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Sparks
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Go for the pots (boils). I had the Cajun with shrimp, crawfish!, andouille sausage, corn and red potatoes. Tons of food!!

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Thomasville, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I'll agree with Abconnor2 that the crab cake was overseasoned (in spots) and not fried enough. There were portions of the cake that were very spicy and other spots where there was no seasoning. The portions are big and my spouse enjoyed his fish. Service was good.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Service was a little slow but she was nice and food was good. The mac-n-cheese was really good! They didn't stop and do the dance in the middle, but sang Happy Birthday to a few people who were there.

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Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I got my meal to go and it was hot and had all the good stuff in the package. The staff at the bar where you pick-up your order made sure we had everything we needed. Thanks

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Second time here and it will be the last if I am choosing the restaurants. Birmingham is so up and coming for great restaurants. Do not waste time here. The crab cake was over seasoned and not fried enough. The fish was fine but who can fry a fish. The service is not good either. It's so slow and not... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We enjoy the atmosphere and always try to stop by on our way through town. The food is not "southern enough" for us. We like our seafood spicier and boiled instead of steamed. But the wait staff always brings us extra seasoning upon request. The manager Eloisa stopped by a few times to make sure we were happy and even... More 

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Loved the dancing & singing staff, and the food. Playground for the kids was nice too. My wife is a crab-aholic and seemed satisfied.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great crab dinner and it is fun to watch the staff "boogie." We always eat here on every trip to Birmingham.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Joes Crab Shack is a great place to have some good food and good times. You have to like a place when the servers get up and dance when a certain song is played. As always, the food was great. Well prepared and you will not go away hungry. Fun for the whole family and good food, what else do... More 

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Shorter
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I expected more since this was my first time dinning here. The wait was extremely long and the fish and shrimp were bland. The drinks and hushpuppies were the only good thing.

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Additional Information about Joes Crab Shack

Address: 20 Meadowview Drive, Hoover, AL 35242
Phone Number: (205) 981-2999
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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