River Crab - St. Clair

4.7
2276 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Visit the River Crab seafood restaurant and experience first-hand the finest in Riverfront dining. Our picturesque and idyllic location on the St. Clair River allows patrons to enjoy fine dining in a casual atmosphere right on the water’s edge, offering once-in-a-lifetime views of the river and landscape surrounding us. After a relaxing day on the water, guests of the River Crab can dock their boat right at the restaurant or at the St. Clair Boat Harbor and climb aboard our complementary shuttle. If spur of the moment decisions aren’t your style, you can easily make a reservation online. No matter how you arrive, the end result is the same—fresh seafood and unmatched views in a casual, fine dining atmosphere. Also be on the lookout for any private events and promotions we may be offering!
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2276 people are saying
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4.8
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4.8
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

80th Birthday for mother in law

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is right on the St Clair river. The food was terrific and the waitress was great. The scallops were the best.

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KCMi
Detroit
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic view, service and food. It was a wonderful experience for our family celebration.

JR
JohnR
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Really enjoyed the welcome and requested seating. Food was fabulous as usual. Waitress was tired at end of her shift.

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vipTony
Detroit
11 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my wife birthday and our favorite server Rhonda waited on us and made the night perfect!

AL
vipAlanL
Grand Rapids
8 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed 2 nights of dining here and the hotel both were awesome!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very happy to see the staff wearing masks

OT
OpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great New Years Day Eve dinner. Service by Audrey was perfect. Food was yummy.

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ArleneM
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely, relaxing dinner with excellent service

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AnnM
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

My husband got the Crab legs - they were delicious. I ordered the Applejack Sea Bass, which from the description on the menu sounded wonderful - but there were so many onions that I could not remove them all fast enough - they permeated the dish so much that even the wonderful sweet cherries could not drowned the taste. Very unfortunate, if onions were noted on the menu I would have asked for them to not be added or made a different choice.
The NE Clam Chowder is the best I have had - creamy but not too creamy - delicious!
The service was also top notch.

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vipSarajane
Naples
24 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Detroit
16 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Roi our server was top-notch!!!

KP
KimPossible
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The service is always great here and the food is delicious. We enjoy coming to happy hour for the specials on drinks and appetizers before moving over to the other side of the restaurant with amazing water views for dinner.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, can’t wait to dine in again!!!!

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HollyP
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding as always. The River Crab is always a treat, we love the happy hour.

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JasonV
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New York strip steak was perfect very little fat you really didn’t need a knife to cut into it, could use a little more asparagus on the plate.

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CHRISTINEP
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have never had a bad meal there. Everything was perfect.

JB
JimB
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful from entering and being greeted from leaving. Hostess was great server exceptional and food amaxing!! Love bringing family and friends here never disappointed!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
23 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always great. fantastic for a very busy holiday they were on point. We have been coming every Christmas eve (except 2020) for 8 years . We appreciate the blessings River Crab has added to our holiday season each week!! Well done

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JeffreyE
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great atmosphere . always good food and service. Fun spot!

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Bill
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Please bring back valet parking. That parking lot was very difficult on a busy night.

BW
BethW
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Jane, was the bomb! She was upbeat and fun, and took excellent pics on request, too! The whole staff were great. So glad you were open on Christmas Eve!! We now have a new holiday tradition!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great interactive service.

MS
MichelleS
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crab legs were outstanding! A beautiful date evening celebrating Christmas.

JM
JohnM
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and very friendly service staff. Beautiful views of the river also.

BH
BobH
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

My husband had a great ribeye dinner. However my prime rib was very hard to cut with a lot of gristle running through it

SM
SusanM
Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had chicken with my Martha Vinyard salad which is my favorite. Chicken was so thin and a little over cooked and hard to cut and a bit chewy. My only complaint.

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Linderladies
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! Our server Jerry was fabulous!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always excellence!!

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Lisa
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect dining experience. Food and service were nothing short of excellent. We will be returning.

DN
DavidN
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food. Great Service. A can't miss special occasion venue.

PD
PaulaD
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining at the River Crab is such a wonderful experience that takes me back to the days when this was the norm and not just a once in a while event. Thank you for maintaining the excellence!

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vipmadlyinluv
Detroit
12 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Dinner and drinks were great and our server Roi was just perfect!

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Joey
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was great! They even printed our last name on the menu for our Anniversary which was a very nice touch.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food. Great service.

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AntonioDP
Detroit
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for Thanksgiving dinner, and the three course menu was beyond the expectations. Great and tasty portions. Although we were looking for the buffet, it was very good and our friends loved it.

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AlbertD
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

River Crab never fails to please the diner. Thanksgiving menu extensive. Good service.

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Tony
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, great service! We have always had a great experience at the River Crab!

JB
JohnB
Raleigh
15 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress Tara was great and the manager Martha was wonderful to work with to get us a river view table. The squash bisque was superb as was the scallop and shrimp carbonara

JC
vipJaniceC
Detroit
24 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding Thanksgiving Meal. Excellent service with a smile.

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You can order delivery directly from River Crab - St. Clair using the Order Online button. River Crab - St. Clair also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (810) 329-2261.

River Crab - St. Clair is rated 4.7 stars by 2276 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.