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Joe's Crab Shack

25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
+1 859-581-6333
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
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“side salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was good. Waterfront views were very nice. Snowy while we were there but the outdoor patio is huge and looks like it would be awesome in warm weather!!

Thank Chris Cherise W
Reviewed 18 January 2018

It is a typical Joe's Crab Shack (which I happen to enjoy) with a good view of the Ohio River and Cincinnati. I am quite surprised at the unprofessional demeanor shown by the staff, but maybe that is intentional?? Seeing your server dancing to the...More

Thank Joshua O
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a good experience here and the staff was very friendly but sadly you can see that they are losing popularity to neighboring eateries.

Thank Blaine B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Awesome place to eat sea food with a great river view of the river and parts of cincy. Love the fish and chips and hush puppies. But the share meal buckets are awesome as well.

Thank rickcovey50
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our meals were pretty good. At tad on the pricey side in my opinion but not outrageous. The service is typically pretty good, again not top notch but not what I would call bad. We enjoyed our trip, just not a destination for us.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you are far from home and craving "Crab" Joe's is the place to go. While their steampots are great you can eat on a budget as they sell crab by the clusters.

Thank Shirley L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

After a day at the Cincinnati Zoo we decided on Joe’s Crab Shack for dinner. The most recent reviews on here had me worried but thought we would try it. Glad we did. Our server was Kevin and he did a fabulous job. Order taken...More

Thank BR M
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

By far the worst food and service I have in a long time. Sat for 10 minutes before anyone even come over to ask about drinks. All the waiters and waitresses had been walking by looking at us the whole time of course. After finally...More

Thank Tabsy2013
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

As son as we sat down, we had a feeling this might not jave been the best choice. The floors were messy, tables were not bussed and several of the staff were rushing around. We got drinks from the bar while we waited for a...More

Thank Mom2DeetnJae
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went to JCS during a stop for a girls day out. Upon entree front door the overwhelming sticky smell hits you in the face. We sat and first ordered drinks, the waitress took our drink orders very sporadically and they finally arrived. First we...More

Thank Bwagmom
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-6333
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