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Joe's Crab Shack Gulf Fwy

) #2,418 of 7,176 Restaurants in Houston $$ - $$$ Seafood
12400 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77034-4508
+1 713-910-3232
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
17 Jan 2017
“Friendly and efficient service”
17 Jul 2016
“Joe's Crab”
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
12400 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77034-4508
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I went back to this location after having a bad time about 8 months ago. Had the best service ever from the moment we walked in. The hostess, the service, the manager. This is a whole new place with great expectations. I will go again...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent wait-service; good selection of food; reasonable value for money; Large area with subsequent noise issues - screaming children, loud drinkers; Over-fried food in some instances, which resulted in dry seafood; Good beverage selection; Overall very good options for family dining ... one will never...More

Thank dljackson2015
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The drinks are awesome. We typically sit at the bar and the service is great. Employees are nice and attentive. We have no problems with the food or the drinks. Two drinks and you are done. This is our definite "go to" place.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I try to be positive in most of my posts but in this one I have to make an exception. First of all the whole place needs remodeling or just plain demo. The serve as at best very slow and this was at lunch with...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Joe's Crab Shack are almost always consistent which is why we often eat there when traveling. Food was good. Service was great.

Thank BevandMike2013
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I It has been a while since we visited and we thought we'd give it another chance- bad mistake. We both ordered King Crab buckets with Cajun spice. The crab was terrible. The crab had very little meat on it and the...More

Thank Bill38360
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This is not my favorite restaurant, but just had the best snow crab. Three dollar Margaraitas (happy hour). We set in the bar area and our server was Christian, he was great. Stan H.

Thank Stan H
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We were trying to kill some time while waiting for a flight so we grabbed an Uber and headed to Joe's. Almost didn't try it because of the reviews. So yeah the place definitely needs a fair amount of maintenance and upgrades. The owners need...More

Thank dmjenkins
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I had a horrible experience at Joe’s Crab Shack restaurant located at 12400 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX. 1st) The waiter by the name of ‘Steven’ made a very derogatory comment about my wife being too pretty for me, which I found to be overly disrespectful,...More

Thank Joela1975
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of Joe's but thought we'd give it a shot. The server was good I will say that but that was the best part. Food was below average and a bit greasy. The men's room smelled very bad. Won't go back...

Thank Jonfo1969
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12400 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77034-4508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-910-3232
  • E-mail