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Joe's Crab Shack

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11965 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-5287
+1 913-393-2929
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
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Topeka, KS
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We're in for a later dinner around 9pm while in Olathe for soccer. Staff was great and parents loved the cocktails, kids loved the playground area. Food was perfect like always. One of our favorites in Olathe.

Thank TopekaMike
Jacksonville, Florida
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185 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Walked from our hotel for dinner at Joe's. The food as usual is just ok. My crab pasta was very salty but did seem to have a good bit of crab in it. The mussles were tasty. My husband got a lobster boil. More potatoes and corn than seafood. Had a mason jar margarita that was pretty good.

Thank Cowgirlkc
Kansas City, Missouri
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335 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Casual dining at its best - rustic ambiance, good seafood, great service. Certainly worth a visit. We definitely will go back.

Thank williame975
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We don't eat @ Joe's Crabshack for the decor or amenities that other places might have. Want good Crab legs and that's what we got. Steamed shrimp to start and dungeness crab pot. Service was good and friendly to boot. Hour plus drive but worth it for us.

Thank mx50
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95 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Good location and clean interior. Cold to the point we asked to be moved. Then it was better but still to cold to be comfortable. Clam Chowder tasted like out of the commercial box Turkey Stuffing made into Soup. Could you eat it? Sure if you love Turkey Stuffing and always thought making it into a soup would be cool.... More 

Thank dewthedew
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

They have unadvertised specials that are very good. Lunch time is more quiet time. Friendly service and we liked our food. We would go back.

Thank MushAtch
Cadillac, Michigan
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123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our first visit to a Joe's Crab Shack on a Sunday evening resulted in one disappointment after another. We were visiting Olathe on business. We were told that JCS was a good place to eat dinner. Our experience was NOT GOOD! The customer service was very poor. The young server placed a bib around my neck without alerting me as... More 

Thank Travelqueen1968
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Let's cut to the chase. It was real bad. It literally took more than 10mins to get one drink. It took another 30mins just to get dinner and then 10mins after that to get the apps that we ordered that actually came after our dinner? The food was subprime, in fact it was so bad I would go as far... More 

Thank Sean-Michael S
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the variety on the menu, who knew you could offer so many different steamer pans of crab, potatoes shrimp sausage Lobster and corn on the cobs etc etc the only thing that spoiled the experience was it seems like we were seated near the side patio door which was the chosen area for employee smoke breaks as it... More 

Thank Pete V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went on a Sunday afternoon group of 7. We were all extremely happy with our choices. Our server Hilary was outstanding and accommodating as was the rest of the staff. She was also the bartender but service never lacked! If you are lucky enough Hilary will be you server. Being from Florida and spending many years in New Orleans I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11965 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-5287
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: +1 913-393-2929

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