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Joe's Crab Shack

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2805 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4947
+1 540-548-3844
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Virginia
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124 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife ordered the coconut shrimp which she said was average and I got the Mahi-Mahi which I thought the serving was a little small for the price,but tasted good, maybe because I got bigger pieces at the beach before! The server was average and it was not crowded. We had to get his attention to get refills for our... More 

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Manassas, VA
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479 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We meet up with an old friend when we go to Fredericksburg, and this is a great place for it. The food is delicious, the staff is friendly, and if we want to eat and talk for 2 hours, it is no big deal. They always have customers, but no wait and no rush to finish and leave. It is... More 

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Thank TravelerTP
Spout Spring, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

My husband loves their steampots. I was a little disappointed the menu had changed and some of my favorites weren't on there.

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Thank AnneG1964
Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went to eat at about 2:45 on a Sunday. Parking lot was empty which should have alerted us. We had a family member with us who uses a wheelchair and requires someone to feed her. My husband has bad arthritis and can't sit in restaurant chairs and requires a booth. We chose one far away from any other guests in... More 

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NJ
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband ordered a crab cake on ceasar salad and he said it was really good and better than he expected. I had fried shrimp that tasted like they were frozen shrimp that were put into the fryer---not really that good. I will not go back there.

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Thank SLE27
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Impressed that they were able to accommodate our very large party. Food was fresh. Staff pleasant. Will eat at a Joe's in the future.

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Thank Catlvrpa
Clayton, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were in the area of alot of restaurants but chose Joe's. They did not disappoint. We had the original crab pot and it was delicious. Portions were fairly large. I would stop here again when in the area.

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Thank daenc67
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I love going to Joe's crab Shack to celebrate birthdays or just family time even date night with my hubs. We always have a good time and the food is always delicious. Great place for families and date night.

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Thank Laurie S
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Food is Always good. Friendly staff. Great time Always. I highly recommend going here.

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Thank kittypickens61
Virginia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Joe's Crab Shack was a little disappointing. The lunch menu offered a good selection, but when our food arrives, it wasn't hot. My clam strips were leather tough. Maybe, we'll give them another chance to see if they improve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2805 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4947
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-548-3844

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