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Joe's Crab Shack

12831 Fair Lakes Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22033-3807
+1 703-968-2601
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • 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 26 June 2017

Went for the first time since moving to DC. Loved the one on the beach in Jacksonville FL but the food was better here and the atmosphere a little less sandy. Great service, love all the new "pots". Highly recommend it.

Thank R B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

THIS IS NOT CHUCK E CHEESES!!!!! The food was delicious and the service was good, but who's idea was it to put a children's play area inside of an actual restaurant? The screaming was out of control, and even after multiple complaints from many tables,...More

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have been to many Joe's Crab Shacks including several times to this location. Seems the busier the floor the faster the food and service.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place is a little inconvenient to get to as there isn't an entrance from the main road, but worth the winding around. Good food, good drinks, interesting appetizers. I've only been there during the week and the place was only a quarter full, but...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I went to Joe's on a Sunday evening because it was very close to the Residence Inn where we were staying. When we walked in, we were greeted by the sound of a screaming kid. It's a family restaurant and a kid...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Best meal I had will visiting the DC area. Service was also the best. Waitress was super friendly, kept my glass and belly full. Awesome experience! Highly recommend!!

Thank 1983jan3
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Server Sharon was nice, and attentive. Food was good and hot. Have been to two different Joes, this one is the better of the two.

Thank George L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My family decided to go here the day before Easter. The server, I think her name was Dena was really good. The crab balls appetitizer was full of mayo. My meal I got the crab cakes, really disappointing. My husband got the fish and chips,...More

Thank Gamma I
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was Very Impressed From The Time I Walked In! Food Was Hot And Fresh. Will Definitely Be Returning Soon!

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

$2 Tuesdays at Joe's can't be beat. There is no limit on the amount of $2 specials you order. Food serving size was excellent and the $2 drink specials are as potent as the regular drinks. Service was a little slower than expected and this...More

Thank Michael K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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