Crabby Cuisine

It’s Dungeness crab season in Northern California!  Get a taste of local flavors and dive into a sea of succulent crustacean when you visit PIER 39! Experience Dungeness crab like never before as our Bay Area chefs take your classic crab and add a San Francisco twist. Surprising seasonal ingredients are fused together to make any foodie come back for seconds.

Each restaurant at The PIER that serves crab has their own unique take on it so there’s something to satisfy every craving. Stick to the original whole crab in garlic butter or try something new like the crab chowder, crab cakes, or a San Francisco original, crab cioppino! Our restaurants are serving up only the freshest crab from the Bay. Can’t decide what you want? Here’s a list of some of the most popular crab dishes on The PIER to get you started:

Chart House

Shrimp, Crab, Avocado & Mango Stack

Enjoy a mound of Dungeness crab and bay shrimp tossed in remoulade at Chart House. Stacked high on top of mango salsa and avocado, you are sure to get the taste of California in every bite!

Crab House

Killer Crab

Crack into the World-Famous Dungeness Killer Crab served on a sizzling skillet. Roasted in their secret garlic sauce, you will get your fill with over two pounds of crab! If you’re ready to get your hands dirty, this is the perfect dish.

Fog Harbor Fish House

Whole Crab Cioppino

Dig your spoon into Fog Harbor Fish House’s specialty, the Whole Crab Cioppino.  This tomato-based stew is simmered with onions, celery and features shrimp, clams, scallops mussels and a whole crab!

Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

Whole Dungeness Crab

Savor the flavor of a whole Dungeness crab steamed to perfection. This classic dish is served with butter to use at your liking. Squeeze the fresh lemon served on the side for a zest of citrus. You can’t go wrong with this traditional dish!

Swiss Louis Italian & Seafood Restaurant

Crab Cakes

Indulge in some tasty crab cakes from Swiss Louis Italian and Seafood Restaurant. Served with roasted pepper aioli, each bite is filled with warm flakey goodness.