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Joe's Crab Shack

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1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
+1 916-553-4249
10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Elk Grove, California
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331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, nice view, good food and great service.loved the calamari. It was more than enough for an entrée.

Thank Eric Y
Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the snow crab legs and the drinks are good. Great place to go for after work on Fridays but don;t expect quiet surroundings. Be ready for loud fun. Service is sometimes hit and miss but not unexpected during busy times. In the midst of Old Sacramento, great walking around. Parking is limited so you're better off parking in the... More 

Thank Gamblr_Heart
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun place to go in old Sacramento. The people watching, both guests & staff is entertaining. It's reasonably priced, but don't expect a quiet meal. The food is mostly deep fried.

Thank David G
Woodland, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience at Joe's Crab Shack was not as good as I had hoped. We were celebrating our daughter's birthday. The food was very good, but the service was so slow and the place was not that busy. We purposely got in before the rush so that we would not run into service problems. Our waitress was very good, but... More 

Thank loranv772
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get some seafood before the game. We were able to get a table before the rush. We had the steam pot for 2 and the crab dip. It was plenty of food. Our server Angela was great. Look forward to going again soon.

Thank gienag2016
Long Beach, California
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's good crab, but it's a franchise. Nothing special here. You probably have one in your own town. The old town area of Sacramento leaves much to be desired in the way of cuisine. Not many options. However, it's good and dependably so.

Thank Kendall A
Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Food, Great Location right on Sacramento River ,, Service is always super, Drinks are delightful and the Crab Pots are always full with good stuff to eat

Sacramento, California
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have only been once & it was delicious, but I am not generally a seafood aficianado. However, people who live here regard it as a favorite casual dining option!

Thank daljulie
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joes is fine but the same wherever you go. Enjoyed our dinner here but nothing to brag about at this location. Food was good. Service was good. Birthday singing at other tables was obnoxious like it always is. I'll never go on my birthday!

Thank Wayne D
Ripon, California
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241 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a Thursday afternoon and it was the quietest we have ever seen there. We sat at the bar and had great service. The food was good as always. We just did a little snacking but it was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-553-4249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?