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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
11:30 - 21:00
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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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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 10 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
Sarnia, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Martha and her friendly staff make dining a great experience. The best dinner and happy hour around. Sunday brunch is family favourite

Thank robertbg2015
Saint Clair, Michigan
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The Sunday brunch is awesome! The nightly dinner menu is always the best in the area. The seafood is always fresh.

Thank KPranger23
Port Huron, Michigan
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went here for my birthday. Our waiter was the best we have ever had!! Very attentive and polite. Food was excellent as always.

Thank MickeyMouse915
Saint Clair, Michigan
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I am avoiding this restaurant because of extremely high prices, and very small portions. Although the food is good, I refuse to pay out what they are asking. If you want to throw away money, this is the place.

Thank Philyn B
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

On the expensive side. Food was small portions but prepared very well. Enjoyed the vista of the river while eating meal. Wait staff is very attentive.

Thank Michael D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?