Fresh Dressed Soft Shell Crabs - Dozen Quantities


Fresh dressed soft shell crabs are crabs that are pulled directly from our holding tanks and dressed out (face, apron and gills are removed) at the time of your order. Each crab is then individually wrapped. These crabs are shipped directly to your door. Please be aware that we try to have sufficient quantities of soft shell crabs on hand from May to August. The soft shell run is very plentiful in May and begins to decrease until August. If you order a size that is not available, we do our best to accommodate your order regardless.


Storage: Upon arrival soft shell crabs will be shipped on frozen gel packs. Each soft shell crab will be individually wrapped. If you plan to consume the product immediately – soft shell crabs can be kept in shipping box until consumption. If you will be consuming your crabs beyond the day of arrival, they should be immediately placed in your refrigerator if they are fresh dressed crabs or if they are frozen soft shell crabs they can be placed in the freezer.

Inspection: Fresh Dressed & Frozen Soft Shell Crabs are individually wrapped and placed in a wax coated box in the shipping container. It is common to experience some liquid draining from the wax coated box.

Expiration: Fresh Dressed Soft Shell Crabs have a refrigerated shelf life of 5 days from your receipt. If you plan on preparing part of your order beyond the 5 day expiration we recommend your freeze your product. Since Soft Shell Crabs are individually wrapped you can simply thaw and prepare. Frozen Soft Shell Crabs have no expiration date.

Preparation & Consumption: Fresh Dressed & Frozen Soft Shell Crabs are cleaned and are a ready to cook product. Fresh Dressed Soft Shell Crabs should be rinsed under cold water prior to cooking. Some popular cooking methods of Soft Shell Crabs include the following: Sautéed, Deep Fried & Grilled.

Customer Reviews

Based on 33 reviews
5 Star Crabs 🦀

Carefully packaged, prompt delivery, excellent quality. Thanks

Excellent soft shell crabs

Excellent soft shell crabs. Will definitely buy again!


The Soft Shell crabs were delicious. Fresh and clean. I am
truly enjoying them.


Awesome product

Super Star Quality

Both parties were more than satisfied and will be repeat customers. Looking forward to crab cakes on Fathers Day!!!