/shrimp boil joint you think is the best in Garden Grove... thanks

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