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Joe's Crab Shack - S Padre Island Dr

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5025 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4205
+1 361-980-0023
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We sat outdoors and my daughter played most of the evening on the playground. We enjoyed the happy hour. $3 drafts and margaritas and $5 appetizers. The rest of the food was average - nothing great and pretty pricey. The main dinner for my husband, daughter, and I (2 adult meals and 1 kid) was over $60 which seemed high... More 

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Thank Travelbecca
Golden, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Apparently comma the menus of all locations across the u.s. have just been changed. They have drastically reduced the number and variety of choices

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Thank Robert W
Corpus Christi, Texas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Ordered the " sea side platter " paid about $17 plus , I got 4 shrimps , 2 scallops and 1 piece of fish half the size of my palm with fries , that's robbery in my opinion . My husband ordered the "east coast platter " which is $2 more and also so disappointed ! It's a big platter... More 

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Thank Traveller17956
Johnson City, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Nice wait staff. Slow w cocktails. Lobster tender and succulent. Nachos were terrible. Calamari was overcooked-fried rubber bands.

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Thank honestreply
Corpus Christi, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Well, we were seated promptly and our waiter came over and took our drink order. He only had one 2 other tables besides ours (which was 2 people). He came back got us our drinks and I ordered a dozen oysters as an appetizer. While he is taking another tables order, another waitress drops off our oysters and I ask... More 

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Thank VacationJunkie18
Palm Beach, Florida
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326 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I was looking forward to some good seafood, but this was not the place for it. The seafood appeared to have been frozen, my shrimp were small and dry, the broccoli overcooked. The prices are too high for the quality of food they serve, but they do pour a very generous glass of wine.

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Thank Ms_R33480
San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

What felt like a long wait on a busy Saturday night (holiday weekend) actually wasn't bad (about 25 minutes) after all. As it turned out the wait was worth it as the food was very good. Seafood sampler, and fish & chips were our entrees. The only complaint was my wife's salad was a little skimpy on lettuce, but the... More 

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Thank JefffromSA
New Braunfels, Texas
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by the food quality of this chain restaurant. The service was great and we will try this chain again in our home area.

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Thank Cindi61
Billings, Montana
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We came here for a late dinner, I was not very hungry so we ordered one steam pot to share. The server brought us one, but charged us for two on our ticket. I don't know if it's because we were "sharing", but we did not get double the food. Nor were we informed on this double billing. Our waitress... More 

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Thank Lovetink23
Corpus Christi, Texas
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167 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Joe's isn't the world's best seafood but it does the job. I had the coconut shrimp and crab nachos while I was there, the staff is entertaining they like to dance which makes the atmosphere fun while your there. it's not too expensive which is a good drink and they have some pretty good drinks too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5025 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-980-0023

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