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Joe's Crab Shack

212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
+1 210-271-9981
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were among 50 other people for a prepaid pre chosen entree dinner. I chose grilled shrimp. When it arrived at my table I noticed the shrimp were grilled but only warm to the taste. I was unhappy. The server, trying to be nice, asked...More

Thank 2adventurers2
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was great, and the staff very entertaining. We watched them do line dancing to a particular song, and sing along. Very friendly. Atmosphere was great, the food was excellent, and the service great also.

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please see my other review of the Joe's Crab Shack on base. Needless to say we were starving by then only to realize we had left our email at the other Joe's Crab Shack that refused to honor the promised free appetizer. Amazingly even the...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were not busy during our visit, but tried to pretend they were. We were taken to be seated at a table only to find it had not been cleaned yet. A young man nearly fell down trying to get it cleaned for us. We...More

Thank Wilbert Q
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We love Joe's Crab Shack in GA, but this one in Texas was disappointing. The seafood did not taste fresh or well seasoned. Very disappointing after spending over $200, and expecting the quality of food we are used to getting. The waiter was nice, Ingrid,...More

Thank DeeLovingLife
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The food was good for the price and the environment was festive. When we went there, some of the crew performed a dance number. You can have a good view if the river from the first or the second floor.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Went to visit Joe's Crab shack whilst we were in San Antonio. Food was reasonable, service good but the atmosphere was so so. I felt that the food ad atmosphere wasn't as good as the Phoenix one.

Thank savuka1958
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We eat here each year we come down for the Ford Christmas Parade. This is our fourth year and worst one by far. The parade package was three courses. My classic steam pot was good and I had no complaints with it. I had a...More

1  Thank Whatwegoingtodotoday
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

When I read other reviews online I kept seeing bad service but delicious food. So I thought well I could put up with bad service if the food is good. Service was not bad at all! Our waitress was very nice, funny and accommodating when...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I forgot the name of the dish but when it arrived the fries were a bt cold, the shrimp was salty, service was ok since they rapidly swap it for another dish, the place is a bit crowded but ok.

Thank Allan C
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21 December 2017|
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Response from Vanessa B | Reviewed this property |
Looks like they are open 11am to 12am. But hours May differ. So if they aren't busy they might close early.
Shawnika R
15 July 2016|
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Response from Wonder80 | Reviewed this property |
The food was good and comparatively inexpensive for Riverwalk. They didn't clean the tables around us but otherwise nothing to comment about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
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: 212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-9981
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