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Joe's Crab Shack

212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
+1 210-271-9981
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us hit the bar on our tour of the river walk. Great atmosphere, with cold drinks and a great bartender.

Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter LOVES crab legs so we get roped into going here every chance she gets. We loved our server. He was attentive and friendly and made us laugh with the cute sayings/labels he wrote on our bibs. We ordered the crab dip appetizer and...More

Thank Leigha R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have been looking forward to visiting a Joe's for years but never had one near us in our travels. This restaurant is located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, so for those not familiar with the area, I want to let you know about...More

Thank Kandi D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted fried seafood so we decided to stop at Joes. If I went back and got only the regular fried shrimp and fries, I would be fine. I give that part of the meal a 4 star. We did not like the coconut shrimp...More

Thank Erin29
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food was good as you would expect from Joe's. Prices fair. This particular restaurant was small and the tables were close. The other thing we noticed was the constant 'fishy' smell. Not a smell of cooked fished but like being on a boat on...More

Thank Missouri_Guy70
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I decided to stop here for dinner on my first night in San Antonio because I was looking for crab, and I figured it would be the right stop. I got exactly what you'd expect from a chain crab joint: an adequate meal with adequate...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were taking the tour and saw Joe's and decided to give it a try. We were lucky that we went when we did because they were able to get us in before the rush. We ordered a couple of buckets of crab and did...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We took our parents to this place, their first taste of crab, they enjoyed every bit of it. The service was quick and the food excellent. For us this is our second time, the first was in Bossier City, and for both it was an...More

Thank Ally O
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Wife and I waited over 10 minutes for service. Food was very good. It would have been better if we had gotten what we ordered. We only got part of our meal.

1  Thank Russell A
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had dinner at Joe's Crab Shack on the Riverwalk. The atmosphere was great. The food (for the most part) and service were good. However, there may have been an issue with what was the only thing my husband and I ate the same (crab-stuffed...More

1  Thank travelinggrandma67
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Shawnika R
15 July 2016|
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Response from Wonder80 | Reviewed this property |
The food was good and comparatively inexpensive for Riverwalk. They didn't clean the tables around us but otherwise nothing to comment about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, View
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: 212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-9981
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