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Joe's Crab Shack

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155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
+1 910-868-8422
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

We had a bad experience years ago and finally went back about a month ago and were very pleasantly surprised! Service was great, and the food was awesome!

Thank David B
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Will definitely go again for perfectly cooked crab legs, but grill seasoning too salty. We waited about 45 mins during sat night dinner rush which was better than 1 1/2 quoted to us. Like that they text you so u can relax, people watch or...More

Thank Camille J
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Went when not really busy. Ordered an appetizer and a steam pot to share. Appetizer never came. Server never walked by so we could not ask about it. Steam pot came out, still no appetizer. Was told it wasn't put in system. Asked if we...More

Thank rainbowhark
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

The food quality is decent but what they give you for the price is ridicolous. Very small portions and you don't get full.

Thank Oxy C
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

What a day.... Our server was outstanding. Third time coming in here and never have been disappointed. We had 4 lobster steam buckets, hush puppies and chicken strips basket. Everything was expedite very fast and it was delicious. The lobster was not over cook and...More

Thank Boricua L
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Food on par with other restaurants in this chain. Very loud...not a place to go have a quite dinner..but if you want to make some noise and have few drinks it will do the trick. If you don't feel like driving to the coast for...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed October 2, 2015

If you're expecting something remarkable here, don't bother. If you're expecting a standard "seafood experience", come on in. We were quickly seated and provided with a large menu including fried and steamed seafood. They do have a full bar with beer, wine and other adult...More

Thank Cincybearcatfan
Reviewed September 28, 2015

I was rather leery about coming to Joe's since this chain restaurant has been around a while and my experiences with it in South Texas were not so good. This Joe's does it right! My companion and I both ordered steamed crab buckets and the...More

Thank camodoc9
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. It is just an awesome place to eat at. The staff is amazing and very friendly. They are always doing their job and is great at everything they do to make the place a great place to go to.

Thank Sinja E
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Good selection of seafood. The place is loud and if you like young women dancing around you while you eat its good. Hard to have a conversation with someone right across the table because music is so loud.

Thank sandycat405
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Sara L
Do I have to make reservations for Christmas?
December 22, 2015|
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Response from Boricua L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have too. But they do take reservations for Christmas. Here is the number (910) 868-8423.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-868-8422
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