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Joe's Crab Shack

) #43 of 57 Restaurants in Kemah ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
601 2nd St Ste 5, Kemah, TX 77565-2829
+1 281-334-2881
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good26%
  • Average29%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
4 weeks ago
“It's Joe's...nothing more, nothing less ”
13 Oct 2016
“Excellent seafood all the way around”
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
601 2nd St Ste 5, Kemah, TX 77565-2829
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crabs are expensive, but I'm still always surprised by the bill considering it's such a basic meal. We always get steam pots which are about $30/each. My son ordered steamed peel and eat shrimp and they were just blah. Next time we'll ask them to...More

Thank Deanna J
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Thsi place is not cheap but they have some deals sometimes where you can afford to eat crab and good seafood here, the drinks are cold and the service sometimes could be slow but that does not stop you from enjoying the great food.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Very fun atmosphere. Good food I would defiantly recommend trying it at least once. Quality of food for the price is fair. Combine that with the atmosphere you get a good value there.

Thank Jimmie T
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Well my food was great!! its not Joe's Crab Shack any more !!! it okay we ate good. My waiter was wonderful. we will come back!

Thank 1980Ken1974
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Sorry. I stopped in here for dinner one night and it was their dollar special night. I ordered 3 dishes and perhaps I am just not into all fried food. But I was so sick that night. I won't be returning.

Thank Sue-Ann S
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Great place when it was there on the boardwalk. I guess bubba gump took its place. It had a great atomsphere I sure wish it was still there.

Thank Justin V
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Joe's is gone on Kemah Boardwalk, replaced by Bubba Gump Shrimp. I higher priced, less diverse menu but good food and service.

1  Thank Garyhender
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We love our crab & the Crab Shack knows how to serve it up hot & delicious. Yes it's messy but so worth it! And I am the Queen of Crab Picking!!!

Thank Diana D
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Sorry but this is not the way quality seafood is served. Hit your local grocer or seafood house and do it yourself at home for a much more pleasurable experience.

Thank BuckBeasley
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I felt un-satiated leaving this place. I saw more plate than food... :( The food I did see seemed dry and dehydrated. I didn't realize crab jerky existed...

Thank rAcErCoSmO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 2nd St Ste 5, Kemah, TX 77565-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-2881
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