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Shaking Crab Quincy

Shaking Crab Bursts Into Quincy With Bags Full of Cajun-Style Seafood

Peek inside the new location of the Newton-based restaurant

Shaking Crab Quincy
| Sarah Storrer for Eater

Newton’s Shaking Crab expanded to Quincy this week, softly opening at 22 Cottage Ave. and offering 10% off each bill until the grand opening, which will take place at a later date (to be announced). Due to a delay in the liquor license, there’s no booze yet, but there will be in the future.

Shaking Crab features Cajun-style seafood, serving up mussels, lobster, shrimp, and more, shaken up with a spice blend in a bag — and served in that bag. Also on the menu: fries, onion rings, wings, fried oysters, mac and cheese, mochi, and a few other items.

The restaurant first opened in Newton in 2015 and expanded to Flushing, New York in mid-2016. Here’s a peek inside the brand new Quincy location, which is right by several other new restaurants — Zef Cicchetti & Raw Bar (Alba’s sibling and neighbor), 16C, and Pho Pasteur.

Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Shaking Crab Quincy
Kevin Duong, partner (left); McFarlane Van, manager (center); Simon Manandhar, manager (right)
Shaking Crab Quincy
Julious Angeles, executive chef
Shaking Crab Quincy
McFarlane Van, manager

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Shaking Crab (Quincy)

18 Cottage Avenue, , MA 02169 (617) 481-1353 Visit Website

Shaking Crab (Newton)

203 Adams St, Newton, MA 02458
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