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Crab House at Pier 39

203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-434-2722
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab house” (226 reviews)
“mussels” (100 reviews)
“killer crab” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While this is at a tourist destination, restaurant takes pride in its meals. Right smack on San Francisco bay, each table gives a view of the bay. For best views, ask for a table near the windows. Each dish we tried was fresh and well...More

Thank Olinec
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food is super fresh and good. We received our food so quickly I could barely believe it. This place is well worth the walkMore

Thank egp0428
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great rating and review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your time dining with us as well as our delicious food! It's great to hear that your service was prompt. We look forward to sharing another amazing experience with you soon!...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there spur of the moment for lunch on a Thursday. At 12:30 it was not crowded, but by the time we left an hour later, there was a line waiting for seating. The service was fast, which is sometimes not exactly what you...More

Thank Mthebaker
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4/5 rating! We're thrilled you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. We look forward to hosting you again soon for an even better experience. Have a lovely day!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a good lunch of Shrimp Louie at Crab House the other day. The service was kinda rushed but the flavors were really tasty and the ingredients fresh.More

Thank lotteliina
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4-star rating! We're thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! It's lovely you enjoyed our fresh and delicious food so much. That's what we like to see! We strive for excellence so we look forward to sharing an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting San Francisco and decided to celebrate a birthday at Joe's Crab House. It was very busy, so make reservations before you go. We waited over 30 mins to get in. The restaurant was busy and it is cramped regarding space. Also the floor was...More

Thank chicgal
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your feedback! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service provided. However, we regret that your dining experience was anything less than perfect. We’ll address your concerns with our team moving forward. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant based on the reviews. We wanted to eat at a good seafood place while on Pier 39. The overall visit was disappointing. Best advice is to make reservations. You will be seated a lot faster if you make reservations ahead. Here...More

Thank Nana_1153
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, we appreciate your feedback. Thanks for taking the time to share about your recent experience at the Crab House at Pier 39. We take issues and concerns very seriously. If we are unable to pinpoint your contact information from our dining records, a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's gonna get messy. This restaurant serves lots of different seafood not just crab. Huge plates of mussels, prawns and whole crab can be ordered and then you just tuck in. Note that the price for these selections isn't cheap... but it is very tasty.More

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Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 4/5 review, Lyndsay! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great dining experience with us! We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious cuisine, so your praise lets us know we're doing our job. We'd love to host you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Carb house is quite famous for Korean visitor because of many blogger mentioned this place is nice. And I decide to trust blogger's suggestion. But I worried to go eat alone. So satisfied because of those reason below. 01. I ordered crab chowder and...More

Thank sangnama
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome rating and review, Sangnama! We're thrilled you enjoyed dining with us! It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed our delicious food. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We're also delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As avid seafood connoisseurs my wife and I ate dinner here after a long flight from Australia. The crab is a must! Beautifully prepared, tasty, and moist. Being a Saturday night we were lucky to walk up and get in. Service was good despite the...More

Thank Andrew S
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, Andrew! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us! It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our mouthwatering crab as well as our service. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, it's in the most touristy spot in the Bay Area, but the food is delicious, our waiter (Tony) was efficient, and the prices were fair. You can't go wrong with dungeons crab, but the muscles were tasty too. I do wish the shrimp were...More

Thank SavesSpiders
Dolly V, General Manager at Crab House at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for the great review! It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed our delicious food while dining during the sunset! It's also great to hear that Tony took such great care of you. That's what we like to hear! We look forward...More

Nearby
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
...More
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Randi A
Do you have gluten free options?
11 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 C Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Public Transportation: F-Line & #15
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-434-2722
  • E-mail
Description
Great view & SF's famous Dungeness Crab served in seriously addictive garlic sauce make us the go to spot on scenic Pier 39 for casual dining.
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