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River Crab

1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
+1 810-329-2261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“crab” (81 reviews)
“seafood” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Location, atmosphere, service all excellent. Food was average at best (could have been right off the Gordon Food Service truck) and quite pricey.

Thank Whaler1993
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came her for my husband's grandma's 90th birthday. The food and service were magnificent!!! Our waiter made sure Grandma had a memorable dinner. I think she has a crush!!

Thank MickeyMouse915
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only classy restaurant around here. We went to celebrate my good doctor report. The view can't be beat. Unfortunately my shrimp artichoke pasta was almost too salty to eat.

Thank Barbf58_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for my husbands birthday and had such a memorable afternoon. The weather was perfect so we were able to sit outside. The view was beautiful and my children enjoyed watching the boats go by. The food was absolutely delicious and the fresh...More

Thank Sugarpopcorn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is the best you will ever find for any restaurant. You can sit outside and watch the freighters go by, a real treat. If you are looking for great food, this seems to be the best place in town, but unfortunately that isnt...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there tow weeks ago as part of a Mother's Day present for my wife. The ambiance can't be beat as you overlook the St. Clair River. The service was top-notch with really attentive wait and bar staff. Recommend the raw oysters, which were very...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Never had a bad meal yet. Great Happy Hour! The appetizers are wonderful! Wait staff is the best! Nice quiet atmosphere with music from the piano in the background makes for a great evening.

Thank Debby F
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Highly recommend the River Crab - you'll never go wrong with this place. As I said - wonderful food, incredible people. It doesn't get any better than that - oh - well, the view is to die for too.

Thank ccbells
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We cross the border at least 3-4 times a year to have dinner. The food is always outstanding, service very good, and we love to watch the freighters sailing up amd down the river. The cocktail bar is also excellent, great staff.

Thank loveUllapool
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing brunch-fresh food kept replenished, superior service, ease of access, complementary valet. What more could one ask for! There was a crush of people, some of whom I heard say they had been coming for many years; however, the food line moved...More

Thank 243judithw
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will you just have a buffet on Easter Sunday or can one order from your menu?
5 April 2017|
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Response from 171colleenb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have the option to order off the menu you as, but there are so many items on the buffet you will find something that suits your taste.
Do they have a children's menu?
7 September 2015|
Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Can you park a boat here and go in and eat?
19 August 2015|
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Response from fffgggghhhh | Reviewed this property |
The River Crab has boat slips which can be used. I want to caution you that you will be docking your boat on the St. Clair River which has a lot of boat traffic. BE VERY CAREFUL SECURING YOUR BOAT TO THE DOCK. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1337 N. River Rd., Saint Clair, MI 48079
    (Between Yankee & Davis)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair
  • Phone Number: +1 810-329-2261
  • E-mail
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