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Joe's Crab Shack

1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
+1 916-553-4249
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab” (153 reviews)
“seafood” (122 reviews)
“sea food” (13 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view of the river during lunch was enjoyable. We had Lobster/crab Louis salad. It was good. Music in the place was loud on occasion, so it was hard to have a conversation.

Thank Martha F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the theme of Joe’s Crab Shack. It’s fun, and upbeat, and lively. I had a stuffed mushroom appetizer that was absolutely delicious. The service was incredible, and we really enjoyed the line dance the wait staff broke out into. The glorious sun helped...More

Thank Melody L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near Old Sac and the Tower Bridge, this chain is a good choice if you like wackiness with your meal. Everyone sitting on the outside deck was recruited to sing Happy Birthday for celebrants, who agreed to wear crazy costumes while we sang. Lots...More

Thank The Other Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Old Sacramento and of course, you have lots of choices on what and where to eat. Tucked towards the end of Front Street behind the Old Schoolhouse is Joe's Crab Shack. They open for lunch and dinner. Find a parking space and...More

Thank grdn_lee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate her around 3 years ago and while it was just ok, this time around was a big letdown. My dislikes; too noisy with some people yelling and staff pretends they don't hear a thing. Seriously, many people , including us were very disappointed...More

Thank medbiz007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I this is a chain and I don't mind that as long as the food is good. It was and we had a a good sized group. You really can't have a conversation though, so much going on, loud in general. The kids loved it...More

Thank Sherry A
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped and ate. Everything was great. Staff was friendly. Food was yummy. It seemed staff all got along and good atmosphere.

Thank Ljfez
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great time there on our Anniversary. My wife had proposed to me Feb 15th 2014. The staff and manager are great. We go every year for our anniversary

Thank Kelli P
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great location and food. Service excellent. Wasn't busy the day we were there, much to our surprise.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went in, headed to the bar and were handed a tri-fold menu that was sticky and falling apart at the seams. The bartenders were cool, but because we were near the waitress station, most of the staff was gossiping about who got suspended, who...More

Thank Darlene H
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15 June 2016|
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Response from portdane | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw your question. Not sure of cost of the crab. Recommend calling for prices and availability.
Haley L
20 May 2016|
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Response from NyonyaLady | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen a dog there on all of our visits
21 January 2015|
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Response from asbard | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a Happy Hour. Beer around $5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-553-4249
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