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Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

245 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1105
+1 415-673-2266
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab” (135 reviews)
“steampot” (16 reviews)
“steam pots” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
245 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1105
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I was in seafood heaven here. Tasted their lobster and fried shrimps, their french-fries are crunchy and not greasy at all. Fine sauces and many kinds of burgers to get. I love this place with a nice and calming view on the street fuss outside...More

Thank Petra V
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is a very nice place at the fisherman's wharf in San Francisco. The crab and lobster bucket is really good, perfect for two at a very reasonable price.

Thank Alejandra N
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Good basket of steamed crab legs. Not enough potatoes to eat with to our taste. Staff a bit slow and sloppy. Good time anyway.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I was very pleased to have come to Joe's for supper with my daughter. We had the steamed pots. I'm allergic to shrimp and lobster but there was no cross contamination which was awesome. Delicious food and great views.

Thank Paeddy
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place is not only a blast to visit, with the waitstaff breaking into song sporadically and interacting with the customers, but the food is amazing! We arrived about 8:30 PM on a Thursday night and had no wait and a seat with a view....More

Thank janpack13
Reviewed 10 August 2017

excellent service to food and drinks as well as a view. Clean and fast and the food was amazing. Great value and food !

Thank rickhark
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A definite must for seafood lovers. The wait was a bit but that was on a Saturday at lunchtime. The staff was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Schultz31
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in with crossed fingers, and was not disappointed! We ate the steaming pots. Crab, lobster and shrimp cooked to perfection. Loved the clam chowder. Priced well. Our waiter was fun and energetic. We would rate this a 5 if the decor was more refined...More

Thank DKL06
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great restaurant! We went to San Francisco to celebrate my fiance's birthday and we had a great time, they sang happy birthday to him, the food was great, great service, awesome views, clean restaurant and friendly staff. will go there again, highly recommend

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We did not eat here but I wish we had! The food looked delicious. We were here for the happy hour getting $3 beers ciders and cocktails! Great place

Thank Rick G
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
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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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$20
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Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-673-2266
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