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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

60 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3533
312-379-5637
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Ranked #9 of 8,267 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Rush
Transit: Red Line Grand stop
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Chicago
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72 reviews 72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Although there continues to be a shortage of Stone Crab, the Alaskan King Crab is so delectable that I almost did not miss them. The Rock Claws are not as good as the Stone Crab Claws, no matter what the waiters intimate! The vino list is very diverse in its offerings, and more than adequate in my view. The meal... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a very satisfying lunch. Crab is their forte. Creamed spinach was yummy but not special. Hash browns were completely unremarkable. Side salad was very good as was the breadbasket. Very refined and attentive service. Delicious crab. Pricey.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were in Chicago last weekend for the Billy Joel concert. Since we love red meat and have enjoyed the Joe's Stone Crabs in Vegas we made lunch reservations for Friday. Our server Dan was superb. He was kind and extremely knowledgeable not only of the food but also older versions of the menu. We of course... More

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The food here is always first-rate. Our most recent dinner was no exception. Service was excellent too, although the waiter, who had been there something like 40 years, was a tad too chatty. I started with their Oysters Rockefeller, some of the best I've ever had. I selected the tuna from their wide assortment of fish dishes. I like it... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

While I wouldn't hesitate to say the food was outstanding for our group of six, it was the fantastic waiter who really made this event special. From his delightful table-side manners, to his honest approach to recommendations. Of course, we had to try the stone crabs (being from Maryland, we tend to stick to our good old friendly blue crabs).... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Joe's is always a good idea. We had the stone crabs which are always great and fresh. Even the french fries were crunchy and fried to perfection. Don't miss it if you're in Chicago or Miami.

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Alberta
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Recommended by a friend from Chicago for a great steak my family was very underwhelmed by Joe's. The shrimp cocktail and drinks kept this place from being a one star given the price, sterile service and grisly ribeye and over-cooked filet. For me, this place failed miserably at trying to be like Mastro's Ocean Club in Scottsdale. Save your cash,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great seafood and steaks. Service was top notch! Upbeat atmosphere. Reservations recommended! Centrally located.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We thought we may have a chance to get a high table at the lounge, but after a while, we realized that you have to be an Expert! We patiently waited at the bar to be seated at the restaurant and it was Worth the wait (probably close to an hour on a Friday night.) Service and Food is at... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Every time we visit Chicago we dine at Joe's. It is consistently great. Staff is always friendly and accommodating. Had a great seafood salad for lunch. Burger is always good.

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