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Joe's Crab Shack

25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
+1 859-581-6333
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good27%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“snow crab” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome place to eat sea food with a great river view of the river and parts of cincy. Love the fish and chips and hush puppies. But the share meal buckets are awesome as well.

Thank rickcovey50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our meals were pretty good. At tad on the pricey side in my opinion but not outrageous. The service is typically pretty good, again not top notch but not what I would call bad. We enjoyed our trip, just not a destination for us.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you are far from home and craving "Crab" Joe's is the place to go. While their steampots are great you can eat on a budget as they sell crab by the clusters.

Thank Shirley L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

After a day at the Cincinnati Zoo we decided on Joe’s Crab Shack for dinner. The most recent reviews on here had me worried but thought we would try it. Glad we did. Our server was Kevin and he did a fabulous job. Order taken...More

Thank BR M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

By far the worst food and service I have in a long time. Sat for 10 minutes before anyone even come over to ask about drinks. All the waiters and waitresses had been walking by looking at us the whole time of course. After finally...More

Thank Tabsy2013
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

As son as we sat down, we had a feeling this might not jave been the best choice. The floors were messy, tables were not bussed and several of the staff were rushing around. We got drinks from the bar while we waited for a...More

Thank Mom2DeetnJae
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went to JCS during a stop for a girls day out. Upon entree front door the overwhelming sticky smell hits you in the face. We sat and first ordered drinks, the waitress took our drink orders very sporadically and they finally arrived. First we...More

Thank Bwagmom
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Good food...our waiter, Jake was nice. Just had to go there on our trip...no Joe's back home. If you love seafood..this is definitely the place to go.

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had just finished my first distillery tour and we were hungry. We arrived and had the most wonderful time and meal. Weather was perfect so we ate outside service was outstanding. Will return and recommend

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We stopped here for our daughter's birthday since she loves seafood. The steampots delicious. If you are ordering anything other than seafood, the food is not so great. The service was okay, it took a while to get our food. We were visiting during early...More

Thank Linda C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073-1036
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-6333
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