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Cracked Crab

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751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
805-773-2722
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 45
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  • 14
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Crab-a-lious!!

Supercasual, fun restaurant....I had the crab roll, A West Coast take on lobster roll and it was sensational! Definitely get the bucket if there's more than two of you! Solid wine list of predominately central coast wineries, and very well priced. A must stop here in Pismo beach, no reservations!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Catherine W
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Long Beach, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Supercasual, fun restaurant....I had the crab roll, A West Coast take on lobster roll and it was sensational! Definitely get the bucket if there's more than two of you! Solid wine list of predominately central coast wineries, and very well priced. A must stop here in Pismo beach, no reservations!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went for the Alaskan Crab. We had so much food and the service was so good I wish I could give them 6 Stars!

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This has to be one of the great gastronomic experiences in California. The place is busy busy busy and the staff are kept on their toes as orders exit the kitchen. Despite this, they are friendly, helpful and highly organized. The prices are reasonable and the food exceptional.

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Santa Barbara, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food was amazing! Had the Special Bucket for 2 and perfect! Crab was perfect! Didn't skimp on any seafood! Great location, great staff!

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Before coming to this place, I did a little research where to eat the best seafood-like food around Pismo beach. This place came up and I decided to give it a try even though I'm not a huge seafood fan. We got the famous House Specialty "Big Bucket for Two" priced at $79. You can get a choice of different... More 

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Okay, this is THE place you have to try. Great food, great service, fantastic atmosphere. The only negative is that it is small. Get there early or make reservations......trust me, you won't regret stopping here!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went at 2 pm in a Thursday, so we didn't have a wait. It is away from the pier, but the painting on the walls makes it feel like you're there. We shared the bucket. The crab was excellent!!

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Ceres, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Very good food. Ordered the bucket with crab, shrimp and clams. It also came with sausage and potatoes. Kids liked it also. A little pricey but very filling and delicious.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great food, feeling and staff. We stuck with a lighter lunch but were very entertained by those diving into their "buckets!" Definitely recommend this place.

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Fresno, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Ordered the Big Ol' Bucket for Two and upgraded to the King Crab legs. It was pricey but worth it as I shared with my kids. They are pre-teens who were thoroughly entertained with the process and we all enjoyed our meal experience.

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Additional Information about Cracked Crab

Address: 751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
Phone Number: 805-773-2722
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-773-2722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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