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Crawdad's River Cantina

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$$ - $$$American, ,
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
+1 916-929-2268
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“crawdads” (13 reviews)
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok, nothing to write home about. The service was about the same. Go for the atmosphere not so much the food.

Thank Georgana
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We have eaten here several times and always enjoy the location and the food. Weather permitting, it's fun to sit on the deck and watch the river traffic. The margaritas are great, and so far we have had great food! Last visit I had fish...More

Thank racowy
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience ! Ate on the deck on Sunday and was well taken care by Staff and Servers. Was warmly greeted by the hostess and we requested a riverfront table for three. Waited no more then 10 minutes at the bar when we were paged...More

Thank John H
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Crayfish served in a bucket of boiling water so they over cooked and taste like dirt. Fires good though.

Thank Wes T
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Some areas need to be updated. Like the nasty door going into the back and soda machine area. The bartenders can’t make drinks. Heard another table complaint about them as well. My mixed drink was not good at all. 2 out of 4 glasses were...More

Thank Krysblair
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

The service was terrible. The food mediocre and the noise level high. The moscow mule was in a highball glass- three sips and it was gone. It literally took 30 minutes for the waiter to find a corkscrew for my wine. We finished our drinks...More

Thank DPBSeattle
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We stopped by here late one night for drinks at the bar. This place has an amazing view and great beer. The bar tender was very friendly and stayed open late for us to enjoy the evening. The prices are very good as well. Awesome...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed May 13, 2018

fun atmosphere, servers were great, but drink prices especially are getting expensive. Been going here for years, really perfect if you have a boat, they could definitely use more docking space, many times I'd like to stop but no room at the dock

Thank 578pops
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Do not order the Blackened Fish Tacos. First the fish isn't blackened. Second the fish is cheap with zero taste. Third, the only part of the taco you taste are two tortillas. They should call it a tortilla taco. Lastly, for $15 you can pick...More

Thank TDSCUBA
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Location is spot on and it’s relaxing watching the water flow by. Food is great although our fries were undercooked and soggy. A bit disappointing as it was suggested we upgrade. The menu is a little limited but in saying that we had no trouble...More

Thank ColCogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-929-2268
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