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Joe's Crab Shack

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3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
+1 409-766-1515
11:00 - 00:00
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Chicago Heights
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is always fun to visit with excellent food. Our server, Jose, did an excellent job for us. He answered all our questions, was friendly and efficient.

Thank brandon3912
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was early afternoon- 4:30 so it wasn't crowded in the least. Just a few tables were occupied in the whole place. After 20 minutes of sitting and staring at each other, we got up and left. The kicker was the fact that THREE young waitresses were involved in steady adolescent high school-ish conversations with three other young girls seated... More 

Thank 208110571256
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the all you can eat shrimp special and almost immediately the waitress and other servers disappeared hahaha when I finally found her she brought back a paper plate with 5 dry shrimp... Not worth the price. They have 10 waiters and 12 clients and god knows where they go after they take your order... No bueno...

Thank V201XPmarkc
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO we went to eat on 4/6/17. Our bill was over 120.00, and let me tell you that it wasn't worth it. Our waiter ( Donald) was MIA most of the time. He even forgot to put in part of our order. The snow crab was very mushy, and the crab dip was off tasting. EVERYONE got diarrhea within 20... More 

Thank cassy1980
Fargo, North Dakota
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can tell someplace is pretty good when there's a line and Joe's Crab Shack meets expectations. The waiting area has kids in mind when you see the kids crowded around a Jenga pile of wood and having a great time occupying their wait. The waiting staff is friendly; while we waited, we went to the restaurant bar and picked... More 

Thank avsafe
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to choose our own seating outside on the patio with a great view. Very casual and relaxed atmosphere. Our service was great overall and our server was very attentive. My husband and I decided to share the steampot that included shrimp , crab, potatoes and corn. It was very good. We were provided with all the necessary... More 

Thank sandragracie
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good crawfish, margarita n cold beers! We were able to pick where we wanted to seat out in the patio. Service was great!

Thank Laura G
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

music was too loud but I think the place was for the younger crowd.......I got the All You Can Eat Shrimp platter and it was good. Large portions so I never got more because my first serving was enough for me. I would go back again but get something a little lighter.

Thank skaduzy44
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great food, great service. Small playground outside for kids to play when antsy from the meal. Very fun!

Thank Laura D
Burkburnett, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went in Galveston for a wedding. We had party of 25 eating outside. WE got waited on pretty quick but waited over 45 for our food. Ok, I know I ordered a steak at a seafood place But my steak was non eatable, So grizzly and fat. Pretty much what i would expect from a gas station dinner. They... More 

Thank sschelter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-1515

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