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“Fun Family Seafood Restaurant-Aptly Named”

Crab Cakes Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 49 Restaurants in Oakhurst
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located in Oakhurst, CA just minutes from the south gate of Yosemite National Park and Bass Lake, we specialize in Steaks and Seafood, Chicken, Pasta and an award winning children's menu with full bar service from "The Attic" featuring local micro-brewed beers and wines. Enjoy dining in the nautically-themed restaurant, the cozy intimate bar or take in the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains from our outdoor patio. Crab Cakes Restaurant is a short drive from Fresno, Mariposa and Merced, CA.
Rochester, New York
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Fun Family Seafood Restaurant-Aptly Named”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We happened on this restaurant on their opening day for lunch at their new location and, despite being really busy with locals and tourists, we found them friendly and wanting to please. Their crab cakes were pleasing and our experience so good that we wanted to try them a second time. Seafood prepared adequately, although not elegantly, in a family-friendly atmosphere was a nice alternative to the usual carnivore menus of the area. The fish tacos and seafood quesadillas were our second day choices and did not disappoint us! Both adults and children were playing the “Fishing Game” available at each table for entertainment. Even very busy both days, the kitchen was efficient and got our meals to us hot. Their dessert tray looks elegant and hard to select from. We only shared one but the tiramisu was light and had great blended flavors. The catering service that creates the desserts are tied with the restaurant owner. How nice to see a family-owned and run business flourish!

Visited October 2012
Thank Sandy B
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Aurora, Colorado
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297 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“S You Like Mussels”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Thisrestaurant's menu was a real gormet surprise. Wide choice. The bread was to write home about. The salads were crisp and tasty. Everyone (4) enjoyed their food. The mussels and boiled potatoes were extra ordinary. They were served in a porceline bucket that kept them hot throughout the meal. The manager was friendly and seemed happy to have us.

  • Visited September 2012
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Ahwahnee, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unique dining”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

The town's best clam chowder and speciality fish dishes. A family owned and operated restaurant that makes everyone feel welcome. You have to look for it tucked away behind the Subway Sandwiches but worth finding.

Visited August 2012
Thank Janis D
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Coarsegold, California
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Family Friendly”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Bring the kids. There are games on every table to keep the "Kids" happy. The menu is good. Love the food. Awesome. But be prepared to wait because this place is usually packed!!!!!

Thank YosemiteJane
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good food and service, easy going style”
Reviewed September 14, 2012

Had good fish supper out back on the patio, food and service great, nice relaxed feeling, there had been some dust in the air since they set the table and just a bit of fine dust on things, once they were aware we had staff descend on the table from every direction, we were not even complaining just saying are you aware of the problem, they really seem to care about standards. Simple things like we're English and don't do ice with a bit of water in a glass, they heard our accents and asked do you want just water, water with a bit of ice, or the full ice thing, nice.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank IanofCF
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