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Joe's Crab Shack

5802 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424-1127
806-797-8600
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Ranked #109 of 498 restaurants in Lubbock
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Dequincy, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

This was one of the best places to eat. We had the best server, Jud, and he always had a smile on his face and eager to help and please us. Even the manager, Allison, came and visited with us. We ordered the popcorn shrimp dinner and by the last of the small shrimp, they began to look like fantail... More

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Carlsbad NM
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Have been to Joe's in San Antonio, and two in the Phoenix area. This one is the best. If you never have been, and you like seafood, you must go. Staff breaks out in dance moves occasionally, and be sure to tell them it's your birthday. But beware, you WILL perform. (Harmless fun). We have never had a bad meal... More

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Clovis, New Mexico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I stopped for a late lunch. With us there were only nine patrons inside. Host sort of "greeted" us - no friendly hello, glad you're here, etc. Our server told us she was in training and we could tell she was trying. We ordered our beverages which took a long time coming because the bartender was on... More

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Midland, TX
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Joe's Crab Shack in Lubbock offered up some very good seafood during our stop for lunch. The staff was very friendly and even performed a dance to "YMCA". They offer a nice variety of seafood choices and everything that I have tried has been very good. Try the Spiked Ice Tea for a cool refreshing adult beverage.

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Graham, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Had dinner here last night. It was busy but we were seated quickly and service was great. The food was the same as any other Joe's Crab Shack, which to me is a good thing.

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Albuquerque, NM
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Went on a Saturday evening and the kids entertained themselves at the playground area while we waited for our table. We had the calamari appetizer and Sunset Fire Grilled Steam Pot for 2 and several children's selections. Everything was tasty and service was friendly. Not a quiet restaurant by any means but that was fine by us.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Delicious, fast services, wonderful atmosphere. I would recommend going here for sure. The crab is the best I have found.

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Lubbock, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Short and to the point...the only reason this restaurant got a 2 rating (instead if a 1 rating) was because the beer was cold! Do yourself a favor, go somewhere else.

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Lubbock, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Service was awful, from Hostess, that acted like she didn't care if we went somewhere else or not. The food should not have been served. Coconut Shrimp was greasy and stuffed shrimp was not cooked thoroughly.

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San Angelo, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

All he eats is chicken but he asked to go back again the next day because he liked it so much. great service.

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