Dancing Crab (Orchard Central)

904 Wishlisted
~$40/pax
Welcome to Dancing Crab! Dancing Crab excudes the spirit of Louisiana dining and its country-style seafood takes centre stage here. Its no-holds-barred concept means that diners literally dine off the table, san plates and cutleries, and simply enjoy a finger-licking-good time. Great tasting fresh seafood boil, lobster rolls, crab cakes, thirst-quenching lemonades, cocktails, imported beers - these are just some of the regular items which fly off the menu everyday. Coupled with a casual, lively and vibrant atmosphere with funky music, this place gives you every reason to keep coming back.

181 Orchard Road
#07-14/15 Orchard Central
Singapore 238896

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Monday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Tuesday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Wednesday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Thursday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Friday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Saturday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

Sunday:
11:30am - 03:00pm
05:30pm - 10:00pm

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Reviews

From the Burpple community

Came here for wifey’s birthday and it was a satisfying meal. The seafood were fresh and the portion was quite okay for 1 person.. (because I don’t eat seafood so she ended up eating all herself, while I ate the corn and sausage 🤓)

We ordered the Cajun sauce, and the sauce was pretty overpowering… will probably not order this sauce in the future

Ordered 2 of the live crab combo (cajun & beurre blanc sauce), the cajun sauce was quite different from what we expected and we were kinda disappointed… beurre blanc was good though!

Have a crab-tastic feast with the fam at this restaurant located on the 7th floor of Orchard Central. Burppler Amanda Wong ordered the Live Crab Combo with Famous Signature Cajun Sauce ($98) and "it was soo good that I wish I had a bowl of rice to suck up all the remaining sauces! It came with a whole live Dungeness crab, prawns, clams, corn and chicken andouille sausage." If you'd prefer to customize your feast, build your combo with a choice of 1 main item, secondary items and their signature sauce — Our Famous Signature Cajun, Zesty Garlic Butter or Beurre Blanc.
Photo by Burppler Amanda Wong

‘Mala’ Mayhemi (S$118++)
Live Crab Combo with 'Mala' Sauce
1 Live Sri Lankan Crab (approx. 800g), Prawns (350g), Flower Clams (350g), Spicy Chicken Sausage, Luncheon Meat, Crispy Fish Skin, Corn, Potato, Lotus Root, Okra and Fusilli

Available at @dancingcrabsg in @orchardcentral
Accompanied with Hong Kong Amber Craft Beer (S$48++/ 5 bottles)

Selected the lowest spicy level ‘cos mom can’t take too spicy. Very filling and deliciously spicy.
Mom loves the juicy prawns. She said fresh too! Dad had a great time with the crab 🦀 and beer.
Great service with disposable paper bags to keep the mask, wet tissues, disposable gloves, and disposable aprons on the table.

Dancing Crab
Address 🏡 : 181 Orchard Road, # 07-14/15 Orchard Central, Singapore 🇸🇬 238 896
Tel ☎️ : 6509 1878
Open ⏰ : 11.30am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 10pm
Website 🌐 : https://www.dancingcrab.com.sg/
Note 📝 : there’s a sink by the counter to wash hands if one don’t like making the way to the loo.

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A delicious mess! Ordered the signature Cajun sauce and it was soo good that I wish I had a bowl of rice to suck up all the remaining sauces! It came with a whole live Dungeness crab, prawns, clams, corn and chicken andouille sausage.

The sauce went really well with all the seafood and sides but the crab was kind of disappointing, it was meaty and juicy but I wasn’t sweet at all. Should have ordered the live crab instead to save that extra bucks.

Some of the staff were friendly but one was kinda of rude and openly laughed at my partner when he walked to the wrong table upon returning from the washroom.

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this is as messy as it gets! with seafood like crab, prawns, clams and squid poured onto the table, you’ll be eating like a caveman 😫 pretty pricey and there’s surely more value for $ seafood options out there, but it’s an experience worth trying :)

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