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Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

333 Waterside Dr Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
+1 757-625-0655
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
17 Sep 2015
“Lots of Food.”
29 Apr 2015
“Sorry it closed. Hope it comes back”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
333 Waterside Dr Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
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1 - 10 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2015

Large portions are the redeming part of otherwise pedestrian flavorings...Definitely go broiled versus fried for flavor. Servcie can be slow during busier times and the place can get a little rackus which is OK by me....environment is supposed to be fun at Joe's so expect...More

Thank jrtravers
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Although the menu options were limited, it was on the river and a short walk from our hotel. Food was average but consistently good. We wondered how this restaurant could survive when everything around it was closing. Apparently, the business didn't generate the revenue needed...More

Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Joe's Crab Shack is gone along with every other shop and restaurant in Waterside, except Hooter's. Waterside was very popular with tourists over 20 years ago, but time marches on. Waterside is going to be renovated by new management.

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 24 February 2015

In the heart of downtown and it is one of two businesses in what used to be a busy waterfront mall. Feels strange to walk though an empty mall to get to Joe's but it was worth the trip. Friendly staff, lively Friday night entertainment....More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We decided to dine at Joe's Crab Shack as we were traveling though Norfolk. When we arrived the restaurant was very cold. Our waiter let us know that the heater had been repaired at least a few times and it still wasn't working. There weren't...More

Thank Karenbee9
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Ate lunch here yesterday. Should have expected something when I saw there were hardly any diners. Restaurant was very cold (winter). Coke was flat. Had to specifically request a napkin. Salad was just some lettuce with processed cheese and a tiny portion of dressing. Ordered...More

1  Thank layovers
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I have never had a bad meal at any of the crab shacks locations. The atmosphere is great and service always spot on.

Thank JBMAG
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We ate here mainly because of the convenient location next door to our hotel. Although it's located in an abandoned mall (which I still have yet to figure out why this place is abandoned, given the location), the waterfront location is excellent and we and...More

1  Thank kitten4762
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I went and had a seat and waited for 10 minutes. Then I left. No crabs for me :( maybe next time. Oh well.

1  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We had trouble finding good food at a decent price in Norfolk. Luckily, we found Joe's right near our hotel. My husband had clam strips and fries. (He's not too adventurous.) I had the coconut shrimp, because I wasn't that hungry. His clas were very...More

1  Thank Snickers444
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Waterside Dr Ste 101, Norfolk, VA 23510-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-625-0655
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