When is the stone crab season?

The Florida stone crab season runs from October 15 and ends on May 1.

What is the recommended serving per person?

1 1/2 lbs per person is the recommendation and we sell the orders that way

Where do you ship the crabs from?

Our crabs are caught in Marathon, FL and shipped from Miami, FL.

Are the stone crabs cooked and cracked?

We cook the stone crabs daily once the fishermen bring them in, no further cooking is necessary. They are shipped cooked, but uncracked. They only need to be cracked and served chilled.

How long do the stone crabs last?

We recommend eating them within a day or two of being received. However, if uncracked and properly refrigerated they will stay fresh for 7 days.

When will my credit card be charged?

Your card will be charged when we receive your order.

How many crab claws are in a pound?

The sizes for the stone crabs vary. Orders are based on weight and based by size. Please see the list below for amount of pieces per pound.
Colossal: 8.0 oz to 10.0 oz – 1-2 claws per lb. Jumbo: 5.0 oz to 8.0 oz – 2-3 claws per lb. Large: 3.0 oz to 5.0 oz – 4-5 claws per lb. Medium: 2.5 oz to 3.0 oz – 7-8 claws per lb.

What comes with my order?

Every Dinner for 2 comes with a container of mustard sauce and a mallet. Every dinner for 2 people contains 3 lbs of uncracked stone crabs. Do not crack them until you

How much is shipping?

We ship them throughout the continental United State through Federal Express. Stone crabs can only be shipped overnight. When you check out on the website, you will be provided with a quote for the shipping charges based on your location and weight. We have local delivery available in selected areas of South Florida for a flat fee of $15. We also provide free local pick up at 2771 NW 24 Street in Miami, FL 33142.

When will my stone crabs arrive?

The stone crabs will arrive on the designated delivery date before 8pm. We cannot guarantee a specific time. If you need them at a certain time, please order them to arrive the day before.

How do I store them when I receive them?

Once you receive them, you can store them in your refrigerator in an open container. Preferably in ice and in a container that can be drained every several hours.

How do I store them if we have left overs?

The stone crabs are best preserved uncracked. We suggest that you only crack the ones you will be eating at one sitting. If you are storing crabs for the next day, it is best to keep them refrigerated in an open container that drains in ice. If they’re cracked, store them in the refrigerator in the coldest section, but without ice. Cracked crabs will dry out sooner than uncracked ones, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.

What are the black spots on the claws?

The spots are natural to the stone crab claws. There is nothing wrong with the stone crabs if the have some black spots on them.

Can I cancel my order?

Yes, orders can be cancelled until the day before your shipping date. The shipping date is the day before your delivery date. Example: If the delivery date is Oct 27th, the shipping date is Oct 26. Therefore, the last day to cancel this order is Oct 25th before midnight. You can contact us through the website or call us at 1 (888) 989-CRAB.