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Joe's Crab Shack

155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
+1 910-868-8422
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both had the crab cake dinner. Excellent crab cakes; no filler; cooked perfectly; delicious sides; good drinks.

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It's been a year since my last visit. Sadly, this place continues to disappoint. Today, we had to add Old Bay seasoning to the Old Bay peel & eat shrimp because it came without any Old Bay. The place was understandably and rightly empty. We...More

Thank carasel1908
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Food and service were great, will return. Prices are a bit high, but seafood is not cheap. I love crab legs, and they were done perfectly

Thank Tammy E
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Meghan was our server and she was awesome! She was very knowledgeable about all the food and drinks. She had very good suggestions which we took and were happily satisfied with the drinks! The appetizer platter was amazing too. We didn't see anything outside of...More

Thank bethanyrenea
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best seafood I've had in a long time. A little pricey but well worth the expense. The staff are terrific. Love this place. Will definitely visit my next trip to Fayetteville.

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the Fayetteville NC location this past Father's Day and everything was great! The waitress was excellent. She suggested menu items that we could try and we were very pleased. The food was amazing! We traveled over two hours just to visit this...More

Thank Nikki T
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We recently ate at this restaurant to give a fair shake to the franchise as we had a bad experience at another Joes in a different city. Glad we did, this one was WAYYYY better... the service was good, the food was piping hot and...More

Thank ZosoA
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Ten of us devoured an enormous amount of crab legs, and loved every moment of the delicious sweet meat. Despite the splatter and hard work, each bite was incredible. Great time. My husband ordered a steak and it was very good too.

Thank Erin E
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The customer service is awesome however, the food, cleanliness and the crab pots are not the best. My crab pot leaked off of the table onto my leg. The queen crab legs were overdone. Instead of coming out in one large piece I had to...More

Thank konachk
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Unfortunately we used to love taking the kids here for dinner, but the last time we were there.... we sat outside on the picnic tables and they were DISGUSTINGLY FILTHY!! The whole place needs to be remodeled, cleaned up and restaffed. Absolutely over priced for...More

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Sara L
22 December 2015|
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Response from BoricuaLove25 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have too. But they do take reservations for Christmas. Here is the number (910) 868-8423.
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-868-8422
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