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“Delicious food, beautiful location”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack
Ranked #749 of 3,683 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: South Austin
Hamilton, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Delicious food, beautiful location”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Although the menu didn't vary from other Joe's locations, the location on Town Lake makes this experience one you'll go back to over and over.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Houston, Texas
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143 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“best Joe's”
Reviewed June 9, 2012

Hadn't been to Joe's anywhere for awhile. Found the Austin, TX location by luck. Well this one has the view of the lake that beats almost anyone. We sat outside and enjoyed the view and really improved food. The server was the best we can remember, very attentive, checked back regularly, kept us refreshed.The newest owner group we were told has jump-started the menu w a variety of seafood pots, and they were great. Made us put Joe's back on our list, Austin view or not...

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank TXhome1225
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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191 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Amazing Atmosphere in a "shack"”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

The staff is very attentive and courteous ( the manager checked on us twice ) and the food and drinks were served promptly and were delicious. There is an outdoor patio for smoking and a great river view.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Thomas K
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San Jose, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Loved the Crabcake salad”
Reviewed April 18, 2012

There was no room for us to sit outside, but the window seat was almost as good. My husband liked the bucket of crab. The crabcake on my salad was cunky and fresh, with lotsa' lettuce. Service was good especially after GM Brandon picked up the slack.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Gini M
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Austin, Texas
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209 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Had some great King Crab and great Service - Good Day Out...”
Reviewed April 8, 2012

We went for a mid afternoon meal to beat the rush on Easter Sunday. Others had the same idea I guess, was pretty busy. But the service was still very good and the Spicy Boiled King Crab was great - well worth the 30 mile drive from home.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Hugh S
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