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 Reservations accepted
View our Lunch Menu
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 10:00am-3pm Reservations strongly recommended
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Restaurant Week returns September 21-26 for dinner and lunch. Join us for a great dining experience. Pre-fix dinner menu is $45 per person and lunch is $20 per person
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.
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 oyster shooters. Sushi Happy Hour Thursday-Saturday from 3-9pm.
We also feature live music every Friday evening from 6pm-9pm.
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Host your Party with Us!- 858- 454-9587
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 10:00am-3pm.
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
GARDEN SALAD - $3
GARDEN SALAD - $3
FRENCH FRIES - $3
QUESADILLA WITH FRESH FRUIT - $5
HAMBURGER WITH FRENCH FRIES OR SALAD GREENS - $6
FRIED SHRIMP WITH FRENCH FRIES OR SALAD GREENS - $8
FRESH FISH WITH FRENCH FRIES OR SALAD GREENS - $8
CHICKEN STRIPS WITH FRENCH FRIES OR SALAD GREENS - $8
SPAGHETTI WITH MARINARA SAUCE - $7
ICE CREAM - $2.50
HOT FUDGE SUNDAE - $3
PARADISE PIE - $3.50
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