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Joe's Crab Shack

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6491 Robinson Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4867
+1 412-494-5444
08:00 - 21:00
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Westchester County NY
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice service from Tina. Great value for business or family. Well-cooked shrimp. Soggy French fries, but who had room anyway? Tina was an exceptional server.

Thank bouncebackmom
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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248 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Joe's here isn't as good as the ones I know in SoCal, but the atmosphere and food are still very good. I definitely think it's one of the better seafood chains out there, so if you're thinking of going to a seafood chain, this is a good choice.

Thank KatKealy
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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164 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went her for dinner. The waitress was pleasant and provided goo service. The food was mediocre, having the East Side Platter. They have very few beers on TAP a large selection would be an improvement. The seat of the booth I was in was ripped. The décor fits the style of the restaurant is the same as all the... More 

Thank 697billm
Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My fiancee and I went just before closing, we would have not known. They were very patient with us and had a jovial mood. The drinks were strong and sweet, trhe food was succulent with a fresh seafood taste. We will be back.

Thank Anika718
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stopped for a bite to eat while shopping at Ikea. We had shrimp and crabcakes. All was delicious!!! Would definitely stop here again. Prices were average.

Thank lighthouselover1968
Franklin, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had good service, good meals as ordered and the playground was great for the kiddo. Not extremely loud with so many TV's as is typical now. My penne and shrimp was generous and the shrimp were not large but lots and lots of them. Another enjoyed the salmon and another the fish n chips. We were going to have... More 

Thank susan s
Columbus, Ohio
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100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I went with a large group for lunch mid-day. Despite the large group, we were seated promptly and the very on-top-of-it server. She was very good at keeping our orders straight. Outside of the restaurant, but visible on the inside, was a large play area for the kids who are waiting on their food. What a great idea. The kids... More 

Thank mlrmfw99
Butler, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Ordered a Crab Cake Caesar Salad, but with shrimp instead of the Crab Cake. OMG!!! Nothing but lettuce topped as high as possible on the plate with 5-small shrimp all for just $12.95. What a rip-off!!!!!! We told the manager this was very disappointing and they should be ashamed. The shrimp were cocktail size. We won't be back there again.... More 

Thank 4Jackson2c
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Had dinner after a day of shopping. The staff, venue and food was just delicious. Crab cakes to die for, so good we ordered an additional plate of 5 crab cakes to finish off our meal.

Thank Gail B
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great service but the food was terrible. We each had a crab pot and they were so oversalted. Cracking the crab stung my fingers and I looked like the Stay-Puff Marshmallow Man the next day. It is expensive - I don't mind the expense if the seafood is good. This wasn't. This restaurant is local to us but we will... More 

Thank robNrom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6491 Robinson Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4867
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-494-5444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?