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“Good basic food on the river side”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

Joe's Crab Shack
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Good basic food on the river side”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

Good place for a simple meal if the weather is good and you want to sit out by the river. Staff are friendly and there is a good choice of different crab dishes.

Visited April 2013
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Thank psandps
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English first
Decatur, Illinois
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1,029 reviews
581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
“Joe's is Joe's”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

...and that's great! Love their crabpots with an ice cold Landshark. Often we split the original crabpot, add a side of hush puppies and we've got a great lunch for two.

This Joe's is right along the river at Norfolk. Here you'll get great views of the busy shipping channel with seemingly never-ending boat traffic. Directly across the river from Joe's there were three large Navy ships in drydock.

Love Joe's. Love this one in particular!

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank MNM1011
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Decent”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

Went here in my way to the outer banks of North Carolina. We stopped in here because we had heard of this chain before. You can tell this place was a popular restaurant about 10 years ago. The restaurant was empty, dirty (smelled like urine, floors and tables sticky). The food was pretty good but the service was very slow. Don't think I would come back here.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank JPaul032001
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Yorktown, Virginia
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172 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

I've given Joe's two or three chances and it always manages to disappoint. Extremely average food quality, usually slow service (even though the place is usually empty). I like the casual atmosephere, but Red Lobster is much better (and that's not great) for the same money.

Visited July 2012
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Thank FJVLS
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Norfolk, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Little Portions of Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

Lots of $$$ for a small portion of food. Ive been here 4 times and must honestly say I prefer red lobster or surf rider to Joe's Crab Shack.

Visited May 2012
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Thank Mr-MrsJohnson2011
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