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California’s Crab N Spice to Bring Even More Boil-in-the-Bag Seafood to Spring Mountain

Cajun- and Creole-inspired dining heads to the Shanghai Plaza

A bucket of sauced shrimp, mussels, crawfish, sausage and corn on the Crab N Spice menu headed to Chinatown.
Crab N Spice
Crab N Spice/Official Site

Making a bold move to compete against half a dozen well established Creole- and Cajun-inspired spicy seafood restaurants in the neighborhood, California’s Crab N Spice is headed to Chinatown’s Shanghai Plaza.

Launched in 2014 and now operating in Palmdale, Ventura, Sacramento, and Bakersfield, California, the bib-providing, boil-in-the-bag specialists are headed to Suite 204 on the second floor of the very popular Spring Mountain Road retail center, sitting above Sharetea and Pepper Lunch.

The area is already home to Pier 88 Boiling Seafood, Hot N Juicy Crawfish, the Boiling Crab and the Urban Crawfish Station, but Crab N Spice plans to set itself apart with a roster of house-created spices that range in heat from mild to “Assasin8” and cooking sauces that include lemon garlic, Hawaiian, and coconut flavors.

Yet to reveal an estimated opening date, or specific menu, the California branches are open for lunch and dinner and serve a market price menu of king crab legs, shrimp, mussels, clams, crawfish, Dungeness crab, lobster tails, and snow crab legs, plus extras of corn, sausage, and quail eggs, baskets of fried calamari and onion rings, and sides of tilapia, clam chowder, and oysters.

The expansion joins a current trend for tactile seafood dining that includes expansion plans for The Vikings Boiling Seafood and another new location for local restaurant Crab Island.

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The Vikings Boiling Seafood

4500 East Sunset Road, , NV 89014 (702) 547-6293 Visit Website

The Boiling Crab

10875 Kinross Avenue, , CA 90024 (310) 208-4888 Visit Website

Pepper Lunch

4258 Spring Mountain Road, , NV 89102 (702) 272-0818 Visit Website

Urban Crawfish

4821 Spring Mountain Rd Ste C, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 444-0479 Visit Website

Hot N Juicy Crawfish

4810 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 891-8889 Visit Website

Shanghai Plaza

4258 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102


4917 Convoy Street, , CA 92111 (858) 634-9695

Crab Island

5693 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118 Visit Website

Crab N Spice

4284 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102 Visit Website