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Joe's Crab Shack

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) #102 of 242 Restaurants in Galveston $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
+1 409-766-1515
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a few times & it's a little hit or miss service wise. Sometimes you get a great server who is totally attentive, and other times you wait forever to even get a menu. This time we had a better server. The...More

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joe's Crab shack was a waste of money. We didn't mind the price but the food had no flavor. The highlight of the dinner was the server. Yes was very good and courteous.

Thank R A
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Was very good. We got two of the Tuesday appetizers and the joes classic bucket and two of the mini desserts. The desserts were just ok.

Thank Atiral
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch when deciding where to stay. The food was average. The service was very good. We really wanted to sit outside but I wouldn't again if we were to visit again. The pigeons/birds take over the deck and some...More

Thank starflight08
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We went here for my birthday lunch. It was after walking around the Strand so we wanted some place to sit and relax for a late lunch. There were maybe 10 customers in the whole restaurant. The Host started to take us to a table...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Seafood is all they sell and they are good at it. Had the sample platter, crab cake was tasty, clams were large and firm, fish wasn't all oily, cooked just right. Our friends had the crab legs and they loved them. Great spot, right on...More

Thank 4hoodz
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I wanted a nice salad for lunch and asked for a regular salad with shrimp added. What I received was a salad that was made to make the most profit for Joe's and 3 small shrimp. I could not believe it. The waitress was good...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Was a very entertaining meal for my Grandson as was with all of us ! Birthdays are special there , so is the food !

Thank netahenry
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Overall we were satisfied with our dinner at Joe's Crab Shack. The food was very good, the service good, prices decent, but it is a very noisy and boisterous seafood restaurant. As an example, it's one of those restaurants where the servers cluster at a...More

Thank CostaRicaBirder
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is always fun to visit with excellent food. Our server, Jose, did an excellent job for us. He answered all our questions, was friendly and efficient.

Thank brandon3912
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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: 3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-1515
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