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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” (157 reviews)
“seafood” (138 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have long been a fan of Joe's but most places it takes a long time for a dinner experience. We had an awesome waitress who made it fun and things rolled out fairly quickly with food hot and yummy. Nice setting with outside seating...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crab is always good here! I just wish they had better side options. Garlic mashed potatoes would be yum

Thank Marli H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had heard about the infamous Joe's Crab Shack and how wonderful the food is. I finally got to find out for myself and I was not disappointed. The food was off the wall, fresh, hot, plentiful, and so flavorful! The service was great, attentive. Wish...More

Thank Cinnamon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for friendly, enthusiastic service and good seafood while overlooking the river and Tower Bridge. Obviously Joe’s is not fine dining, but the steamed crab legs are excellent!

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here with 8 people including 4 kids.. expected a good meal but our various fish and crab dishes were really great... I had the blackened red fish... it was huge and delicious... comfortable and friendly environment for family/kids too.

Thank samdogNY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for crab. I had been trying fish & chips all over town and theirs didn't come close. Nice view of the river and good service.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the river, good food, a great place for a large group or family. It's loud, it's fun, and its party time atmosphere is great for celebrating in Old Town. Food is good, with crab as their specialty. Prices are good and check out the...More

Thank 10,362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here on Monday and the girl ignored us for 10 minutes. We came again today and the same girl ignored us again for 5 minutes. No smile, not welcoming at all. Finally got seated and waited for the server. Ordered our drinks (water) and...More

Thank bghunt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lot of fun, good food, excellent service. The only downside is the parking situation, and long waits

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood is mediocre at best. Just another chain restaurant like Bubba Gump's. Service suffered, food was over priced, quality was poor. I love seafood, but this is not. Go to Rudy's Hideway.

Thank Andrew S
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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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