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Crab House at Pier 39

203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-434-2722
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab house” (252 reviews)
“crab chowder” (89 reviews)
“killer crab” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Location was excellent and that was all. Go to Hog Oyster instead. Didn't try crab though. Had crab chowder and cioppino. Both were just OK. Servers and front greeter were very friendly.More

Thank fencer1215
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the feedback, Fencer. We regret that your time with us was anything less than perfect. While we're happy that you appreciated our location and service, it's unfortunate our dishes didn't exceed your expectations. We strive to ensure our guests have a pleasant...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The crab enchiladas are fantastic but if you are not really hungry, split them! The garlic fries are to die for, the view is great and of course, EVERYONE is diving into the crab.More

Thank DrLongball
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the fantastic review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to our guests at all times so it's very pleasing to hear that we were able to accommodate you during your visit....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped for a Saturday lunch. Didn't wait long. Just couldn't justify the prices for their signature crab dishes. Had a nice salad w/crab & some cakes. With a bottle of fizzy water & tip, we left with $70 less in our pockets & that's okay....More

Thank HandsomeHoward
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the great rating, Howard! We are always working very hard to provide a high-quality experience for all of our guests. It's great to hear that you had a lovely time with us! We hope you plan on visiting us again soon! We'd...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance wandering down the slightly tacky pier - (don’t be put off). We had a 15 min wait, but well worth the wait. Strong Gin and Tonics helped - their choice, not ours and the menu was extensive. The clam...More

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Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the excellent review! We're delighted to hear that you had such an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that your meal was flavorful and delicious! We'd love to host you again soon for more mouthwatering cuisine! Thanks for sharing and have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the killer crab menu, too two crab, pricey but worth the taste, also after i paid with my cc, i left my cc unknowingly and my waiter ran down the stairs to find me to just give it back to me. I really...More

Thank NormanBelen
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing, NormanBelen! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at Crab House at Pier 39. We're so glad that you loved your meals and service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the Crab house whilst walking on Pier 39 looking for local food, Our table overlooked the harbour where the sea lions were basking on the piers great view, Then we ordered the Crab Chowder served in a bread bowl , It was delicious...More

Thank statutory
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We endeavor to offer the freshest and most delicious dishes for all of our guests. It's excellent you enjoyed our Crab Chowder so much. It's one of our favorites! We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you can tell by my reviews, I have traveled extensively and am picky with 5 stars when it comes to restaurants. I need great service, food and the restaurant gets ranked relative to its station. This meal was about as good as I find...More

Thank TrvlsEatsExplrs
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our delicious dishes so much and that our team assisted you in any way. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 2 couples first time in San Francisco and wanted to eat seafood. We came upon the Crab House while walking at Pier 39 and decided to try them out. We were not disappointed. We had crab chowders which I felt tasted better than...More

Thank Jay L
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the 4/5 review, Jay! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our delicious cuisine, along with our atmosphere! We'd love to have you back again soon to share an even more positive experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Apparently the hostess was NOT having a good day and we must have been to blame, because she was so hostile. She ordered us to follow her, then abruptly turned around and told us to wait at the fire area. then walked away, argued...More

Thank Thowarduck
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the feedback, Thowarduck. We're disappointed that your time with us was less than ideal. Your experience is not on par with the level of service we're accustomed to providing. We regret that we didn't meet your expectations. Your happiness and satisfaction are important...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you find youself around Pier 39 at Fishermans Wharf and you happen to enjoy crab for dinner then head here. Relaxed atmosphere overlooking the harbour boats and the City at Pier 39 including the entertaining Seal Colony.. Friendly service good value for.money unless you...More

Thank Keith R
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Keith! It's outstanding you had such an amazing experience with us! We're delighted you enjoyed our fresh and delicious dishes so much and that our team made you feel so welcome and assisted you in any way. We aim...More

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Dana S
October 5, 2017|
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Response from losinginla | Reviewed this property |
The food isn't very good at all. I recommend you go elsewhere.
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Randi A
June 11, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 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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