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Joe's Crab Shack

) #302 of 4,022 Restaurants in San Antonio $$ - $$$ American, Seafood,
212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
+1 210-271-9981
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar
$$ - $$$
212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our parents to this place, their first taste of crab, they enjoyed every bit of it. The service was quick and the food excellent. For us this is our second time, the first was in Bossier City, and for both it was an...More

Thank Ally O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I waited over 10 minutes for service. Food was very good. It would have been better if we had gotten what we ordered. We only got part of our meal.

1  Thank Russell A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at Joe's Crab Shack on the Riverwalk. The atmosphere was great. The food (for the most part) and service were good. However, there may have been an issue with what was the only thing my husband and I ate the same (crab-stuffed...More

1  Thank travelinggrandma67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated near the entrance where we could watch our server along with several others spend time talking with one another while customers like ourselves waited to be helped. I had to ask four time for water before the first glass of water was...More

Thank Hiddenshutter
Reviewed 12 June 2017

we were there for dinner, ordered a lobster and some shrimp, the food was very good, fresh, and good service, The chairs are not very comfortable

Thank vkahsp
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It was a Thursday night and the surrounding restaurants were packed. I was concerned because the crab shack was almost empty. I ordered a seafood sampler plate. The fish was bland and the fries were skimpy. My food also arrived cold. I ordered a 'Category...More

Thank dcr46
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We visited Joe's Crab Shack during a recent visit to San Antonio. This was my first visit to Joe's however, my husband has visited Joe's many times in different states. Although I haven't eaten at Joe's, I have eaten at many seafood restaurants. By comparison,...More

Thank DRODD1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We stopped in while on a walk on the Riverwalk. It was not very crowded and was fairly quiet. The food was good.

Thank John F
Reviewed 25 May 2017

They have excellent seafood selections and nice portions at reasonable prices. I've been here several times and am never disappointed. Friendly and efficient wait staff for the most part

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 29 April 2017

went for dinner and had the crab cake sandwich truly enjoyed the crab cake. also tried the shrimp and fish, the shrimp was good. best place on the riverwalk for drinks cheap prices for a average drink. we were seated right away the spots next...More

Thank cwyo
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Shawnika R
15 July 2016|
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Response from Wonder80 | Reviewed this property |
The food was good and comparatively inexpensive for Riverwalk. They didn't clean the tables around us but otherwise nothing to comment about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, 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: 212 College St Ste 100, San Antonio, TX 78205-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-9981
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