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Joe's Crab Shack

600 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5118
(302) 777-1803
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews 130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Usually not a fan of chain restaurants but I thoroughly enjoy myself when I come here. The py play fun music and the servers dance, although this location doesn't do it nearly as well as other cities. My favorite dish is the crab pot, but be careful because they each lack over 2,000 calories! Can't say that the food is... More

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I don't know if it's just me or Joe Crab Shack don't taste the same. I would stick to the steamed pots but fist and fish sticks are disgusting

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Saint Augustine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband loves this place. Always gets the steam pots. I try different things. Everything is good. Good mixed drinks. But it is so loud/noisy inside that we only eat out on the patio. Very crowed and long wait in the summer, off peak not so bad. Also, since it's seafood, not the cheapest place to eat.

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new york
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I only gave this a very good because I do not eat crabs or fish, but went with a group who did. They loved it. My hamburger was ok.

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Woodstown, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

LOVE the Steampots at Joes!! Great for families of any age. My young guys love the menu, and the playground outside. Nice area to walk along the river if there is a wait. A family favorite!!! And the decor at this Joe's seems to be quite unique from the rest.

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food was just ok. same with service. It was crowded and noisy. Kids seem to love it. I saw lots of families there.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The overly peppy atmosphere includes very loud music, silly shenanigans by the wait staff and clutter everywhere. The seafood is often overcooked and just not very good. There is always a long wait which I just don't get. There is a playground which might attract some parents.

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Crabs were great. Very well run and managed restaurant. Di I mention the crabs were great. So was the crab dip, the spinach dip, the coconut shrimp and the hush puppies. Their peach strawberry sangria - oh my. And they gave us the glasses. Dessert - the crabby apple crumble with cinnamon ice cream to die for. So, when can... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Last evening we were trying to attend the "Polish Festival" which was a complete waste especially in comparison to other Polish Festivals we have attended in Michigan et al.. So since we did not want just Kielbasa and potato pancakes ( which is what they seemed to have verses all of the traditional Polish offerings), we decided to try Joe's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

First time going to Joe's and It was great. The server was very helpful the food was good. The lobster and king crabs legs were delicious and fresh. Definitely will visit again.

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 600 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801-5118
Phone Number: (302) 777-1803
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
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 - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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