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Joe's Crab Shack

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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201 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051-4091
+1 817-251-1515
11:00 - 00:00
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's been a while since we had been to Joe's Crab Shack. On our way to a movie we decided to have lunch. The service was very slow. We waited at least 25 minutes for our food. I don't blame the wait person, they were short handed. I had the unlimited soup and salad which should have been quick. My... More 

Thank AnnieBrownie
Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It is the same it has been for decades. Great place to get seafood in a party atmosphere, lots of long-neck beer, etc. It can get a little noisy. They have tried to compete with the American restaurants ALL around them by adding noise, TVs, and lots of fried food. The prices are still OK, which sets them apart from... More 

Thank NeverStopReaching
Tulsa OK
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126 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The waiters were very upbeat and friendly. Service was excellent and the food was all great! You can walk there from 3 hotels nearby.

Thank TLD95
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had late lunch on a Monday afternoon, only customers. Had a free appetizer coupon from motel. Restaurant happy to honor it. Good service, Had a Mahi Reuben. Very good.

Thank James H
Alberta, Canada
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118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fun little place. Super casual. GOOD drinks. Good seafood. Fun and friendly staff. We found the portions a bit small but the food was great.

Thank PattonFam
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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382 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I tried the fish (pollock) and chips. The breading was not the greatest but the fish was ok. I had to smother it in tarter sauce but it was good that way. I know it's not Joes "fish shack" so don't judge the place on this one dish.

Thank GRWLR51
New Bern, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Disclaimer: I am from the east coast and love sea food. To be fair, I will compare Joe's to Red Lobster, which equates into very good food. As for service, all around excellent job!!! Kudos to Ali and the manager, for top notch customer service. As for wait time on the food, those chef's rock.

Thank schwartzme92
Euless, Texas, United States
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120 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went there and was told to wait while table was ready. No big deal it happens everywhere. I sat down and was offered a tiki margarita that was a promotion. I said ok ...the margarita came back and was not good at all. i told the waiter was it taste like and he said ok but offer nothing in... More 

Thank Jaime C
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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308 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Visit this with a collegue. Neither of us are that familiar with crab so thought we'd give it a try. The server was great a explaining our options to us and how to tackle the queen crabs that we ordered. Messy but lots of fun. Great taste. Key lime pie for dessert was very good as well. Would definitely return.

Thank LastMango
Colleyville, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Three of us had various crab buckets and all enjoyed them. The crab cakes were not that good, lots of filler. Only meal that wasn't.

Thank cg8400

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
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: 201 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051-4091
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: +1 817-251-1515

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