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Joe's Crab Shack

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3720 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235-7988
614-799-6106
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's a typical restaurant of its type

Stopped in here because my girlfriend had never eaten at a Joe's. Exterior: as with all of these restaurant it has a nautical theme to it. It's very appealing and fun. It might be me, but we had a hard time figuring out how to get into the parking lot. We approached from the back side of it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Ray R
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Delaware, Ohio
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  • Families with children
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Grove City, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is definitely the place to go if you like crab legs. They offer them in a wide variety along with several other options for those who dont want crab legs. I highly recommend giving it a try.

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Delaware, Ohio
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148 reviews 148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stopped in here because my girlfriend had never eaten at a Joe's. Exterior: as with all of these restaurant it has a nautical theme to it. It's very appealing and fun. It might be me, but we had a hard time figuring out how to get into the parking lot. We approached from the back side of it and drove... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a chain restaurant that serves copious amounts of crab legs in a bucket with tons of other good stuff. Decadance on a plate. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is superb. The premiss for Joes Crabshack is rustic sea shanty decor and open air space. It's great for families and the staff are very welcoming. Couldn't recommend... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have eaten at Joe's Crab Shack a few times before, and always had a good experience. This time, not so much. We were there on a Sunday afternoon around 2PM, and the place was fairly empty. Our server came and took our orders promptly, but it was downhill from there. When the food arrived, one plate had the wrong... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited Joe's Crab Shack last week-end and they always have a great menue. Everytime we go in there they either add new items or change the old ones to make them better. I like the Steampots the best. The one I got had Clams, Claws, Lobster, Sweetcorn ,Potatos and for dessert I got the Crabby Apple Crumb which by the... More 

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New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was our first trip to a Joe's Crab shack. The place was busy but we got seated right away and they food came quickly also. We had lobster and crab legs as this was a special treat for some good seafood. The food was really good. Of course if you can't serve a decent steamed seafood you shouldn't be... More 

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Bridgeport, West Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have eaten at several Joe's Crab Shacks throughout the years and this location did not disappoint. We had a group of 8 and the servers handled us very well. We were there at the peak of dinner time but the place was pretty empty. The crab legs were hot and cooked perfectly(which makes eating them a breeze). Drinks were... More 

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've eaten at several Joe's and several times at the one near Easton Center. Usually go for shrimp of some sort along with a Cajun side such as red beans and rice. Never walked out disappointed.

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Bellingham, Washington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My daughter wanted seafood for dinner while we were staying in Columbus for a few days. We started with the calamari appetizer, it was ok. We found the menu to have a large variety of options available. The steam pots were good, we had the Samuel Adams, the Great Barrier and the Orleans and everyone enjoyed them. I found the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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176 reviews 176 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The food is average and a bit pricey. I had the KJ Steampot. It came with crab legs, mussels, scallops, ear of corn and new potatoes. The flavor was okay and there was plenty of crab legs, but there was no bread. A sourdough bread would have been nice. The atmosphere was OK, but it was pretty dark. The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3720 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235-7988
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-799-6106

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?