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Joe's Crab Shack

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5802 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424-1127
+1 806-797-8600
11:00 - 00:00
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Marianna, Florida
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for two on a Saturday after a long day of travel. Crab cakes and boiled shrimp were excellent. Wait time for Saturday night was about 10 minutes even though the place was packed. Service was excellent. Plenty of parking.

Thank Karan D
Vancouver, Canada
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284 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Upon entering the restaurant we were struck by how noisy and busy the place was. Regardless, we were seated promptly and received fantastic service from our wait staff. We both had the shrimp sampler for our main course and shared crab stuffed mushrooms as an appie. The mushrooms did not have much taste at all but the shrimp sampler was... More 

Thank LetsGetGone
Texarkana, Texas
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped here for dinner with my daughter as we had been traveling 8 hours to visit at Texas Tech. All staff we encountered were super friendly. Our waitress was nice and quick with our food. We were in and out in less than 30 minutes! I've never had a bad experience at any Joe's and this one is no... More 

Thank Christy C
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113 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I have not been back to Joe's Crab Shack for about 2 years due to a really bad experience. But my friend wanted to have drinks before a movie. It was early, after 5pm, so there wasn't very many people. We sat close to the bar. We had Clamatos (beer, Lime, salt and tomato juice). I was pleasantly surprised since... More 

Thank Michelle P
Corpus Christi, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

its always a treat when we bring my daughter to lubbock its a tradition to go a week after christmas and we love it best food ever great friendly environment...

Thank RaelynnMatthews
Durango, Colorado
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Very small portions that taste bad. Every meal at our table drew the same complaint, way too salty. The food tasted like it had been kept under a food lamp. Drinks were also very weak and too expensive. Could not recommend to anyone.

Thank crxft
Odessa, Texas
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When traveling with our daughter or Grandson, we usually have to Eat at Joe's, so we have visited numerous locations, and this one is one of the best. Joe's food is usually pretty standard across all locations, but the difference is with the staff. Our server was friendly, attentive, and funny. She made our visit very fun.

Thank barrythill50
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Service was good, however I have eaten at oter locations of this chain where there appeared to be better VALUE in terms of atmosphere, food quality and price

Thank Bill V
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I went to this restaurant which was located just a short walk from our hotel. The food was very good and the service was good as well. the atmosphere is cheerful and very friendly, the staff was warm and welcoming.

Thank CADLAC54
Hurst, Texas, United States
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157 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I sat at the bar. The bar tenders were great. On the weekends they had some steam pot deals. That is what I had and it was very good. My crabs were cooked perfect. I will be coming back.

Thank Scott D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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: 5802 W Loop 289, Lubbock, TX 79424-1127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-797-8600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?