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Joe's Crab Shack

) #13 of 71 Restaurants in Lawrenceville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
3191 US Route One, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
+1 609-896-0360
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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3191 US Route One, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

The prices seem higher than usual but when you closely compare to other seafood restaurants they are in line. As for the food, seems to be the standard chain fair you find in so many places that you cannot tell what fish it actually is...More

Thank Sebastiano S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Food was very good and you get very large portions, their wine selections needs to be updated and better stocked. There is someone at the door who greets you as you enter the restaurant, the waitress was excellent. After we received our dinner a hostess...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Just finished a visit tothe princeton, noticed Joe's on the way up, my wife and I both commented on how long it's been since we ate at Joe's in texas. Well we stopped on the way back. We were very disappointed with the food, quality...More

1  Thank RonEspo
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Second visit. Tried their charbroiled oysters this time -- yum. Nice service by Vanessa. Reasonable prices.

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My 3 work colleagues and I always hit Joe's for dinner when we are in the area. Ribeye steak was done to a rare perfection. The peel and eat shrimp coated with Old Bay seasoning are always great. Service was good.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband, twin 12 year old sons and myself went for lunch. It was an expensive lunch. With tip it was about $80.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The food is pretty delicious for being shipped in! I have yet to have any issues with it. The environment is why people come though! It's a great culture that is perfect for all ages. Kids feel very engaged and teens don't mind it too...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a great atmosphere, fun music and ok to good service. The food is nothing special. Portions are good, price is moderate for seafood but it's quite tasteless. The seafood looks fresh but the cooking is poor. Overall we would not return.

Thank mama3awesomekids
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love the bisque. Love the music and dancing--and so does our 5 year old. choice is great. Drinks are great. Never disappointed.

Thank clo2013
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Joe’s Crab Shack does a fine job, just not for us. We prefer Red Lobster when it comes to overall seafood, and the Bonefish grill is top shelf for fish, and atmosphere. Everyone has different tastes and we never want to taste here again!

Thank Lyle G
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sunjoe075 | Reviewed this property |
I like Bonnie's answer. You should not have to worry about the reservation. And, the place is too casual to require reservation anyway. Sit by the bar if the place is too busy to seat you right away. Enjoy!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 3191 US Route One, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-896-0360
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