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Joe's Crab Shack

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805 Citadel Dr E, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5304
+1 719-380-7620
11:00 - 00:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rolled in with 15 people and instead of the staff running out the backdoor we were greeted and seated together with a warm welcoming. I wish I could remember our waiters name because he was fabulous. We were there Thursday the 26th at about1:45 and he was a young black male. (Great Waiter). The manager was a great Lady... More 

Thank ratherbegolfing18
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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473 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is the only restaurant chain I can tolerate. And I do more than tolerate - I love the service and the food. There's always a good special and this is a solid spot for work or chill. However - I do have one request to make and one thing I need to make fellow foodies aware of: I need... More 

Thank Rhonda B
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Only thing worse than the service was the food. Smelly and so old or overlooked you couldn't even use the cracking tools.

Thank Terry A
Abilene, Texas
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

While on vacation the hubby and I came here because we love Joes!! And it did not disappoint. Was just as amazing as it always is. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean. Food came quickly. The calamari was delicious as well as the Ragin Cajun steam pot. Our waitress Alliance was very attentive and made sure we... More 

Thank IrishAngel9981
Fountain, Colorado
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Just came back after 5 years, same great atmosphere and staff. The food is not so much. Friends warned us and we went anyway. Even the assistant manager turned our food back before we saw it.

Thank ron b
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible service...so-so food....gave up after having to send steak back twice....other dish was not served with the sides it was supposed to come with...and that was after waiting 10 minutes for it after all the other food was delivered. Server just gave up and never came back to check on us or refresh drinks. Manager was nice, but needs to... More 

Thank Jennifer K
Westcliffe, Colorado
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173 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

1st time visit. I really enjoyed my meal. Joyful greeting upon entry. Good friendly service. I'll be back.

Thank maninthewoods
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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473 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Seriously. When Joe's Crab Shack left my hometown (Canton, specifically N. Canton, OH) I was devastated. This is only one reason I considered moving. Luckily fo rm e, I found a Joe's in Indianapolis, IN and now one in Colorado Springs, CO - thank goodness. The menu changes are for the best and I can HIGHLY recommend the red fish/lobster... More 

Thank Rhonda B
Overland Park, Kansas
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

When I picked up my 17 yo granddaughter for our trip to CS, almost the first thing she said was "Grandma, they have a Joe's Crab Shack there, can we eat there?" Well, of course we ate there. Both the girls had the Crab Legs and they loved them. I had their Fish & Chips. We all had plenty to... More 

Thank kc-opk
Monument, Colorado
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229 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My kind of place, can't get enough crab, I love it when they bring it to the table, steaming hot, with potatoes, corn, and carb, can't wait to go back, I love it!! kids, folks, ma/pa, anyone!! great birthday place for kids! love it! swing by, and see just what I mean, bye, for now!! p

Thank Paula U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Citadel Dr E, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5304
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-380-7620

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?