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River Crab

1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
+1 810-329-2261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“crab” (91 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Lunch with family. The atmosphere is fantastic with wonderful views of the St. Clair river. Charley’s chowder is not to be missed. The seafood never disappoints. Their coffee is amazing, as is the homemade Key Lime pie. Service was exceptional. Lunch was terrific, and moderately...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The River Crab, with its outstanding river views and amazing cuisine, is our favorite place for a romantic evening! Starting with a fine cocktail in the lounge with beautiful piano music, we moved to the window table and ordered wonderful appetizers! And on to their...More

Thank eleanorh133
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We revisited this place after many years for our anniversary. The restaurant is right on the water and has gorgeous views during the day. I'd recommend going then because the food has definately taken a downturn. We ordered soup, salad and two entrees, along with...More

Thank anjbee
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to Michigan and this place was suggested because of a previous visit years ago. It was a good suggestion. We sat on the deck by the river and had some tasty beers. They were out of the first selection but the back up...More

Thank Commander1812
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Overlooking the water with fine drinks and a delicious dinner was the experience I had at the River Crab. I would most definitely recommend this location for dinner. There was a piano player there when we arrived and we were seated next to the window....More

Thank ajwhitehurst
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We came here with another couple. I always rate this restaurant as an excellent, however, this time was just less than that. The wait staff and food were excellent. Had issues w/the reservations that I made and what was presented to me upon arrival.

Thank MickeyMouse915
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed watching the freighters traverse the St. Clair River. We arrived early so we could catch the end of a college football game in the Bar during Happy Hour and then got an early table for dinner. My Salmon was good, and my friends Crab...More

Thank MutualFun
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate at the River Crab last week. In June we had eaten there with another couple and dinner and service was not so great. My husband talked to Martha, the manager, regarding our meal and service and she toke his comments...More

Thank seasonedtraveler2014
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to take a date or have a date night this is the place to go. The service is top notch and the food is to die for.

Thank philipbL9493GU
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We dine here several times a year and believe me, they DON'T disappoint. Food, service, total experience, excellent. David, our server, Martha, the general manager, valet parker/doorman, all contribute to dinner worth the drive and over night stay at the adjacent motel, The Blue Water...More

Thank ardemis22
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Teri B
26 October 2017|
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Response from NeilKim871 | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure about Thanksgiving,sorry
Julie A
2 July 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. It's called "Rock the Dock" from 6-10pm on Wednesdays in the summer.
5 April 2017|
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Response from 171colleenb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have the option to order off the menu you as, but there are so many items on the buffet you will find something that suits your taste.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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