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Joe's Crab Shack

) #28 of 337 Restaurants in Fairfax $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
+1 703-968-2601
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab legs” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place is a little inconvenient to get to as there isn't an entrance from the main road, but worth the winding around. Good food, good drinks, interesting appetizers. I've only been there during the week and the place was only a quarter full, but...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I went to Joe's on a Sunday evening because it was very close to the Residence Inn where we were staying. When we walked in, we were greeted by the sound of a screaming kid. It's a family restaurant and a kid...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Best meal I had will visiting the DC area. Service was also the best. Waitress was super friendly, kept my glass and belly full. Awesome experience! Highly recommend!!

Thank 1983jan3
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Server Sharon was nice, and attentive. Food was good and hot. Have been to two different Joes, this one is the better of the two.

Thank George L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My family decided to go here the day before Easter. The server, I think her name was Dena was really good. The crab balls appetitizer was full of mayo. My meal I got the crab cakes, really disappointing. My husband got the fish and chips,...More

Thank Gamma I
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was Very Impressed From The Time I Walked In! Food Was Hot And Fresh. Will Definitely Be Returning Soon!

Thank Brandon B
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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