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Joe's Crab Shack

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1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
916-553-4249
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great River side dining !

Great for family and friends dining in a jubilant setting. A lot of activity and can be a little noisy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Jackco7
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Sacramento, California
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  • Families with children
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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great for family and friends dining in a jubilant setting. A lot of activity and can be a little noisy.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I attended my great nieces birthday dinner here. We had a great time. The service was good and the food was delicious. Considering we had a party of 20+ from my perspective everything went well. The food was well prepared and everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. There were a lot of celebrations going on around us so that made... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was excited to finally get a chance to eat here and was truly disappointed. Service was extremely slow, i spent over $30 for my meal and left hungry. I tried one of their famous buckets and there wasnt much in it. Don't think I would ever go there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Located in Old Sacramento, this is a fun place to go with a crowd. Lively, noisy, buckets of food, large menu, interesting dishes. For me, dining alone, it was disappointing. First, the beer selection on tap was very disappointing. Second, the service was terribly slow for a Wednesday night with a 3/4 filled house. Third, one of my orders was... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had lunch here last week and while the restaurant is in a great location right on the waterfront the service and food was just so so. I wasn't really sure what to expect since I've never been to a Joe's before but I don't think I'll return any time soon. The food was ok but was not anywhere close to... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a great experience! Just a fun place in a prime location! Great people, good seafood. Ate there twice so far and will definitely go the next time I`m in town. On the Delta is the best. Seeing the bridge and boats lit up at night it doesn't get better than that.

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I've eaten at the Sacramento Joe's crab shack several times. Each time, I had an awesome meal. The crab is always fresh and the bar serves great drinks. I highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Always enjoy Joes! Crab, crab, and more crab. Great service. Always friendly. Fun! Good variety on kids menu. Wish crab was on kids menu for a much smaller portion for kids who also enjoy crab.

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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Three of us had dinner at Joe's Crab Shack on July 4 and we were very pleased to find us seated by a riverside window. We ordered drinks , starter and entrees and service was perfect. The food was good, the restaurant trendy and noisy. Because of the fireworks right across the river the table was perfectly positioned for us... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in Joe's for a quick drink and snack on the way to the airport. There was a wait for the restaurant so we sat in the bar. Great decision. Bartenders were very fast and friendly. I mentioned I was thinking of getting some shrimp and a dessert since I was craving something sweet. Bubbly little bartender suggested a... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
Phone Number: 916-553-4249
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-553-4249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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