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Joe's Crab Shack

) #15 of 81 Restaurants in Fairview Heights $$ - $$$, American, Bar, Seafood
51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
+1 618-398-9993
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My club met there for lunch. The restaurant had some issues with electricity, which made our wait a little longer. The food was worth the wait. They accommodated us with free desserts. They were very gracious.

Thank Elcendia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe's was close to the hotel and our son wanted seafood. It was good, nothing spectacular. Run of the mill chain restaurant food.

Thank TDM81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good and the food is ok but this particular Joe's looked a little tired. I wouldn't eat at this one again and I'm not sure if I would eat at another Joe's. It may be that the franchise is just ordinary anymore....More

Thank jamiern
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Went there to take advantage of a Wednesday special--all you can eat shrimp for $20.00. The amount of shrimp was not disappointing and offered a variety of different types of shrimp with refills given on any. Service was good.

Thank betteschmitt
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Shopping trip with the girls and chose to enjoy lunch at Joe's. Big mistake....Hadn't been for ages so it did take a little time to read menu and decide...Waitress came back and took order and seemed FOREVER to get our order...She came to the table...More

Thank Emma12Altamont_IL
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I would eat here again, but sometimes the crab is cold and there is hardly any meat in the legs. You can spend a small fortune on your dinner and still leave hungry if you have a hearty appetite because the crabs aren't filling and...More

Thank Jeanne_F547
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were staying locally while on a road trip. This restaurant was recommended by the desk clerk at our hotel so we were expecting it to be good. However we felt the food was overpriced, the portions fairly small and the quality was average at...More

Thank barbarawS9148BD
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for my fathers birthday. The service was wonderful. We had a great waiter named Wyatt who took care of our every need right away. The food was pretty good.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered fish and chips, I could not eat them, I kept of thinking that for less than half the price other fast-food seafood restaurants have better quality and even flavor. The service was very Good, courteous and attentive, and they have a little Performance...More

Thank Screencat
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our waitress was the best! I believe her name was Sieria! The food was awesome as always, I love Joe's Crab Shack and we travel a lot and we have been to this one twice now in our travels and we have not been disappointed!

Thank penny m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Ludwig Dr, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Fairview Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 618-398-9993
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