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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 #8 of 8,189 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A huge thank you to all the Joe's staff for making my husband's birthday dinner and our first trip to Chicago a memorable one. This place was packed...even on a Tuesday, which is always a good sign. Thank goodness we had made a reservation. Loved the atmosphere here. We enjoyed the six stone crabs; he had a ribeye and I... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

service, menue, and food were simply the best. The waiter was excellent, he knew his F&B and therefore you got really good advice and one sensed that he was not giving you false info.

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Marly-le-Roi, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Thanks to the Sheraton's concierge, I was lucky to get a reservation at Joe's restaurant. It was really crowdy. After a little waiting, -even if I was alone- they gave me a confortable table inside the main dining room. The dinner was absolutely perfect: I had a couple of stone crab, very delicious and after a steak of halibut with... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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100 reviews 100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Had lunch here with a party of 8. When we were all there, we were seated quickly. The server was very friendly and helpful, carefully explaining things to all of us, as this was everyone's first time to the place. The crab was tasty and not too messy. Even better was the steak I got as my main course. As... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

When stone crab in season, it is excellent. The atmoshphere is fantastic and the staff is very courteous. Try the lobster bisque and share the salad for the table. You will need reservations most days, and it is part of the Lettuce Entertain You group.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Took sister out to Joe's for birthday; we have frequented Joe's several times...at first the waiter seemed to be inattentive, which was of concern because this restaurant is not cheap... The tables were very close together and it seemed cramped and noisy, as you could hear the conversations from other tables... Women's bathroom was extremely cramped. The overall dining experience... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Beautiful place, fancy and well dressed people,... Prices are ok, food is great, specially the lemon pie! Service is also remarkable, great place to have a special dinner! Make sure you make reservations!

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Vancouver, Canada
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144 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Stopped in here for dinner and brought along some customers. Great atmosphere .. very busy place (get a reservation). We had a table to 10 and started with crab .. the alaskan king legs were great though the stone crabs claws were just OK (I wouldn't order again myself). For dinner, I ordered the on bone filet .. it was... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We walked all day and it was like paradise getting to Joe's. This place always surprises me. The service is excellent, they know how to treat and say exactly what you need to hear. We started with a clam chowder, crab cake, their delicious crab, Caesar's salad and ended with a key lime pie. All of this with an incredible... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I'll start with the waiter, Darren. He was terrific. Knowledgeable, great personality, very attentive. 10/10. One in our party of six--three adults, one teen and two children--had a soy allergy. Darren made sure only non-allergy producing foods were brought to the table. Two thumbs up! Now, I'm from the east coast and rarely order a crab cake outside of Maryland... More

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