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Joe's Crab Shack

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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2401 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664-9700
+1 512-246-8500
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11:00 - 00:00
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

OMG, I was dying to eat seafood for Good Friday and boy did I enjoy it. The service was great and food was on point. The wait time was a little longer than usual but the host did state that the wait time was 25-30 minute wait.

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Thank irperez25
Round Rock, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Terrible food. I will never return after having rubber lobster ( overcooked). Completely rediculous to have to pay for incompetent cooking. Crawfish shack is your better option. 2 locations in austin

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Thank christalbyrns
Georgetown, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

All you can eat is definitely with limitations; they meter how much they give you so you don't really get to enjoy an abundance of crab. That's a little frustrating. The server was nice, but they were short staffed (a recurring problem) and that affected wait time - about 25 minutes. So pack your patience and bring good company. Other... More 

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Thank PhillyPJ
Austin, Texas
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The food was good, drinks were even better! Enjoyed myself this time around. Joe's is always hit or miss with me.

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Thank JSLoveis13
Paris, France
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105 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

I don't want this to be a bad review as the food wasn't bad and the staff seemed nice enough, but it was so badly organised.... We were a tour group of 30+, with a tour guide. Most of the group werent fluent in English and the restaurant did try and translate the menu, which was considerate but google isn't... More 

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Thank Alison H
Huntersville, United States
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514 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

The only reason i did not give 1 star was because the service was good. I had the Bairdi Crab pot, and that is new to their menu within the past couple of months, it is just very large snow crab. Unfortunately it had no natural flavor at all, and i also had a cluster od snow crab which did... More 

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Thank Kevin S
Round Rock, Texas
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Seafood (snow crab legs) were okay. Big, spacious place to have a party (we had 14 people in our group). Wait staff was good and friendly. Convenient location for a gathering. No one in our group complained about their food. I just found it to be average. Got the impression the drinks were the calling card.

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Thank DSeymour07
Round Rock, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

The crab was mushy and tasteless. The waitress was never around. We were going to walk out because she never brought the check (after at least 30 minutes!) when we walked right past her talking to the manager. We said good night to see if she was going to let us walk out and she did. We did go back... More 

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Thank Sherry B
Forney, Tx
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

The food was good, but veryyyyyy pricey. But you do get a lot of food, I would prefer a smaller serving at a cheaper price. Margaritas are very weak.

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Thank JCCJR
Round Rock, Texas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Maybe good if you order crab legs. We each did a shrimp dish, and the food was average. Service was slightly below average. Table and seats were not clean, and the menus were sticky. We are not likely to come back.

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Thank Joseph B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2401 S Interstate 35, Round Rock, TX 78664-9700
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 512-246-8500

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?