Oceancrat Seafood Boil & Bar in Maple Shade NJ

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If you crave seafood boil in South Jersey, check out Oceancrat. Conveniently located at 28 South Church Road in Maple Shade, on the border of Cherry Hill and Mount Laurel, Oceancrat promises a fantastic dining experience full of seafood delights.

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Oceancrat Seafood Boil at 28 Church Road in Maple Shade

Cherry Hill residents Chef Steve Lin and his wife, Brenda, are the owners. Previously located in Mount Laurel, they relocated to their current spot in 2020. Additionally, the couple own and manage the popular Megu Sushi restaurants in Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, and Moorestown.

Oceancrat Interior [Photo: David Johnson]

Oceancrat specializes in tantalizing Louisiana Cajun-style seafood boils. The restaurant’s lively nautical decor makes it a festive seafood dining option in South Jersey.

Oceancrat Interior [Photo: David Johnson]

Indulge in various shellfish, including middleneck clams, crawfish, black or green mussels, and shrimp, with either head-on or head-off options. Additionally, enjoy succulent scallops, delectable lobster tails, and an assortment of crabs, such as the seasonal blue crabs, Dungeness, king crab legs, and snow crab legs.

Oceancrat Lovers Platter [Photo: David Johnson]

The seafood, carefully boiled with tender potatoes and flavorful corn on the cob, is then impeccably seasoned and served with delightful sauces, including the classic garlic butter, zesty Cajun, lemon pepper, and the ever-popular Old Bay. The “Oceancrat special” ingeniously combines multiple sauces for an explosive burst of flavors. Select your preferred spice level, ranging from mild to medium, hot, or even “extra hot” if you dare.

Oceancrat Lover Platter [Photo: David Johnson]

At Oceancrat, you can choose from an array of combinations and buckets, or you can even customize your own seafood boil buckets, allowing you to create a truly personalized meal. With limitless possibilities, your seafood cravings will be fully satisfied.

Oysters at Oceancrat [Photo: David Johnson]

Love a raw bar? Oceancrat has that, too, featuring fresh oysters and clams. The extensive menu also includes a variety of appetizers, flavorful fried baskets, tasty chicken wings, delicious soups and salads, delectable Po’boy sandwiches, satisfying pasta dishes, enticing sides, and irresistible desserts.

Bar at Oceancrat [Photo: David Johnson]

There’s plenty to drink at Oceancrat, too! Quench your thirst and complement your meal with a creative assortment of cocktails, wines, and beers from the full-service bar. Oceancrat presents a Happy Hour experience daily from 4 to 7 PM (excluding Wednesdays). During this time, enjoy fantastic deals, including $2 domestic bottled beers, $8 glasses of select wines, and $8 select cocktails. And for those who love a late-night adventure, Oceancrat hosts a late-night Happy Hour every Saturday from 10 PM to midnight.

Cocktails at Oceancrat [Photo: David Johnson]

Oceancrat provides a spacious outdoor patio for al fresco dining in good weather. Each table has umbrellas to protect diners from the sun, ensuring a comfortable outdoor dining experience.

Fried catfish at Oceancrat [Photo: David Johnson]

Lastly, the restaurant is also an evening hotspot with special theme nights, including a DJ party on Wednesday nights and karaoke on Saturday nights.

Oceancrat is open seven days a week and is an excellent location for a family-friendly meal or a fun gathering with friends.

Next time you’re in the mood for a seafood dining adventure near Cherry Hill, you’ll want to visit Oceancrat.

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Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn is a freelance writer covering the food and drink scene of South Jersey. You can find more of her writing on Philly Grub and NewsBreak.

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