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Joe's Crab Shack

12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
+1 703-968-2601
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“steam pot” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for dinner at 6 pm. Hostess could care less that I walked in she had to put her phone down to seat me and wasn’t happy. Bartender Francis came over and took my drink and dinner order...great guy. I was one on maybe...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I had not been to one of these restaurants in years. I ordered the Mahi-Mahi tacos, and even though it tasted good, it wasn't as great as I thought it should have been. Still, a great place to go, the staff were extremely friendly, and...More

Thank Dananviv
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal @ Joe’s Crab Shack, the service was fast and the quality of the food was excellent. If you like crabs you must visit Joe’s, also served many other fish dinner.

Thank CesarSarz
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Evidently it’s more of a frozen seafood place. The only menu item that had crab were the cakes. Supposedly the lobster and crab salad had crab but I suspect it was regurgitated. The two small pieces of lobster arrived semi frozen. The advertised lobster sauce...More

Thank hungrytraveler0
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered a 6 layer chocolate cake and was awed by the flavor, moisture, and presentation. UNTIL I REALIZED THE DING DANG THING ONLY HAD 4 LAYERS!! Was very disappointed in 5 & 6 being MIA. Truly ruined a wonderful meal. #MakeTheCake6LayersAgain

Thank Riley T
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

been awhile since I've been to a Joes. stopped in in vacation. not busy at all at 830 on a Friday night. after the rush?? the service in the bar area was great. couldn't ask for more. the food was good...ok. nothing really special about...More

Thank Chris_From_Mich
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Never disappointed about the food nor the service at Joe’s we try and visit there at least twice to three times a year because of the drive.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The wasn't too bad and selection is pretty varied. The restaurant is huge and can handle a lot of people. The service wasn't bad, just not great. You would think that for a Saturday night they would've prepared for larger number of people so that...More

Thank FLSTC08
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I've been here before several years ago. And when we went today let me tell you it has improved, the food was amazing especially the crab nachos the best I could eat daily honestly and the TKO drink from the bar again great loved all...More

Thank Mrs M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Three of us had lunch at this Joe's Crab Shack on Saturday March 31. Service by Dee Dee was great as was the food quality and and size of servings. Will need a take home box for several lunch orders.

Thank DrJDM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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 - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-968-2601
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