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Crab House at Pier 39

203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-434-2722
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have tried other places on Pier 39 and have been disappointed at the cioppino. The Crab House did not disappoint! The cioppino was flavorful and peppery, had muscles, fish, calimari, and a bunch of crab on top. I really appreciate that I did not...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With all the choices along the San Fran waterfront I’d probably won’t return to this location. First of all the staff was AMAZING which is how we got to 3 stars. The restaurant is SO CRAMPED. We were seated in the back right section, in...More

Thank TracieJ23
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, Tracie. We're happy you enjoyed our staff and the salmon so much. However, we're disappointed your time with us was less than ideal and that you had such challenges with the seating accommodations. Due to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Had the Salmon, it was amazing! It was so moist and flavorful. I was expecting a reasonable portion of the Salmon for the price but was I surprised, it was a BIG portion. The service was excellent and our food was served fast. Try...More

Thank Laura U
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, Laura! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service as well as fresh and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered crab, crab chowder in breadbowl and clam linguine. Turned out the crab is awesome. Crab chowder so so, I think clam would test better. The clam linguine is perfectly cooked. I was literally dipping the bread into the pasta sauce.More

Thank resirnus
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the stellar review! It's fantastic you had such a wonderful experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much. The clam linguine was a great choice, a real fan favorite. We strive to ensure our guests have a memorable experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to impress my sister and her husband, who never had crab before, by taking them to the Crab House at Pier 39 during our day in port from our cruise. The restaurant was very crowded in that there was barely space to move...More

Thank Wayne W
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wayne W, we appreciate you taking the time to share feedback from your recent experience at Crab House at Pier 39. We take issues and concerns very seriously. If we are unable to pinpoint your contact information from our dining records, a member of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the lotsa crab and the mussels and shrimp for two people. It was spendy, but not far from what you're going to pay elsewhere in SF. The garlic butter sauce was to DIE FOR, it was the most amazing sauce EVER. Made the...More

Thank Lac1997
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the splendid review, Lac1997! It's outstanding you had such a fantastic experience with us! We're thrilled you enjoyed so many of our fresh and delicious dishes. You made some really spectacular menu selections. That's what we like to see! We strive for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was very busy but they have a wait system which works - we went and watch a performer, then went back, just as they called us in. We were abstemious - only had prawns, lobster pieces in rolle etc; but it was amazing to watch...More

Thank lowryepp
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the wonderful review with us, lowryepp! We're happy to hear that you had such a pleasant experience with us! It was our pleasure hosting you. It's great to know that our service had such a positive impact on you. We love...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the Calamari followed by the massive crab platter. The food was very good and we enjoyed the visit and the view of the seals playing in the harbour. All in all a nice visitMore

Thank Doug G
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Doug! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We endeavor to offer the freshest and most delicious dishes for all of our guests. It's excellent you enjoyed our calamari so much. It's one of our favorites! We...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

On 10/29, I invited 5 friends to visit Pier 39, and then we had lunch at Crab House around 12:20pm. We ordered 3 x "Crab Alfredo" and 2 x "Shrimp Alfredo" among others. We finished the lunch around 1:40pm and the payment reference# is 307302099798...More

Thank Mike Z
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very concerned to read your review. A member of our team would like to speak with you further about your experience at our restaurant. Do you have a phone number or email address that a member of our team can reach you at...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were quite a large group, so the wait for table (we didn't make any reservation) was quite long. This is despite it was a weekday night. But once we got the table, our waiter was very friendly and explained to us the many options....More

Thank Dickie W
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks for the great review, Dickie! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service as well as fresh and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so...More

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Dana S
6 October 2017|
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Response from losinginla | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't very good at all. I recommend you go elsewhere.
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Randi A
11 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Public Transportation: F-Line & #15
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-434-2722
Description
Great view & SF's famous Dungeness Crab served in seriously addictive garlic sauce make us the go to spot on scenic Pier 39 for casual dining.
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