Last Updated on March 16, 2024
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

If you are craving a delicious seafood meal, you should go to a Hook and Reel restaurant where you will get one of the best seafood boils in the United States. This company has several locations across the country where clients have the opportunity to experience authentic seafood dishes.

Inspired by the traditional cooking style from Southern Louisiana, Hook and Reel specializes in serving Creole and Cajun seafood that leaves a tangy and spicy taste and encourages the clients to take another bite for savoring such good food.

In the table below you will find the latest Hook and Reel menu prices, so you can get an idea about how much you should budget for a seafood specialty.

Item Price


All come with choice of sauce: ketchup, cocktail, tortor or hot sauce, no substitute

Coconut Shrimp $11.63
Crab Bites $14.55
Crabmeat Fries $10.31
Fried Calamari $11.57
Garlic Breadsticks $6.33
Hush Puppies $6.12
Mozzarella Sticks $7.50
Onion Rings $5.75
Steamed Oysters $11.66
Wings $9.00

Food Fanatics

Spaghetti Marinara with Shrimp and Mussels $17.00

Popular Items

Shrimp Po Boy $14.75
Snow Crab Legs $18.46

Pick your Catch

Black Mussels $9.62
Calamari $9.40
Clams $9.50
Crawfish $9.43
Dungeness Crab $18.71


All come with cajun fries or sweet potato fries (no substitute)

Fried Oyster Basket $13.31

Combo Boils

The Perfect Storm $43.04
The Cajun Boil $25.54

Po’ Boys & Rolls

Crabmeat Roll $13.36
Flounder Po’ Boy $13.75

Po Boy Sandwiches

All come with potato fries or sweet potato fries or soup. (no substitute)

Catfish Po Boy $13.64
Chicken Po Boy $12.00
Fried Fish Po Boy $12.43
Oyster Po Boy $14.31

Soup & Salad

Salad dressing: blue cheese, ranch, caesar

Caesar Salad $6.61
Coleslaw $4.25
Shrimp Salad $8.75
Lobster Bisque $8.42
Crabmeat Salad $8.08
Clam Chowder $7.34
Chicken Tender Salad $8.55


Breaded and fried to golden perfection! Choice of fries, sweet potato fries, lobster bisque, or clam chowder

Catfish Basket $14.58
Chicken Tender Basket $11.43
Flounder Basket $14.41
Oyster Basket $14.78
Shrimp Basket $15.58
Wing Basket $15.20


Broccoli $4.50
Cajun Fries $5.04
Corn on the Cob $3.67
Fries $4.75
Noodles $4.07
Sausage $6.71
Sweet Potato Fries $4.89
White Rice $2.90


Potato Fries $4.35

The Reel’s Catch

The Reel’s Catch $56.75


Seafood Spaghetti Marinara $17.90

Extra On The Side

Noodle $4.62


Bottled Water $2.31
Diet Pepsi $2.94
Fruit Punch $3.00
Juice $3.39
Pepsi $3.00

Brand history

Hook and Reel was founded in 2013 by Tony Wang. He opened the first restaurant in Lanham, Maryland and, as it was a real success, more locations were opened across the country in the following years. In 2018 the company expanded in Staten Island, New York.

Currently, there are opened 65 Hook and Reel locations in various states in the USA, including Utah, Colorado, Virginia, Florida, Washington DC, Texas, South California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, New York, North Carolina, New Jersey, Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, Maryland, Kansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, and others.

Our review

Hook and Reel Menu ItemsHook and Reel intends to offer its customers a New Orleans-like dining experience with popular favorites such as crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, oysters, crabs, lobsters, and other seafood items. Clients can further customize their order by choosing the spice level, sauce, and extras such as sausage, corn on the cob, boiled eggs, potatoes, or fries.

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Also, the menu includes po’ boy sandwiches, salads, soups, a cold food bar, signature cocktails, beer, and wine.

The restaurant serves its signature boils in a bag filled with steam. They use the freshest and finest seafood, combined with chili powder, lemon pepper, fresh garlic, spices, and herbs. You don’t have to worry about getting dirty on your hands and clothes as you dig into your seafood because you will get disposable gloves and bibs.

Plan on spending around $25 per person for a typical dinner. The appetizers are priced from $8 to $15 and some of your options would include fried calamari, crabmeat fries, garlic breadsticks, onion rings, steamed oysters, wings, crab bites, and seafood dirty rice. Also, a po’ boy sandwich costs around $15 and comes in five varieties, including crabmeat, chicken, catfish, shrimp, and flounder.

Expect to pay $10 to $11 for a soup such as Lobster Bisque or Clam Chowder. Also, the salads are in the same price range.

Hook and Reel also offers a Kid’s menu that includes items such as chicken wings, fried shrimp basket, mozzarella sticks, kid’s pasta, chicken slider, and chicken strip basket. Each of these is priced at around $7.

In case you don’t have time or you just don’t want to get out, you can order from this eatery to your doorstep as they also offer pickup and delivery. But for a complete experience, you should change your mind and head to the nearest location. With a hard-working, friendly staff, unique décor, and delicious seafood, Hook and Reel offers a great dining experience.

Hook and Reel FAQs

At what time does Hook and Reel open?

Most Hook and Reel restaurants open at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Sunday. However, it may vary from one location to another and you should visit the company’s official website to check this information.

At what time does Hook and Reel close?

In general, Hook and Reel restaurants close at 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at 11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. But again, it depends on the location and the day of the week.

How many Hook and Reel locations are there?

Currently, there are more than 60 Hook and Reel restaurants located in various states across the country.

What are the Hook and Reel chips made of?

The Hook and Reel colorful fried chips are prepared with a combination of cuttlefish, tapioca flour, arrowroot flour, cracked black pepper, fish sauce, salt, sugar, garlic, and onion.

When was Hook and Reel founded?

Hook and Reel was first opened in 2013, in Lanham, Maryland. It was founded by Tony Wang.

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