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Cracked Crab

751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
+1 805-773-2722
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (360 reviews)
“seafood” (195 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The waitress was super sweet and funny, we sat next to a nice older couple and talked for a while. Food and wine was great! There is a wait so be prepared and also, it's not cheap but well worth the money!

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor and it's so busy you can't book, we arrived at 8pm on a Wednesday night and had to wait 40 minutes but we waited at the bar area were we could have appetisers and drinks , we had mussels...More

Thank Frequenttravels3333
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to eat with a variety of dining options. My husband and I love to get the "bucket" which is poured onto the table top. Crab is perfectly prepared and service is great! Go for a fun and yummy time. Get...More

Thank Jopalis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and service, good vibe. Had lunch with family. Salad with crab was good, but nothing special. Burger excellent according to my son and so was the house salad. Would go to try other menu options.

Thank EJ070
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cracked Crab offers a good set of seafood options for lunch- a range of starters including steamed mussels and clams, oysters, crab cakes, mains including fish and chips, grilled seafood and then their house specialty, the seafood bucket. The crab cocktail is a good...More

Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When a restaurant says this is what they are known for, get it. The batter on the fish was great. We were a family of 7. They sat us right away and got the food to us fast. Perfect for families.

Thank imfair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times. Ain't cheap, but it's worth the periodic treat when we come to town to beat the valley heat! (Fresno)...

Thank MeAndtheFamRoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting the cracked crab in Pismo Beach. The place was good and had great service. Although the restaurant was full, our food was brought to our table fast. The restaurant itself is smaller than I imagined but that was not an issue at...More

Thank Erickg123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all this restaurant is noted for their crabs which we did not have. The price is very high for all of their food. I had chicken which I had was OK. MY wife had fish and chips and she immediately had stomach cramps...More

Thank bigdog6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has read reviews so wanted to eat here. No booking, turned up and told would be an hour's wait. Was spot on. Came back and had a great night. V relaxed, friendly service and delicious crab. Had a non crab eating child in tow and...More

Thank 63summer
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Mel_Paris
28 December 2016|
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Response from Bitnick1 | Reviewed this property |
We JUST ate there the day before yesterday, and yes, they did hand us a beer/wine list. You can also go to their website and email them and they will respond directly to you. This is a family-run business and they are very... More
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Pinot09
30 July 2016|
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Response from drosen85 | Reviewed this property |
On a holiday weekend last year we had a 2 hour wait. But last weekend (on a Friday) we had virtually no wait at all coming in at 6:30 or so. We were surprised, but very happy based on our prior experiences and expectations.
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lauragans
11 June 2016|
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Response from Peggy S | Reviewed this property |
You can see their entire menue online. Some things are pricey, like the clam bake, but other things are within average. It's one of my favorite places to eat. It's really a special place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-2722
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