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River Crab

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1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079 (Between Yankee & Davis)
+1 810-329-2261
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My shrimp and artichoke pasta was okay, the bread and Moscato were delicious. Husband had good scallops with maple bacon brussel sprouts. We had a sweet server, and enjoyed the river view.

Thank NanSea03
London, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I and two other couples went to the River Crab Seafood Restaurant at the Blue Water Inn for Sunday dinner. Even though we come from London, Ontario - an hour and a half drive – we have been here many times in the past and find the drive is well worth it. We arrived for our 4:30... More 

Thank Carnivorousmale
Sarnia, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had dinner here this evening. The service was prompt, the staff were polite and happy and we were sat at a table with a view of the beautiful St. Clair River. We were given a complimentary hit but n basket with butter and salmon pate and we split a Martha's Vineyard salad. I ordered Maryland Crabcake dinner and my... More 

Thank neh120
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for a weekend getaway to Port Huron. Friends had suggested if we were in the mood for seafood, the River Crab was the place to come and they were right!! We enjoyed the scallops as an appetizer and then salmon and potato crusted whitefish as our entrees. Dessert of a hot fudge sundae topped off... More 

Thank Jayne H
Saint Clair, Michigan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you want fish, eat here. Great fish, drinks, wine list, and desserts! Extensive menu and great happy hour specials for reasonable prices. Concerts on the deck during summer and beautiful view of St. Clair River. Sunday brunch is outstanding with many choices. Staff is friendly and manager, Martha, is so accommodating and down to earth. She will always take... More 

Thank 2whales
Detroit, Michigan
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Brunch was very good. Excellent selections that were prepared well. Dessert was delicious too! Nice ambiance on the lake

Thank CABOFUN112233
Bowling Green, Ohio
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our last night in the area and were very pleased with everything from service to atmosphere to cuisine. No wonder the place was very busy on a Sunday night!

Thank BGElisabeth
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stopped by the River Crab for dinner this past Sunday, great cucumber martini's, the bread basket of assorted hot breads and then pecan crusted whitefish made for a superb meal.. First visited over 45 years ago, view never changes just consistently a fine restaurant which stays relevant. Then there is the Sanders Hot Fudge Sundae for desert to remember we... More 

Thank BillMcAdam
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Nice laid back place directly at the river where ships are passing by all the time. I was there for a business dinner, but without doubts a very nice place to be for a romantic date too. They also have an outside patio, which looked good. Waiters were super friendly and attentive. Food was excellent. Especially their house salad, which... More 

Thank SchillerOne
Auburn Hills, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great Sunday Brunch, wonderful variety of excellent food, complimented by a attentive, knowledgeable waitress, Stella

Thank HSBicknell53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
    (Between Yankee & Davis)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: +1 810-329-2261

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?