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Joes Crab Shack

20 Meadowview Drive, Hoover, AL 35242
(205) 981-2999
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Ranked #19 of 115 restaurants in Hoover
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 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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greenville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We always are satisfied with our service, food, and the atmosphere is always jumping. I love to see them do stuff for your birthday, it cracks me up and they always dancing. The place is never dull I tell you that much. You laugh the whole time you are there. The food is amazing too. I love their corn and... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

very good fishing food, the kids have a special menu, and they can play outside. did not try the crabs, but a spageti with lobster, was delicious!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We've eaten here a number of times recently. The seafood is surprising good, being this far inland. I recommend the Caribbean Platter. Mushrooms are great also.

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