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Crawdad's River Cantina

€€ - €€€American, ,
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
+1 916-929-2268
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We did not feel like turkey leftovers and walked to the river for some drinks and food. Good decision! The drinks were nice with a sufficient amount of alcohol although it was not even five o’clock yet. The calamari were crispy and excellent and we...More

Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Visited this restaurant for lunch midweek. The seating area along the river is lovely but the menu very limited. The clam chowder was not available as it was still being prepared even though it was lunch time which was disappointing. Nothing on the menu if...More

Thank dicksoncl
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The setting is great -- it feels practically like you're walking on water to get there; you can sit outside on the water or inside with great river views. My French Dip sandwich was on soft bread that was not grilled or toasted, but the...More

Thank Inger G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A friend and I went to Crawdad's for dinner. It is a little bit of a hike to the restaurant but the setting is worth it. I ordered the Shrimp Louie and was somewhat disappointed. I am used to the Louies at San Francisco where...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you want to be by the river it doesn't get much better. I enjoyed my lunch but I didn't push the limits. I ordered fish & chips which is hard to mess up. I'm going to assume that the other menu items are good....More

Thank rjbouch
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Crawdad's is the perfect hidden gem for after a day on the river, or for a fun but chill night out without having to go to midtown. I've been here twice now, once for lunch and once for dinner after boating down the river and...More

Thank nataliesetliff
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We went for a late lunch on Memorial Day, and enjoyed the whole thing. It really is a nice setting on the river, and the layout of seating takes great advantage of the view. On this holiday there was lots of boat traffic, which was...More

Thank Mike_in_CO
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Went looking for interesting food, Cajun sounded good, and this was close to hotel. Had fish tacos and side salad, both delivered at the same time. Sat inside as it was a cool night. remained cool inside with all the windows open. Service was great....More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch, sorted outdoor right along the river with wonderful breeze. A lovely afternoon with fantastic wine selections, fresh seafood and beautiful ambience

Thank Dorothy Y
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Restaurant in a floating "pier" that rises with the river tide, that it faces. Has traditional New Orleans food, that was excellent. You know, gumbo, jambalaya, Étouffée etc. Loved it!!!

Thank charles l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-929-2268
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