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River Crab

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1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079 (Between Yankee & Davis)
+1 810-329-2261
10:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there tow weeks ago as part of a Mother's Day present for my wife. The ambiance can't be beat as you overlook the St. Clair River. The service was top-notch with really attentive wait and bar staff. Recommend the raw oysters, which were very fresh and really tasty. Excellent clam chowder and calamari. We had the stripped sea bass... More 

Thank Michael K
Saint Clair, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never had a bad meal yet. Great Happy Hour! The appetizers are wonderful! Wait staff is the best! Nice quiet atmosphere with music from the piano in the background makes for a great evening.

Thank DebBlue6600
Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend the River Crab - you'll never go wrong with this place. As I said - wonderful food, incredible people. It doesn't get any better than that - oh - well, the view is to die for too.

Thank ccbells
London, Canada
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cross the border at least 3-4 times a year to have dinner. The food is always outstanding, service very good, and we love to watch the freighters sailing up amd down the river. The cocktail bar is also excellent, great staff.

Thank loveUllapool
Ailsa Craig
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing brunch-fresh food kept replenished, superior service, ease of access, complementary valet. What more could one ask for! There was a crush of people, some of whom I heard say they had been coming for many years; however, the food line moved smoothly and quickly. The management and staff know the business.

Thank 243judithw
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We've been here a couple times and it's been great. We've had everything from the fish to the burgers and some o the chicken. It's all great and tasty. This place is not a cheap eat as the food here is pretty expensive, but i would say it's worth it.

Thank Anton W
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The most important thing in the restaurant is food. Salmon, chowder soup, fillet mignon, lobster tail, cheesecake - everything we tried there was excellent. There you have it.

Thank mishkanazapade
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I keep going back because I love the location. However the last 3 times we have been there (within 6months), the food had not been good. My husband refuses to go back again after this last time. Also the service was fair, the waitress really didn't care about us or her job. Very disappointing experience, especially when the prices are... More 

Thank llrb058
Cape Coral, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I grew up in the area, and always remember going to the River Crab for Sunday Brunch. We came back for a visit, and I made my reservations a month early to ensure a good table with a view. I was not disappointed, like so many times when I revisit a childhood place that I have fond memories of. It... More 

Thank 171colleenb
Port Huron, Michigan
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Birthday dinner. We seldom eat in anywhere fancy but husband offered to take me for my birthday . Restaurants with ambience are hard to find. A real tablecloth. View was excellent. Service also, love this place

Thank Barbf58_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
    (Between Yankee & Davis)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: +1 810-329-2261

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?