The Krusty Krab is a popular fast food restaurant in Bikini Bottom. It is one of the main locations of the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise. The Krusty Krab is run by Eugene Krabs and is famous for its signature menu item, the Krabby Patty. Mr. Krabs has two employees, Squidward and SpongeBob, who work as the cashier and the fry cook respectively.
The Krusty Krab has a highly unpopular rival business located across the street, the Chum Bucket. The series has a recurring plot where Plankton tries to infiltrate the Krusty Krab and steal the Krabby Patty secret formula, but his plans always end up failing.
- It is revealed in SB-129 that the Krusty Krab is closed on Sundays.
- The Krusty Krab has been threatened to be shut down on numerous occasions:
- In For Here or to Go the Bogus Business Bureau threatens to shut down the restaurant when Mr Krabs refuses to let Plankton enter the bun seed counting contest
- In The Check Up Mr Krabs must undergo a physical or risk being shut down.