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Joe's Crab Shack

1210 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3247
916-553-4249
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Ranked #172 of 1,753 Restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Lodi, CA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went to lunch with our family to celebrate a birthday. The food was okay but we rarely saw our waitress. She never refilled our drinks. She would disappear for long periods of time. We had to ask for drink refills and then she didn't remove the dirty glasses or plates when she brought out refills. Then we had to... More

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Oroville, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The food was great. We went during happy hour. The bartender was very friendly. Nice view of the river. Fun atmosphere.

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Tracy, CA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

5 of us had a wonderful meal on Saturday. Items had: Coconut shrimp, crab legs, lobster, and burger. All wonderful, except the burger wasn't as good as our waiter told us it would be. Love the atmosphere. Enjoyed the servers dancing to Car Wash. Great drinks, and you even get to take home the cool glasses. We will be back... More

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Sacramento,Ca
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Lousy, expensive food and drinks Too noisy for me never again. And I hate all the peace sign crap. I call it crappy joe's

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Vacaville, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack has great food and drink selections. Each time I have eaten there the seafood has been fabulous. As busy as it was during our last visit, the service was terrific. Get there early as it fills up quickly. If you are going for a quiet meal don't go here as it is pretty loud. The servers dance... More

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Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

went on a Tuesday happy hour drinks GREAT drink prices on this day were $2.00 [for some] think they want you to drink so you will NOT notice the prices compared to what you get. VERY loud unable to hear the people at your table grandson [8 year old] LOVES sea food got him the kids pot He was still... More

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Brentwood, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ended up here for our night out. Started with Happy Hour drinks at the bar while waiting for our table. Choice of seating inside or outside..would've preferred out but took first available and ended up inside by the kitchen. Usually this is not a great place to be but because of the noise level in the entire place it was... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you like super loud music while you eat, then maybe this place is for you. My crab cakes tasted super old and fishy. My fiance's fried shrimp were ok. The service was good, however.

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good food! Enjoyed the oysters rockefeller. Great atmosphere along the river. Break out dances are fun to watch.

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had the crispy jumbo shrimp. They were not crispy at all - rather soggy. The fries were OK. I would have thought that a crab shack would have crab cakes. Not this one. Only in a salad. The focus was on crab legs. They're OK if you don't mind working for your meal.

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