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Joe's Crab Shack

333 Waterside Dr Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 625-0655
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English first
Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I went and had a seat and waited for 10 minutes. Then I left. No crabs for me :( maybe next time. Oh well.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had trouble finding good food at a decent price in Norfolk. Luckily, we found Joe's right near our hotel. My husband had clam strips and fries. (He's not too adventurous.) I had the coconut shrimp, because I wasn't that hungry. His clas were very good. My shrimp - there were TEN - did I saw I wasn't very hungry?!?!... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you love sea food, you'll love Joe's. Also items for folks not into sea food. Great food at reasonable prices. Have had great service too. recommend it .

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

good job on the crab buckets. its in a really empty mall, but nice staff and good views. beer was ice cold and they supplied all the tools and bibs needed! lol

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Warsaw, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Honestly? Don't waste your time or money going there.First of ALL- it is in an ABANDONED MALL..All the stores are empty and the place is pretty much closed now..The Parking situation is hideous..and once you fineally FIND this place- the staff is friendly, but the food was NOT all that! While you eat, the view of the water and watching... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Loved the place, very good seafood and perfect location on the water, celebrated my husbands birthday there.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have been going to Joe's Crab Shack in Norfolk, Virginia for the last 5 years and each year the portions have been getting smaller and smaller and the price has gone up. This year was comical because the picture that picture that shows that crab legs flowing over the top of the pot was nothing like what came out... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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229 reviews 229 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is part of a chain and apparently has standardized food. We had crab dip (which did not have a good taste), and stuffed shrimp (ditto). Overall the food was so-so at best. The location is in a mall, which is largely unoccupied and not particularly attractive. However, both inside and outside tables have a nice view of the river... More 

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

OMG. loved it. We were starving. Food was so good. Very healthy options for my little one. Those fire balls....OMG so good!!! Our server was not the best. Had to look for him twice.

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Batavia, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We liked our service and our selection and quality of the food we ordered. The restaurant tables were sticky - probably from using the wrong cleaner on the wood finished tables so it didn't feel particularly clean. The steam pots were delicious and the crab was good which is why we chose this restaurant. Honestly, if there were any restaurants... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 333 Waterside Dr Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone Number: (757) 625-0655
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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