Framingham Seafood Restaurant Closes

FRAMINGHAM – A Framingham seafood restaurant that opened last June on Route 9, didn’t even make it to its one year anniversary.

Hudson-based company Huanglin Inc. opened The Cracking Crab at 290 Worcester Road in June of 2018.

SOURCE is not exactly sure what day the restaurant closed, but noticed it was closed yesterday, January 18.

The space was formerly occupied by The Thai Place, which closed last year.

The Cracking Crab’s menu features Cajun cuisine and seafood, including
fried oyster, scallop, shrimp, clam baskets and fish and chips.

There was seating for about 55 patrons. Patrons could dine in or take out. The orders came in 1-pound pails or plastic bags ranging in price from $13 to $38 (king crab leg).

The Framingham License Commission approved the license in May 2018.

The restaurant was opened by Chang Lin, whose family owns Feng Japanese Fusion Cuisine in Hudson

Lin said the idea to open the restaurant came about from head chef, Huang Ping, who owned a similar establishment in California.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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