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Joe's Crab Shack

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805 Citadel Dr E, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5304
+1 719-380-7620
11:00 - 00:00
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Pueblo, Colorado
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437 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced place with good menu with plenty seafood choices. Crab of course the star, with three varieties. Fish, crab dip appetizer, shrimp all really good. Portions generous and service very good and attentive. Not fancy but atmosphere appropriate for a family restaurant. For what we paid and ate, much more reasonable than Red Lobster. Plenty parking, easy to find... More 

Thank Erich M
Kansas City, Missouri
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We rolled in with 15 people and instead of the staff running out the backdoor we were greeted and seated together with a warm welcoming. I wish I could remember our waiters name because he was fabulous. We were there Thursday the 26th at about1:45 and he was a young black male. (Great Waiter). The manager was a great Lady... More 

Thank ratherbegolfing18
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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498 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is the only restaurant chain I can tolerate. And I do more than tolerate - I love the service and the food. There's always a good special and this is a solid spot for work or chill. However - I do have one request to make and one thing I need to make fellow foodies aware of: I need... More 

Thank Rhonda B
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2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Only thing worse than the service was the food. Smelly and so old or overlooked you couldn't even use the cracking tools.

Thank Terry A
Abilene, Texas
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

While on vacation the hubby and I came here because we love Joes!! And it did not disappoint. Was just as amazing as it always is. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean. Food came quickly. The calamari was delicious as well as the Ragin Cajun steam pot. Our waitress Alliance was very attentive and made sure we... More 

Thank IrishAngel9981
Fountain, Colorado
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Just came back after 5 years, same great atmosphere and staff. The food is not so much. Friends warned us and we went anyway. Even the assistant manager turned our food back before we saw it.

Thank ron b
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible service...so-so food....gave up after having to send steak back twice....other dish was not served with the sides it was supposed to come with...and that was after waiting 10 minutes for it after all the other food was delivered. Server just gave up and never came back to check on us or refresh drinks. Manager was nice, but needs to... More 

Thank Jennifer K
Westcliffe, Colorado
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197 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

1st time visit. I really enjoyed my meal. Joyful greeting upon entry. Good friendly service. I'll be back.

Thank maninthewoods
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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498 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Seriously. When Joe's Crab Shack left my hometown (Canton, specifically N. Canton, OH) I was devastated. This is only one reason I considered moving. Luckily fo rm e, I found a Joe's in Indianapolis, IN and now one in Colorado Springs, CO - thank goodness. The menu changes are for the best and I can HIGHLY recommend the red fish/lobster... More 

Thank Rhonda B
Overland Park, Kansas
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

When I picked up my 17 yo granddaughter for our trip to CS, almost the first thing she said was "Grandma, they have a Joe's Crab Shack there, can we eat there?" Well, of course we ate there. Both the girls had the Crab Legs and they loved them. I had their Fish & Chips. We all had plenty to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 805 Citadel Dr E, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5304
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-380-7620

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?