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Crab House at Pier 39

203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-434-2722
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab house” (219 reviews)
“mussels” (96 reviews)
“killer crab” (37 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal, mussels, crab and shrimp. I had a Crab House Ale that was good. Our server Sarah was awesome.More

Thank Savannah B
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review, Savannah! We're thrilled your time with us was so wonderful! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. Your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to sharing another amazing experience with you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, great prices. Staff very attentive. Nice setting looking over the bay. The view was great. Would definitely go back.More

Thank Brooke R
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent review, Brooke! We're thrilled you enjoyed your time with us so much! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting you again soon for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch, ordered crab cakes, seafood tureen and lotsa crab. Excellent service by friendly waitstaff. Food came quickly and was very well prepared. Reservations highly recommended as it gets crowded really fast.More

Thank Theodore B
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5/5 review, Theodore! We're delighted to hear that you had an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved your meal - that's what we like to hear! We're also very pleased that our team provided you with excellent service!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great, garlic fries were fantastic. The crab with special garlic sauce left a little to be desired- it was mediocre. We preferred the fish house.More

Thank Stacey D
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback, Stacey. We're happy our team took such great care of you. It's disappointing our dishes didn't exceed your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard so we'll address your concerns with our team moving forward. We do hope you give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was absolutely incredible along with the waiter I had. He was very helpful since it was my first time there. Definitely will be back!!!!

Thank Brittanie R
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent review, Brittanie! We're delighted you had such an amazing experience with us! We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. We look forward to hosting you again soon! Have a stellar day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited San Francisco with a friend a few years ago and had dinner here which was amazing! The best crab I've ever had. I went back to San Francisco last year with my fiancé and had to go back to the crab house! I...More

Thank car0line123456789
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thanks for the perfect review, Caroline! We're delighted to hear that you had an amazing dining experience with us! We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious cuisine, so your praise lets us know we're doing our job. We can't wait to host...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crabs were huge, the shrimp Alfredo was really good. However the butter and crab were served like warm. The sauce tasted old and the seasoning was strange. Not my favorite for the price. I would not recommend it to anyone.More

Thank LaTonya J
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, LaTonya. Thanks for taking the time to share about your recent experience at the Crab House at Pier 39. We take issues and concerns very seriously. If we are unable to pinpoint your contact information from our dining records, a member...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to dinner early today. We ordered a clam chowder soup And a whole crab to share. 2 days ago we ordered a soup cheaper and 10x more tasty than this one. The crab was good but very expensive . It's...More

Thank Mélissa F
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback, Melissa. We're disappointed your time with us was anything less than perfect. It's unfortunate our dishes didn't exceed your expectations. We'll be sure to address your concerns with our team moving forward. We do hope you give us another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fast service, nicely presented food. Best crab chowder ever! Beautiful view of the Bay while you dine. Pricey but worth it!More

Thank Monique S
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review, Monique! We're thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting you again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this place. I was travelling on my own and decided to try some locally caught sea food. I queued up and overheard the people in front of me saying it was a 20 minute wait. However, I was given the choice of...More

Thank Eves154
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review. We appreciate your feedback and recommendation. We are happy to hear that your visit with us was enjoyable and delicious. We love hearing that our staff and services met your expectations and hope to see you again soon....More

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
...More
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Randi A
Do you have gluten free options?
12 June 2016|
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Response from SoccerFamilyofFive | Reviewed this property |
I do not know.
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Giulia859
ciao, sapete dirmi, se alla Crab House è meglio prenotare per il pranzo, o per la cena? fino a che ora è aperto il ristorante Grazie a chi risponderà.
2 August 2016|
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Response from Tommaso D | Reviewed this property |
Ciao Giulia, quando siamo andati la non è stato bisogno di prenotare e tavoli disponibili ce ne erano molti. Per quanto riguarda l'orario, se ricordo bene stava aperto fino a tarda sera
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Giulia859
ciao, vorrei chiedere l'orario migliore per poter prenotare alla Crab House
1 August 2016|
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Response from Belgirasole | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, noi siamo andati senza prenotare, siamo andati verso le 21:30 e praticamente si stava svuotando il locale. Li mangiano presto e secondo me serve la prenotazione soprattutto se si pensa di mangiare tra le 19:30 e le... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Public Transportation: F-Line & #15
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-434-2722
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Description
Great view & SF's famous Dungeness Crab served in seriously addictive garlic sauce make us the go to spot on scenic Pier 39 for casual dining.