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“Great food and fun atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack
Branson Landing, Branson, MO
417-337-7373
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Ranked #140 of 292 Restaurants in Branson
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
beaufort, mo
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great food and fun atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

It was our first visit to Joe's and man was it great. The food was wonderful (except they had run out of Lobster :(. Our server George was fun and attentive. The restaurant was packed but we were fortunate to get a table next to the window. We were able to enjoy the wonderful crab pots and the sunset view of Lake Taneycomo. It was a wonderful family dining experience.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Maumelle, Arkansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Skip it! Overpriced and mediocre food!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We dined here last weekend. It's not the busy in Branson this time of year, so there was no wait for a table. Our waitstaff was excellent...very friendly and super efficient. The food is way overpriced and crab seems old and overcooked. The meat stuck to the shells and was very hard to eat. We tried several varieties and it was the same across the board.
Portions are small as well.

Our suggestion, stop in for a drink and appetizer-then buy a cute T-Shirt and then eat dinner elswhere!

Visited February 2013
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Farmington, Arkansas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Meal and a show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

What can I say about Joe's besides a great time, great food, and great entertainment. Our waitress, Brandy, was great. Joe's is on the landing so it would have been nicer if the weather was warmer to sit on the patio with the lake view but it was still worth the money.

Visited February 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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122 reviews 122 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
“Great place to hang out and have fun/dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

What a bunch of fun was had here. All the kids had a blast. All of the adults got a bunch of buckets of crab legs and then we had plates of shrimp, fish, etc. There may have been a few beers put away too, but, everybody had a great time, and the location in downtown Branson is fun too. They were able to easily handle our large crowd of folks.

Visited November 2012
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Galesburg, Illinois
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136 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Good place for a casual date in Branson”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Joe's Crab Shack has good seafood, and the outdoor seating overlooking the water creates a fun, casual environment. There are non-seafood items on the menu as well, but most people go for the crab.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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