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Joe's Crab Shack

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1974 Power Plant Pkwy, Hampton, VA 23666-3156
+1 757-262-1560
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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New Hampshire
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good. My drink could have had more alcohol in it, but otherwise a delicious drink.

Thank Eileen B
Yorktown, Virginia
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like Joe's crabshack always clean you can get a view of the water if you choose to sit outside . They offer several seafood selections very good can order a cold beer with your seafood can handle larger tables . Friendly place to eat!!!

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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Joe's location seats you fast and serves you even faster. They have bar seating, plenty of main lobby seating and outside bench seating with rooftop cover and a great view. The staff is knowledgeable of the menu items and the drinks. I would give 5 stars but I received an order that was a little cold. The place was... More 

Thank C. S
Williamsburg, Virginia
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

easy in and out fast service good food at a decent price lots of easy parking we have never had to make reservations always able to get seated with 5 minutes of walking in and most of the time got eat right away

Thank DTC8187
Matthews, North Carolina
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was my first time ever eating at a Joe's Crab Shack. Our waitress, Kayla, was excellent. If I had any questions she answered them with smile. The food was wonderful, served hot and fresh. I also got to try the Patio Punch...delicious!!! I was full after I left from there. Will definitely go back again.

Thank TashaB704
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was my second time dining at the Crab Shack, never disappointed. The food was GREAT, drinks was made with a kick. You will definitely get your $$ worth. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff.

Thank TonyaP70
Hampton, Virginia
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sat outside so the kids could enjoy the playground until the food was ready. Fun kids drink kept them amused for quite a while! Okay, I was amused, also!

Thank Maureen23669
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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404 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Ben and Mrs Too had spent a long and enjoyable morning at Virginia Living Museum, and were in the mood for a quiet, cool place where we could enjoy a slow and relaxing lunch. We had selected a place before we left home, but right at the moment, felt more like the closest suitable spot was what we really needed.... More 

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Yorktown, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Food was slow and place was empty. Place looked tired and staff wasn't interested in being there.Bathroom was clean which was good since the waitress hung out in there texting.

Thank Celia K
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I always try to visit a Joe's Crabshack. This particular one I was only doing a carry out but the staff seem to not pay me any attention so I walked out and came back in after a few minutes. The manager asked did I need help and directed me to the bar. I ordered steamed shrimp and lobster bisque.... More 

Thank TrinaSweet S

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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
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1974 Power Plant Pkwy, Hampton, VA 23666-3156
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-262-1560

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