We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
+1 847-662-4801
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good23%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (24 reviews)
“wait staff” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
All Details
Reviews (172)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great food. Fun for the family. Great service. We sat outside it was a little to cold inside with the air on. Other than that all was good.

Thank H4261QQbrendas
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Run down and the food was mediocre. The wait staff was poor and barely paid us any attention. Overall disappointed.

Thank bowyer512
Reviewed 6 August 2017

was disappointed with service, attitude and food quality. Restaurant wasn't crowded, but service was horrible. Food was okay. We asked for a to go box, and waited 10 minutes before asking another service to bring one to us. When I asked to speak to the...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Don't know what happened to this place. We used to eat there every time we went to Six Flags. Never again. This place is a dump!! Rude and clueless host. Bathrooms were complete disgusting. No paper towels. Food took forever to come out. When it...More

Thank L689IVa
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place was better than I expected! You must try the crab nachos! I also ordered the gumbo a little salty than I would have liked but good all the sam!

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

730 reservation.... slowest service ever. Other wait staff more attentive....had someone come in and joun us 30 minutes late, for food before the rest of us. Good food but... took way tooooo long.

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Okay if you are a seafood lover then this is not the place for you!!!! I mean the serving size was there small size!!! I was still hungry after dinner and 2 drinks. We Had to stop for McDonald after the 45 minute ride back...More

Thank LadyLikeTea W
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I have never had such bad tasting crab. Obviously your not going to get costal quality in Gurnee Mill but they sure advertise it is. I knew better than to hit a chain but it did sound good. The only thing positive was our server....More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first time eating at Joes Crab Shack. The restaurant smelled like a bait shop, which I understand it's a sea food restaurant. It was just a little overwhelming when you first walked in. The good was excellent. The table ordered shrimp skewers,...More

Thank Stetzomatic
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Our group was looking forwards to a good seafood meal, and while the food was good, it took a long time to get it! A 2.5 hour meal at a chain restaurant is ridiculous, and we kept asking our server to correct mistakes in our...More

Thank Mary A
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Gurnee
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Gurnee
532 reviews
.20 km away
Extended Stay America - Chicago - Gurnee
123 reviews
.27 km away
Hampton Inn Chicago/Gurnee
624 reviews
.30 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Gurnee
267 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub Gurnee
325 reviews
.26 km away
Mama K's Pizza and Grille
70 reviews
.21 km away
Royal Thai
78 reviews
.57 km away
Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Store
85 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gurnee Mills
355 reviews
1.22 km away
Six Flags Great America
2,484 reviews
1.23 km away
Jump America
64 reviews
1.16 km away
Gurnee Antique Market
26 reviews
.38 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Good for
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: 5626 Northridge Dr, Gurnee, IL 60031-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-662-4801
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing