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Joe's Crab Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
226 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1160
+1 412-690-2404
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“steampot” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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226 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1160
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience eating crabs and we had a great fun. The waitress made us feel very comfortable. Very cool place with great variety of crabs and draught beers.

Thank Raymond T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Freezing day in Pittsburgh, but loved our lunch here. Hot peel and eat shrimp, hushpuppies! Mmmmm! Chris, our server, very nice. Will return!

Thank lisageorge11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great service and a nice veiw. Steamy hot crab legs and a ice cold beer. What's not to like??

Thank sammysosa21
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great chowder, Welcomed with a smile - TV station changed especially for us - so we could watch the Monday night game. Service good - what we assume was the Manageress - very accommodating.

Thank Snowyontour
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were visiting Station Square on a Tuesday and were pleasantly surprised Joe's Crab Shack had Tuesday specials. We enjoyed $2 Sangria and $2 appetizers. My coconut shrimp was very good. We enjoyed a table looking at the city and water.

Thank Sunsettravels5
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Arrived suppertime to mainly empty restaurant. Waited 20 minutes for server and then another 15 min. for our drinks. Appetizers came within a few minutes but then we waited another 40 minutes for our entrees. Server and then manager came over to apologize, saying the...More

Thank PBenjung
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must if your visiting this wonderful place, Joes Crab Shack never disappoints with food and cocktails - the square boasts a riverside location and has access to the busses and tram. There is a good undercover market to take a stroll around....More

Thank Natasha N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great experience! Great food! The waitress we had the first night, Tues July 25th (black hair & tattoos in case her boss is reading :) in Pitt was exceptional as a server and with our kids - they loved her! The food was so awesome...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The crab legs were very good. Everyone in the dinner party enjoyed their meal, the only disappointment was parking.

Thank craigtaunya
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Overall its decent. Nothing really to write home about. If you had to call it anything, its a poor attempt to recreate Margaretville. The food is good but not spectacular. If you get a steam pot let me be the one to give you some...More

Thank Medina M
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Art W
26 June 2015|
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Response from mpsseahawk | Reviewed this property |
Don't do it. Just don't even go. There is a nice restaurant just across the quad there with outdoor seating (opposite end of the fountain) that is just so much better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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 - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-690-2404
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