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Joe's Crab Shack - S Padre Island Dr

5025 S Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4205
(361) 980-0023
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Ranked #138 of 605 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

be careful paying with you debit or credit card, after eating in this place my debit card was hacked.

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Georgetown, TX
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

In a seaport town like Corpus, a chain seafood place just can;t compete with the locals on flavor or variety. The food was very good, service from Joey was great, and if I craved good seafood when inland, I would go to a Joe's Crab Shack. But if you're near local seafood places, it just can't compare.

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I always enjoy Joe's Crabshack since there is nothing else like it, this one in Corpus Christie has a 2nd floor with a fantastic view of the marina and bay.

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Washington, DC
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156 reviews 156 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Corpus Christi has abundant seafood possibilities but Joe's is a terrific choice for fast, quality food in a family type atmosphere. They have all the usual selections but try the fish tacos which are simply divine.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have been here before and enjoyed the meal. This time the service was not good. A Sunday evening early. Manager was called by wait staff as two meals that were delivered were incomplete. That is so unacceptable. Expediting is one of the most important restaurant positions. Two other tables while we were there had the exact same problem. Appetizer of... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It was a pretty day, warm and breezy, so we opted fort eh outside seating. The prices are on the high side, but you gets tons of food, and the service is outstanding. The place sells tee shirts that play off their name ("got crabs?" etc.). The pace is fast, but not frantic, but that is just the wait staff.... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I enjoyed the meal but I think that I would've ordered something with less fried items in it. Drinks and service was good.

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San Antonio, TX
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We enjoyed a nice dinner with 4 of 7 people ordering crab leg meals. I found it to be plentiful although a little more flavor or spice could make the dish outstanding! A taste of the coconut shrimp was delicious! The desserts were pricey although with good flavor including the chocolate cake and berry cobbler. May return another time while... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Alyssa was our server . She was great. She was not overbearing, but perfectly attentive. The staff was busy cleaning and bustling about. I am writing this review because i found it quite disturbing and inappropriate that the manager of the establishment was doing personnel reviews of her staff at the front table of this restaurant.. Get an office to... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went here because it was a beautiful day and we could sit outside. We ordered appetizers which didn't show up until after the food was on the table. We got our food and waited to get our waiter to bring cutlery. Our waiter was covering a large section so i really think the issues are management. He was polite... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack - S Padre Island Dr

Address: 5025 S Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4205
Phone Number: (361) 980-0023
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
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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