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A Place Called Crab Fever Brings Louisiana-Style Seafood Boils to Midtown

Crab Fever has arrived in Nashville (yes, really)

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A place called, yes, Crab Fever, has opened in Midtown, adding a Louisiana-style boiled seafood, fried seafood combo, and oyster spot with a massive to Music City.

The Cajun-style seafood-centric restaurant opened Sunday in the former of Valentino’s Ristorante, at 1907 West End. Valentino’s vacated the location and moved to Hayes Street a few months back. Hailing from San Diego, the Cajun seafood chain also plans on a Murfreesboro Crab Fever outpost — set for 1720 Old Fort Parkway.

Presently, Crab Fever is serving food only, but they’ll add beer, wine, and cocktails in July. The large menu shows several sections: starters, seasonal raw bar, soups, specialty boils, signature plates, and pastas.

Appetizers run the fried gamut from crispy calamari to fish tenders, shrimp, and chicken wings. Boiled seafood combos include mixed bags including an “ultimate feast” with king crab legs, snow crab legs, shrimp, crawfish, clams, and mussels. Sauce-wise, load up the boils with preferred heat level, and choice of lemon pepper, Cajun, garlic butter, or fever — a sassy blend of all the aforementioned seasonings.

Crab Fever Midtown Nashville is open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Staruyday.

Crab Fever [Official Site]

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