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Cracked Crab

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751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
+1 805-773-2722
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Santa Maria, California
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kind of a small place. There is usually a line. Food is great. Staff is friendly. Parking is difficult on a small street. Prices a little high but a good place for special occasions or dates.

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Thank Carey R
Alta Loma, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed that there were no oysters. But alas it was raining and everything is fresh so the mud kept us from getting any. But. The clam chowder was delicious. Next time...

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Thank Twinboysmommy
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here the 1st time in 2000 and loved it. Even better this trip except that they no longer have calamari steak on the menu.

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Thank David L
Santa Barbara
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

$79 for a huge bucket of food that they dump on your butcher paper-lines table. Dig in! Your choice of 3 seafoods-we chose Dungeness crab. Snow crab, and shrimp-plus corn on the cob, potatoes, and spicy sausages. We stuffed ourselves and still took home a third of it. Generous portions of fresh seafood plus it's a fun way to eat.

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Thank vagabondodelmondo
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch, soft shell crab sandwich, crab roll and house salad. All excellent. We will be back.

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Thank Judith C
Norco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome as always. I live 250 miles from here. I stop in for the "Red Crab" whenever I get a chance. Never a disappointment!

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Thank MikeDHizzle
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great eats and plenty of food. Some plates can be split. Good burgers and fish n chips. I'd interested u can save more $$ if u get the coupon on SAN Louis dealsaver. On busy days the wait can be long.

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Thank sara8030
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wonderful service, great food. Loved the Crab Melt Sandwich. Those in our party of five had the Lobster Bisque - said it was wonderful!

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Thank jkeairnes
El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had the halibut, it was amazing. Best meal I have had in a long time. The piece of fish was very fresh, huge and beautifully cooked, with grilled carrots and "black rice", so good! I had the crab bisque before the main dish, which was outstanding. We may have to go back for each meal before we leave Pismo.... More 

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Thank lnlaverty
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Definitely worth a stop. Crab was amazing. Did not have to wait long for table. Would recommend to anyone who likes crab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-2722

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