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Joe's Crab Shack

444 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2556
+1 361-904-0227
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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444 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2556
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I usually don't care for Joe's Crab Shack restaurants but this one is different. I have to say this is one of the best seafood restaurants in Corpus Christi. I have eaten here many times and every time I have the crab legs and I...More

Thank ricki804
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went here late on a Friday night after seeing a play, so it wasn't busy. It's a nice location right on the bay, overlooking the water and marina. They have both indoor and outdoor tables. Our waitress was fabulous, and food was yummy...More

Thank debi1998
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I wandered in Corpus Christi with my family, looking for a place where to have dinner. We chose Joe's Crab Shake and we were immediately greeted and helped by a very friendly staff member, Lee, an incredible view of the Bay, and a wonderful smell...More

Thank fabio_vanorio
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This place was walking distance from our hotel and we had a wonderful dinner here. We sat at a table inside of the restaurant 2nd level. We had drinking beer waiting for our food, and a waitress took some long time to bring our orders....More

Thank AmartuvshinP
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is dirty inside and out , terrible smell in the dining area. We left before we even ordered drinks.

Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Server was nice when she was around! We experienced having to go to bar to get our own beers, waiting till most of the food was gone until we received condiments. We also received our hush puppies that were left off at the same time...More

Thank MOONTX99
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit Corpus Christ we eat at this Joe’s Crab Shack, service and food has always been great! This was our first time visiting Corpus Christi on 4th of July. We requested a table outside because of the firework show that was going...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We always eat here in Corpus. We love the view and the food is fresh. We celebrated my Dad's birthday and it was really fun. He gets embarrassed easily so we asked them to take it easy. They tend to make a huge deal and...More

Thank pena5504
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I have mixed feelings about this place. 1- They Burger my daughter ordered was completely burned but our waiter kindly removed it from our ticket. 2- My husband ordered a alcoholic drink and they took 20-30 min to arrive. We think our...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Was ok but definitely not up to Joe's standards. Ordered two steam pots and the crab and lobster was on par. But the potatoes were practically raw and the corn was half cooked. The ordered the Keylime pie dessert and they forgot the whipped cream....More

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Reed H
25 September 2016|
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Response from dftexas | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I'm not a smoker so I didn't look for or pay attention to such an area.
Reed H
24 September 2016|
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Response from Kathy G | Reviewed this property |
All establishments are now smoke-free. There was a patio area, maybe they allow smoking out there? Not sure. Contact the restaurant to make sure if smoking areas are available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2556
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-904-0227
Joe's Crab Shack brings fresh seafood, authentic flavors and Southern coastal flair to locations all across America. Joe's menu features crab, fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp.
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