The Fat Crab Café


Dine In or Take Out

The Fat Crab Café brings the taste of the beach to Lancaster County! Located within Mr. Bill's Fresh Seafood market, our cafe is perfect for fun, casual dining for lunch or dinner!

sample of food served at The Fat Crab Cafe

Enjoy delicious seafood entrees and daily specials prepared by our chef without the fine dining price! View our Facebook page to see Current Specials!

interior of cafe

Cafe Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday: 11am - 7pm
Friday-Saturday: 11am - 8:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 5pm
Closed Most Mondays

House Specialties


The Crabman
Loaded fries with Mr. Bill's pure spice, our unique cheese blend & crabment with roasted garlic-lime aioli  $9.95

The Crab Totler
Extra crab, extra cheese over a pile of tater tots w/roasted garlic-lime aioli  $15.00

Fish 'n' Chips
Batter fried  sh of the day, crispy fries, tarter & lemon   $13.00
Upgrade to Cod   $18.00   or Halibut   $21.00

Fish Tacos - $11.99   Shrimp Tacos - $13.99
3 crunchy corn or soft flour tortillas, slaw, tropical salsa & creme mexicana

Chesapeake Eggs
Inspired by Scotch Eggs
2 Hard boiled eggs encased in our crabcake, panko crusted and deep fried, served with spicy brown mustard and sweet chili sauces   $11.99

Steamed Middle Neck Clams
w/ Garlic White Wine Sauce   1 doz. - $13.99

Steamed PEI Mussels
w/ Garlic White Wine Sauce or Marinara Sauce   1 lb. - $13.99


Sandwiches


PO Boys Fresh Fish - $6   Shrimp - $9   Oyster - $10

Lobster Roll - served on toasted split-top roll w/chips and pickle
1/3 lb cold lobster claw meat salad   $19.99
Fresh tail and claw meat picked from a 1lb lobster, warmed in butter   $25.00


The following are served on Brioche with chips & pickle

Market Crab Cake
Tartar, greens, tomato, red onion   $12.99

Fresh Fish
Broiled, blackened, or batter fried, greens, tomato, onion & remoulade   $7.95

Soft Shell Crab
Fresh Chesapeake Bay Blue Claw, greens, tomato, onion & garlic-lime aioli
1 Crab - $11.99   2 Crabs - $19.99

Big Fat Fish Sandwich
7 oz, greens, tomato, red onion with garlic aioli
Cod - $17.99   Halibut - $19.99

The Clucker
Grilled or blackened chicken breast with citrus herb spread, greens, tomato & red onion   $7.95


Dine-In From the Steamer


Jumbo Snow Crab Cluster 1 lb. - $25.00

Red King Crab Legs 1 lb. Large - $39.00   Huge - $49.00

9 Jumbo Shrimp - $25.00

1 Pound Shrimp - $13.99 (31-35 ct.)

Dine-In Crabs - $30.00 / doz. & up

Ear of Corn - $2.00 ea.

Melted Butter - $1.00


Order Crabs at seafood counter


$7.95 Lunch Combo


Fish or Chicken Po Boy, Red Seafood Chowder, Choice of Deli Salad with Chips & Pickle

New Dinner Menu

After 4pm

All entrées served with a side salad

Platters: Broiled, Blackened or Batter Fried
choice of two sides
Fresh Fish   $14, Cod   $18, Halibut   $21, Shrimp   $17, Scallops   $20, Fried Oysters   $19, Chicken   $12, Crab Cakes   $15, Fried Soft Shell Crab Single   $15, Double   $21

Seafood Pasta
Shrimp, scallops, fish, clams, and mussels cooked in a fabulous marinara and served over spaghetti  $22.00

Linguine in Clam Sauce
The traditional steamed and chopped clams served in a garlic herb butter sauce  $23.00

Poseidon's Plate
Broiled fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, crab cake and cracked crab claw w/fresh veggie and starch of the day  $28.00

Ask about our Daily Dinner Specials!
Fabulous and delicious daily specials are created by our chef.


Soups


Our Daily Red Seafood Chowder
Aromatic tomato broth, with potatoes and fresh seafood and bacon.
Cup - $5   Bowl - $6

Almost Famous New England Style Clam Chowder
Cup - $6   Bowl - $7

Baked Tomato Crab Bisque - $9


Salads


Romaine Caesar
Lettuce, house made Caesar, oyster crackers & parmesan cheese   $7.00

Garden Fresh Greens
Cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, red onion   $7.00

Salad Add-Ons
Market Crab Cake - $11.00   or the following grilled or blackened:
Chicken - $5   Tuna - $8   Shrimp or Salmon - $9   Scallops - $10

Dressings
House Vinaigrette, Garden Ranch, Caesar


Sides


Red Bliss Potato Salad - $2.00

Classic Creamy Slaw - $2.00

Seasonal Marinated Vegetable - $3.00

Fresh Fruit Salad - $3.50

Fries - $3.00   Add cheese - $2.00

Sweet Maui Kettle Chips - $1.50

Baked Mac n' Cheese - $3.50

Macaroni Salad - $3.00

Warm Crab Corn Bread - $3.00

Side Salad - $3.50

Hot Fresh Vegetable - $3.00

Starch of the Day - $3.50


Beverages


Bottled Water - $1.00   Fountain Soda - $2.00   Hot Coffee - $2.00   Iced Tea - $2.00

Desserts


Our Own Handmade Key Lime Pie - $3.50

& Other Sweet Treats

Fabulous and delicious daily specials are created by our chef. Offerings and prices subject to charge.

*Consuming raw or undercooked meat, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness.




Dine-In Crab Setup and Table Service Policy


Just think... Delicious Crabs, BYOB you bring your favorite Beer and no cleanup. We offer our Steamed crabs at our per dozen take out prices.

To allow enough time to enjoy your crabs the last seating/serving times for everyday of operation are as follows:

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday get Cracking by 5 PM
Friday/Saturday get Cracking by 6:30 PM
Sunday get Cracking by 3:00 PM

Call Ahead (717) 299-2791 or (717) 299-2008

(to have your crabs ready when you arrive)
Table Reservations Recommended
(limited amount of crab tables at times)

Dine-In Crabs starting at $30 per dz
$1 Melted Butter + tax

 

Try our Daily Specials

For Today's latest and greatest creations. Coupons available.