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Joe’s Crab Shack

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
255 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209-8336
+1 210-930-1736
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“steam pot” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
255 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209-8336
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like crab, great atmosphere and service then look no further it's all here in River Walk San Antonio We have king crab with potatoes, wash down with a good beer. Gotta try it!

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the river walk and had a great late night dinner. Service was outstanding and the food was great. Not much can be added to say but that we really enjoyed ourselves and left happy. Yes it's a little pricey but when your...More

Thank daveweand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay - I have been to quite a few Joe's and usually love them. They had all the typical menu items. I think they were having issues with their air conditioning since it was sweltering hot. Ordered the voodoo chicken for appetizer and it was...More

Thank missbobbib
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had such a good time here, being dressed with a bib & given clippers to eat crab and lobster. I am less adventurous so chose stuffed prawns & dirty rice which was again excellent. We had $2 drinks,lobster crab, the stuffed prawns & 2...More

Thank yorksSouthyorkshire
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great to see they finally got a Joe's in San Antonio! Got the big crab leg boil dinner and it was just awesome. Also got the crab cakes--you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. The margarita in the mason jar was the best!!

Thank HappyCampers85
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We went on a Friday evening and had the best service a person could ask for. The waiter was great and made sure we were happy. The crab pot was good, and the drinks actually had alcohol in them. Will differently return again.

Thank Slinginglead
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I have been to three Crabshacks in the last two months and each one was a let down. What's happened? In Boise, Idaho the food was mediocre, the size of the clams in the build yourself pot were minuscule, so no points there. The one...More

Thank Yolanda R
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We got a table on the 2nd floor patio during St. Patrick's Day and has an amazing experience eating the lobster boil with a side of mud bugs. The place was packed but we still got good service. The seating we got was a perfect...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had the peel and eat shrimp with was only average....and my wife had the fried fish with chips or maybe it was fries?......The fried fish was horrible and covered with thick breading and not much fish. My wife could hardly eat it so I...More

Thank darmar71
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Tried the crawfish boil first. The mudbugs were plain boiled then powdered with the seasoning afterwards. They were small. This is seafood season. No reason for them to be so small. The fish and shrimp was overlooked and small as well. And finally. We have...More

Thank RockyEquus
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209-8336
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-930-1736
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