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Joe's Crab Shack

155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
+1 910-868-8422
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the Fayetteville NC location this past Father's Day and everything was great! The waitress was excellent. She suggested menu items that we could try and we were very pleased. The food was amazing! We traveled over two hours just to visit this...More

Thank Nikki T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently ate at this restaurant to give a fair shake to the franchise as we had a bad experience at another Joes in a different city. Glad we did, this one was WAYYYY better... the service was good, the food was piping hot and...More

Thank ZosoA
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Ten of us devoured an enormous amount of crab legs, and loved every moment of the delicious sweet meat. Despite the splatter and hard work, each bite was incredible. Great time. My husband ordered a steak and it was very good too.

Thank Erin E
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The customer service is awesome however, the food, cleanliness and the crab pots are not the best. My crab pot leaked off of the table onto my leg. The queen crab legs were overdone. Instead of coming out in one large piece I had to...More

Thank konachk
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Unfortunately we used to love taking the kids here for dinner, but the last time we were there.... we sat outside on the picnic tables and they were DISGUSTINGLY FILTHY!! The whole place needs to be remodeled, cleaned up and restaffed. Absolutely over priced for...More

1  Thank Jenna404
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The food and drinks were more engaging than the service. The server meant well and was cordial but not on point with the dining flow by forgetting water, refills and simple requests for lemon, butter, etc. Ironically he tried to overcompensate 2/3 of the way...More

Thank 1washout
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I love getting the fresh seafood buckets with red skinned potatoes, crab legs, clams and corn. the seafood is always fresh. The servers are friendly.

Thank Sylviab40
Reviewed 28 December 2016

recently attend there for a function. the wait was ok considering we had a big party. The waitresses were very attentive to our group. great service. the food was ok. my food was cold when arrived but i did not complain as i was hungry...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great atmosphere, however the crab is not as fresh as I would of liked and they do not devein their shrimp. Our waiter was hilarious and very attentive to our needs. I am from Washington state so I guess I am a little picky when...More

Thank msamylou
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I am a seafood lover but during this trip I was on a limited budget. Guess what - even though I could not splurge I was able to get a good and filling meal. The crab cakes contained crab - if you have ever eaten...More

Thank zoenty
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Sara L
Do I have to make reservations for Christmas?
22 December 2015|
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Response from Boricua L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have too. But they do take reservations for Christmas. Here is the number (910) 868-8423.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 155 N McPherson Church Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-868-8422
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