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Joe's Crab Shack

) #683 of 3,126 Restaurants in Austin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
600 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1326
+1 512-441-1010
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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600 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1326
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Reviews (91)
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

We have been coming here since the early 80s when this place was a Landry's. Great location right on the river with awesome views and wonderful food. We ate a late lunch on a Monday and the crowd was minimal which was nice. The Mahi...More

Thank eagleye33
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Joe's Crab Shack in Austin is one of the best. I've eaten at Joe's Crab Shack in various cities and states and they are not the same. I don't know why, but the food tastes better at this particular Joe's Crab Shack. Though the...More

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I think Joes crab is in a great location and beautiful place but it's not well maintained. The place was very very dirty. The floor filled with food, napking and cups. The service not good. I had to ask several times for stuff and the...More

Thank Iggyxii
Reviewed 31 March 2017

When I travel to the west coast Joe's is a must stop. It is not the best seafood I have ever had, but it is the best for the price. I was pleasantly pleased to find out there was one in Austin about 15 minutes...More

Thank NamedePlumes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Started out with drinks- margaritas (in mason jar) seemed to be more like lemonade and tasted watered down. When I asked, waiter said that they make a bunch at a time and they sometimes sit a while waiting for someone to order. Not what I...More

Thank CanukinParadise
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go here every month or do. The lobster and crab entre choices are numerous. There is also a lot of food in the "pots." The service is good. A good place for family and friends. And always good food to boot.

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Ran into this place walking by, a super cute front design of the building drew us in. We ended up staying quite awhile drinking and enjoying the view of the skyline and people watching the bikers hikers, kayakers and paddle boarders crusing by on the...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 January 2017

After the view, all else is just fair. When comparing Joe's Crab Shack to a Red Lobster or Pappadeaux, it makes you feel sorry for Joe's. The food is moderately priced and the service is OK, but the food is really in need of an...More

Thank MrPig
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I rarely ever give a 1, but this place absolutely earned a 1. The food was the worst seafood I have ever purchased cooked fresh at a restaurant! In one meal, I had over cooked, under cooked, and unbelievably bland. Not sure if this is...More

Thank Lonnell D
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to take advantage of the nice weather and ate outside on the patio. The view was awesome! We didn't have to wait long for our food after we got our table. Service was great and food yummy.

Thank pacmanfan2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-441-1010
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