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Cracked Crab

751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
+1 805-773-2722
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (195 reviews)
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751 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2529
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Would have liked to have tried the crab, however, a bit pricy. The menu was a little confusing. A plus, there is some food items that are reasonable in price. The 3 different food entrees were very tasty. The service was excellent. Compliments to Deana.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Trip to Pismo will be more wonderful,especially for the seafood lover by making a trip to the Cracked Crab!!! , this restaurant has a very fresh menu. Been there twice while in the area and enjoyed a delicious "Big Bucket for Two" in both times....More

1  Thank Ghaith391
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Love this place, it's worth the wait time. Staff is friendly, and steak and lobster is great. We have to usually wait an hour to get a table, but we are served right away.

Thank KristinRussell
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The food was very good. We went with the sea food bucket which was certainly served in a unique way. Thoroughly recommended. Although the service was good, I did feel at times that the waitress was trying a little too hard to be nice. I...More

Thank mricho
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The food is good but the cost is HIGH. The service was fine. They make sure to tell you when the server takes a break so you know who is available if you need anything. If you love seafood like we do wait until Sunday's...More

Thank HeavensNurse
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We ate here on a Sunday afternoon it was very busy but our server Jordan treated us as if we were his sole customer Their fish and chips were very good and they gave an excellent homemade secret cocktail sauce and tartar as well would...More

1  Thank rnprofessr
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped by around 1pm for lunch on a recent Friday. There were still quite a few empty tables, so we didn't have to wait. Our server Mike was great, very patiently explained the menu to us as it was our first time there and...More

Thank TWGirl
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The BEST !!!! We had a 21 month year old and they made us feel welcome :) Not only was the food so good the service was just as good! We ate there 2 nights so much to choose from.

1  Thank lakemom41
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Best take out I've had in years. Open faced crab melt with French fries and seafood pasta were so delicious. Fresh seafood and was piping hot! Will definitely come back when I'm in Pismo beach!

Thank sarahderd
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We have eaten here many times. The wait is always long, because the food is so good. They dump the bucket right on the table. Great wait staff and management.

Thank Marty S
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Bitnick1 | Reviewed this property |
We JUST ate there the day before yesterday, and yes, they did hand us a beer/wine list. You can also go to their website and email them and they will respond directly to you. This is a family-run business and they are very... More
30 July 2016|
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Response from drosen85 | Reviewed this property |
On a holiday weekend last year we had a 2 hour wait. But last weekend (on a Friday) we had virtually no wait at all coming in at 6:30 or so. We were surprised, but very happy based on our prior experiences and expectations.
11 June 2016|
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Response from Peggy S | Reviewed this property |
You can see their entire menue online. Some things are pricey, like the clam bake, but other things are within average. It's one of my favorite places to eat. It's really a special place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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