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Joe's Crab Shack

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5802 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424-1127
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These restaurants used to be one of our favs. Recently we have noted a turn for the worse in this chain. Poor service and inconsistency in the food quality has resulted in some of the locations we used to visit closing. This location however was excellent. Great service and wonderful food for a very reasonable price. We like the atmosphere... More 

Thank Brushman50
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked forward to the crab, it was delicious. The service was not good. Staff seemed new. Bartenders not accurate, waitress not on top of things. Was expensive!!

Thank GagaLinda5
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in to have a late dinner with friends. We drove 100 miles from home to have a nice experience and get some crab cakes. Restaurant was not busy but not as clean as it should be with no rush and a full staff. I counted about 4 tables yet to be cleaned and still were not touched during the... More 

Thank Candace M
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Good food, great atmosphere! Our waitress, Natasha was absolutely amazing! The Carona steam pot was delicious.

Thank Kellie S
Mobile, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

ALL the seafood was frozen, portions were small. However the staff & management were friendly. The $2 margaritas helped!

Thank Harpfunk
Cathedral City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Hubby wanted fish and this was on our route. He got fish and shrimp while I opted for fish and chips. As one who has a cholesterol concern I try to avoid most fried foods but did not think the fish and chips would be very greasy. Was I wrong. I pulled so much greasy breading that I filled up... More 

Thank Badgelady
Midland, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Our servers were so sweet and nice and constantly checked on us and made sure everything was okay. The food was ridiculously delicious and probably the best ribeye ive ever bad in my entire life 😋 It was a great fun environment and full of nice people. only down side was they forgot both of our sides we substituted but... More 

Thank alirkins
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I don't even like shrimp, but the coconut shrimp (and apricot sauce) has me coming back all the time. Best thing on the menu. Not cheap, but worth the ticket.

Thank Jo H H
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Photos are not accurate... The friends we went with were still hungry... Overpriced.. Disappointed in portions... Fine dining prices fast food service/ feel?

Thank Charlotte M
Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is always fun and always busy. We had the queen crab bucket and margaritas. The food was excellent and the crab was even better. We'll be back.

Thank CS124578

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
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: 5802 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424-1127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: 806-797-8600

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?