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Crawdad's River Cantina

) #164 of 1,751 Restaurants in Sacramento $$ - $$$ American, ,
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
+1 916-929-2268
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you want to be by the river it doesn't get much better. I enjoyed my lunch but I didn't push the limits. I ordered fish & chips which is hard to mess up. I'm going to assume that the other menu items are good....More

Thank rjbouch
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Crawdad's is the perfect hidden gem for after a day on the river, or for a fun but chill night out without having to go to midtown. I've been here twice now, once for lunch and once for dinner after boating down the river and...More

Thank nataliesetliff
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We went for a late lunch on Memorial Day, and enjoyed the whole thing. It really is a nice setting on the river, and the layout of seating takes great advantage of the view. On this holiday there was lots of boat traffic, which was...More

Thank Mike_in_CO
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Went looking for interesting food, Cajun sounded good, and this was close to hotel. Had fish tacos and side salad, both delivered at the same time. Sat inside as it was a cool night. remained cool inside with all the windows open. Service was great....More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch, sorted outdoor right along the river with wonderful breeze. A lovely afternoon with fantastic wine selections, fresh seafood and beautiful ambience

Thank Dorothy Y
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Restaurant in a floating "pier" that rises with the river tide, that it faces. Has traditional New Orleans food, that was excellent. You know, gumbo, jambalaya, Étouffée etc. Loved it!!!

Thank charles l
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were warmly welcomed by "Taryn". So, right away, we're off to a great start. We got seated on the outside deck; on the water front. It was a beautiful night, so the tasty mixed drinks & beer were a bonus. We ordered a bucket...More

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I really enjoyed my meal and beers at Crawdad's. I really couldn't tell how nice this place was by the photos on trip advisor but I can say after visiting it felt up scale. I don't come to Sacramento very much and so I'm not...More

Thank Luv2Adventure
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very good. View of river is nice. If you are worried about weather, they have tables that are under cover, heat coming out of the floor by tables, and open to the outside. Come at sunset. October is a great month less...More

Thank TravelLynn2015
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I few into Sacramento and I found a Groupon for lunch at the restaurant. We arrived at 2p on a week day and found about 15 people eating lunch. The positive was the server we had. She was very attentive and always...More

Thank gisnyder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-929-2268
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