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Joe's Crab Shack

3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
+1 409-766-1515
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten there a few times and never been disappointed with the food quality. The quantity is good and the price is fair.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joes has always had good food this is one place you can always count on. I love eating at Joe's I usually eat at the one in Galveston or in Kemah Boardalk.

Thank Ronny E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service we arrived about 30 min before closing and they treated us as if they just opened! The service was great and the food even better! My 4yr old loved his little nibbler shark drink!

Thank 448clarisan
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We have been here a few times & it's a little hit or miss service wise. Sometimes you get a great server who is totally attentive, and other times you wait forever to even get a menu. This time we had a better server. The...More

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Joe's Crab shack was a waste of money. We didn't mind the price but the food had no flavor. The highlight of the dinner was the server. Yes was very good and courteous.

Thank R A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Was very good. We got two of the Tuesday appetizers and the joes classic bucket and two of the mini desserts. The desserts were just ok.

Thank Atiral
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch when deciding where to stay. The food was average. The service was very good. We really wanted to sit outside but I wouldn't again if we were to visit again. The pigeons/birds take over the deck and some...More

Thank starflight08
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went here for my birthday lunch. It was after walking around the Strand so we wanted some place to sit and relax for a late lunch. There were maybe 10 customers in the whole restaurant. The Host started to take us to a table...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Seafood is all they sell and they are good at it. Had the sample platter, crab cake was tasty, clams were large and firm, fish wasn't all oily, cooked just right. Our friends had the crab legs and they loved them. Great spot, right on...More

Thank 4hoodz
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I wanted a nice salad for lunch and asked for a regular salad with shrimp added. What I received was a salad that was made to make the most profit for Joe's and 3 small shrimp. I could not believe it. The waitress was good...More

Thank Richard H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-1515
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