Seating is available inside our main dining room featuring a walk up bar and stunning views of La Jolla Cove or outside on our patio with breathtaking views of the caves and Pacific Ocean.
Available Daily starting at 5:30pm
Reservations recommended Friday-Sunday
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Seating is available both inside our main dining area and outside on the patio when weather permits.
Available Monday-Saturday 11:00am-3pm
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Our all inclusive brunch features Champagne for the table along with fresh
shellfish, salads and entrees featuring everything from Eggs Benedict to Crab Enchiladas and Top Sirloin.
Available every Sunday from 10:30am-3pm
Reservations strongly recommended
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New dining specials coming soon.
Our Captain's Wine Selection is a conisseur's dream.
Featuring California wines and international flavors from Italy, France, South America and "Down Under".
We also feature large format bottles and menu wines by the glass. To view our full Wine List Click Here.
Adjacent to the Crab Catcher restaurant, our charming Ocean Tapas Bar offers an eclectic assortment of house specialties.
Sushi expertly prepared is available Thursday-Saturday along with our Happy Hour starting at 3pm.
To View More Information including access to our Sushi Menu Click Here.
Located in our Ocean Tapas Bar, our full bar features a Happy Hour from 3 - 9pm, with $4.00 margaritas, premium wines by the glass, domestic beers, champagne, Happy Hour Tapas including street tacos and gourmet pizzas plus half price on selected menu items and $3.00 oyster shooters.
Sushi Happy Hour Thursday-Saturday from 3-9pm.
We also feature live music every Friday & Saturday evening from 6pm-9pm.
View our Happy menu now!
Host your Holiday Party with Us!- 858- 454-9587
Choose from in-door private rooms that can seat up to 40 people or reserve our patio area for 50 or more.
We allow you to get creative with the rooms and space so that your event is catered to your needs. View room details and options now.
The Crab Catcher is open7 days a week for Dinner, Monday - Saturday for Lunch and Sundays we have a Champagne Sunday Brunch from 10:30am-3pm.
We are located in La Jolla overlooking the Caves and the Pacific Ocean!
1298 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037
Call us direct at 858-454-9587
Blue crab meat, roasted bell pepper shrimp broth. - $14
New England style. - $12
AHI CRUDO TACO
Corriander and peppercorn crusted seared tuna, sesame seaweed salsa, crispy wontons, sriracha aioli - $16
KING CRAB & AVOCADO CEVICHE
Citrus, onion, tomato, micro cilantro, crispy wontons - $18
Panko crusted, deep fried, chili pepper aioli. - $16
Jumbo lump crabmeat served with roasted tomato, corn, & fennel relish, wholegrain mustard remoulade - $18
CRAB STUFFED MUSHROOMS
Alaskan Opilio Crab, Maryland Blue Crab, dill, sweet sherry, melted Jack cheese - $15
Carrot, cucumber, cabbage, mint, vermicelli, cilantro peanut sauce - $14
CHILLED PACIFIC OYSTERS
Served on the halfshell, housemade cocktail sauce, cucumber mignonette - Half Dozen $16 Dozen $24
OVEN ROASTED OYSTERS
Applewood smoked bacon, Savoy spinach, grana padano parmesan, citrus tarragon beurre blanc -
Half Dozen $18 Dozen $ 28
LOCAL BAJA MUSSELS
Roasted fennel, sweet onions, tomato, cilantro garlic butter-shrimp broth, olive oil grilled ciabatta - $20
FIRE SHRIMP & "GRITS"
Creamed corn polenta, Anaheim chili-garlic pan sauce - $16
Crisp baby iceberg lettuce, baby tomatoes, crispy shallots and mine shaft bleu cheese dressing - $12
Crisp romaine with the traditional dressing using pasteurized eggs, garlic foccacia croutons and fresh shaved grana padano
LOCAL ORGANIC FIELD GREENS
Sonoma goat cheese, strawberries, candied macadamia nuts and herb balsamic vinaigrette - $12
ROASTED BEET & WILD ARUGULA
Tarragon ricotta, lemon oil, San Diego Sea Salt, sherry balsamic reduction- $14
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Farro with roasted tomato, basil, asparagus and pine nuts, lemon olive fennel relish, sherry balsamic reduction - $32
Sesame peppercorn crusted, soy bean and Spanish chorizo fried red Thai rice, baby bok choy, lemongrass ginger sauce - $32
CRAB STUFFED FISH
Chef’s Seasonal selection, lump crab stuffing, citrus pearl pasta, whole grain mustard thyme sauce - $34
Yukon gold potato croquette, baby summer squash, savoy spinach, key lime curry beurre blanc - $34
Farmer’s market succotash, roasted garlic chili oil, black truffle creamed corn - $38
Fingerling potatoes, asparagus, tarragon butter sauce -$62
RED KING CRAB LEGS
1 lbs. Bering Sea Alaskan Red King Crab, crispy red potatoes, warm sweet corn salsa - $68
Shellfish and fresh seafood, chipotle tomato saffron broth, fennel, fresh herbs, king crab leg - $45
BLACK MUSSELS FETTUCCINE
Slow roasted tomatoes, fennel, Spanish chorizo, whole grain mustard cream - $30
Lump crab stuffing, locally farmed oyster mushroom, savoy spinach, Meyer lemon garlic cream - $30
CITRUS & GARLIC BAJA TIGER SHRIMP
Pappardelle, baby heirloom tomatoes, shallots, basil, shrimp bordelaise - $30
Crab Catcher's Shellfish Experience & Surf & Turf
1 LBS BERING SEA RED KING CRAB & FILET MIGNON
MAINE LOBSTER & FILET MIGNON -$75
MAINE LOBSTER & BERING SEA RED KING CRAB LEGS & GRILLED PRAWNS -$125
WHOLE BERING SEA RED KING CRAB
-Market Price 5 to 8lbs
MIX GRILL PLATE
Charbroiled on Our Lava Rock Grill
PRIME 14OZ. N.Y. STEAK
Fingerling potatoes, brussel sprouts with applewood smoked bacon, shallots and slow roasted garlic, aged bleu cheese shallot demiglace- $55
Slow cooked garlic whipped potato, sautéed Suzie’s Farms heirloom spinach, bordelaise sauce and crispy leeks- $46
HERB CRUSTED GRILLED JIDORI CHICKEN
Creamed corn polenta, locally farmed vegetables, Meyer lemon sauce - $28
For the Table
Brussel Sprouts with Applewood Smoked bacon, Shallot and Slow Roasted Garlic - $10
Parmesan Truffle Fries- $8
Locally Farmed Seasoned Vegetables, San Diego Sea Salt, Thyme, Temecula E.V.O.O- $8
5 Cheese Mac with Toasted Parmesan Crust- $12
Creamed Corn Polenta with Queso Fresco- $10
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