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The Drunken Crab

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416 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2305
+1 805-845-2986
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
416 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2305
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We were in need of quick sustenance and walked into the drunken crab. First the good the Cajun shrimp and fries excellent. Interesting way to serve but super tasty. The calamari were overdone and pretty much devoid of any squid flavour.

Thank gsutherl
Reviewed July 5, 2018

My husband and I decided to try The Drunken Crab for our weekly date night. The hostess (who was training someone) and our waiter were EXTREMELY FRIENDLY. The waiter clearly explained what they offer (and how, since some of it is eaten with a bib,...More

Thank Pop138
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Had amazing food, and amazing service. We had the soft shell crab and it was amazing! I definitely recommend it!

Thank Kassi S
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Our first visit yesterday and the entire family enjoyed it. They offered lots of choices, each with a range of sauces and spiciness. (We didn't try the top level "call me stupid"!) The shrimps in a bag and the soft shell crab were wonderful. I...More

Thank qft03
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Our first time here & really enjoyed the meal, decent food & prices. We enjoyed the fish & chips; plentiful & filling. Calamari appetizer, bread which they charge for :( 2 crab clusters w/the potato/corn/sausage sides was delicious! Messy but delicious and was a lot...More

Thank Marygrace M
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Went to brunch with all you can drink Mimosas. We sampled a lot of food and thought it was average. Mimosas were just OK. Service the same.

Thank gsconnor2016
Reviewed July 31, 2017

I got a hankering for crab so we looked up Yelp reviews and this place came with best recommendations. They serve your food in plastic bags which is interesting. You dump it all on the table and go to town. You have a choice of...More

Thank chk1
Reviewed May 9, 2017

If you are more interested in tasty seafood that looking smart then this is the place for you. Delicious crab with Louisiana sides - but don't go for anything spicier than medium! Plastic bib and gloves were essential.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Our Server Tana was very good. The fish & chips excellent not greasy, fresh tempura batter made everyday!

Thank Gingi16
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

OMG!!!!!! Soooo yummy!! I had the mussels in garlic butter, mild spice. With some bread, OMG!! It was majorly tasty, yummy goodness. Really great waitress too.

Thank Nanigirl275
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-845-2986
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