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Joe's Crab Shack

212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
+1 210-271-9981
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to visit Joe's Crab shack whilst we were in San Antonio. Food was reasonable, service good but the atmosphere was so so. I felt that the food ad atmosphere wasn't as good as the Phoenix one.

Thank savuka1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here each year we come down for the Ford Christmas Parade. This is our fourth year and worst one by far. The parade package was three courses. My classic steam pot was good and I had no complaints with it. I had a...More

1  Thank Whatwegoingtodotoday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I read other reviews online I kept seeing bad service but delicious food. So I thought well I could put up with bad service if the food is good. Service was not bad at all! Our waitress was very nice, funny and accommodating when...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I forgot the name of the dish but when it arrived the fries were a bt cold, the shrimp was salty, service was ok since they rapidly swap it for another dish, the place is a bit crowded but ok.

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Many nice restaurants on the River Walk with great seating. Joes Crab Shack is not one of them. But, if you want some great sea food then this is a good place to go. Wait staff was always up at the front talking, never did...More

Thank JimK761
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Good seafood at good prices. We enjoyed the classic sampler. It had calamari, heated crab dip, crab & cream cheese balls with jalapeno. All were very tasty. We then shared the shrimp skewer meal. The skewers each had 6 shrimp served on a bed of...More

Thank CathyDArizona
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our lodging was just above here, and after driving all day, it seemed the most convenient. They were busy, so we took a seat at the bar. Hubby ordered a large draft, but what he got was not a 22 oz glass, even though that...More

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I dont mind visiting chains when i am away. It makes the decision making where to go alot easier. This was the case when we chose Joe's. I tried the stuffed shrimp wrapped in bacon. It was not my favourite. I think the baccon shrimp...More

Thank glenncorbett
Reviewed 30 August 2017

4 of us hit the bar on our tour of the river walk. Great atmosphere, with cold drinks and a great bartender.

Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter LOVES crab legs so we get roped into going here every chance she gets. We loved our server. He was attentive and friendly and made us laugh with the cute sayings/labels he wrote on our bibs. We ordered the crab dip appetizer and...More

Thank Leigha R
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Shawnika R
15 July 2016|
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Response from Wonder80 | Reviewed this property |
The food was good and comparatively inexpensive for Riverwalk. They didn't clean the tables around us but otherwise nothing to comment about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, 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 - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-9981
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