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Crabby Jim's

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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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HOT APPETIZERS
2.99
Garlic Bread
8.99
Deep Fried Calamari
tender monterey calamari lightly dusted with seasoned flour and deep fried, served with home made tartar sauce.
6 Pcs 11.99
Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
deep fried jumbo coconut crusted shrimp, served with our homemade mango chutney.
7.99
Popcorn Shrimp
deep fried breaded monterey bay baby shrimp, served with cocktail sauce.
11.99
Oysters Rockefeller
4 oysters on the half shell topped with spinach rockefeller mix with our home made hollandaise sauce.
11.99
Mussels & Clams
steamer clams and mussels sauteed with white wine, garlic, tomatoes, butter & herbs.
6.99
Deep-fried Zucchini
deep-fried lightly breaded zucchini, served with creamy ranch dressing.
2 Pcs 11.99
Crabby's Crab Cake
lightly breaded crab cakes, served with saffron aioli.
12.99
Combination From The Fryer
combination of popcorn shrimp, calamari, zucchini and chicken nuggets.
COLD APPETIZERS
7.99
Bay Shrimp Cocktail
11.99
Jumbo Prawn Cocktail (6 Pcs)
11.99
Sesame Ahi-tuna
8.99
Mixed Seafood Cocktail
9.99
Oysters On The Half Shell (4 Pcs)
12.99
Crab-meat Cocktail
SALADS
8.99
Caesar Salad
crispy romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons, served with creamy caesar dressing.
14.99
Chicken Caesar Salad
grilled chicken breast over bed of romaine tossed with parmesan cheese and croutons in creamy caesar dressing.
12.99
Thai Chicken Salad
grilled chicken breast over lettuce, tomato, onion and carrots topped with pineapple and walnut tossed with honey sesame dressing.
14.99
Crabby's Shrimp Louie
monterey bay shrimp served over egg wedges, lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing
16.99
Crabby's Crab Louie
fresh cracked crab meat served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing.
16.99
Crabby's Crab & Shrimp Louie
crab meat & monterey bay shrimp served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with louie dressing.
16.99
Blackened Salmon Salad
blackened salmon served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots with blue cheese dressing.
14.99
Smoked Salmon Salad
smoked pacific salmon tossed with romaine lettuce and creamy caesar dressing and topped with croutons and parmesan cheese.
14.99
Mixed Seafood Salad
marinated mixed seasonal seafood served over lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumber, mushrooms, egg wedges, artichoke heart and shredded carrots.
SANDWICHES & BURGERS
(add A Cup Of Clam Chowder Or A House Salad For $4.99)
9.99
Hamburger
angus beef, lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle
10.99
All American Burger
hamburger with american cheese
10.99
Monterey Jack Burger
hamburger with jack cheese
12.99
Hawaiian Burger
jack cheese, grilled pineapple and sesame teriyaki sauce
12.99
Crabby Pattie Burger
lightly breaded crab meat patty with chipotle aioli
9.99
Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich
lettuce, tomato, onion & teriyaki sauce
7.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, red onions, mayonnaise in ciabatta bread
10.99
Salmon Burger
freshly ground salmon patties in a hamburger bun finished with chipotle aioli
12.99
Fish Sandwich
blackened monterey snapper with tomato, onion & tartar sauce
12.99
Crab & Shrimp Salad Sandwich (cold)
fresh crab meat & bay shrimp served in ciabatta bread
POULTRY
10.99
Teriyaki Chicken
grilled chicken breast glazed with teriyaki sauce, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
10.99
Chicken Piccata
pan seared chicken breast finished with white wine lemon capers, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
STEAK
14.99
Top Sirloin Steak
8oz top sirloin steak finished with peppercorn sauce, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
19.99
Rib-eye Steak
12oz fire grilled rib-eye steak, served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
27.99
New York Steak
12oz fire grilled ny steak, served with mashed potato and green beans.
FROM THE FRYER
12.99
Fish & Chips
breaded california cod deep fried served over french fries with tartar sauce.
15.99
Scallops & Chips
deep fried breaded scallops and french fries.
15.99
Halibut & Chips
lightly breaded fresh california halibut deep fried & served over fries with tartar sauce.
12.99
Calamari & Chips
tender monterey calamari lightly dusted and deep fried, served over french fries.
9.99
Chicken Nuggets & Chips
deep fried chicken nuggets, served over french fries with creamy ranch dressing.
15.99
Deep Fried Seafood Platter
monterey calamari, scallops, shrimp and fish deep fried, with tartar and cocktail sauce.
CLAM CHOWDER
Cup 5.99
Bowl 8.99
Sourdough Bread Bowl 10.99
Crabby's Home Made Original Monterey Bay Clam Chowder
SPECIALTIES & COMBINATION PLATES
(add A Cup Of Clam Chowder Or A House Salad For $4.99)
15.99
Mixed Fish Grill
grilled salmon with lemon butter sauce, mahi-mahi with mango relish & tilapia with bellpepper corn salsa.
18.99
Seafood Pile-up
grilled salmon, mahi mahi and jumbo shrimp piled-up and finished with lemon beurre blanc sauce and served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
19.99
Steak & Shrimp Combo
8oz sirloin steak, grilled jumbo shrimp skewers with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
29.99
Crabby's Platter
1/2 dungeness crab, shrimp, scallops served with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables.
34.99
Crabby's Favorite Cioppino
dungeness crab, shrimp, clams, scallops and fish with our homemade rich marinara sauce served over linguine pasta.
49.99
Lobster & Crab Cake
one lobster tail and two crabby's crab cakes with mashed potatoes and vegetables.
Mp
Upgrade To Rib-eye Steak For Additional 9.99
To Ny Steak For Additional 17.99
Steak & Lobster Combo
8oz sirloin steak, lobster tail served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Market Price
Crab & Lobster
1 lb. alaskan king crab legs and a lobster tail with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
CRABBY'S COMBINATION FOR TWO
Served With A Bottle Of House Wine Of Your Choice (with 2 Glasses) (merlot, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot-grigio Or White Zinfandel)
99.99
2 Lobster Tails And 1 Lb. Alaskan King Crab Legs
2 oven broiled lobster tails and a pound of alaskan king crab legs in garlic butter sauce, served with mashed potato and green beans.
79.99
Upgrade To Ny Steak For Just 7.99
Lobster Tail, 1 Lb King Crab Legs & 12 Oz. Rib-eye Steak
lobster tail, 1 lb. alaskan king crab legs & 12 oz. rib-eye steak grilled to your preference, served with mashed potato and green beans.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We experienced great service provided by our server, Stephanie who was friendly and efficient. The food was really tasty, I had the Grilled Seafood Ravioli and I cleaned my plate. Our two girls (5 yo and 2 yo) shared a kids nuggets and chips and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank tahneeb313
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming by to dine with us! The grilled seafood ravioli is a customer favorite, and we'd be happy to make some more for you again in the future. Hope to see you soon. Thank you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice meal lady on the front served an amazing clam chowder so we went in . Our waiter was initially helpful although I had to ask for water . The food was good we got a free calamari which was delicious . I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Plattydix
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure to have you join us, and I'm happy to know the calamari was on point. However, I can assure you the experience with your server was highly unusual -- we've reached out to our team about your review to ensure we're...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of all the samples provided on the wharf, this was the one for me. Combined with a free calamari appetizer, great service and a beautiful view - no other place for a delightful lunch. I've been here many times and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tumbleweed6886
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad we could provide you with a satisfying dining experience. Hope to see you back our way again soon. Thank you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for a casual early dinner after dropping someone off near by. At 4:30 the place was bustling but only a 10 minute wait. Had great seating, almost all tables have a great view of the water. Our server was very attentive and even...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 394randyt
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was our pleasure to provide you with a positive dining experience. Hope to have you back again for more of your favorites. Thank you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is in the fishermans wharf area and it's offering many tables with great sea view, inside the restaurant. We ate the Cioppino which is an US version of the Italian Caciucco alla livornese. However, the test was excellent as well as the quantity....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank robeia67
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you for coming in to dine with us! We'd love to welcome you back in the next time you're around. Thank you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed February 12, 2019

My husband and I love Clam Chowder and this was one of the best we ever had. They had great service and great food!

Date of visit: January 2019
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Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Sabrina, the clam chowder is definitely a crowd pleaser! Thanks for coming in and dining with us. Hope we see you again soon. Kindly, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Unpretentious staff bustling around a clean dining area introduce customers to the best clam chowder on the wharf. Seriously, think fresh, creamy and tasty chowder. It’s a little pricey but it’s also on the wharf. Taste it for free out front and get a free...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank justthetip2020
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

We're thrilled you enjoyed everything! Thanks so much for dining with us, and we hope to see you again soon. Best, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed January 18, 2019

We walked the boardwalk and picked the best clam chowder soup out of all the samples being handed out. Crabby Jim’s had the tastiest clam chowder and did not disappoint on the rest of the food. We loved watching the water from our table at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Aileen3riley
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thanks for the stars! We're thrilled you enjoyed everything, and we appreciate the feedback overall. Hope you'll come by again in the future! Best, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed January 16, 2019

They have by far the best clam chowder I have ever eaten! Great view of Alcatraz too! We also saw sea lions sun bathing. A great restaurant with a beautiful view

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Ann C
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Ann, our clams are blushing! Thanks so much for the great review. Please don't hesitate to visit us again soon! All the best to you, Armando, Head Chef

Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The tastiest seafood in the most classic setting. Set in the heart of the Fishermans Wharf, this restaurant offers incredible service and stunning views. The prices are very reasonable and well worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BevS586
Connector824891, Owner at Crabby Jim's, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Bev, saying we offer some of the tastiest seafood made my day. Thank you! We'd love to cook for you again. Cheers, Armando, Head Chef

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It really is the best. Maybe try calling the restaurant and asking them? They may not want to give up their secrets though!
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