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1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
+1 415-776-2722
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic noodles” (118 reviews)
“crustaceans” (70 reviews)
“crab” (119 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian
1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time! The crab were amazing. I ate 2 whole ones! Fabulous flavor. Formappetizer, we had the prawns wontons- fabulous! The lobster roll were really good. Our server, Iris was very good, very professional and friendly. Never had to wait for,refills of...More

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, service and ambience are not fantastic, but I love the food here. The dishes are generally Asian comfort food, so don’t expect fine dining here. And my 5-star here is simply because I adore good Asian comfort food. I was in SF for one...More

1  Thank Reginald P S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been recommended this place by a lady we were renting the car from. We decided to give it a try. Again, always doble check with TripAdvisor because you don’t know what to expect when you don’t do your research. I still haven’t learned....More

Thank Princygirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Crustacean several years ago and had a wonderfyl time. We returned this time and again had an oustanding dinner. Garlic and pepper crabs with white wine. Service was good as well as the ambiance. I strongly recommend if you like crabs.

Thank francisco0724
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Super service. Food is very tasty and well presented. Fried calamari was fresh and crispy with a delicious dipping sauce. The beef carpaccio was sensational. Tamarind crap was tasty as well. Overall, a great meal.

Thank Z M
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant on the 3rd floor of a nondescript building. Like no other Vietnamese restaurant I’ve ever been to. Beautiful! Impeccable service. House specials roast crab and the garlicky noodles are a must! Sublime! Also ordered seasonal veggies which arrived as sugar snap peas perfectly...More

1  Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife and I wanted to eat some fresh Dungeness Crab while staying in San Francisco. It is not cheap but never trust a cheap crab. The last time I ate a whole crab at Fisherman's Wharf I had a mild case of food poisoning....More

Thank LarryErickson
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This is the worst restaurant in San Francisco and I DO NOT recommend anyone to patronize this place. My party and I made a reservation and it was the worst decision ever! Most of us ordered the crab cakes and it took FOREVER for our...More

Thank Shaana M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I went with friends. Very casual restaurant. Their signature must be crab shack. well-spiced and ver very yam!

Thank i s
Reviewed 14 February 2018

If you're in the mood for some (or should I say a lot) of flavourful and well seasoned dungeness crab then Crustaceans is just the place to go. This restaurant was suggested by my cousin and she told me not to stray from ordering their...More

1  Thank 951olivias
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26 February 2018|
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Response from 951olivias | Reviewed this property |
I found my bill. 2 Roast Crab came to 113.90 and 1 order of Garlic Noodles was 11.95.
11 March 2017|
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Response from ron w | Reviewed this property |
It will run about 100 dollars per person, minus alcohol.
31 January 2017|
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Response from JetSetter4Life45 | Reviewed this property |
metered parking on the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4648
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-2722
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