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Joe's Crab Shack

51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
+1 618-398-9993
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Celebrated Father's Day with seafood. Had crab cake sandwich, clam chowder, shrimp sampler, seafood sampler appetizer. Great food. Large portions. Excellent service. Open late.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we entered the restaurant we noticed that it said NO tipping restaurant. So I figure it would be at least $20 for a lunch entree, but I was wrong. The prices were reasonable, the service was great and he food was very good. We...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in late May for lunch. Wife had coconut shrimp and she loved them. Portion was large. I had the San Adams streampot and it was good also. A little pricey for steam pot meal but Service was excellent. Had a tropical drink with order...More

Thank Jose374
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood ever! Yummy menu for seafood lovers! Friendly staff, clean, fun and family friendly. Plenty of parking, outdoor eating and kids play area.

Thank Jenny J
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My club met there for lunch. The restaurant had some issues with electricity, which made our wait a little longer. The food was worth the wait. They accommodated us with free desserts. They were very gracious.

Thank Elcendia N
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Joe's was close to the hotel and our son wanted seafood. It was good, nothing spectacular. Run of the mill chain restaurant food.

Thank TDM81
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The service was good and the food is ok but this particular Joe's looked a little tired. I wouldn't eat at this one again and I'm not sure if I would eat at another Joe's. It may be that the franchise is just ordinary anymore....More

Thank jamiern
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went there to take advantage of a Wednesday special--all you can eat shrimp for $20.00. The amount of shrimp was not disappointing and offered a variety of different types of shrimp with refills given on any. Service was good.

Thank betteschmitt
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Shopping trip with the girls and chose to enjoy lunch at Joe's. Big mistake....Hadn't been for ages so it did take a little time to read menu and decide...Waitress came back and took order and seemed FOREVER to get our order...She came to the table...More

Thank Emma12Altamont_IL
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I would eat here again, but sometimes the crab is cold and there is hardly any meat in the legs. You can spend a small fortune on your dinner and still leave hungry if you have a hearty appetite because the crabs aren't filling and...More

Thank Jeanne_F547
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 618-398-9993
  • E-mail
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