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Joe's Crab Shack

5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
+1 847-662-4801
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“shark bites” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group was looking forwards to a good seafood meal, and while the food was good, it took a long time to get it! A 2.5 hour meal at a chain restaurant is ridiculous, and we kept asking our server to correct mistakes in our...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good was great but waiter was to slow , but would try again . Waiter did not seem happy about waiting tables and wanted to do something special for my son but he forgot.

Thank April R
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 4:45 on Sunday, May 14 and were told that the wait for a table for 3 would be 45-60 minutes. We decided to wait in the car, to avoid the huge crowd of people in the lobby. After 35 minutes, my spouse...More

2  Thank MKEPanther4
Reviewed 7 May 2017

FIRST - train your servers NOT to sit down with the guests! This doesn't "bond" for the brief engagement; in fact it rings as a shallow pandering. So, having sent my waitress packing, my family ordered drinks and perused the menu. We're not suckers for...More

Thank HarryBGurnee_IL
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I had artic steam bucket it was cooked and seasoned perfectly. They also have the best iced tea I ever had

Thank karenscheer
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Joe's Crabshack has good food and drinks! Just save some money because it can get expensive. They have great steam pots. And last but not least, their desserts are to die for. Especially the crabby apple crumble.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Hurricanes are awesome, one or two gets the job done. Crab was amazing, and service was awesome. Waiter was very pleasant.

Thank bj1211
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My sister in law planned a birthday party for my wife and a party of 24 friends of ours. The reviews that were posted were not good but I have to say they did a great job for us that day. I'm not a big...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 4 March 2017

They have it all and in the midwest, great food and fun staff keep evertyhing light and enjoyable. Great menu and fresh food the perfect combination.

Thank bgskyman
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Service was friendly but the food was just ok. Shrimp very over cooked in my dinner. One dinner was horribly late. I would not go back.

Thank Beanie333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-662-4801
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