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Joe's Crab Shack

860 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102-2611
+1 973-424-1220
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
19 May 2017
“IF YOU LIKE FAST FOOD SEA FOOD, THAN YOU WILL LIKE THIS PLACE”
30 Jul 2016
“Decent”
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
860 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102-2611
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

I love seafood.In my opinion, this is the Apple-bees of Seafood. My boys wanted to come here so we did. Food was not bad and service was very good but there are way to many fresh seafood places to eat here. You are better off...More

Thank NUTN2000
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Nice seafood food place in downtown Newark. Service was quite slow, but the staff are nice and very helpful. The food tasted okay too.

Thank LiciaMerry
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Was in Newark on business and had never been to a Joe's, so I thought I'd give it a try. First off, you get plenty of less than desirable folks coming in there, i.e. panhandlers... The biggest thing - and I cannot stress this enough...More

Thank RealPegster
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Downtown Newark is the last place I'd expect to find a good crab place, but I decided to give this a try as I was staying at the Courtyard next door on business. Decor is simple, as one would expect, and wait staff is a...More

Thank arizonavoyager
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Visited on a recent weekday afternoon due to the wishes of some friends. The food was good – steam pots, seafood platters, appetizers, sides, desserts, etc. I have been to the location in Clifton, NJ and the quality of food seems consistent across the chain...More

Thank JimmB30
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I came to this restaurant on a weeknight and it was very busy. The food and atmosphere is great. They also have happy hour so do check it out...

Thank bogeygolfer
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My best friend and I always go to the crab shack for lunch after we spend the day pampering ourselves at the nail salon directly across the street. Friendly staff, fun environment, good music on the speakers, tasty cocktails and decent seafood (It is a...More

Thank Cindymarie D
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Went in about 2 pm for lunch. Maybe 10 people in there. Took 15 minutes for my order to be taken another 15 to get it, then it wasn't complete. I finished my meal and asked the waited what happened to my Cajun shrimp? He...More

Thank G N
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A little hard to get service when there is an event at the Prudential Center. Either it is full or understaffed. Able to get in on third attempt over 3 days. Just had drinks and appetizers and quality was good. Only decent restaurant within this...More

Thank stevendale
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The crab shack was really the best alternative we had given we were staying at the Downtown Courtyard next door. The service was average, the food good, and the drink were also good.

Thank JRC24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 860 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102-2611
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 973-424-1220
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