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1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
+1 415-776-2722
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic noodles” (115 reviews)
“crustaceans” (66 reviews)
“crab” (116 reviews)
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1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband had the Dungeness Crab, it was to die for. I had beef skewers and chicken rice paper rolls. Both very good. The garlic noodles were very garlic-y, not the greatest but certainly enjoyable (My husband is a great cook so standards are high...More

Thank PRBubba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service,been going there for over 20 years! Of course the roasted garlic crab, garlic noodles ,garlic rice, and I also love the prawn wonton, crab puffs,and the calamari for appetizer , all yummy!!!

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness! This place has amazing crab! The pasta a la carte was also delicious!! It was not a fancy place but the food makes up for it. Make reservations to eat at a decent time.

Thank Momof2boyz2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, mother, and I had dinner at Crustacean after spending 14 hours in transit to get to San Francisco from Rochester, NY. We had survived since breakfast on power bars, so I really wanted protein and vegetables. I had the salad of seafood (scallops,...More

Thank Carina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We followed everyone's advice and ordered the roast crab and noodles. Not sure what crab everyone raving about this place had, but ours was greasy, lacking in seasoning, with hardly a hint of garlic, and a slightly fishy flavor. We split it three ways, and...More

Thank lespes
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting Crustacean is a MUST if you're a lover of crab! The succulent crab meat drenched in THE BEST garlic butter ever!!! Accompany this with their garlic noodles and it's a WIN!! WIN!!!

Thank JaniceGThomas
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by friends, we went to the Crustacean eager to eat amazing crab! Crab was delicious, more then enough food, and cracked for a small fee! Service was amazing and prompt! The only negative was the price, one crab with noodles on the side and...More

Thank tiffanysmith
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Friend of ours recommended this and we were not sorry! the garlic noodles with crabs were amazing. They charge extra to order. Quite expensive but worth going if you love seafood!

Thank ianhuntington
Reviewed 25 August 2017

went with children. served big crab, tasty crab will interrupt you enjoying conversation cause you should concentrate on enjoying crab. 小さな子供連れで、ディナーで行きました。ステーキに食傷気味の方にオススメです。蟹料理は、見た目のインパクトもさることながら、味も美味でした。

Thank UmeKen
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I had the crab and garlic noodles dish and it was very good. But I thought my bill was a little excessive, my bill was double the price than my two of friends combined!!

Thank Dhanchul
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Response from ron w | Reviewed this property |
It will run about 100 dollars per person, minus alcohol.
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metered parking on the street
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-2722
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