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Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

2000 Harborside Drive on Pier 19, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
+1 409-370-0347
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
23 Mar 2017
“Too expensive”
17 Dec 2016
“A delightful lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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2000 Harborside Drive on Pier 19, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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21 - 30 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2016

We went here because we'd heard a lot about it. We were told at the beginning (in all fairness) that several staff members had walked out that morning and that they were short staffed. It wasn't that crowded so we decided to just go with...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Went in on a Monday, so not overly busy. The crab dip was good, but the chips that went with it were very greasy. My husband order the fresh shrimp (unpeeled) and he said they were excellent. I should have ordered something that didn't involve...More

Thank TrishPannell
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. We had the breaded shrimp with coleslaw, fries and hush puppies. We had never heard if hush puppies before. They are like an English dumpling deep fried and were tasty. The location is fantastic overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and the...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Never again. I used to be a big fan of Joe's Crab Shack, but their signature $ 25 bucket meals have turned into appetizers. Eat next door at any of the seafood restaurants. This place has a rating lower than McDonalds for a good reason.

Thank SteveNorfolk
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We visited this and the one downtown while we were on Galveston Island. I had never visited the chain, but has always wanted to eat at this establishment. The one on the seawall was busy today. The clam chowder is very good. We shared the...More

Thank deichedj
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Service was some of the slowest I have ever seen. The wait staff disappeared for long intervals. Food was bad the kids meals where not edible. They gave something off the bill after we waited 20 minutes for the check but this doesn't make up...More

Thank mwmiller_us
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Decided to have a crawfish stew served with a bed of rice. Man was it really good. Also had a few cocktails before the meal! You really have to try their Sharkbite! Joe's Crabshack never disappoints!

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Some friends and I went here Thursday night around 8:30 PM. When we entered the restaurant we noticed that It was empty other then two people sitting at the bar talking to the bartender. There was no host or hostess at the front. We stood...More

Thank james s
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A large group went here and the food was great. I had the coconut shrimp - a large portion but I eat it all. Everyone in our group had a fantastic meal and the service was pretty good - a little slow, but there were...More

Thank lbellamy
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Took my daughter for a birthday dinner (mine),and had a great meal!!! It's right on the water,and we got to watch a beautiful sunset.The food was fantastic,and the waitstaff was awesome!!! The manager even introduced himself and asked how we were doing...that goes a LONG...More

Thank crow2001
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Restaurant Details

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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: 2000 Harborside Drive on Pier 19, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-370-0347
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