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Fries, Fries, Fries, Oh My!

Garden Grove Cajun Restaurant Fries Garlic Cheddar Sweet Potato Orange County OC Fire Crab

Yep, that's 2 posts in a row with, "Oh My!" It just feels so appropriate when looking over our food. And if you have a hankering for some fries, then the Fire Crab is your next destination. We have seven different fries to choose from! There's regular, cheddar, cajun, cajun garlic, salt 'n vinegar, sour cream and onion, and sweet potato fries. We have a little bit of everything, depending on your mood and your tastes. Get more than one and compare and find out which you like the best!

Crawfish, Corn, & Clams! Oh my!

Crawfsh Corn Clams Cajun Combo Garden Grove Orange County OC Fire Crab

Oh my indeed. You can get this as one of our man different combos. Just pick the seafood that you like! You can choose from crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and/or crab legs and then make it a combo! That also gives you corn and sausages, too, if you elect to make it a combo. And, all day on Mondays and Tuesdays, we also have Happy Hour! Buy any 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound 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 discounts or offers. Additional restrictions and conditions apply.

Live Crawfish Straight Outta the Swamp!

Live Crawfish Straight Outta the Swamp Orange County Garden Grove OC Fire Crab

Yes, while the others guys are still scrambling around looking for live crawfish, we still got plenty! Come on in and enjoy it while we still got it! Yes, we're using the popularity of the most watched movie over the weekend but it's true! Our crawfish is straight outta the swamp and ready for you to enjoy! Come on in and stock up (in your stomach) as much of these swamp crawlers as you can!

You Can Get Multiple Seafood Combos!

Cajun Combo Clams Mussels Shrimp Crawfish Garden Grove Orange County OC Fire Crab

Get a combo of combos! You can order as many as you want and you can combine them however you wish! It's all about options at the Fire Crab! And it's especially nice during our Happy Hour which is all day on Mondays & Tuesdays because when you buy 2 lbs of seafood, you get the 3rd one free. So if you want various combos to have various seafoods and have a different sauce type and/or spiciness level for each, feel free to order to your heart's content. There's no limit! Free lb of seafood must be of equal or lesser value. May not be combined with any discounts or deals. Seafood choices include crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, or crab legs. We can accommodate large parties.

We Still Have Live Crawfish! Unlike the Other Guys!

Live Crawfish in Stock Inventory Seafood Cajun Grub Garden Grove OC Orange County Fire Crab

Yes, we hate to compare but we have no choice but to tell you straight out that while the other cajun restaurants are serving frozen crawfish, our inventory still has live crawfish! Come on in while we still have plenty to serve. Order as many pounds as you would like. Just be sure to come on in and order them before we run out! Get a beer and enjoy all the other awesome seafoods we always have in stock while you're at it.

Cajun Garlic Noodles with Shrimp! Make It Spicy!

Cajun Garlic Noodles Shrimp Sausage Clams Mussels Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab

You think you can handle the heat? Try it on your next order of our Cajun Garlic Noodles with Shrimp! We definitely give you a nice serving plus we'll make it as spicy as you'd like it. Not only that, but you also have options when it comes to what you want with your Garlic Noodles. You can get it with shrimp, mussels, clams, and/or sausages. Hell, try getting them all together at once! It'll turn out to be Spicy Garlic Seafood with a side of Noodles but hey, that's your prerogative.

Happy 4th of July! Happy Hour To Go!

4th of July Independence Day Cajun Grub Crawfish Shrimp Fire Crab Garden Grove OC Orange County

If you're planning on having a get together this weekend, remember that we have everything on our menu ready for your next party! Just call us up and order it. It'll be ready for you within a few minutes. We hope everyone has a fun filled and safe independence holiday weekend. For Monday, we're still doing Happy Hour all day but we're extending it so that not only can you get the Happy Hour special while dining in, but you can also get it to-go! Buy 2 pounds of seafood, get the 3rd pound free. Seafood choices include 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 discount or coupon. Sorry, you can't take our beer to-go ;-).

Oysters Galore All Weekend!

Fresh Raw Oyster Best in Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab Kumamoto

Do you feel like having oysters all weekend? We do! We have such a large shipment of oysters recently, we dare you to try to eat our whole inventory! As pictured, we have dozens of fresh kumamotos along with a wide array of other fresh oysters that we acquire from all over the place, including the great Northwest and from the east coast. Come on in and get a few dozen today! Fill that oyster void!

Bivalves Combo! Clams & Mussels.

Clams Mussels Bivalves Combo Cajun Garden Grove OC Orange County Fire Crab Seafood

What are bivalves? Bivalves are marine and freshwater mollusks that have bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts, like clams and mussels. Just because you're out of school, it doesn't mean you should stop learning. Yes, you can get a combo with just bivalves, if that's what your heart desires. And you can also order a dozen of our other popular bivalves known as oysters. Get it while you can!

We Support Seafood Segregation

Seafood Segregation Shrimp Crawfish Crab Legs Garden Grove Orange County OC Fire Crab

Yes, we like certain seafood away from other seafood. It's our right to segregate our seafood however we see fit and you have the same right whenever you come to dine at the Fire Crab. If you want shrimp and crab legs in one combo, and then all the crawfish in its separate combo, you can. And you can even make each one a different flavor and/or a different level of spiciness. You can even separate your clams from any of those seafoods, too. The choice is really yours and no one will judge you all the same. We encourage seafood segregation during our Happy Hour all day on Mondays and Tuesdays where when you buy 2 pounds of seafood, you get the 3rd pound for free! Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and/or crab legs. May not be combined with any other special or discount.

Memorial Day Party Pack! Get Yours Today!

Memorial Day Party Pack To Go Orders Call Ahead Cajun Seafood Garlic Noodles Chicken Wings

Good on Monday, May 25th, you may purchase our Party Pack! Only available for pick up orders, it consists of 5 lbs of seafood (crawfish, shrimp, clam, or mussels) and an order of 10 chicken wings, no matter what flavor you choose, which includes honey barbecue, fish sauce and cajun. And, you can also pick up our Cajun Garlic Noodles or regular Garlic Noodles party tray for only $25, which will easily feed 6-8 people. If you're headed to a barbecue or a gathering on Monday, be sure to hit us up so that you don't come empty handed.

Crawfish in Fire Sauce. Doesn't Get Any Better Than That

Orange County OC Crawfish Fire Sauce Garlic Orange County OC Fire Crab

Have you had your crawfish fix lately? If so, what are you waiting for? Come on in to the Fire Crab as quickly as you can and order a few pounds of our awesome crawfish in fire sauce. As you can see from the picture, it also comes with plenty of garlic. So be prepared for not being able to kiss anyone for a while after getting a bucket of crawfish at our awesome, Garden Grove restaurant. It's time you stopped thinking about it and just act on it already. And, if you come in on either Monday or Tuesday, you get to enjoy Happy Hour, where when you buy 2 pounds of seafood, you get the 3rd pound free. May not be combined with any other discount or deal.

Shrimp Cajun Combo Comes with Sausage, Potatoes, Corn

Shrimp Cajun Combo Orange County OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

You can take any of our seafood and turn them into a combo by adding corn, potatoes, and sausages. It's nice to have a bucket filled with a bit of variety. You also have your choice of variety of seafood with shrimp, crawfish, clams, mussels, crab legs, and/or dungeness crab. You also have choice in sauces as you can pick from Garlic Butter, Lemon Pepper, Cajun, or a combination of all three sauces: the Fire Sauce! And then, let us know how spicy you want it. Be careful choosing as our spices will put your tongue on fire.

It's Getting Hot in Here! So Take Off All Our Crawfish Shells!

Crawfish Cajun Hot In Here Spicy Orange County Seafood OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

Weather in the OC is starting to get warmer. Well, it's always been hot in our kitchen. Get any of our steaming bucket deals and you'll see what we mean. Once we bring your seafood out, the steam is so hot, those bad boys can't wait for you to take them out of their shells. And if you want hot as in spicy, yeah, we go that, too. Just ask. We like a good burn every now and then, too. Our Fire Sauce is just a combination of all of our various flavored sauces. Pick your favorite one and let us know how hot you want it. We can make it as hot as you want it.

Cajun Garlic Noodles with Sausage

Orange County Garlic Noodles Cajun Style Spicy with Sausage Clams Shrimp Fire Crab

A crowd favorite, our Cajun Garlic Noodles with Sausage hits the spot every time! It's also a very generous portion so you might consider sharing this dish, if you do decide to get it. You have the choice to get it plain, with nothing at all, or you can get it with sausage, clams, mussels, and/or shrimp. That's right. You can combine whatever you wish. Sausage and shrimp. Clams and mussels. Shrimp and clams. Whatever you want. Get it your way, the way you like it. We also can make it super spicy for you. Just ask! We're always cook it to order.

What Color is Our Seafood? Doesn't Matter. Just Eat It.

What Color Seafood Shrimp Crawfish Orange County Garden Grove OC Fire Crab

The great debate. What color is our shellfish? Do you see a light orange and red? Well, you're wrong. It's delicious and yummy. But the bottom line is, it doesn't matter. All you have to do is order it and eat it. We assure you. Your tummy and your tastebuds won't care what color it is. Get it by the pound or get a combo, we don't care. Just get it. Besides, once we drench it in one of our awesome cajun sauces, it's all going to be the same color anyway. So come on and stay out of the rain.

Hot Spicy Mess. That's the Way You Like It.

Hot Spicy Mess Cajun Restaurant Orange County OC Fire Crab Crawfish Shrimp Clams

Bottom layer is live crawfish. Next layer is a pound of shrimp. Last layer is a pound of clams. Cover it all up with a thick, garlicky, spicy cajun sauce, like our Fire Sauce, and then enjoy! You know you like hot, spicy messes. Just like your ex-girlfriend. You know it's bad for you but you can't help it. You come back for more and more every time. No matter what your brain tells you, you heart (and your stomach) wants what it wants. Yes, that's a Selena Gomez reference. Friend made me listen to that song all weekend long. Happy Hour all day on Mondays and Tuesdays: buy 2 lbs of seafood, get the 3rd lb free. May not be combined with any other discount.

It's all about the Cheddar... Fries, baby!

Cheddar Fries 7 Types Cajun Restaurant Orange County OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

Although we now have 8 different types of fries to choose from, it's all about the Cheddar Fries, baby! Yeah, it obviously has a nice cheesy taste to it. If you want even more cheese on it, you should get our Cajun Chili Fries. They're our latest addition to the menu. If not, there are still 6 more different types of fries to try out, if cheese ain't your thang: French Fries, Cajun Fries, Cheddar Fries, Salt & Vinegar Fries, Cajun Garlic Fries, and Sweet Potato Fries. Yep, that's a lot of different fries.

Fish Sauce Wings! Get Them in Orders of 5 or 10!

Fish Sauce Wings Cajun Appetizer Honey BBQ Fire Crab Garden Grove Orange County OC

Everybody loves our wings and surprisingly, they really love our Fish Sauce Wings. It's surprising because it doesn't exactly have the best name but somehow, it is the most popular out of the four types of wings that we offer (we also have cajun, lemon pepper, and honey bbq). You have the choice of getting them in orders of 5 or 10 and it comes with a ranch (that you won't need) and some celery (that you do need). We're about to unveil quite a few more types of wings very soon. It'll be interesting to see if our Fish Sauce Wings remains the most popular.

Better Have My Shrimp & Clams! Cajun Style, Of Course!

Shrimp Clams Cajun Seafood Fresh Creole Orange County OC Fire Crab Garden Grove

We know it's hard to get tired of crawfish but we want you to know that there are other options, like shrimp and clams. Shrimp has more meat than crawfish and clams are available all year round. It's a win-win combination if you like this pairing of seafoods. After you pick your seafood, you can then pick your sauce to appease your discerning taste buds. Our house sauce is our Fire Sauce. It's a combination of all the other available sauces and can be made to whatever spiciness level your tongue can handle. Is that a challenge? You bet your sweet ass it is.

Live Crawfish. We're Open for Thanksgiving.

Live Crawfish No Drought Open for Thanksgiving Orange County OC Fire Crab

It is now pretty late into the year and we're still getting shipments of live crawfish. Come on in on Monday or Tuesday where we have Happy Hour all day. You can buy 2 pounds of seafood (including live crawfish!) and get the 3rd pound free. May not be combined with any other discount. Also enjoy $1 off all beers. Seafood choices include shrimp, clams, mussels, and/or crab legs. And to make things even more interesting this year, we've decided to open on Thanksgiving Day! From noon till 6pm. Come on and get some live crawfish for Thanksgiving, something you can truly be thankful for.

Shrimp 'n Crab Legs Combo! Way to End the Year!

Shrimp King Snow Crab Legs Cajun Seafood Orange County OC Fire Crab

You want crab legs and shrimp? No problem. Now, do you want Snow Crab Legs or King Crab Legs? Yes, you can get both, if you'd like. We don't restrict your choices. You should come on in enjoy our seafood selection before the end of the year. You never know what we might switch up at the end of the year. It's nice to switch things up every now and then. Keeps things exciting. We're open from 3pm to 10pm every weekday. Happy Hour is all day on Mondays and Tuesdays where if you buy 2 lbs of seafood, you get the 3rd lb free! May not be combined with any other discounts or deals.

Shrimp Clams Combo, Oh My!

Shrimp Clams Combo Potatoes Corn Cajun Sauce Orange County Seafood OC Fire Crab

Yes, we do have other seafood besides our live crawfish. Geez. You should try our shrimp and clams combo. It's quite popular and quite tasty which makes it all the more satisfying. You can get 2 lbs of shrimp and 1 lb of clams or vice versa. Or, you can just get a couple of pounds of both! The shrimp has more meat than the crawfish and the clams make perfect little scoopers for when you want to get a scoop of the cajun sauce at the bottom of the bowl. Yeah, there's no shame in our seafood game.

Our Version of a Surf 'n Turf: Crawfish and Sausage!

Cajun Surf n Turf Live Crawfish Sausage Orange County Fire Crab Garden Grove OC

At the Fire Crab, you, too, can have a Surf 'n Turf meal, if you use your imagination. Our standard one is crawfish (which happens to be live right now) and sausage in any one of our awesome sauces. Our most popular sauce, the Fire Sauce, combines the flavors of all of our other sauces: garlic butter, cajun, and lemon pepper. If you come on in on a Monday or Tuesday, you can also take advantage of our Happy Hour where when you buy 2 pounds of seafood, you get the 3rd lb free. May not be combined with any other discount or deal. Seafood choices include live crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, and/or crab legs. And you can add as much sausage as you'd like and still make it a Surf 'n Turf meal ;-).

Get a Cajun Crawfish Combo! Live Crawfish!

Live Crawfish Combo Corn Sausage Garden Grove Orange County OC Fire Crab

Live Crawfish is still in season! Barely. Come on in and get it while we still got it! Be sure to take advantage of our combo deals. They come with corn, sausage, and potatoes. Unless, of course, you only want crawfish. Then, we completely understand. It's a great way to start out the week. Just come on in and grab an ice-cold Sapporo or Stella (both on tap) and then order a few pounds of crawfish. It'll make you forget about the week you've had. At least for a little while.

Live Crawfish 2014! Yes, We Have It!

Orange County OC Live Crawfish Available Fire Crab in Garden Grove Cajun Grub

Yes, we have live crawfish once again! The wait is over! Come on in to Orange County's best spot for live crawfish, cajun grubs, and a good time! Order your crawfish by the pound and throw in a pound or two of your other seafood favorites, like shrimp, mussels, clams, or crab legs. Pick your seasoning, as we have quite a selection of that, too: Garlic Butter, Lemon Pepper, Cajun, or all 3 together: Fire Sauce! And then, tell us how spicy you want it. We can make it as spicy as you like it. We dare you to go all the way!

Cajun Garlic Noodles with Shrimp & Sausage!

Cajun Garlic Noodles Shrimp Sausage Green Onions Customize Orange County OC Fire Crab

You can get our very popular Cajun Garlic Noodles with sausage, shrimp, clams, or mussels. Or, you can combine them, too! If you want shrimp and sausage in garlic noodles, just ask us! We'll gladly accommodate your request. We want you to order whatever you want, whatever your belly and your mouth is telling you want. Feel free to customize whatever your imagination comes up with. We love making you happy!

A Dozen Raw Oysters Is Never A Bad Idea

Fresh Dozen Raw Best Oyster Bar Orange County OC Garden Grove Fire Crab

Whenever you come to visit us, it's never a bad idea to just start out with a dozen raw oysters. You can order them as soon as you come in. That way, by the time you figure out what you want to order, a dozen, freshly shucked oysters will be on their way out to you. They're the perfect appetizer! Because we get them fresh weekly, our variety always changes. Currently, we have Kumamoto (Washington), Shigoku (Washington), Eld Inlet (Washington), 38 North (Maryland), and Fanny Bay (British Columbia). We also check every single oyster as we shuck them to ensure absolute freshness before serving them to you.

Last Weekend! Buy 2 lbs, Get 1 lb FREE!

Seafood Special Discount Black Friday Weekend Crawfish Shrimp, Corn Orange County OC Fire Crab

We hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving! Now, it's time to get shopping! If you get tired and need to take a break, come on by the Fire Crab where we will be having our last weekend of our November special: buy any 2 lbs of seafood, get the 3rd lb free. You have your choice of crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, snow crab legs, or king crab legs. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are the absolute last days to take advantage of this deal before it goes away. Let us know if you find any good deals out there!

Shrimp & Chips! Yummy in the Tummy!

Shrimp & Chips Fries Fire Crab Orange County OC Cajun Grub Garden Grove

We showcased our Fish & Chips before so now it's time for us to talk about our Shrimp & Chips. We butterfly cut our shrimps, lightly bread and batter them and then deep-fry them to perfection. We serve them up with some chips (fries) but you can always upgrade those to cajun fries or sweet potato fries for only another dollar. It's definitely something that can be shared because it's entirely a finger food. Anybody at your table with fingers can eat it. If they don't have fingers, then that means more for you. It's a great appetizer as you await your cajun seafood combo.

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