Tuesday, November 12, 2013

House of Crabs!


Restaurant: House of crabs
Location: 305 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills
Ph: 02 9699 3177


Complimentary popcorn
The much anticipated HOC has finally arrived at the Norfolk Hotel and what better way to see my girls and get a good feed of seafood before I jet off (although I am currently typing this post en route Honolulu).




Octopus tacos $6 each
Starters we have the yummylicious octopus tacos! My goodness, these octy babies are out of the room with their in-house chipotle mayo. I would eat these tacos by the bucket…

Prawn roll $9 each
Their prawn roll slightly larger than your average slider served in a fluffy bun also packed with their in-house mayo makes it just as addictive.

Lobster fries $12
Lobster fries with bacon AND gravy AND cheese are totally shouting to block my arteries but who says no to gravy and fries!! Chorizo, blackbean and crab balls ($15) and the kale and broccoli salad balances it out by offering a good dose of green and vegs. The dressing on the salad perhaps could have been a little lighter but it was still finger-lickin’ good.

Kale and broccoli salad $16
Fried chicken ($18) in HOC wow wow wow! Crispier and with a lighter batter makes it the “healthier” alternative to your usual KFC and watermelon on the side too, yes please. Their thousand island and in-house Old Bay sauce (19 spices in this bad-ass Old Bay!) saw Cass and I double-triple-quadruple dipping our chicken in the sauces.

Fish Bowl Cocktail $25
Hurricane fishbowl cocktail serves two but heck we ordered 2 of these babies, after all when did we ever listen to the recommended serving size anyway…

Snow Crab $34 (served in a bag)
SNOW CRABS boiled and served in the no-other-sauce-than-Cajun sauce with their fatty crab meat makes this a winner for Felicia, as for not a big crab fan like Cass still managed to cave in and the Cajun aroma simply made me go high. Yep, we did walk out with exploding stomachs but make that a very satisfying one. Octy tacos – I will be back for you.

x;
cee

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10 comments:

  1. haha i totally want to drink the fish bowl by myself too

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    1. haha you're more of a rebel than us - not wanting to share at all!

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  2. Gah next time I'm definitely ordering the fried chicken! And how much fun is the crab?

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    1. I say yes to that chicken! haha the crab is definitely not date-friendly though!

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  3. food looks really good, reading so many posts on it! jealous!

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    1. you know you have to go soon and please eat those tacos on my behalf too!

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  4. Lobster Fries remind of those asian lobster chips! Though I'm sure they actually have no lobster in them.

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    1. Haha, I agree but hey no real lobster but bacon, cheese and gravy will do just fine too!

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  5. I thought cheese fries were the ultimate but in come the lobster fries...

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  6. such a fun place - so glad something like this has hit our shores. sydney sure is taking it's time!

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