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Joe's Crab Shack

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405 Allwood Rd, Clifton, NJ 07012-1704
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrating my Mommy B.Day.The food awesome and the staff even better Amy our waitress so nice and helpful. David the manager super nice made sure we was well taking care of.I forgot the drinks great and must have.

Thank Toya W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was craving for seafoods and my niece mentioned this place. First time and really had a great time. Great foods. Waiter was super friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Aida G
Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is quite the place for Crab. Their Crab is good, and so is the service. But it is expensive, they changed up the menu and no longer give the hush puppies with the Crab buckets, which I miss. The steamers are small but good, got 3 that didn't open, complained and they were replaced with a fresh... More 

Thank Lynb61
Clifton, New Jersey
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Hoe's Crab Shack on several occasions and overall it is a really good place to eat although I think it's a bit pricey. But definitely worth the trip.

Thank Gerry D
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, United States
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great bite here. Great balls of crab fire and lobster bisque. Outstanding. Great service and fun experience.

Thank Dave M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I used to love Joes. Truly. The crabs are awesome in all forms. I turned my friends onto the place and they like it here too. I guess my feeling is that in more recent visits the pleasure factor has been noticeably slipping. Not just with this JCS location, but others as well. I am a pretty reasonable person and... More 

Thank Bradford M
New Jersey
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and hopefully will be back a few more times. Prices are reasonable and the selection is diverse.

Thank ChasNewJersey
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This place has good food and service is good too,but unfortunately its located in a very crowded shopping center which makes parking a challenge.

Thank Orlando M
Wayne, New Jersey
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153 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I came here expecting to enjoy a nice broiled flounder dinner, one of the few fish I enjoy, but it was mostly crabs and shrimp on the menu- no flounder. So, I settled for broiled chicken with broccoli, carrots and rice ($13.49), along with a 12 oz bottle of Heineken ($4.59), since the smallest draft beer was 16 oz. There... More 

Thank Steven L
New Jersey
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times. I always know what I want before so go. Great selection at a decent price. I will return.

Thank ChasNewJersey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Allwood Rd, Clifton, NJ 07012-1704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: 973-777-5114

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