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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” (148 reviews)
“seafood” (123 reviews)
“shell fish” (8 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, excellent service, and the steamed seafood with old bay spices was the best. I highly recommend this place. It is right on the river and if you are lucky enough to get a table by the window, which we were it adds to...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place offers a comfortable dining atmosphere right on the water of the Sacramento river. Menu varies, seafood, burgers, etc. They play music and can be entertaining when someone is celebrating a birthday. Last time I went they had somebody galloping around the room on...More

Thank OceanLover68
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Questions & Answers
14 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
20 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
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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