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Crawdad's River Cantina

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American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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1375 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833-9735
+1 916-929-2268
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rohnert Park, California
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were warmly welcomed by "Taryn". So, right away, we're off to a great start. We got seated on the outside deck; on the water front. It was a beautiful night, so the tasty mixed drinks & beer were a bonus. We ordered a bucket of fresh crawdads and it was awesome! It's a lot of work to eat these... More 

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Thank Margaret N
Colorado
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I really enjoyed my meal and beers at Crawdad's. I really couldn't tell how nice this place was by the photos on trip advisor but I can say after visiting it felt up scale. I don't come to Sacramento very much and so I'm not really familiar with spots that sit on the river. It seems most sit up or... More 

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Thank Luv2Adventure
Elk Grove, California
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very good. View of river is nice. If you are worried about weather, they have tables that are under cover, heat coming out of the floor by tables, and open to the outside. Come at sunset. October is a great month less traffic from boaters stopping by to party. I gave 4 stars because menu is limited.

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Thank TravelLynn2015
Papillion, NE
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I few into Sacramento and I found a Groupon for lunch at the restaurant. We arrived at 2p on a week day and found about 15 people eating lunch. The positive was the server we had. She was very attentive and always had a refill at the table prior to needing to ask. The so-so experience was... More 

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had reservations at the larger place in the same complex. We decided to check this place out since the wait was so long at the other. We were fortunate to abandon our reservation and eat here. We ate right at the river's edge. The atmosphere is festive. The service was friendly. The food was very good. Even the prices... More 

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Thank Andy W
Modesto, California
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had time to kill before a departing flight from Sacramento so I googled riverfront dining and decided to try Crawdad's. You couldn't get any closer to the river than this place! Our table was on the river's edge. We both started with a cocktail that had vodka, mint, and tea....very refreshing. We shared an Ahi Poke appetizer....LOVED IT! It... More 

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Truckee, California
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248 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This place has an awesome patio for drink or lunch and dinner on the river. Very cool decor and always a solid meal. The clam chowder is great and the beers are always cold. Good spot for a lunch meeting or a local nightcap.

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Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant seems as though it is in the middle of some major changes, and if it isn't, it needs to be. I went with a party of 7 for lunch. We had made reservations to be seated outside, but were told that we could not be guaranteed a spot. Instead, we were seated inside at a large table. The... More 

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Thank Dani N
California
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148 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I had lunch at Crawdad's today and while we enjoyed the weather and view sitting outdoors, we did not enjoy all the food served to us. We liked the drinks and the homemade chip appetizer was very tasty with the crisp potato slices, pulled pork, cheese, and tomatoes. The fish and fries, however, were another story. We... More 

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Oceanside, CA
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Called ahead and ask dot be seated outside. The food was good. The service was friendly but not particularly quick. Nice view of the river.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?