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Crab Pot Restaurant

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78121 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253-2905
+1 760-564-7333
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Indio, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great staff ,food, house wines, ambience and the best dessert ever is the strawberry rhubarb cake ! Covered outside area that is state of the art in weather protection without giving up outside eating ! You must see this new technology for heating cooling wind control No weather condition keeps you from eating outside.

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Thank dsavage74
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi dsavage74, Thank you for your review and we are happy your visit with us was a good one. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Chicago, IL
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340 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We really enjoyed this spot. We were lucky to be there on the King Crab dinner special night. Bountiful heaping of crab with good sides--but who needs them with all that crab? Nice service and delicious food at excellent prices for crab.

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Thank dreytuch
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi dreytuch, Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon! Our special King Crab Night is every Wednesday and Prime Rib on Thursday. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Four of us went for an early dinner, we were all looking forward to the Westport feast. Found that all the seafood was over cooked. Quite a few empty mussel and clam shells. Crab was dry, Mussels and clams were very well done. Had the rhubarb cake for dessert, we couldn't believe the size of it when it came out.... More 

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Thank tammylL6735EA
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Tammy, We are glad that you enjoyed your dessert and bread and would have liked to have had an opportunity to replace your food if it was not up to your expectations. We hope to see you again and please inform us immediately if you are not satisfied with any of our entrees. We want you to leave happy! More 

Riverside, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Some of the best fish we have eaten! We try to go here every time we are out in La Quinta. Always excellent fish, cooked to perfection. Great staff! Try it!

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Thank Karen R
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Winnipeg
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Fourteen of us went for supper at the Crab Pot in La Quinta while we were all visiting the Palm Springs area. We went for the early supper specials. The service was excellent and the food was tasty and an excellent value for the cost. We were all very satisfied with the experience.

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Thank Mathguy1945
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Mathguy 1945, Thank you for your response. We are very happy that your visit with us was enjoyable. We hope to see you again! More 

BC
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120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Stuft Pizza had a 1 hour wait and wanted dinner. Had never been to a Crab Pot before. All of us ordered sea food which came properly cooked and at a fair price. Halibut and Sea Bass got good reviews from our friends. Felt my Clam Linguine could have been a little better and likely would not order again. Sauce... More 

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Thank overlookBc
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi overlookBc, Thank you for your feedback. Thank you for deciding to recommend us. We are always trying to improve in all areas and will work on the issues you mentioned above. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon. More 

San Diego
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Between 3-6 PM the Crab Pot has a delicious menu for $11.95. You get several seafood choices, a meat choice and a wonderful seafood pasta on the menu. It is served with your choice of potatoes ( best french fries ever), fresh veggies, and a cabbage and sauce leaf ( salad???). It comes with excellent, fresh sour dough bread and... More 

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Thank tennisplayerbbb
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

tennisplayerbbb..Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that your dinner with us was a pleasurable experience. We strive to serve the freshest and highest quality of food and we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us! Hope to see you again! More 

Brownsville, Oregon
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136 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Our server was friendly and did a good job checking in on us unobtrusively. It is a very casual place, not fine dining. My husband had crab. A lot of crab. The serving was large, compared to other restaurants that give you half a crab. He loved it. I had ahi, and it was broiled rare (as it should be).... More 

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Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

TravelVet61 Thank you for your review and comments. We are happy that your visit with us was enjoyable and you were satisfied with both your service and food. We hope to see you again! Have Fun! More 

Anacortes, Washington
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

So, liking clam linguini, I ordered clam linguini. This is how they made mine. They took a few clams and maybe a miniscule quantity clam meat, juice of clam, wine--- little else. Then dumped it over cooked linguini. No reduction, little condiment, sparce oil. Product was over salty, watery and bla. Being a generous person, I gave them a single... More 

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Thank LPCross
Raymond D, General Manager at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

LPCross...We are sorry to see that you did not enjoy your dinner with us. Our Clam Linguini is one of our best selling pastas and if your plate was not up to satisfaction we would have liked to have made that right for you while you were here. We take pride in our food and service and we are sorry... More 

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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The food was some of the worst we have ever had. Service was spotty too. Young lady had no clue. Never going back.

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Thank Robert S
Raymond D, Owner at Crab Pot Restaurant, responded to this review

robesimi... I am sorry to hear that your dinner with us was not a good experience. We take pride in our food and service and encourage you to inform us immediately if there is a problem with either as we would like the chance to correct any issues right away. As for anyone else that should read this review we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78121 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta, CA 92253-2905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-564-7333

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