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Joe's Crab Shack

#510 of 9,658 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” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed somewhere for lunch on a visit to the Dubai Mall and this was fine. Crab pasta was O.K. if a little dry. We had sodas as, being Dubai, no beer was available. Service friendly and efficient.

Thank has2bperfect
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish the services was amazing, they all spoke very good English, extremely polite. Drinks came fast to the table which is a added bonus when willing in 36c🌅. What can I say about the food, I have never had a fight with...More

Thank C8362NRalfredos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to celebrate my birthday. Being where I live don’t sell crab legs and we were happy campers. Food was wonderful as well as our drinks. The staff is nice and sung happy birthday to me. Will be back to visit

Thank Shay M
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Well I have to say I’m shocked this time around. I’m not necessarily a massive seafood fan and certainly not a big shellfish fan whatsoever so just giving this place a try was a surprise in itself. The service. Although a little tacky it really...More

Thank paulespie
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 9 September 2018

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 28 August 2018

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
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
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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
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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