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Joe's Crab Shack

) #33 of 117 Restaurants in Amherst ££ - £££ American, , Seafood
4125 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226-1041
+1 716-836-4739
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (24 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4125 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226-1041
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the Wednesday All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp special. I really only wanted shrimp that wasn't fried but the special includes 2 types of fried shrimp, 1 chilled peel and eat serving and one serving of boiled peel and eat. The Chilled peel and eat were very good,...More

Thank Peg4157
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there tonight and was not busy at all. Ordered a steam bucket- wife loved it was great. Chicken pot boy- was the worst, zero flavour poy boy - tomatoes like they were on the reduced rack- and chicken was undercooked. The waitress never came...More

Thank Arubaman2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday night and were pleasantly surprised that there were many available parking spots. We order the same steam pot for 2 every time we go(creatures of habit) and it was good. The sausages were missing and even with alerting a...More

Thank Laurarobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great dinner spot that's casual and has some great seafood choices. I was in the area traveling for work and wanted to try a place I haven't eaten before. The restaurant is fun looking but wasn't busy on a weekday night. The staff was...More

Thank BeachGirl_CoffeeLuv
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My lobster tail was terribly mushy, and the claw was mostly empty. It was probably a softy....a lobster with a recent molt. This still is no excuse for the mushy tail meat. It was also weird, this location split the underside of the trail and...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nice restaurant and an enjoyable experience . If you have seen the commercials , then you can expect the same experience . Service was great . People were friendly . The food was delicious . It was a Fun experience . I waited a long...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The food selection was large and the meal was great, very friendly, informed service and just a fun place to be.

Thank catherinembaker
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The waitress was wonderful. The waitresses did a dance during the time we were there. We had crab nacho dip as an appetizer which was very good. I had pasta with crab that was good. My husband had fried shrimp and hush puppies and fries....More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great staff friendly and quick super clean there food exelent if you love fresh seafood you love it at Joe's

Thank Inge Z
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went there with the family. Have dinned in the Florida locations only. Found out the food here is much better. The service is amazing! We were a large group and they offered us the heated patio. IT was perfect for our large strollers and...More

Thank Sharon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4125 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226-1041
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-836-4739
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