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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 #316 of 1,510 Restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $21 - $30
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Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Coxs Creek, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The food and atmosphere are top notch at Joe's Crab Shack. A large menu guarantees many items you will enjoy and the prices are great as well.

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Had a early supper day before ironman and it did not disappoint! The coconut shrimp were big, not over done and not greasy, and the sauce was great too. The crab Alfredo was also very good, not heavy but was rich. The atmosphere was fun and Desiree was very pleasant as our waitress. Nice local and would love to be... More

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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Good food, good time! My husband got a steam basket and he really liked it. I got grilled shrimp and thought they were pretty good. The servers all danced when a certain song came on. It was a busy place but the service was fast. Overall, I'd go again.

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Got a table for 11 in no time. Service & food were good.....except they were out of the Redfish that 4 of us ordered !

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Fort Knox, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

An excellent place to spend some quality time with family, friend, and great food in the middle of the week.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First off, let me just say that this is the perfect location for Joe's Crab Shack. Last we came, we were pleasantly surprised with the beautiful authentic riverboat, American Queen. 418 feet long, overnight cruises... lovely. And the times it's not there we are often treated to a view of the Belle of Louisville on a sightseeing cruise, and of... More

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Mansfield, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I ate crab and it was very good. My wife ate steak and said it was very good. Servics was fast but not overbearing.

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Satin John, IN
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Joe's has a great atmosphere on the River front. We sat outside on the deck. Great venue for large party or with kids. The food is good, a bit pricey....but Hannah made our visit worth every penny!

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Orleans, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I guess our mistake was going to this place thinking it was seafood. We both ordered fish & shrimp. Shrimp was good but the fish was so greasy we pulled the batter off and the fish wasn't that good either. Tea and Coke $36+.

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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I love eating at Joe's, but I have had terrible experiences the last two times eating at the Nashville location. We tried this one in Louisville and was pleasantly surprised. The food quality and portion size weed excellent. The staff was very attentive. Overall the experience was great! I recommend this location.

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