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Joe's Crab Shack

131 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202-1335 (Central Business District)
502-568-1171
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Ranked #265 of 1,517 Restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Our Factory Rep Brian Canfield has taken us here many times over the years continue to be fun and relaxing place for a large gang

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French Lick
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My hubby picked me up at the airport and we decided a river view would be nice for dinner Not crowded- was seated immediately Ordered appetizers After about 10 minutes, a big crowd came in and was seated by window where we were facing- no big deal All the servers said hello to the group so we figured coworkers/ friends... More 

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Circleville, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was so fun to eat on a boat while on the river. I love crab and yet this was my first time at joe's. It made me love crab even more! The atmosphere was so much fun!!

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The view was to die for. We ate a late dinner here and it was so nice. Kids never asked for electronic devices which never happens. The food was average but the atmosphere and service was up and beyond!

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Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very scenic location on the Ohio River watching boats and barges go down the river. The staff and service were great by adding entertainment to the service. Food sorry to say was so, so. Small portions and everything is over seasoned. I would go back though.

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Carlton PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Wish I had a joe's were I live. The food was good and the dancing employees was fun. Not the cheapest but food was great

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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Dinner on the out door decks was great as usual. Wait staff above in all ways. We enjoyed the food and the paddle wheelers.

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Franklin, Kentucky, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As many others have said, the view is beautiful. The food was good. The rest of my family had steampots and all said it was great. I had the fish and fries. The fish was a bit greasy. Granted it was fried, but you could see a shiny color to it. Our waiter was great. Checked on us often and... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Love Joe's Crab Shack. This restuarant is situated on the ohio river and has a very nice panoramic view of the bridges and boats. Got my favorite steam pot, the rajun Cajun, excellent as always. My friend had the red fish. and it wasnt all that great. Just be careful what you order. Tried a drink from the bar. Tasted... More 

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Celestine, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Joes Crab shack in Louisville Ky: Fun atmospere, situated on the Ohio river so the out side seating area has great views of the river. The food is good I had the crab legs steamer bucket which included potatoes, corn, sausage, crab legs, clams and shrimp. Mine was good, my wife had the steamer that included 1 1/2 lobster in... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 131 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202-1335
Phone Number: 502-568-1171
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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