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Crawdaddy Restaurant

779 Story Road, San Jose, CA
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Ranked #243 of 1,904 restaurants in San Jose
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- May 30, 2014
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Do you like cajun spices? Fresh oyster, crawfish, jumbo shrimp, lobster by the pound delivered to your table in funny bags swimming in the best cajun sauce ever? Yes, this place has it all, and you will pay probably half of what you ever paid in the past. We only spent 2 days in the area, and yet we dined... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Been here a number of times with the family we all enjoy the place and their customer service. The shrimp and crawfish are the best overall.

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Kirkland, Wa/Roskilde, Dk
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

First time at a place like this, and we had a great time! The food was fresh, and service was great. Food took some time, but I can't knock off points for preparing my food right. I'd go again!

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San Francisco, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I eat at one of the Vietenamese crawfish eateries at least once a month, i.e., Boiling Crab (the original one), Crawdaddy, and Red Crawfish and other copy-cat that are beginning to crop up all over the Bay area. Crawdaddy is the one come closest to matching Boiling Crab in terms of flavor and quality of the food. One thing in... More

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This was my first time trying crawfish. Crawdaddy gives quite the experience. As noted, butcher paper on the tables and boiled seafood and corn served in a plastic bag. The food was tasty, but I would have appreciated more options, other than deep fried and carbs, for sides. The sauce has a quite a kick. I found medium very spicy... More

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Vista, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

Get ready for a messy experience! Butcher Paper on the tables and plastic bibs are the starting point. The crab, shrimp, and crayfish / sausage are served in polyethylene bags carried to the table in a pail. Getting at the meat is part of the fun, and a working knowledge of invertebrate anatomy is helpful especially when searching for the... More

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