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Joe's Crab Shack

££ - £££
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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2401 S I H 35, Round Rock, TX 78664-9702
+1 512-246-8500
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Frisco, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

As the title states, the service was exceptional. The food was good, just over cooked. I would return.

Thank alwaystravelling2015
Milano, Texas
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a weekday lunch and it did not disappoint! Our server Tammy was attentive and helpful. Appetizer sampler with "Great balls of fire' and crab dip was a hit. Coconut shrimp was terrific as always. Joe's is not known for being inexpensive but lunch prices are reasonable. Location is on IH 35 so be prepared if you are... More 

Thank fallonsmom
San Angelo, Texas
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185 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My last visit to a joe's was not a real pleasant experience. This visit renewed my faith in the franchise. Waitress and greeters were friendly, knowledgable and on point with their service without being intrusive. The lobster bisque was excellent, the cajun crab pot was good but actually a little closer to a curry flavor--good spice but not really cajun... More 

Thank dancinggoats
Georgetown, Texas, United States
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254 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Obviously a chain resturant bringing a touch of seafood to the Texas Hill Country. Both food and service was more than adequate and satisfied our seafood urges. Crab cakes not in the "Baltimore" class, but still, very tasty. Our server, Chy, was spot on.

Thank Don A
Bengaluru, India
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice decorated place with plenty of seafood options. However I had to wait long before someone noticed me waiting for an order - maybe because it was kinda late around 9:30 PM. Had ordered Shark bite cocktail which was good. Along with fried Calamari which was ok - reason being some of the squids were so small that they were... More 

Thank RishiMahapatra
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Long wait to be seated. Long wait to get served. Food was just so-so. The bar didn't offer some basic drinks and was overpriced. We won't return.

Thank Wendy S
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was leery since the only time I visited a Joe's it wasn't any good. This place redeemed Joe's for me. Our waitress was awesome and so was the food. It was right next to our hotel so we could walk over.

Thank Andrea J
Round Rock, TX
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Service was okay. Crab dip was very good. Fish and chips were good. Coconut shrimp was not good. It was overlooked and had a strange flavor. This used to be one of my favorite places, but it is too inconsistent for me now.

Thank cdnusbaum
Round Rock, Texas
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This chain's restaurant provides quite wide selection of seafood-based steampots done in southern style - seafood, sausages, corn cob, potatoes cooked together with spices. Many other dishes available. Setup is simple, but servers provide friendly atmosphere and can do "happy birthday greetings". Although selection of steampots diminished over last years, they still have good choice of baskets with lobsters, shrimp,... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Food was ok some was over cooked some under cooked so was given discount for our inconvenience,now the waitress started out ok then we had to get our own refills and wait on stuff and even though it everything wasn't so good we had left tip on table but she didn't see it and just seen we hadn't put it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 2401 S I H 35, Round Rock, TX 78664-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 512-246-8500

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