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Joe's Crab Shack

#530 of 9,552 Restaurants in Dubai
€€ - €€€American, Seafood, Halal
| The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 330 8089
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (47 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“steampot” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to call in for some lunch here today. Very clean but very quiet, we were the only people there. Staff were friendly. We ordered a steampot with Crab and shrimp. Quality was good enough but lacked flavour from sauce, very watery, it was...More

Thank Britishtraveller2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was very friendly and helpful. I was given option of having him assist with cracking crabs for me which made it easier for me to eat and able to catch bus back to hotel. Lemon mint drink was refreshing

Thank Mónica M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! Terrible. I was very exited to find Joe's Crab Shack in Dubai. I talked my friends into going and told them how good it was when I ate there in the US. NOT the same. Expensive compared to other seafood restaurants in the area...More

Thank cabroderick62
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great concept of a restaurant with speciality in Crabs. I loved the "Queen Crab" as mentioned in the menu, it is super delicious and worth trying.

Thank azam s
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve had my lunch yesterday at the restaurant. Lovely foods and the view of dubai mall aquarium is simply amazing. Kareem was my server he is very helpful And he went with through somepersonal recommendations as well. Manager approached me to check the food quality,...More

Thank Chat_Laks
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was great, we ordered our food and the food arrived within 5 mins. We also got to take away the bibs and the pliers like instrument for taking out crab meat. I would highly...More

Thank madhunath30
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Loved the carb and the highlight was the pinacolada (servered in a pineapple). a must try for all. The restaurant has inside seating and outdoor facing the water.

Thank Lizbethology
Reviewed 2 August 2018

my wife and I went here for lunch when visiting the dubai mall! loved the place! the crab is delicious, the staff are alot of fun and super helpful! had to teach the wife how to open up the crab legs which was entertaining. there...More

Thank jonathanrkermath
Reviewed 22 July 2018

we had a lovely seafood lunch here, on our way out from Dubai headed to the Airport. It was my wifes bucket list to try tne newly opened Joe's Crab Shack whilst in Dubai. she had the king crab legs steampot and I had the...More

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Joe’s Crab Shack is strategically located where the Dubai Aquarium is, giving their customers a good view while enjoying great food. Our food handler Nick was very attentive and knowledgable about the menu. He gave us good recommendations and taught us the technique how to...More

Thank Mitz C
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city
and resides in the prestigious Downtown development.
Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in
Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure
area housing not only the world’s tallest building,
but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide
marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +971 4 330 8089
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