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Joe's Crab Shack

12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
+1 703-968-2601
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just tried salmon and it was so good!!!! I also tried the crab,lobster, and clams. The drinks are good too!! I recommend this place. I will go back with my family!

Thank kateenar2017
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife love this place even though I don’t eat seafood they have great food for land lovers lol

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Always quality seafood dinners with a nice atmosphere. Dependable staff and service with a smile. Nice location and a restaurant we can count on for good food.

Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Usually this restaurant is good for fried clams but the last time they were slightly mushy. They were fried crisp but the insides were not firm - maybe around a little too long. Would have sent them back but time was short and I had...More

Thank Norma V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

One of the best Joe's Crab Shacks we have visited. Delicious crab cakes. Wife had the seafood platter and it was delish. Also, had the best New England Clam chowder, this side of New England, hot and full of clams. Great wait staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Bald1
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We return to this restaurant often because of Sharon. She knows exactly what we want to drink and what we like best to eat. Our food is brought quickly without being rushed and always tastes fresh. We have eaten on very quiet days and crowded...More

Thank guitartraveler60
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I had the crab dip and peel and eat both hot and well prepared. Alysha was my waitress, very attentive and a good suggestive seller. Also she carded me as the back of my credit requested. Very happy and full!

Thank sportscenter433
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Went for the first time since moving to DC. Loved the one on the beach in Jacksonville FL but the food was better here and the atmosphere a little less sandy. Great service, love all the new "pots". Highly recommend it.

Thank R B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

THIS IS NOT CHUCK E CHEESES!!!!! The food was delicious and the service was good, but who's idea was it to put a children's play area inside of an actual restaurant? The screaming was out of control, and even after multiple complaints from many tables,...More

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have been to many Joe's Crab Shacks including several times to this location. Seems the busier the floor the faster the food and service.

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-968-2601
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