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Joe's Crab Shack

25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
859-581-6333
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Ranked #11 of 21 Restaurants in Bellevue
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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Hatfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had never been to a Joe's Crab Shack until this visit and now will not be going back. Maybe the staff was winding down for the evening, who knows? The restaurant was less than a third full on Sunday evening so we were seated quickly. First a server came to take our drink orders, but when we asked which... More

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Erlanger, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visited here mainly to be seated outside with a river view during the nice summer weather. Upon arrival during lunch time hours noticed the restaurant was almost void of customers. We were seated within a few minutes (longer than I thought it should take). Limited and pricey lunch menu items from which to select. My companion ordered a burger with... More

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went here with the wife and 2 friends. We all had crab claws, a salad and drinks. The crab claws seemed to have been in the steamer a long time, as the meat was quite hard to get out. I have had fresh crab in other restaurants and the meat would often pull out whole when the shell was... More

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Broken Arrow
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is good and view is lovely especially in the evening. Easy place to take the kids and service is quick and menu offers wide variety of items that should meet every ones desires. More for fun then for intimate dinning.

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Cincinnati, OH
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Atmosphere is great! Relax and enjoy yourself -- service is excellent! Food was hot and plentiful. I had a combo of shrimp and Mahi Mahi -- server graciously substituted the coconut shrimp. Prices are reasonable and I had more than I could eat!! Highly recommends the coconut shrimp served with pineapple plum dipping sauce--yummy!! Mahi Mahi was a bit dry... More

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Norton, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We walked right in and were seated with no waiting. Our waitress was new, but explained the menu in full detail and was very helpful. Our meals were HUGE! If you go away hungry, it's your own fault. We all enjoyed seafood and had plenty of finger licking food. We sat outside on the deck over looked the river. What... More

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New Jersey
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194 reviews 194 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've eaten in this Joe's Crab Shack several years ago and it wasn't bad. I don't know what's going on with this chain but food and service is so uneven in each one. We were seated at a table and order 2 draft beers. They came in chilled glasses. We started to drink when suddenly my bf puts the glass... More

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Salinas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place is right on the Ohio river, and if you get an outside table on the deck, that can be your view. The food was good, I had the scallops, crab, and clams steampot, and it was yummy. The price of the food was okay, but just on point with value, maybe a little expensive. I also had the... More

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Cincinnati
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Been here several times and noticed service and quality of food is declining. Always loved the crab legs but recent visits have only been average. It is a casual place and they do that well but price structure demands a better entry.

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Cincinnati
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126 reviews 126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Haven't been to the Crab Shack in several years, so we thought it'd be nice to sit overlooking the Ohio River. Joe's has a nice deck area with picnic tables; however when we asked about happy hour specials, we were told they were only available inside at the bar. So, to the bar we went with our backs to the... More

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
Phone Number: 859-581-6333
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bellevue
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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