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Joe's Crab Shack

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
2757 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5762
+1 219-942-4554
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
11 Aug 2017
“I love to Eat at Joe's”
7 Jul 2017
“Our first visit and it won't we our last.”
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2757 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5762
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017

This being one of my favorite restaurants I enjoyed the food and the service I received. My waiter was very attentive, kept checking on me as I waited for my food. They were a bit slow but he made the wait pleasant.

Thank mspee2u
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Never have been to Joe's Crab Shack before, went with two of our friends that have been there a few times and love their Queen Crab buckets. Our waitress Lisa was great, she took care of us and made sure we had everything we needed....More

Thank Ronald S
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner and it wasn't good. I ordered the cajan shrimp pasta and it came witn tiny shrimp. You would think the shrimp would be bigger and more fresh being a seafood place but it looked just like the litte shrimp you...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is by far my favorite Joe's Crab Shack. The best people work here. They are fun, outgoing, professional and very helpful. The food is equally great. Hot and delicious every time. I have never had a bad experience here, ever!

Thank geminim0m
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The bucket of King crab legs was excellent, after the crab - stuffed mushroons, and then the two whole lobsters, with corn, clams, shrimp, and sausage...delish!! our waitress Lindsey was very attentive..

1  Thank Debra E
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Had southern stuffed shrimp on dirty rice. I have been to Joe's a number of times over the years but never tried this dish. All there is say is fantastic! They r bacon wrapped and there is about a dozen. Very filling entree. I was...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

With all of the hype about this place, I feel it was just a big disappointment. By serving seafood I realized it was going to be pricey, but for the portions and quality I believe it was a waste of time and money. I'd have...More

Thank jamesfrazier1985
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you like seafood especially crab. This is the place for you. They have all types of seafood. There was a basket of three different type of crabs and large salad,plus two drink was 6 degree hurricane, and dessert. excellent food and great service.

Thank Blanche510
Reviewed 10 February 2017

this used to be a very nice place to eat until a few years it went through some management changes. The place is very cold,(you better bring your coat) and the strong smell of bleach destroys your taste buds. some of the favorite dishes are...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

First and last time dining there. The food was poor quality and had no flavor. The dirty rice had too much sage in it, the steam boil had no seasoning on it. There is no salt, ketchup or pepper on the table. The service was...More

Thank worldtraveler1040
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2757 E 80th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410-5762
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-942-4554
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