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Crab House

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-434-2722
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Omaha, Nebraska
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one the pier and easy to find. the seafood was fresh. It was a very busy evening but we got seated in a timely fashion. Call ahead if you can or go early. The crab chowder and crab cakes were very good and fresh. You can see the bay and pier. The service was very good. It was... More 

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Thank justtravelng
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the fantastic review! We strive to provide top-notch service and mouthwatering dishes for our guests. It's fantastic you could enjoy our beautiful views and prime location. That's what we like to see! We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to your next visit and to sharing... More 

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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196 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a beautiful sunny day, we decided to stroll the pier and grasp a seafood lunch. The service was good and the food was somewhat typical tourist fare. I had the crab Louie salad and my associate had the romaine salad with chicken and blue cheese. The portions were very generous and reasonably priced. The amount of crab and chicken... More 

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Thank JBentraveler
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4-star rating and review! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to provide top-notch service and delicious food. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Until then, have a lovely day! More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When there with some coworkers that wanted to try King crab for the first time. We order a hot iron with a whole crab and shrimp. It was served hot, the waitress broke it down for us and it was cooked perfectly. A must try while in San Fran.

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Thank Chris R
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thanks for the outstanding review, Chris! We're thrilled you had such a fantastic experience with us! We strive to provide mouthwatering cuisine and top-notch service. It's wonderful that you enjoyed our crab so much. That's what we like to see! We aim to please and your praise for our team lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward... More 

Cold Lake, Canada
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for a crab and bloody mary. Food and service was great but the prices are not cheap. The restaurant was not willing to take reservations during Fleet Week.

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Thank hom409
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this review, Guest! We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable experience with us at Crab House. We're so glad you loved our food and service. We strive to provide our guests with delicious seafood and efficient, friendly service, which is why this is wonderful to hear! Crab and a Bloody Mary-what an excellent... More 

Palm Springs
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've enjoyed the Crab House in the past for the great location, views and staff but we wanted to try the fish & chips. Besides the Shady Rest on Vancouver Island these were the best Fish & Chips ever! They use Busa fish, very lightly breaded on top of well done chips. What a delight. We sat at the bar... More 

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Thank Patrick B
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this great review, Patrick! We are delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with us at Crab House. We're so glad to hear that you loved our food, location, and service! We strive to provide our guests with delicious meals, fast, efficient service, and beautiful views. It's wonderful that you loved our fish and... More 

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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This place was an unexpected surprise. What a great place with nice views and amazing crab. Nice people and a cool atmosphere.

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Thank Charlie A
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review and rating, Charlie! We are thrilled that you had a such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to provide mouthwatering dishes and top-notch service. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Until then, have a lovely day! More 

Chicago
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290 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I was in San Fran on business. We dined here for dinner. I ordered the crab and it was decent. I expected the Crab to be extremely fresh but overall we were pleased. There are no side dishes that accompany the Crab.

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Thank Ernesha P
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share this great review, Ernesha! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay meal with us. It's our pleasure to accommodate you. After all, your happiness is our top priority. We take your happiness very seriously. We'd love to share an even better time with you in the future. We're already looking forward to... More 

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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The crab here was plentiful and amazing. $50 for a whole grab but well worth it. My wife had the desert because and it was amazing as well.

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Thank Heath M
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your review, Heath! It's fantastic that you enjoyed such a memorable experience with us! We take our crab very seriously at Crab House at Pier 39, and we strive for the highest quality in our cuisine. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your crab meal and that you appreciate the care we put into our dishes. You... More 

Frederick, Maryland
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We were in San Francisco for a day and wanted to get lunch at the wharf. It was on a Saturday and it was very crowded. We checked it a couple of place only to find waits of 20 minuets to get a table. We got on the wait list at The Crab House, as m wife waited there I... More 

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Thank bpm5515
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this review! We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable experience with us at Crab House. We're so glad to hear that your service was fast and your food was good! We strive to provide our guests with amazing service, hospitality, and meals, which is why this is so wonderful to hear. We'd love to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Crab was delicious, secret garlic sauce was awesome. Service was excellent, atmosphere and view perfect

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Thank Ann Mary M
Bart M, General Manager at Crab House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing the wonderful feedback, Ann! We're happy to hear that your visit to Crab House at Pier 39 exceeded all of your expectations. We're dedicated to providing each guest with exceptional service and delicious cuisine. We hope to see you back again soon for more tasty crab! Have a wonderful day, Ann. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Public Transportation: F-Line & #15
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-434-2722
Description
Great view & SF's famous Dungeness Crab served in seriously addictive garlic sauce make us the go to spot on scenic Pier 39 for casual dining.

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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