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River Crab Blue Water Inn

1337 River Rd, Saint Clair, MI 48079-2804
+1 810-329-2261
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“crab” (94 reviews)
“seafood” (32 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1337 River Rd, Saint Clair, MI 48079-2804
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Reviewed yesterday

I first dined at the River Crab with my parents on a warm summer's day in the mid 1970s. While sitting on the patio we watched a Soviet flagged ship loaded with Midwestern grain sail past our table. I hadn't been to the restaurant in...More

Thank DCChalupa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to the River Crab for our anniversary. When I made the reservations, I stated it was for an anniversary. When we came in, we were given special menus with our names on top of it, and wishing my wife and I a Happy...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

I’ve reviewed this before. Always excellent. I’ve done dinner, lunch! This time we did happy hour and snacks. The food is amazing! Drinks were fab ( bartender Sean, was attentive and friendly) it’s my favourite place!

Thank loveUllapool
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Once again, our one and a half hour drive to this restaurant from London, Ontario, proved to be well-worth it. We came with friends to jointly celebrate my wife's and my birthday - we were born 10 days apart. We have been here many times...More

Thank Carnivorousmale
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We live in the St. Clair area so when it comes to fine dinning the River Crab is always at the top of the list. The food and service in the last couple years has improved to a higher standard. you can always count on...More

Thank Jeffry S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went for happy hour. Had appetizers and drinks, everything was very good. Staff very friendly and service was good.

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The River Crab has been, and remains, our favorite restaurant. Good for just us two or a family occasion. Located right on the St Clair river there is always something to see on the river. The food is a range of steak, seafood and other...More

Thank Fordownr
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Lunch with family. The atmosphere is fantastic with wonderful views of the St. Clair river. Charley’s chowder is not to be missed. The seafood never disappoints. Their coffee is amazing, as is the homemade Key Lime pie. Service was exceptional. Lunch was terrific, and moderately...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The River Crab, with its outstanding river views and amazing cuisine, is our favorite place for a romantic evening! Starting with a fine cocktail in the lounge with beautiful piano music, we moved to the window table and ordered wonderful appetizers! And on to their...More

Thank eleanorh133
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We revisited this place after many years for our anniversary. The restaurant is right on the water and has gorgeous views during the day. I'd recommend going then because the food has definately taken a downturn. We ordered soup, salad and two entrees, along with...More

Thank anjbee
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Teri B
27 October 2017|
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Response from NeilKim871 | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure about Thanksgiving,sorry
Julie A
3 July 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. It's called "Rock the Dock" from 6-10pm on Wednesdays in the summer.
6 April 2017|
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Response from 171colleenb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have the option to order off the menu you as, but there are so many items on the buffet you will find something that suits your taste.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1337 River Rd, Saint Clair, MI 48079-2804
    (Between Yankee & Davis)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: +1 810-329-2261
  • E-mail
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