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Buster Crabb

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Seafood, European,
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 4214
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (48 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“crab” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food .Very good service. I recommend the oysters and my husband really enjoyed the lamb shank meal. The restaurant was quite busy but we didn't have to wait long for our meals which were well presented. My only gripe would be that the music...More

Thank rubbaxpop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving back to Invercargill 3 years ago, Buster Crabb has been our hands-down favourite restaurant in town. We have just returned from 2 months traveling around the UK, Europe and America and your restaurant would put many we visited while overseas to shame. I...More

Thank kiwilass66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really quick turnaround of our food which was beautifully cooked and presented. Staff were friendly and helpful, would definitely come again

1  Thank Phil j
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night which it was surprisingly busy i would book in advance if your going as a group it's a nice place with friendly staff and a good feed. it's on the higher end for pricing the only let down was...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived just after 5pm with our 2 kids, 7 and 9. The manager was our waitress, we found her service to be a bit short and sharp, we weren't told any of the soups, fish dishes etc basically just handed the menus and off....More

7  Thank AMB896
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Wedding anniversary of our friends, so special occasion. Totally perfect in every way. The steak, very pink in the middle was 20 hour cooked! So tender it could have been eaten with no teeth. The restaurant sent a vehicle to collect us from our farmhouse...More

1  Thank maggieallington
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Went and had lunch here. Good food very friendly fast service. Nicely presented food. Definitely will go back again

Thank Nzsparky8
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Four business colleagues needed a place for a good meal without too much background noise, and Buster Crabb provided this. The decoration is subdued and the ambience is pleasant. Superb food with a great choice - I need to go back there several more times,...More

1  Thank Foodmicrobiologist
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I felt I was being served by a robot. I believed they felt highly efficient service equaled good hospitality - but it missed the whole point of an enjoyable dining experience. This wait staff should be running a factory not waiting tables. That aside the...More

Thank Duphney
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I were down from Christchurch and decided to finally try out the well known “Buster Crabb”. I had the Seafood Salad which was superb! My husband had the natural fresh bluff oysters (I even managed to sneak a couple) to start followed...More

Thank FionaSmith0668
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darylsutherland
27 May 2016|
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Response from bustercrabbziffs | Property representative |
Yes we definitely do vouchers. If you call me on 027 433 6408 I'll certainly arrange it for you. I'm not sure adamant21 is and how he h=can answer questions for us........ We do this all time. Sell vouchers I mean... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Dee Street | Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 4214
Description
We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice
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