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1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
916-553-4249
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Ranked #181 of 1,787 Restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Chico, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have eaten here twice in the past 6 weeks. The first time the food was great and the service slow. The second time the service was great, but the food was overcooked and mediocre. We have decided to order the Crab Pots with only crab, because the rest of the seafood was dry and over cooked.... More 

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Fresno, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I enjoy this place! Buckets of pure delight! I know you probably think you look stupid in the bib they tie on you, cause you actually do, but you are gonna need it! But who cares, everyone else has one on also...perfect time to take some selfies!

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sacramento, ca
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Joe's Crab Shack is a bit of an iconic restaurant in Sacramento. Located in Old Town, it draws crowds on a highly basis. The drawback of being so popular is that it can be crowded. The weekend nights in particular. I went with a party of 16 and that of might have an issue. First, although we had a reservation,... More 

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San Francisco
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The food is good, but not different from what would be expected. And did I say it was LOUD? It is all of that and more. It is a fun filled loud, but still loud.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Best little crab shack in Sacramento. We went there several years ago with a visiting relative and had a great time. It was the first time we had eaten there and were surprised by the freshness, quality and tast the our dinner. So we visited again and nothing has changed!!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Joes crab shack is a great place to go if your looking for some seafood and you don't know where else to go. The staff are always friendly, the location is convenient, and the food is not so bad. The downside is that is always loud... like a rowdy bar loud. There music is so loud that I can't really... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Joe crab shack offer good food at reasonable prices, it's has a nice atmosphere . When the weather is nice outside seating is a must.

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Sacramento
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My first experience with Joe's Crab Shack was the one in San Francisco quite a few years ago and it was so much fun that I was excited when they opened one here in Sacramento. My first visit to the one in Sacramento was also very good. Since then, I have returned a few times, but each time I was... More 

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Gold River, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Joe's is what you expect from a franchised restaurant. If you are expecting a unique and incredible experience then I would suggest other restaurants. Visiting during weekday for lunch allowed us to sit by the window and had an absolute wonderful view of Tower Bridge and the river. Service was okay and our server actually serve the incorrect meal. This... More 

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Joe's is a fun themed restaurant. They dance, they seem to sing happy birthday to someone every 15 mins. It's loud, it's colorful, it's bright. One plus this location has a fantastic view of the river and Tower Bridge. One down side, trying to find parking in Old Sac is a pain in the butt. Food is average, along with... 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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