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Joe's Crab Shack

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
+1 703-968-2601
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here before several years ago. And when we went today let me tell you it has improved, the food was amazing especially the crab nachos the best I could eat daily honestly and the TKO drink from the bar again great loved all...More

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch at this Joe's Crab Shack on Saturday March 31. Service by Dee Dee was great as was the food quality and and size of servings. Will need a take home box for several lunch orders.

Thank DrJDM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is still one of my favorite places for crab. Dungeon crab with bbq is amazing. Also their crab dip appetizer is one of the best. You can also get the appetizer mix platter which gives you 4 kinds of great appetizers. Would definitely...More

Thank Amre M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I just tried salmon and it was so good!!!! I also tried the crab,lobster, and clams. The drinks are good too!! I recommend this place. I will go back with my family!

Thank kateenar2017
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife love this place even though I don’t eat seafood they have great food for land lovers lol

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Always quality seafood dinners with a nice atmosphere. Dependable staff and service with a smile. Nice location and a restaurant we can count on for good food.

Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Usually this restaurant is good for fried clams but the last time they were slightly mushy. They were fried crisp but the insides were not firm - maybe around a little too long. Would have sent them back but time was short and I had...More

Thank Norma V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

One of the best Joe's Crab Shacks we have visited. Delicious crab cakes. Wife had the seafood platter and it was delish. Also, had the best New England Clam chowder, this side of New England, hot and full of clams. Great wait staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Bald1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We return to this restaurant often because of Sharon. She knows exactly what we want to drink and what we like best to eat. Our food is brought quickly without being rushed and always tastes fresh. We have eaten on very quiet days and crowded...More

Thank guitartraveler60
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I had the crab dip and peel and eat both hot and well prepared. Alysha was my waitress, very attentive and a good suggestive seller. Also she carded me as the back of my credit requested. Very happy and full!

Thank sportscenter433
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-968-2601
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