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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%
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“crab” (154 reviews)
“seafood” (131 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I went here with another couple. The ambiance is ok, rather cavernous feeling. The service was fine; no complaints. We started off with Joe’s Classic Sampler. This was a combo with Great Balls of Fire (fried balls of crab, seafood, & cream...More

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Altogether a dismal experience.....poor service, worse food (unless you thrive on greasy, fried stuff). This was a lunch with out of town friends who chose the restaurant and paid for the meal. Server sported tatoos heat to toe and jewelry attached to her body in...More

Thank BadOrderBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a sunset and excellent food. Service was friendly and quick. Food was plentiful, fresh and served hot.

Thank Jeannette O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at the Crab Shack many times over the years and always enjoyed the food. We were disappointed lately to find that they no longer have a lunch menu, and that several of the items we really liked are no longer offered. Our service...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fun for the family, making a big mess. Who cares, put on a large bib and away you go. My kids had a great time. Very messy

Thank Brent G
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Naykala our wait person was amazing. It was our first time there with a group of friends. It was ok. I had to send my drink back. I ordered a spiked lemonade and the lemonade tasted rancid. So I just stuck to water. My other...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I traveled by local bus from Marysville to visit Old Town, and was recommended to have lunch at the Crab Shack, and wasn't disappointed. Sat by the window enjoying my Chilli Crab,Salad, and Wine , and taking in the great view overlooking the River.

Thank junee_ferris
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The food wasn't as good as it used to be. If we go again I'm choosing something else. Perhaps just a big bucket of eat and peel shrimp as you can't mess that up too bad. The blackened fish we ordered wasn't really "blackened" like...More

Thank SatinBow
Reviewed 29 January 2018

While staying at a nearby hotel, I opted for this restaurant since it was raining and it was close by. Having attended a trade show all day, I was hungry, tired and just wanted to sit. The outside appearance was certainly inviting and friendly so...More

Thank Kroneo
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Joe's Crab Shack is an excellent place to get all kinds of delicious seafood. The crab is exceptionally good.

Thank garyak1
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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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