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“Just an average Joe” 1 of 5 stars
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Joe's Crab Shack
1340 N Peachtree Rd, Mesquite, TX 75149-1300
972-329-7111
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Ranked #29 of 226 restaurants in Mesquite
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
Garland, Texas, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Just an average Joe”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Two people in the family had birthdays in same month so we decided to try Joe's.
They had my son in law riding a broom? around the restaurant like an idiot.
He was a good sport but could tell even he was a bit embarrassed.
Did run into a customer on the wait staff from 1st business.
She seemed a bit embarrassed also having to sing along with other wait staff in front of us.
Average seafood but too juvenile for me; antics were much worse than the Magic Time Machine in Addison... or perhaps it also is more for the kids.

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Lunch at joes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Slow service for lunch. But overall good. Usually like her can make everyone happy with food selection.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Denton, Texas, USA
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Food is too salty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Was not happy, two different plates both too salty. I like salt on my food but, there is a point that you destroy the dish with too much salt, and Joe's Crab Shack did that during our vist. I will not be going back anytime soon, or until I here someone else say different.

Visited December 2012
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Mesquite, Tx
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101 reviews 101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Eat At Joe's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I went there last Summer after a movie and really enjoyed my lunch. The fish and chips are good and the staff is friendly.

Visited August 2011
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Dallas
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31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Skip It”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Should have know there was a reason this place didn't have a wait at prime dinner time when every other restuarant in the area was packed. Haven't eaten at a Joe's in years, this was pretty bad. Food just didn't taste good. None of us had crabs, so can't comment on their signature dish. Fish and Chips pretty blah, even our server recommended we don't get that. Paiea was awful - too much pepper, sausage tasted like breakfast links. Crispy chicken salad was not good. Won't be back. Service was lackluster as well.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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