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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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Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered a "Lotsa Crab" for sharing with my wife and two children meal. The crab dish arrived in light speed (probably not more than 2 minutes) and the food temperature was only a little bit hotter than warm. We simply accepted it because the...More

Thank Samuel_HKG
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb garlic fries. Food in general was very good. It was crowded but the service was superb and they took good care.More

Thank ajay60
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing, Ajay! 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 1 week ago via mobile

The worst place I ever ate. It’s very touristic, food is worthless and service absent ! Don’t try the wine. It looks like lemonade. Just avoid it !More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, Cecile. It's unfortunate you had such challenges during your time with us. We strive to offer quality service alongside fresh and delicious food for our guests. We're disheartened our food and service didn't meet your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing! And the location beautiful. The only thing that turned me off was the pressure of the waiter on a nearby costumer to tip. I just didn’t care for the way he talked to that man. Tip is not REQUIRED. It’s a...More

Thank Crystalizeh2o
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We're happy you had a pleasant experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our beautiful location so much. That's what we like to see! However, we regret that our service didn't meet your expectations. We endeavor to offer a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came into the restaurant after a boat ride around Alcatraz. Enjoyed a nice glass of wine and a huge appetizer or double mussels and crab legs. Loved the mussels crab was a little dry but tasty. Restaurant is full of Hollywood pictures. Lots of fun....More

Thank Aggie W
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4/5 review, Aggie! It's excellent you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated our ambiance and service so much. We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests! We strive for excellence so we look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I have got used to the extortionate prices all over SF now, so ignoring the cost which actually is reasonable given the location, the food is good and tasty, the staff friendly and efficient and the views are great. This is the first restaurant...More

Thank AJD37
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing, AJD37! 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 meal and our service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a tuesday around 7pm, we had no reservation so we had to wait for 30 minutes, but when we ordered the food came real quick, I had the Crab Alfredo which was goodMore

Thank magmo1
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the outstanding review, Magmo! It was a pleasure hosting you and providing you with a perfectly cooked meal. Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for dinner and really enjoyed our meal. The service was prompt and friendly. Our waiter made some recommendations that improved our meal. The seafood was well seasoned and flavorful. The view of the bay from the dining room was nice to enjoy...More

Thank Rehsinup19
Pamela D, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, Rehsinup19! 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. We aim to please and your praise lets...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Know the Crab House in Miami Beach for a long time. It is very good to sit overlooking Miami intracostal from a causeway and if lucky as I was, you may see dolphins nearby. This one at the Pier 39, is at the contrary side...More

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

Thanks for the amazing review, Abouch! It's wonderful you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciated our convenient location with its beautiful views. We love sharing our breathtaking sights with our guests and your praise lets us know we're succeeding! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a great ambiance with a great view. However, the service was slow and not very friendly. The food was just ok. It's pricey.More

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback, Aimee. We regret that your experience with us was less than ideal. We're disappointed to hear the dishes and service you received wasn't up to par. Providing our guests with exceptional service is something we take seriously. Please know...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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, 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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