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Joe's Crab Shack

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1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
+1 916-553-4249
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a good option when you are in Old Sac. Looks better now that they took down all the toys from the ceiling! The staff used to break out in dance but I didn't see it last visit. Food is still tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank Ana S
Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The wait was extensive for my take out, but the Manager waived the charge, thanks. I will be back for my favourite Crab cakes.

Thank Ngria
Cheraw, South Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My drink arrived (Maragrita Coronita) warm and not as depicted on menu. My appetizer arrived after a 30 min wait. My main dish was not warm and hardly seasoned.

Thank BlackRN
Campbell, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought a group of 20 (17 children under the age of 12) and 3 adults here for dinner on a Thursday at 7 pm. Crazy right? This was an overnight school field trip we were on and we had just spent the afternoon touring Old Sacramento. We called in ahead with our orders from the kid's menu for the... More 

Thank bcuellar1
Yreka, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So the staff beyond super friendly. The staff was truly amazing. The food was good. The only down side was the waiting. Lunch was a little wait but then we ordered the deserts and that had taken 56 min to get to us. The manager came over and explained what happened. I am going to try them again and see... More 

Thank sammy27272
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had another great dinner at Joes Crab Shack.We had the steamer combo,with steamed garlic mussels, clams and shrimp.It was not only delicious food,the customer service was absolutely incredible. We rarely walk into a restaurant where from start to finish we are treated with complete respect,friendliness,and attentiveness.Our waiter Chris,went out of his way to way to make... More 

Thank P L
Sacramento, California
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great and it is fun to watch boats on the river. The patio is nice if not too hot. Sometimes long waits when special events in Old Sacramento. Memorial weekend is the music festival and Labor Day weekend is the Old West festival and those days have super long waits I love the old west festival. I... More 

Thank Yvonne0
Sonora, California
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I guess if you want a very loud restaurant this would be the place. This was a girls weekend in old Sacramento. Fish sounded good, and we were very hungry. I will never go back. We couldn't hear each other talk. We should have just gone to Chuckie Cheese, if we wanted SO Much noise. I have to say our... More 

Thank Lori S
Los Angeles, California
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79 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

First of all we waited 50 minutes before we were seated than it took about 45 minutes to get our food. This restaurant is VERY noisy and the service is poor. The food was nothing special and did not arrive altogether. We will certainly not return.

Thank drewantha
Reno, Nevada
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very noisy in the dining room. Not good for a first date. Outside by the river was much better. Food selection is excellent. Service was good. Here's a tip---tell the hosts to put you on the waiting list, then do your planned activities. Otherwise, there's usually a very long wait for a table. Plan ahead.

Thank Christopher C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?