Satisfy your seafood cravings with these 3 New York City newcomers

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Nothing beats seafood — and if you're in the mood to enjoy some in New York City, we've found a lineup of places that will excite your appetite. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for some seafood.

Shaking Crab

737 Ninth Ave., Hell's Kitchen

New England-based Shaking Crab has opened an outpost in Hell's Kitchen, serving up Asian-Cajun fusion seafood boils.

Founded in 2015, Shaking Crab has restaurants across the Northeast, including three other locations in NYC. The chain specializes in build-your-own boils, with choice of seafood, sauce, spice level and extras. Stop into this Hell's Kitchen location for boils made with lobster tail, snow crab, shrimp, crawfish and more, all steamed with potatoes, corn and sausage, and topped with garlic butter and sweet chili miso sauce. Combo boils are available, too, as is a selection of fried seafood favorites.

The new spot currently holds five stars out of nine reviews on Yelp, indicating excellent reviews.

Yelper Elaine W., who reviewed Shaking Crab on Jan. 29, wrote, "Yes! I've been waiting for a Cajun seafood joint to open in my neighborhood! I'm from the South and love the cuisine. Be prepared to get messy."

Shaking Crab is open from 5–11 p.m. on weekdays, noon–11 p.m. on Saturday and noon–10 p.m. on Sunday.

Crab House

135 E. 55th St., Midtown

Across town, check out Crab House. As the name suggests, this spot offers all-you-can-eat crab legs, scallops, spicy shrimp, clams, oysters and more ($55 per person). There's also party packages and a private party room that can accommodate up to 100 guests (see the restaurant's website for more information).

Crab House All You Can Eat Seafood currently holds four stars out of 86 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Monica D., who reviewed the business on March 3, wrote, "All the food was fantastic, and they do not skimp on the size of the shrimp."

Laura Y. noted, "I'll be back!!!"

Crab House is open from 2 p.m.–midnight Monday-Thursday; 2 p.m.–1 a.m. on Friday; 12:30 p.m.–1 a.m. on Saturday; and 12:30 p.m.–midnight on Sunday.

Teraza Restaurant Lounge

825 Surf Ave., Floor 2, Coney Island

Teraza Restaurant Lounge has opened up across the street from the amusement parks and the New York Aquarium on Surf Avenue. The restaurant offers a full menu of "world heritage cuisine," including a number of seafood options, like scallops carpaccio, smoked sturgeon rillettes, octopus with curry emulsion, and whole bronzini. Other menu items include salads and steaks.

The lounge offers outdoor patio seating, a private dining room, a dance floor and a stage for live performances.

Teraza Restaurant Lounge currently holds four stars out of four reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Valerie L., who reviewed the spot on Jan. 1, wrote, "Came here to celebrate the new year, and it was amazing!"

Charles B. noted, "Teraza is a welcome change to the Coney Island scene!"

The business is open from 12:30–10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 12:30–11 p.m. Friday-Sunday. (It's closed on Monday.)

Looking for the best of the best when it comes to seafood? Check out the most popular seafood spots in New York City.


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