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Buy 2 lbs of Crawfish, Get the 3rd Free

Live Louisiana Crawfish Free Pound When you Buy 2 Orange County OC Fire Crab Cajun Restaurant

It's all we've been talking about for the past month or so. Maybe you should really listen up because you never know when we'll decide to end it. And then you'll be all like, "um, what happened to the buy 2 lbs get the 3rd lb deal?" And then, we'll be like, "um, sorry, you didn't act when we told you a gazillion times to come in." Yeah, that's the extent of it. Now, if you don't know, buy 2 lbs of seafood (choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clam, or mussels) and you'll get the 3rd lb free. Yep. Simple as that. Free pound of seafood is the least expensive of the 3 lbs. Additional restrictions and conditions apply. And, it is for a limited time. So come in. NOW!!!!!!

More Than Just Cajun Seafood

Cajun Fish Tacos Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers Coconut Shrimp Appetizers Orange County OC Fire Crab

We have other items on our menu to spice things up for you. Besides our 4 varieties of raw oysters always in stock and our seafood combos, we also have tacos, jalapeno poppers, chicken strips, and coconut shrimps. These are all great items to have as appetizers while you're awaiting your oysters or seafood combo. And of course, we currently have a seafood combo special going on where you buy 2 lbs of live crawfish, shrimp, clams, or mussels, and you'll get the 3rd lb free. And that's available all day, every day! Restrictions and conditions apply. We close at 10pm everyday.

Free Group Pictures

Free Group Pictures Seafood Combo Special Discount Check In Social Media

We love taking group pictures for you! And guess what? We'll take them for free for you. That's right. No charge. As long as it's not too busy and our servers are available, please feel free to ask them to take a picture of your group. And also feel free to check in and brag about your experience at the Fire Crab. Check in on Yelp. Check in on Facebook. Check in on Twitter. Check in on any social media you might have. Brag about how you got to take advantage of our seafood special where you buy 2 pounds of seafood and get the 3rd pound free. And watch all your friends swoon over your picture.

Cajun Garlic Fries

Cajun Garlic Fries Appetizer Seafood Combo Garden Grove Orange County OC

It's been a while since we acknowledged our best appetizer, our Cajun Garlic Fries. Although we have 8 different fries, this one still seems to be the most popular. The other type of fries are Cajun Chili, French, Cajun, Cheddar, Salt & Vinegar, Sour Cream & Onion, and Sweet Potato. Yep, that's quite a few to choose from. If you're unsure of which you would like the most, just get several! Most of them cost only $3.95 each for a basket. That's a great deal. Whichever you decide to get is a great appetizer as you await your seafood combo, which of course, if you buy 2 lbs, the 3rd lb will be free.

Crawfish Fried Rice

Crawfish Fried Rice Cajun Asian Style Fusion Orange County OC Garden Grove

Yes, we have Crawfish Fried Rice. No, you don't have to peel the crawfish that's in the fried rice. We actually cook shelled crawfish tails in our fried rice along with an assortment of veggies and Chinese sausage. Definitely hits the spot, especially if you're looking for something a little bit more filling. Our Crawfish Fried Rice is definitely a fusion of Asian and Cajun, otherwise known as Cajun Asian style. This is also a nice dish to have for those who don't want to get their hands dirty with one of our seafood combos and it's most definitely a great dish for kids.

Crawfish While Inside a Crib?

Live Crawfish While Inside a Crib A Bib Silly Commercial Funny Orange County OC Fire Crab

Yeah, we know. You'd rather have crawfish while wearing a bib. Helps because you're such a messy eater. And, because you have to eat with your hands when you come in to take advantage of our seafood special where when you buy 2 lbs of seafood, you get the 3rd lb for free. Seafood choices include the highly demanded live crawfish, shrimp, clams, or mussels. Restrictions and conditions apply. We'll be making a couple of more nods to our awesome Dr Seuss-style commercial in the next coming months so be on the lookout for your favorite rhymes.

Chicken Tenders for the Kiddos

Chicken Tenders Basket Fries Kids Menu Safe Not Spicy Fire Crab Orange County OC

We heard ya. We need some items for the kids and so we do have 2 items specifically kid-friendly: Fried Shrimp Basket and the pictured Chicken Tenders Basket. Yes, it's not pictured in a basket but we'll serve it in one. Both come with fries and are completely safe for the kids to eat. Meaning, they're not too spicy and not too flavorful for their delicate palettes. While they're busy with their items, you can feel free to take advantage of our Seafood Combo deal: buy 2 lbs of seafood, get the 3rd lb for free. Restrictions and conditions apply. So come on in. And bring those mistakes you call kids.

Oysters on a Half Shell

Orange County OC Fire Crab Raw Oysters on a half shell Fresh Kumamoto

We always have at least 4 different varieties of Oysters in stock. You can order them in increments of 6 (half dozen) but we always recommend you get a dozen of each. If you're unsure of which oysters you would like, you can always get a sampler so you can try 2 or 3 of each variety. We shuck them to order and always check them for freshness before serving them to you. Every order of oysters come with a lemon wedges, horseradish, and our own cocktail sauce. And tabasco is also always available in case you want it spicier. If you'd like to try any of our oysters in an oyster shooter, we can also do that.

My, What Big Claws You Have

Live Crawfish Up Close Big Claws Free Pound Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab

Yep, we have live crawfish. If you ever want to see one, please let us know. Our servers will gladly let you see the one you will eventually eat, haha. This picture definitely puts a different perspective on the crawfish but once they're boiled and cooked in our sauce, you'll quickly forget how they actually look. We just thought it was a cool picture and wanted to post it. Don't forget that you can buy 3 pounds of live crawfish and get the 4th pound for free. All day. Every day. Or, you can always get other seafood, such as shrimp, clams, or mussels. Free pound of seafood is the least expensive of the 4 pounds.

Happy Hour is All Day, Every Day Now

Happy Hour Every Day All Day Orange County OC Live Crawfish Shrimp Clams Mussels

We're not sure how long we can do this for but it's our special right now so you better come in whenever you can and as often as you can while we are still running this special: buy any 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound for free. Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, and/or mussels. Free pound of seafood is the least expensive seafood of the 3 pounds. May not be combined with any other discount or deal. We recommend getting 3 pounds of every seafood. Don't add sausage to the combo and it's lent-ready! So come on in before we change out minds.

All Day. Every Day. Happy Hour.

Happy Hour All Day Every Day Live Crawfish Shrimp Clams Mussels Orange County OC Fire Crab

You no longer have to wait till Monday or Tuesday to take advantage of our Happy Hour deal. You can take advantage of it any time we're open. All day, every day, buy 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound for free. Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, and/or mussels. May not be combined with any other discount. Free pound of seafood is the least expensive of the seafood chosen. This is for a limited time. Or maybe not. We're not sure. You should make sure to come on in before we change our minds. We're open at 3pm on weekdays and at noon on the weekends. We close at 10pm every day. See y'all soon!

Happy Hour All Day, Every Day!

Orange County Happy Hour All Day Every Day Cajun Buy 2 Get 1 Free Live Crawfish

Great new! We have decided to expand our Happy Hour to all day, every day! Buy 2 pounds of live crawfish, shrimp, clams, and/or mussels, get the 3rd pound for free! Free pound of seafood is the least expensive item purchased. May not be combined with any other discount or deal. This is for a limited time so come in whenever you can and as many times as you can, before we change our minds! We are open weekdays at 3pm and on the weekends at noon. We close at 10 pm. So if we're open, it's Happy Hour. It's as simple as that. We want you to be happy every day.

Sunday Oyster Tasting: Sept 18th

Oyster Tasting Foodie Event Orange County OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

Our Oyster Tasting Event this fall conveniently lands on a Sunday, when many can take their time and come in whenever they want. Our first Oyster Tasting was on a weeknight so that was a bit difficult for everyone to attend. Some other changes that we have made to our tasting is that we will be serving 2 different oysters at a time so that you may enjoy each type individually. It's $48 for 2 dozen oysters. 6 different varieties means that you will get 4 of each type. And, these are not oysters we typically serve here. Please be sure to follow the link to register as we are starting to run out of space for this event. We will be taking reservations at the top of each hour for the entire day. http://www.thefirecrab.com/oyster-tasting-event-signup

Oyster Tasting: September 18th

Oyster Tasting Event Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab Variety of Oysters

We are proud to announce our next Oyster Tasting Event! We've made quite a few changes since our first one in February. This event will feature 2 dozen oysters for $48. There will be 6 varieties of oysters we don't normally carry and we'll serve them 2 varieties at a time so that you can really enjoy each type for its distinct taste. The other major change is that we are now doing it on a Sunday. We will be taking reservations at the top of each hour for the entire day. As the oysters are served, we will be informing you of their origins and how to what to look for in their unique tastes and flavors. Space is limited so please follow this link to make your reservation today.
http://www.thefirecrab.com/oyster-tasting-event-signup

Cocktails: Mojito, Mai Tai, Margarita

Cocktails Bar41 Orange County OC Mojito Mai Tai Margarita Wine Based Drinks

Why, yes, you may stop by for a cocktail or two. What would you like? We have some very basic ones like a Mojito, Mai Tai, or a Margarita. Try them out and let us know what you think. Heck, have a few and we just might have a few with you, too. And in case you're wondering, yes, they are wine-based cocktails. We think they taste very much like the real thing and we challenge you to see for yourself if you agree. It's a great alternative for those who don't necessarily want to load up on all those especially heavy beers while enjoying our cajun seafood grub.

Shrimp & Chips, Anyone?

Shrimp and Chips Fries Sweet Potato Cajun Garlic Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab

It's only natural for us to have this on our menu since we already have Fish & Chips. Our Shrimp & Chips features shrimp lightly battered in cajun spices and then fried to perfection. And for the chips, better known as fries, you can choose from regular fries or sweet potato fries or cajun garlic fries for an additional $1. It's a great dish to get while you're waiting for your oysters to get shucked or your cajun seafood combos to get cooked.

1 LB of Free Sexy Crab Legs for Dads

Sexy Long Crab Legs For Free Father's Day Daddy Pops Dad Treat Cajun Orange County OC Fire Crab

Yes, we know your dad enjoys legs, especially nice, long, sexy crab legs. Well, to satisfy his craving, we're giving all fathers out there a free pound of crab legs on Father's Day! This deal is for dine-in only and it's highly suggested that you call us at (714) 638-8080 to make a reservation if you plan on coming. Spots are quickly filling up. This deal may not be combined with any other discount, deal, or coupon. Restrictions and conditions apply. Sorry, if your Dad is a breast man, he can go get a chicken somewhere else. We can accommodate large parties so bring as many people as you want.

Free Pound of Crab Legs for Pops

Free Crab Legs Father's Day Orange County OC Fire Crab Cajun Restaurant Garden Grove

Father's Day is Sunday, June 19th. What do you have planned? Nothing? Good! Bring him on in to the Fire Crab on Father's Day and we'll give him a free pound of crab legs on the house. May not be combined with any other offer or discount. Additional restrictions and conditions apply. Please contact the restaurant for more information and if you would like to make a reservation. Spots are quickly filling up. And remember, we are large-party friendly! So bring the whole fam-bam. We'll take care of them all.

Free Crab Legs on Father's Day!

Free Crab Legs on Father's Day Orange County OC Cajun Restaurant Best Deal in Town

Now this is the best deal in Orange County for Father's Day: one free pound of crab legs to all fathers on Father's Day, June 19th. Limit one pound per father. May not be combined with any other offer, discount, or coupon. Additional restrictions and conditions apply. Please call the restaurant for more information. We know you dads out there like to eat with your hands and don't mind getting them dirty. So come on in for Father's Day where you'll get to eat your way.

Cajun Happy Hour Every Monday & Tuesday

Orange County OC Cajun Seafood Happy Hour Fire Crab Garden Grove Mussels Crawfish Shrimp

We know how to get your work week started right. All day on Mondays & Tuesdays, buy any 2 pounds of seafood (live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, or crab legs), get the 3rd pound of seafood for free. Free pound of seafood must be of equal or lesser value than the purchased pounds of seafood. May not be combined with any other offer, deal, or coupon. Additional conditions and exceptions apply. And, for Happy Hour all day on Mondays and Tuesdays, you can also take advantage of our beer special: $1 off all beers. If that isn't a great way to start the week, we don't know what is.

We Have Oyster Shooters!

Oyster Shooters Kumamoto Quail Egg Ponzu Masago Green Onions Sake Orange County Garden Grove OC Fire Crab

Have you tried our ultimate Oyster Shooters? If not, you should! We take a fresh oyster from whatever we have in stock, shuck the crap out of it, top it with masago, green onions, ponzu, a secret sauce, and a quail egg. It comes with a shot of sake. It's your choice whether to take the shot before or after but you should really take it with the oyster shooter. It's the best oyster shooter around! Get it today! It's only $4 each. And you know, you can't order just one.

Crawfish v Shrimp: Dawn of Cajun Goodness

Crawfish v Shrimp Dawn of Cajun Goodness Seafood Fire Crab Garden Grove Orange County OC

Batman v Superman might be coming out soon but we have a battle on our hands everyday! It's always the age-old question of crawfish or shrimp? No one truly loves both equally. You have to love one more than the other, just like your kids. You either like the juicier and more flavor-absorbing crawfish or the meatier, easier-to-peel shrimp. And typically, it's divided right down the sex line. Women prefer crawfish. Men prefer shrimp (because it's easier to peel and more meat rewarding). Luckily for you, you can always get however much you want of either at our restaurant. You could even get the same amount. :-)

Get the 3rd lb of Seafood for Free!

Cajun Seafood Combo Boil Crawfish Shrimp Happy Hour Crab Legs Clams Mussels

Yes, it's our Happy Hour again. Happens every week. All day on Mondays & Tuesdays. Buy 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound free. Free pound of seafood must be of equal or lesser value. Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and crab legs. Additional restrictions and conditions apply. Also enjoy $1 off all beers. Can't beat that anywhere around. The work week is hard. Why not start if off right with some delicious cajun grub at a killer price? Raw oysters always in stock!

Oyster Party in Your Mouth!

Oyster Party On a Half Shell Orange County OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

You're always more than welcome to come on by for an impromptu Oyster Party. We always have at least 4 or 5 varieties of raw oysters in stock every day so come on by and get a dozen or two of our sampler platter. Find out which oysters you enjoy the most and then order another dozen or two of those. You just can't lose. Plus, it's Friday. Time for a good party. Plus, it's lent, and we are definitely lent-friendly, unless, of course, you gave up delicious food for lent. Then, my religious friend, you're screwed. Have a nice weekend, everyone!

Best Happy Hour! Buy 2, Get 1 Free!

Best Happy Hour Garden Grove Seafood Cajun Fire Crab OC Orange County Crawfish Shrimp Mussels

We're at the end of February and our Happy Hour is still going strong! We just might continue doing it for awhile. Buy 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound free! Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and crab legs. Free pound of seafood must be of equal or lesser value than the first two. Additional restrictions and conditions apply. You may also choose the flavor and how spicy you like it. We're all about choices here. It's all day on Mondays and Tuesdays and to quench your thirst, we also have $1 off all beers. Yep, the best Happy Hour around. Happy Leap Year Day, everyone!

All Day Mondays & Tuesdays: Happy Hour!

Crawfish Combo Happy Hour All Day Best in Garden Grove Orange County OC Fire Crab

That's right! Our Happy Hour is still going strong. All day on Mondays & Tuesdays, buy any 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound for free! Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and crab legs. Free pound of seafood must be of equal or lesser value. May not be combined with any other discounts or coupons. Also enjoy $1 off all beers. It's really the best way to start the work week. Great food at an awesome price. Bring your family and friends! We're big party-friendly!

Happy Lunar New Year! Year of the Fire Monkey!

Happy Lunar New Year Fire Monkey Garden Grove Crawfish Orange County OC Fire Crab

When is it going to year of the Fire Crab? Well, that's every year for us. It is the year of the Fire Monkey and we do wish all of you great happiness, health, and success for the new year. And in case you wanted to celebrate outside of the home, we're open and it's Happy Hour all day! Mondays and Tuesdays, as usual. Buy any 2 lbs of seafood, get the 3rd pound free. Restrictions and conditions apply. $1 off all beers. What a stellar way to kick off the year of the Fire Monkey: at the Fire Crab.

Oyster Tasting Event! February 18th!

Oyster Tasting Event Orange County OC Garden Grove Kumamoto Shigoku Fire Crab

Our first Oyster Tasting Event will feature 8 different types of oysters! We will be taking reservations for tables of up to 6 people each for 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. The cost for each table will be $45, which includes 2 dozen oysters of 8 different varieties and a bottle of appropriately paired wine. As the oysters are served, we will be informing you of their origins and how to what to look for in their unique tastes and flavors. Space is limited so please follow this link to make your reservation today. http://www.thefirecrab.com/oyster-tasting-event-february-2016

$1 Off All Beers Mondays & Tuesdays

Orange County Beer Happy Hour Stella Sapporo OC Garden Grove Cajun Restaurant

As if our Happy Hour wasn't good enough, we also have $1 off all beers! On tap, we have Stella and Sapporo. And then we have a whole myriad of bottled beers, including Newcastle, Blue Moon, Corona, Ob, Cass, Heineken, and many more! In addition to $1 off all beers, we also have the best Cajun Happy Hour around with our buy 2 pounds of seafood, get a 3rd pound for free. Oh, and it's all day on Mondays and Tuesdays. Our hours are 3pm till 10pm on both days. Plenty of time for you to come in.

Cajun Garlic Noodles to Go!

Cajun Garlic Noodles with Shrimp to Go Orange County Garden Grove OC Fire Crab

You can pretty much get anything off of our menu to go! We'll pack it up real nice for you. Like the pictured Cajun Garlic Noodles with Shrimp. Or even oysters on a half shell. We understand that sometimes you can't make it into our restaurant so we want to make it as convenient and just as good as if you were at our restaurant. Maybe you have kids you have to watch. Maybe you don't like to eat with your hands in public. We don't care. If you want it to go, we'll give it to you to go! And there's no additional charge for to go orders.

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