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Joe's Crab Shack

25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
+1 859-581-6333
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good24%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
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“queen crab” (4 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
“snow crab” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As you walk in the steps at the entrance are completely falling apart. My husband and I went with our 2YO son, we ask for a booth and a high chair, but was seated in a booth on a raised platform and never brought a...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you walk in the restaurant, half of the front stairs are basically condemned. They have boards pulled up with nails exposed, and to solve the problem they have put caution tape around it. I would recommend they put the tape around the entire restaurant...More

Thank BMCarney
Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually don't eat at chain restaurants because we like supporting locally owned places, but we made an exception because we had spent 9 hours in the sun and just wanted to roll off the shuttle and eat. Let's list everything that went wrong. My...More

Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure why, but after being disappointed during our previous 2-3 trips to JCS, my family and I decided to give them another shot. Big mistake. Our server was horrible, service was very slow (even though we arrived at noon on a Sunday and...More

Thank rodward1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh seafood is almost 700 miles away...great for desserts and drinks though. Really nice drinks with nice view of Cincinnati.

Thank Ozzy1036
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual atmosphere with really good food. The clams were huge and cooked perfectly. The fish also was delicious and cooked to perfection. We enjoyed the barges that were navigating the bend of the river. Staff was friendly and on point. I would recommend this restaurant...More

Thank Laverne T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I noticed Joe's when pulling into a nearby hotel for a night's stay. The service was great and the seafood was fantastic! I highly recommend Joe's!

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible service and sub par seafood. The only positives are the patio on the river and sweeping views of the Cincinnati skyline.

Thank infinitiboys
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Pros Proximity Friendly Staff The Music Cons The Food I placed an order for a burger with cheese, and asked for it to be cooked medium. The burger seemed well-done AND salty. I asked if fries were heavily seasoned. I was told "No". The fries...More

Thank aTheDoc
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for an early supper before going across to US Bank Arena. The food was okay. It wasn't to standard of the price. The waiter was great.

Thank Dixon47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, 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: 25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-6333
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