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Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack

Seafood Restaurant$$$$
Old Sacramento, Sacramento
  • Marlene S.
    "The crab nachos are soooo amazing it's a must have!!!!!!!"(5 Tips)
    Jenn H.
    "Instead of the shark bite, order a spiked sweet tea."(4 Tips)
    Justin F.
    "Classic Steam Pot for two definitely plenty of food!!"(5 Tips)
    Tyler C.
    "Steam pot + spiked sweet tea = great meal"(2 Tips)
66 Tips and reviews
  • crab
  • shark bite
  • scenic views
  • steam pot
  • lobster
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  • Viktoria D.
    Viktoria DimplesAugust 19, 2013
    Great place to go if you are celebrating! Food is pricey! Ask for a table next to the window to get a good view of the river and the Tower Bridge.
  • Keshia R.
    Keshia ReginaMarch 8, 2016
    Is it wrong to just go for the Shark Bit haha and the crab dip, crab nachos and great balls of fire!! Yummy.
  • @AccidentalDiva
    @AccidentalDivaJanuary 17, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    If you don't eat Pork because of a food allergy, religious reasons, etc. DO NOT order any of the steam pots, they are boiled/steamed in the same water as all the pork sausage steam pots 😑
  • Jen R.
    Jen RainwaterAugust 15, 2014
    Delicious and fun. Can be loud but if ypure ok with that then its great! Right on the water! Great views!
  • Riz
    RizMay 5, 2013
    Get up and dance with the crew! What happens at the crab shack, stays at the crab shack! (Unless you post it on Facebook!)
  • Brian I.
    Brian IbarraAugust 30, 2014
    Expect a super long wait but after that expect delicious amazing seafood! My favorite is the cajun bucket
  • Richard B.
    Richard BeranekMay 12, 2015
    For the price i think its meh. Was there on mothers day and service wasnt so good. I had the $20 crab cake dinner and they delivered the fries about 15 minutes after the cakes. Slammed.
    TWO MEN AND A TRUCKAugust 16, 2012
    Very casual atmosphere. They serve buckets containing a whole crab, corn on the cob, and potatoes. Delicious!
  • Deanna L.
    Deanna LeachJuly 4, 2014
    The Lobster nachos are to die for! & the blackened mai tacos are yum!
  • Thuy H.
    Thuy HoMay 25, 2013
    Got to get the TRIO for appetizers and CATEGORY 5 (super strong) for a little sumthn sumthn
  • Jerry G.
    Jerry GuevaraApril 1, 2014
    Awesome crab cakes. Their dirty rice...much better than french fries.
  • Samantha C.
    Samantha CostanillaApril 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    2-hour wait for a table for 6. At least Old Sac is right across the street. They let us take home the containers for our drinks. Try Shark Bite.
  • Marlene S.
    Marlene SanchezNovember 7, 2014
    The crab nachos are soooo amazing it's a must have!!!!!!!
  • Marlene S.
    Marlene SanchezNovember 7, 2014
    The crab nachos are soooo amazing it's a must have!!!
  • Jeremy M.
    Jeremy MorganApril 28, 2011
    Great atmosphere, the cajun stuff is the best! Try a shark bite!
  • Donna R.
    Donna RiversMarch 17, 2012
    Get here early to avoid the crowds. Great place to celebate birthdays.
  • Laura R.
    Laura RamirezOctober 7, 2014
    There sampler is really good
  • Andi 🐼
    Andi 🐼June 16, 2012
    I order my sandwich minus cheese & bacon, it's not because I'm "taking the fun out of it." I'm health conscious.
  • Deborah S.
    Deborah StraightAugust 19, 2013
    Good service, great crab as usual! I recommend the crab nachos.
  • Kim F.
    Kim FujiwaraJanuary 26, 2013
    Try the Lobster Daddy Feast - Cooked in garlic butter & herbs
  • Laura R.
    Laura RamirezOctober 7, 2014
    Everything is good just a little pricey.
  • Cesar A.
    Cesar AguilarMay 17, 2015
    Lobster Steam Pot. Get it spicy!
  • Cinthia C.
    Cinthia CancheSeptember 11, 2013
    Delicioso, just love it
  • Andi 🐼
    Andi 🐼June 16, 2012
    Also, when I'm clearly pregnant, I would not like a cocktail menu but would've liked the extra water you had & didn't give to me since another server beat you to it. Veronica = bad service.
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerMay 1, 2016
    If you want a quite and intimate dinner, do not eat here. It can be a bit noisy.
  • Justin F.
    Justin FarryFebruary 4, 2011
    Classic Steam Pot for two definitely plenty of food!!
  • Keely S.
    Keely SmithMarch 13, 2013
    Check out the window from the deck
  • Michael A.
    Michael ArroyoFebruary 15, 2014
    Queen Crab bucket was amazing.
  • Kim F.
    Kim FujiwaraJanuary 26, 2013
    Try the Mason Jar Margaritas
  • Jenn H.
    Jenn HylandJuly 19, 2011
    Instead of the shark bite, order a spiked sweet tea.
  • Nicki C.
    Nicki CoutsMay 3, 2011
    The strawberry comfort is bomb for those 21+
  • Tami B.
    Tami BarlowMarch 3, 2013
    Fun place to eat
  • Lorrie C.
    Lorrie CuellarMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great bloody Mary's extra spicy
  • Romeo A.
    Romeo ArenzanaJuly 14, 2013
    Great view!
  • Brian T.
    Brian T8ROJune 10, 2012
    Ask to be one of Mike D's VIPs!
  • Shasta B.
    Shasta BadeJune 2, 2012
    Wait for the dancing to commence. Great food and a show!
  • Tyler C.
    Tyler CarpadusJanuary 18, 2013
    Steam pot + spiked sweet tea = great meal
  • Keshia R.
    Keshia ReginaMarch 8, 2016
    Also love the view
  • Davina S.
    Davina Stevenson-WhiteSeptember 4, 2013
    They have great happy hour!
  • Paige G.
    Paige GouldenSeptember 27, 2015
    Fried calamari is the best
  • David S.
    David StoyFebruary 16, 2015
    The crab oyster
  • JerryLynn
    JerryLynnJuly 27, 2011
    The spiked tea is great!
  • RoseMarie M.
    RoseMarie M.April 7, 2013
    Don't plan on waiting less than a hour... Yes, even as early as 5.
  • Aaron M.
    Aaron McDermottJune 23, 2013
    Good food but should be called Joe's Fly Shack
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DoreJuly 20, 2013
    Waited an hour for a table and then waited just as long for our food , I def won't come back to this joes
  • Abner B.
    Abner BollozosDecember 19, 2011
    This place can get LOUD at times
  • Devina M.
    Devina MossJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Gotta try the crab nachos!!!
  • Mark C.
    Mark ChaseSeptember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I love this place!
  • Greg
    GregJanuary 3, 2013
    good times and prices
  • KB
    KBSeptember 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    stuffed mushies Fo it for me
  • Mother A.
    Mother AmericaMay 23, 2012
    Bucket of trash....o yah!
  • Romina
    RominaJuly 26, 2011
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  • Tofu D.
    Tofu De la MooreOctober 4, 2010
    Bruce is a cool waiter! Watch him dance!
  • Marlon C.
    Marlon CatchingsApril 28, 2012
    Get scurvey at the bar!! ;)
  • Mark W.
    Mark WorrellOctober 7, 2011
    Alisha was a great waitress!
  • James D.
    James DodgeSeptember 29, 2010
    Landshark Lager! Best beer here!
  • Jacquinn S.
    Jacquinn ScalesOctober 31, 2011
    Very pricey but food is good.
  • Mother A.
    Mother AmericaMay 1, 2012
    Dancing is encouraged.
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SmithNovember 6, 2011
    The crab bibs have an offensive smell :-(
  • Darren
    DarrenJune 25, 2012
    Keep the shark bites coming.
  • Benita M.
    Benita MajouletNovember 29, 2011
    This is so much fun:-)
  • Rob F.
    Rob FuzMarch 2, 2010
    Our waiter told us the food was pre packaged :(. Po Boy sandwich was good though.
  • Romeo A.
    Romeo ArenzanaNovember 10, 2013
    No more Shocktop beer :(
  • Jonathan T.
    Jonathan TajanOctober 14, 2010
    The water here tastes strange.
  • Gary W.
    Gary WMarch 6, 2014
    Bad service. Very slow.
  • Marcia M.
    Marcia M.October 24, 2010
    overpriced food. mediocre.
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