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Crawdad's River Cantina

££ - £££American, ,
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
+1 916-929-2268
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
££ - £££
1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crayfish served in a bucket of boiling water so they over cooked and taste like dirt. Fires good though.

Thank Wes T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some areas need to be updated. Like the nasty door going into the back and soda machine area. The bartenders can’t make drinks. Heard another table complaint about them as well. My mixed drink was not good at all. 2 out of 4 glasses were...More

Thank Krysblair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was terrible. The food mediocre and the noise level high. The moscow mule was in a highball glass- three sips and it was gone. It literally took 30 minutes for the waiter to find a corkscrew for my wine. We finished our drinks...More

Thank DPBSeattle
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We stopped by here late one night for drinks at the bar. This place has an amazing view and great beer. The bar tender was very friendly and stayed open late for us to enjoy the evening. The prices are very good as well. Awesome...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 13 May 2018

fun atmosphere, servers were great, but drink prices especially are getting expensive. Been going here for years, really perfect if you have a boat, they could definitely use more docking space, many times I'd like to stop but no room at the dock

Thank 578pops
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Do not order the Blackened Fish Tacos. First the fish isn't blackened. Second the fish is cheap with zero taste. Third, the only part of the taco you taste are two tortillas. They should call it a tortilla taco. Lastly, for $15 you can pick...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Location is spot on and it’s relaxing watching the water flow by. Food is great although our fries were undercooked and soggy. A bit disappointing as it was suggested we upgrade. The menu is a little limited but in saying that we had no trouble...More

Thank ColCogs
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We had a late lunch here on a Monday on the way home from the airport. Parking was easy and we were promptly seated at a nice table overlooking the river, given menus and served water. Gabe, our waiter, took our drink orders and returned...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We did not feel like turkey leftovers and walked to the river for some drinks and food. Good decision! The drinks were nice with a sufficient amount of alcohol although it was not even five o’clock yet. The calamari were crispy and excellent and we...More

Thank cweisemann
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Visited this restaurant for lunch midweek. The seating area along the river is lovely but the menu very limited. The clam chowder was not available as it was still being prepared even though it was lunch time which was disappointing. Nothing on the menu if...More

Thank dicksoncl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-929-2268
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