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Crab Pot Restaurant

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78121 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253
+1 760-564-7333
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3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A real surprise!

I thought the outside signage didn't fit the Southwest dessert area and therefore might be a chain with low quality but the place was fun and packed

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
doug w
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Memphis, Tennessee
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once a week this friendly neighborhood seafood restaurant offers Alaskan King Crab legs for $25. This includes about a half dozen legs, red potatoes and corn. Great bargain. Seating is indoor or outdoor - the outdoor has space heaters.

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Thank troutdood
Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fabulous seafood! A very good menu that includes a variety for the red meat eater as well. The pricing isn't extreme, but it is at the higher end of moderate. Well worth the money spent.

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Thank G8890AQthomasb
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought the outside signage didn't fit the Southwest dessert area and therefore might be a chain with low quality but the place was fun and packed

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Thank doug w
Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with some friends after a round of golf. Service was good. Ambience was a bar type atmosphere. Two of my friends had ribs...meh. I took advantage of the happy hour specials and thought everything tasted great (oysters on the shell, wings, fish taco, shrimp taco and shrimp cocktail). Beer was nice and cold...couldn't really ask for more.

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Thank JgolfT
Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group experience was no better than average. To me, it appeared to be old and not that nice. The bar area was crammed. If you like nice place with great food, this is not your place. If you like pubs style and sea food, then it might just be a okay place for you. I'm not going back. There... More 

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Thank JF T
Dayton, Nevada
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fresh seafood and lots of it. Fun place to go with a group of people. Full bar. We go here often

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Thank Katrina H
San Diego
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Fun restaurant. Lots of good seafood choices and fun environment. The crab legs were delicious. We brought the whole family and everyone liked it.

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Thank sheritin
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday evening when the restaurant was quite slow. There were only about 4 other tables in use. Service was excellent and the crab feast was super tasty. Shrimp in the the feast was rubbery but everything else was flavorful and cooked very nicely. Kids meal of fish and chips was high quality cod and was the surprise... More 

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Thank mountainpete
Davisburg
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Their Wednesday night King Crab special is great! I have had it there twice now, and have found it to be equally as enjoyable both times. The service is attentive, and there are a lot of regulars from the area that eat and drink here. The wines they offer are good too, for the price.

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Thank Pamelammi
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Food was good. Service was great. Nice atmosphere. We enjoyed ourselves. We dined outside and it was very pleasant.

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Thank LJMD1983

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78121 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-7333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?