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Joe's Crab Shack

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635 Boardwalk Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71111-4385
+1 318-549-2332
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Gatesville, Texas
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was great. Prices good. Play area for kids. In outlet shopping center.the stuffed jalapeno shrimp was the best of my food. The fried fish was also delicious.

Thank evelynkennedy
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in a little after 12pm and was seated right away. Service was great and waitress was very attentive. My lobster and sides were pretty good. My sister did not care too much for crawfish, but the rest of her stuff was good. My kids enoyed the decor on inside. This was my first visit in almost 10 years, but... More 

Thank traveling_mom1113
Level Contributor
67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outdoor seating on this beautiful day is just what the doctor ordered! Relaxing while soaking up the sun was made even better with the spectacular service by MJ! She was absolutely a breath of fresh air herself and a delight. I highly recommend you stop in and request MJ and enjoy a drink and some good food!!

Thank Anthony I
Prescott, Arkansas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always have fun here....We go here alot with our teens and without them too! We always get the crab buckets or stream pots. The food is always great, service is great, and the drinks are fun! Sometimes there's a wait and it's usually always worth it!

Thank dbutler1413
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food was great, except for the dessert we didn't get. Our waitress, Sarah, didn't want to check on us for some reason. My husband got a salad but nothing to eat it with. We had to ask for them & another cracker (which we never got). We got our food then she ask if we want butter for dipping,... More 

Thank Ardie14
Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Everyone in our party loved it! We had a 40 minute wait on a Saturday at 5 pm for a party of 4. I suggest going 30 minutes prior to when you want to be seated and put your name in and then go shopping for a few minutes. Service was good and food was excellent!! Great for all ages

Thank Wendy J
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary with Stevie Nicks in concert in Bossier and sought out our favorite place to eat! Joe's! We get our dungeness crabs fix whenever we can find a location. Cajun for me and garlic for my hubby!

Thank Stephanie W
Dry Prong, Louisiana
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

These joints are always good but this one location in Bossier City just in case you are in the area, is worth stopping by. The evening was just eight, sat outside enjoying a cocktail watching the river and the skyline. At the Boardwalk, you can walk or shop and walk. Just in case you are looking for exotic shopping, The... More 

Thank Tapas S
Meridian, Texas
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We popped in for lunch on a Sunday. There was a wait to be seated, so we opted to dine at the bar. Our order was taken quickly, and our drinks arrived in a timely fashion. Our food, however, took a long time to appear. It was almost 50 minutes from the time we ordered. My wife just ordered a... More 

Thank TX-Travl R
Wellandport, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had been on the road, heading home from the south, and had a taste for seafood. Service was pretty good, and we opted for the basic steamer: mussels, clams and shrimp. When it arrived it was obvious that there wasn't any shrimp in it. The staff rectified the situation quickly, and the meal was very good, but kind of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 635 Boardwalk Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71111-4385
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Bossier City
  • Phone Number: +1 318-549-2332

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