About Us

Welcome to The Crab’s Claw Inn, one of the best restaurants in Lavallette, New Jersey!

Don’t just take our word for it, we were nominated for a TASTE Award for Outstanding Restaurant in the Bar/Pub category. Located on the northbound side of Route 35 (Grand Central Avenue), we have been serving fantastic seafood and an extensive list of bottled and draft beers to our patrons for decades. Our professional chefs prepare a menu that is sure to satisfy our local clientele and seasonal tourists a like.

The Crab’s Claw Inn is open year-round and is dedicated to providing great food to our local patrons as one of the best restaurants Lavallette New Jersey has to offer. Our varied menu of seafood, burgers, and landlubber dishes means that we can either serve up something new every time you come in or have your usual ready for you cooked to your specifications.

At The Crab’s Claw Inn we pride ourselves on our extensive bar menu, which puts us atop many lists of the best restaurants in Lavallette NJ. Our wine list has many of your favorites available by the glass and many more available by the bottle, including sparkling wines and dessert wines. Our beer lists is among the best in the area! Alongside an extensive American selection we have an international variety that is beyond compare. From Denmark to Italy to Germany to Vietnam, we can provide you with a tour around the world one bottle at a time.

Come on in to The Crab’s Claw Inn tonight and enjoy a meal in our warm, friendly atmosphere. Whether alone, with family, or hanging out with friends, we can guarantee a great night at one of the best restaurants Lavallette New Jersey has.