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Joe's Crab Shack

3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
+1 409-766-1515
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“steampot” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the typical chain Joe's Crab Shack. We both had the coconut shrimp. Their were 10 shrimp for each plus fries. The shrimp were large enough we were full and did not finish all of them. We thought the coconut shrimp were very tasty....More

Thank jamfau
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'd head about Joe's Crab Shack for awhile, so when we were in Galveston today and saw it, we thought it'd be a great place for lunch. I had the Ragin' Cajin, husband had gumbo and a salad. Our son and Daughter in law had...More

Thank Jodie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Joe's for a birthday dinner and a request for crabs. Four of us sat outside on the patio on the benches and ordered specialty drinks which were very good and fairly priced. We ordered crab dishes, and I ate a mussel, clam...More

Thank PhilD614
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant in 2015 and found the food and service was excellent. However, this trip we found the opposite. The server lacked knowledge of the menu, and was not helpful even with the manager assisting. The food was average and way overpriced...More

Thank RoyalsHawk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me & my son recently moved to Galveston in Aug 2017. We went their to eat lunch and it was THE best seafood I've ever had. We both had Crab Legs and fried shrimp with corn on the cob. Everything was delicious and I highly...More

Thank txponygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the 9th of September around 12pm. Bessie, our server was wonderful. She communicated with us about food and drink times, checked in on us and had a great attitude altogether. The piña coladas from the bar was delicious! So delicious that I...More

Thank Alandri M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We look forward to coming here every summer. The kids have fun at the play ground and we love the crab here. The food is always good and we enjoy it.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Joe's is always good for seafood. On Wed., they have all you can eat shrimp that is a good deal. The food was good, a casual place to not worry about getting messy.

Thank Maile C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at other Joe's Crab Shack and have loved it. We came to Galveston for a family trip and wanted to go here for the food. We got seated and got our water, the waiter talked very fast with a heavy accent. We...More

Thank Hazelgyrl
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Food wasn't the problem, but how they sat people was an issue. People were seated outside before inside seating which is understandable, but it was very confusing because people waiting for a table felt like they were being passed over at first. Then there were...More

Thank Sandra1515
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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: 3502 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8846
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-766-1515
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