Daily Menu at the Franciscan Crab Restaurant

prix fixe menu


cup of clam chowder

or caesar salad

choice of:

sizzling dungeness crab legs

crab enchilada

fish & chips*

crab alfredo

shrimp fettuccine

basa in spicy cioppino sauce*

slow-roasted boneless short rib


house-made small batch frozen

vanilla kustard ice cream

Artisanal Salumi & Burrata Bar

prosciutto di san daniele 12.99

artisan salame 9.99

mortadella citterio 9.99

fra mani coppa 9.99

salumi board combo of all four 39.99

Small Plates

dungeness crab cakes 19.99 | extra each 9.99

calamari fritti single 16.99 | share 23.99

toy box tomato, roasted bell pepper bruschetta 13.99

in a balsamic vinaigrette served with burrata

dungeness crab and spinach fondue 19.99

crab, smoked salmon and avocado crostini 19.99

with burrata (a creamy mozzarella) drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and maldon sea salt

smoked salmon, capers, onions and avocado crostini 15.99

with burrata

yellowtail carpaccio* 16.99

diced chilies in olive oil ponzu


dungeness crab cocktail 19.99

shrimp cocktail 17.99

fresh oysters* on ice GF each 3.49


crab chowder cup 12.99 |  sourdough bread bowl 16.99

garnished with fresh crab

clam chowder cup 11.99 |  sourdough bread bowl 14.99


garlic steamed clams* regular 29.99     medium 44.99     large 59.99

seafood cioppino* regular 29.99     medium 49.99     large 69.99

mussels, crab, fresh fish, calamari and shrimp


house 12.99

tomato, avocado, red onion and toasted pumpkin seeds in a garlic vinaigrette

     with crab add 12.99

     with shrimp add 8.99

     with chicken add 7.99

     with smoked salmon add 8.99

caesar 13.99

seasoned croutons and shaved grana

crab caesar add 12.99

chicken caesar add 7.99

louie GF 16.99

avocado, tomato, onion, egg and black olives

     with crab GF add 12.99

     with shrimp GF add 8.99

bacon, lettuce and tomato salad 12.99

baby iceberg lettuce and ranch dressing

baby iceberg wedge GF 12.99

pt. reyes blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon

Sandwiches & Specialties

dungeness crab melt sliders 23.99

dungeness crab with raw milk white cheddar, avocado and red onions on acme bread

burger italian sliders 18.99

on acme bread with white cheddar, sautéed onions and catsup

crab enchiladas 23.99

single crab enchilada 16.99

fish & chips* 23.99

shrimp & chips 22.99

chicken & chips 19.99

abalone doré* 59.99

Sizzling Iron Skillet Roasted

regular    medium    large

mussels* GF 15.99     24.99     44.99

shrimp GF 15.99     24.99     44.99

mussels* & shrimp GF 24.99     44.99

combo mussels*, shrimp & crab GF 54.99

super combo mussels*, shrimp & crab GF 99.99

double mussels* & crab GF 54.99

double shrimp & crab GF 54.99

double mussels* & double crab GF 64.99

double shrimp & double crab GF 64.99

World Famous Whole Roasted Dungeness Crab
in our Secret Garlic Sauce

whole crab GF 49.99

(two plus pounds)

half order GF 33.99

(one plus pounds)

lotsa crab GF 74.99

(three plus pounds-two share)

too two crab GF 99.99

(three share)

crab feast GF 129.99

(four sharing)

4 Fish 4 Ways

each served with acini di pepe pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and snap peas

select a fish

     branzino* 29.99

     basa* 28.99

     salmon* 29.99

     sea bass* 29.99

Choose A Way

     in a lemon butter garlic caper sauce

     in a spicy cioppino tomato sauce

     spicy gochujang glazed

     garlic parsley paprika butter encrusted


served with yukon gold potatoes, mashed with zucchini

filet mignon* (8 oz) 44.99

in their natural pan juices with rosemary and garlic

slow-roasted boneless short rib 34.99

surf for your turf

     with half crab add 29.99

     with whole crab add 44.99


clams fettuccine* 29.99

garlic parsley shallot sauce

crab alfredo 29.99

creamy parmigiano sauce

chicken alfredo 24.99

creamy parmigiano sauce

shrimp alfredo 25.99

creamy parmigiano sauce

spicy shrimp 26.99

fettuccine, pancetta and onions in red pepper garlic oil

garlic noodles 16.99

     with crab add 12.99

     with shrimp add 8.99

     with chicken add 7.99

spicy tomato cream sauce fettuccine 21.99

seafood fettuccine* 36.99

fresh shellfish in a zesty tomato sauce

Children’s Menu 9.99 each

grilled cheese and salami sandwich

buttermilk-battered fried chicken

pasta with spicy tomato cream sauce

fettuccine alfredo (with chicken add 3.99)

Sides 10.99 each

crispy potatoes

onions, yams, olives and corn

steamed vegetables

acini di pepe pasta

yukon gold potatoes, mashed with zucchini


fresh house-made frozen kustard ice kream 10.99

strawberry banana sundae 12.99

with walnuts and whipped cream

valrhona chocolate sundae 12.99

with walnuts and whipped cream

italian sundae 9.99

drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt

chocolate truffle mousse cake 11.99

limone torta della nonna 11.99

monterosa wild strawberry italian cheesecake 11.99

we accept most major credit cards, no travelers checks

GF item is prepared free of gluten ingredients; however, our kitchen is not gluten free.

we cannot guarantee that the food served in this restaurant is suitable for patrons with severe allergies. food served here may inclulde, among other things, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, gluten, flour, salt, sugar, dairy, milk, eggs, wheat, meat, poultry, seafood and shellfish

*consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.