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Joe's Crab Shack

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1340 N Peachtree Rd, Mesquite, TX 75149-1300
972-329-7111
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for getting crabs

Good food, great prices. The "pots" are usually big enough for two. Be patient as they seen to have lots of new staff that has not learned the menu as well as the customers. Two visits in three days and two new staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Dakotatex2013
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Bryan, Texas
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  • Families with children
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Bryan, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Good food, great prices. The "pots" are usually big enough for two. Be patient as they seen to have lots of new staff that has not learned the menu as well as the customers. Two visits in three days and two new staff

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Fort Worth, Texas
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The food here is good but the secret to this place is the bar. E.T. will take care of you with unbelievable Tuesday specials. If you sit inside or outside, fun and a great time is to be had. The Godfather

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Mesquite, TX
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My granddaughter loves crab and loves the noisy, busy environment and has been here for several birthdays and donned the chicken hat and danced through the house. There's a lot of food for the price and its pretty good, but there are better seafood places around. For family dining, its very friendly with outdoor seating and a place for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great food for my first visit. The waitress Rachelle was and is an awesome waitress. Will be back there again. Also the restaurant manager was very sweet and very attentive. I enjoyed it. - Gilbert

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The last time we ate here my son got sick, he got the king crab bucket. I thought I smelled something that just didn't smell right. Service was slow too. Will not come back here again.

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Mesquite, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Noisy. Skillet paella was nothing like paella. It was jambalaya and was just okay. Fish entree was a much smaller portion than appeared on the menu. Wait staff was overall too young and not well trained. Youth at the host stand was preoccupied with texting on personal cell phone vs. performing any work related task.

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Dallas Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I am not one to look for the negative or to let a few little things spoil a good time. My son chose Joe's Crab Shack as a place to celebrate the night we were there because he was moving to college the next day. We live in a large metroplex and had eaten at another location many times but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We got the king crab bucket and although it was tasty, it was obvious that the crab had been frozen. The quantity appears to have shrunk since the last time we were here. They seem to do something to their draft beers to make them really carbonated.

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Kinston, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Awesome food. Price Ok. Great staff. Clean. Fast. Fun. Wonderful for the family. Nothing bad to say about this place.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stopped here for some seafood. The mushroom appetizer we ordered was so gooey, I could hardly eat it. My crunchy shrimp was okay, but the plate was pretty skimpy for the price. My daughter ordered one of the seafood pots. She had no complaints. The drinks are good here. My hurricane, although it was good, had way too much... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 1340 N Peachtree Rd, Mesquite, TX 75149-1300
Phone Number: 972-329-7111
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1340 N Peachtree Rd, Mesquite, TX 75149-1300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
  • Phone Number: 972-329-7111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?