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The 5 Best Crawfish Restaurants Near Oakland

Updated: May 2, 2022

Love digging into a bowl of crawfish? Visit these Oakland Restaurants for the tastiest tails in town. After analyzing millions of reviews from top sites we can say that these are Oakland’s best crawfish restaurants. Gumbo, étouffée, and po’boys - the crawfish options at the restaurants on this list are endless!

Find the perfect Crawfish spot

Seabreeze On The Dock

Hawaiian, OaklandHawaiianOakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Rockin' Crawfish

Creole, $$, OaklandCreole, $$Oakland, Merritt
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Oakland's top 3 Cajun/Creole spots

    Hoodline, 2019

If you travel further

Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen

Southern, $$, BerkeleySouthern, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 3 best Cajun/Creole spots in Berkeley

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Spoon University

    43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate

    Spoon University

Hang Ten Alameda

Hawaiian, $$, AlamedaHawaiian, $$Alameda, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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    Eater
  • Eater

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Bag O' Crab

Asian, $$, BerkeleyAsian, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Mercury News

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    Mercury News
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

How did we curate this list?

Choosing the right spot for Crawfish can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 26488 spots across Oakland, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2325 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Spoon University and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. For example, we considered Eater - The Essential Guide to Eating and Drinking in Alameda, Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate and Hoodline - The 3 best Cajun/Creole spots in Berkeley as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Crawfish connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Oakland Crawfish.

Interesting facts about Crawfish

  • Think you can handle some crawfish?

    An astounding 33 pounds of crawfish was eaten in The United States by Andrew Thevenet in only 120.

Parking information

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