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Joe's Crab Shack

1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
+1 916-553-4249
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (148 reviews)
“seafood” (123 reviews)
“shell fish” (8 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food. Very nice time. We sat outside overlooking the river and bridge. Construction out front. Walk around it.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Joe's Crab Shack to get some crabs!! We ordered Fish & Chips and very much enjoyed our meal. The waiter was friendly and loved the dancing they all do when the music amps up. The table we had was right off the River...More

Thank alfulwider
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Joe's Crab Shack. If you do not like a noisy atsmophere This is not for you. I would highly recommend putting your name on a rsvp list on weekends.

Thank paulatate
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves Joe's Crab Shack, so we went while in Sacramento. The bartender was great, but it appeared the kids/servers were more interested in hanging out at the serving station by the bar than in serving customers. All in all not one of my...More

Thank denisebF1632EH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It can be loud at times, but it is always a fun place to experience with the family, especially if a birthday is involved. The singing and dancing of all the staff is fun.

Thank LiveOakFarmer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered to go. We brought it back to the hotel. It was hot and tasty. Everyone was full and we recommend it.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Solid experience but it's a chain restaurant. Nice service and good food. Great location by the sac river in old town. Walking distance to Embassy Suites, Raley Field etc...

Thank Jlbrooks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there since the neighbor River restaurant was close for private party.. Asked for Crab special.. paid like U$ 19 for a non tasty piece of Alaskan crab, fries and corn.. Not what I was expecting.. My colleague asked for fish and shrimp.. Very...More

Thank Reginaldo B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were walking down the train tracks on our way back from the bridge when I spotted a guy wearing a Crab Shack teeshirt. I asked him if they had good salmon to which he replied yes, order the cedar salmon. We walked down the...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Good food and service. A little pricey and very noisy. Nice view of the river and Tower bridge. Enjoyed the peal and eat shrimp. The entertainment provided by the staff keeps the atmosphere popping

Thank paulbets
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2016|
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Response from portdane | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw your question. Not sure of cost of the crab. Recommend calling for prices and availability.
Haley L
20 May 2016|
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Response from NyonyaLady | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen a dog there on all of our visits
21 January 2015|
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Response from asbard | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a Happy Hour. Beer around $5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-553-4249
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