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Joes Crab Shack

2704 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113
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Ranked #52 of 84 restaurants in Roseville
Cuisines: Seafood
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55% Recommend
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A fun environment with good drinks and great seafood for a chain restaurant in the middle of the Midwest. You won't go away hungry, for sure. Stick with the buckets or steam pots, we've ordered the other menu ties and have been less impressed.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

we came in very hungry. we left very hungry. service was poor. we ordered a lobster and snow crab bucket. there was not enough food in it for a 6 year old child. it was vastly overpriced. over all I would rate this restaurant a big fat rip off.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The service is always good. The food is good; however, I think overpriced. They have delicious drinks and the atmosphere is fun.

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Absolutely loved this place! Well worth the detour from our trip route. Will be sure to visit everytime I'm near the Twin Cities! My whole family (6 people counting myself) loved the food and atmosphere.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was craving seafood and a couple of my friends and I decided to come here. It was not worth it; I ordered The Great Barrier steampot & clam chowder and my friend got the Crab Daddy Feast. When I received my order, I only got 2 crab legs and half a piece of crab leg: I was so disappointed!... More

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

After a short 15 minute wait on a Saturday evening we were seated at a table. The music and noise of other diners on this busy night was so loud that my husband had to move next to me so we could converse. There was lots of activity in our area with an abundance of wait staff. Service was very... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My family loves seafood, especially shellfish. While I tend to avoid chain restaurants, I decided to make a trip to the only Joe's Crab Shack in MN. Not only did we wait twice as long as the hostess suggested, it also took both our drinks and food 2-3x longer to arrive than anticipated. As expected the food was substandard, and... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Made an reservation for 1pm. Did not get seated immediately and the place was not even busy. Had to ask 2 times about when our table would be ready and got an different answer from 2 employees. Service was slow and food not that great for some people. Both me and my wife got sick from the place. Take the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The one star (and that's stretching it) is for the delightful waitress and the delicious adult beverages. Appetizers were good and so were the children's burgers and pizza. However, the entrees - and the very reason we made the trip to Roseville - were disgusting. I have never tasted cold, under-cooked lobster in my entire life. UNTIL tonight that is.... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I ordered a bucket of crabs and a crab dip. Crab was over cooked, tasted bland. Crab dip had so much salt it was nasty. The waitress/bartender was too busy with drinks to cater to me. The only bright spot was the nice manager, but I did not have the heart to tell him my 40 dollar mean was a... More

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