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Joe's Crab Shack

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1520 Nolan Ryan Expy, Arlington, TX 76011-4925
+1 817-261-4696
11:00 - 00:00
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never paid $11.00 for a beer in my life let alone a domestic beer. Who charges 11 bucks for a Shiner in Texas, Joe's that's who. Ridiculous. It took away my whole experience just looking at the bill for 3 beers at $33.00!!

1 Thank rogerscott013
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My first visit to a Joe's Crab Shack. Great Food, great service, great location. We sat on the deck and enjoyed the weather.

Thank James M
Bowie, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our first time to visit this location. Patio was clean, service was good, food was accurate and good. Specialty mixed drinks were good and reasonably priced. We'd go back.

Thank ginar281
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Husband and I had dinner there for my birthday, lobster was way over cooked and rubbery. And apparently indigestible. Was sick for 3 days. Will never eat there again.

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Thank Linda W
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Least you would probably have better luck. We've dined at Joe's many times but back home, shout out Lubbock TX! We expected the same service but that was not what we got, we were quickly seated, but the menu was so different, food was over fried and once the food was on the table we were forgotten. I could understand... More 

Thank Gina G
Waterloo, Iowa
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266 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stopped on our way back from South Padre Island and are so glad we did! This place is nothing fancy but the food was amazing. The ceviche was perfect and the oysters in the half shell were the largest we have ever eaten! Our first waiter, Joe (not the owner), was not overly friendly but everyone else we had... More 

Thank BrenJ2012
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've given Joe's Crab Shack several tries and they have not passed any of those times. The service was slovenly as well as slow, the food barely passable and I don't believe I'll try the one in Arlington again.

Thank V5005WObarbarac
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday early evening and got a seat right away. Had poor service with sticky tables. Place looks in need of some up keep. Outside area looks terrible. Ordered a beer on tap and it was good then they said they ran out and switched to bottles. At least send a cold bottle. The food was good... More 

Midlothian, Texas
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

the service was really good the waitress was really paying attention, food was good and my kids like it a lot with the playground outside

Thank JLRendon
Cypress, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

3 of us arrived about 6:15 pm after walking over from our hotel, we were seated promptly and our drink orders were taken. The drinks arrived and both of the Iced teas that were served had terrible after-tastes (we decided it is just the water in that part of Texas). The appetizers of stuffed mushrooms and calamari were great -... More 

1 Thank kmarie103

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1520 Nolan Ryan Expy, Arlington, TX 76011-4925
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-261-4696

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