Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.joes.net/chicago
  • Phone: 3123795637x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch & Brunch Menus:



    Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm



    Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm




    Lunch Menu:



    Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm




    Dinner Menu:



    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm



    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am



    Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Gary Baca
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rush
  • Public Transit: Red Line Grand stop
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: There is valet parking available. There is also a private lot located at Grand & Wabash.
A word from Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is the culmination of a partnership between Lettuce Entertain You and Joe's Stone Crab, the legendary seafood restaurant of Miami Beach. Opened in Chicago in the fall of 2000, Joe's features an extensive selection of seafood, flown in fresh daily, to complement the world's finest Florida Stone Crab claws. Joe's has quickly built a reputation as one of Chicago's top steakhouses, featuring the signature 16 oz. Bone-In Filet Mignon and 22 oz. New York Strip Steak. Matched with Joe's famous side dishes, dinner only gets better when capped with a slice of key lime pie. Enjoy a generous cocktail in the bustling lounge or the tuxedo-clad service of the clubby dining room and you'll understand why dinner at Joe's has quickly become one of Chicago's favorite social engagements.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab reviews from OpenTable diners
754 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (524)fit for foodies (347)good for groups (273)notable wine list (236)hot spot (227)romantic (202)great for lunch (159)neighborhood gem (134)vibrant bar scene (116)great for brunch (46)late-night find (45)kid-friendly (42)great for outdoor dining (16)scenic view (7)Show More
  • Excellent Service and Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    I was very impressed with this establishment. I was warmly greeted when I entered, was quickly escorted to a comfortable table, and had a personable server. Since I was dining alone, this last piece was particularly nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Girls night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    An excellent experience, food was excellent, the service was outstanding. Our server was extremely knowledgeable and helpful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood King!
    AwesomeVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Awesome service and equally awesome food. Love this place! However they need to figure out the bar area, I hate how you it is laid out and how you stumble in from the street.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Little different twist on Martinis.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Wait staff was excellent and informative. We enjoyed everything from appetizer through dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great service
    Mbach
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    All I can say is that I don't get to Joes often enough. Although not as well known as some other restaurants in Chicago, this is probably one of the best you can go to. They have amazing food - a great selection of appetizers and paired with awesome steaks and seafood. The service at Joe's is also some of the best in the city as well - knowledgeable servers that can pair just about any wine with the meal you are having and great professionalism that you would expect from individuals in a tuxedo. If you live in Chicago or are just visiting, do yourself a favor and hit up Joes!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food & great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    I would highly recommend Joe's in Chicago for any couple looking to celebrate a special occasion. Our waiter was extremely friendly and very helpful as we struggled initially to decide what to eat as we found the menu a bit overwhelming in a good way as everything looked so enticing. We were treated to complimentary drinks and dessert to mark the occassion and our waiter was attentive throughout. The atmosphere was electric for a Monday night with not an empty table in sight. The seafood was amazing. For starters we tried the Alaskan King Crab as it was in season and sampled Joe's speciality crab claws. Both were incredible. For mains we had crab cakes and a mixed seafood platter which again were superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The restaurant was beautiful and the service was beyond great. James was phenomenal, will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Dined with group of friends. Had a great time. Food was excellent. Staff was flawless.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Get the crab cut table side!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Amazing fresh seafood and perfect service! It was high class, they served/portioned out the sides to me and my husband and cut the crab legs for you and served on each of our plates. no fighting over who gets what, no pain on the fingers for opening up the crab. totally worth the money.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    They made our anniversary very special from the moment they greeted us.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great experience overall
    ChloeNJ
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We tried to get dinner reservations but this place was booked solid. We were in Chicago for business, and wanted to try this place, so we ended up eating lunch there. The maître d' wasn't too friendly at first when we asked how soon we could be seated because one of the people in our party has a medical condition and needed food asap. He did not give a response for a while, so I followed-up, and that's when I got a curt response. However, everything improved after that. Our server was great and food was pricey but really good quality. I'd stick with seafood though - one of us had the fried chicken, and though it was decent - not comparable to the seafood dishes.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • StumpsVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's a must do!!!! Crab bisque King crab legs Stone crab Everything is amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    Doc52
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Every part of the meal was perfect. Bone in filet was amazing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gail
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    During our Chicago girlfriend getaway with my four best friends from high school, I booked a special dinner at Joe's. This was my fourth time eating there and it is consistently great. this time our server was supreme and brought us a dessert treat for our celebration. I live in Nashville and wish we had a Joe's here!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Serve was impeccable and the food is great. Definitely start with the stone crabs; they are awesome. The bone in filet and crab legs are decadent. As steak and seafood restaurants go this is one of the best in chicago. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Seafood In Town.
    James
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Ate there Friday. Table was ready for our 6:00 reservation for 8. Waiter was outstanding, service overall was excellent!! Food is great!!! Best seafood in town!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding!!!!
    Holly
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We have dined at Joe's several times and the food is always very good. This time my husband and I both agreed that this was the best meal we have EVER had at any resturant. The large stone crab claw appetizer was fantastic. The steak was done perfectly and the small lobster tail was melt in your mouth delicious. Of course the Key Lime Pie was spot on perfection as was the Banana Cream Pie. Also a big thank you to our fabulous waitress Denise (and the whole wait staff).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Wonderful restaurant. Crab claws are off the chart good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Overall
    Chicagonomad
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    I've been here before, but this time I took my parents as a surprise. Even though we had a reservation, we waited for 30 minutes and saw several walk-in groups get seated before us, not too happy about that. However our server comped a round of drinks for us so that was fine. This place NEVER disappoints on food quality. The snow crab was amazing and fresh and presentation is great too. Lobster stuffed sole was perfect. Just the right balance of portion size and heaviness of food that I was comfortably full and the lobster was cooked perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best crab claws ever
    etownenthusiast
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Nothing but great things to say about Joes. Hands down my favorite place in Chicago. The waitress (Denise?) remembered both our names and continuously checked on our satisfaction level. The host at the front even remembered me by my last name as I left the restaurant. The food is unbelievable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ripped off
    tcutterVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    While the food was of the highest quality and cooked to perfection, I was disappointed in the size of their signature 16 ounce bone-in filet. My wife had the 8 ounce petite filet and there was as much meat on her plate as there was on mine. I find it hard to believe that the bone weighed 8 ounces; it was 4 ounces at the most. I recognize that the meat loses some weight upon cooking, but it did not lose 4 ounces. We also were somewhat rushed, with the staff removing my plate before my wife was finished.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Joe's Seafood is Prime!
    ctroling
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We had a great experience at Joe's. The only negative is the noise level. The food was delicious, steaks were seasoned perfectly, mahi was cooked to the best temperature and the pork chop was moist, tender and very flavorful. Stone crabs were fresh and oh so good. I had read some negative reviews about the service but our waiter Tim was wonderful. Very attentive but not pushy. We didn't feel rushed and enjoyed a leisurely birthday celebration dinner. The price is expensive, but for a special occasion it was worth it. We will definitely return when we are back in Chicago.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    I've been to Joe's several times, but this was definitely the best. Our server, Steve, had great recommendations and went above and beyond working with the sommelier to find some wines that would work for our group, one of whom is sensitive to certain types of wines. Even though it can be a bit of a mad house and is pricey, it's worth it.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    We arrived for our reservation on tiime, but waited over 20 minutes to be seated. Since the bar area is always crowded, we were left standing, which was not pleasant. The food was excellent as always, but the reserve wine list was badly out of date. One of my guests is an oenophile, and I was a little embarrassed that the first three wines he selected from the reseve list were unavaliable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food in a relaxed atmosphere
    Foodman
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Snow Crab was exceptional. Restaurant is old school with great attention to service. Seafood and steaks all top drawer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • NEVER DISAPPOINTS
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We've been at Joe's many times, mostly for special occasions but sometimes just for a "fix." I'm still thinking about the food since our last visit. Likely one of the best steaks I've ever eaten. And the waiter was outstanding, suggesting proper portion sizes and a delicious wine. Love Joe's!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A must in Chicago
    alvaritofdez
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Plan your trip, make reservations, go to the place. You won't regret it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant in Chicago
    Geo1VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Best steak & seafood in Chicago. I always look forward to a night at Joe's. Never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Big City Big Eats
    CenterCitySonnyVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The best experience at Joe's was when I walked in the restaurant and was immediately greeted by a very nice, informal man at the stand who made me feel at home. We were seated immediately and given plenty of time to consider the cocktail and menu items. The waiter was always ready to make recommendations and the restaurant didn't waste time with a bunch of specials or other non-menu offerings. The filet was outstanding and the scallops were a solid offering. The lyonnaise potatoes were an A++. Desserts were ok, but not special. Surprisingly, the final bill was less than expected so I got good value even though Joe's is considered very expensive. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must when in Chicago
    maxiguld
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Excellent food, top service in a vibrant atmosphere. Don't miss it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Carry Cash
    Elizabeth
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Reservations are a must, but cash is king and walk-ins welcome, providing they pay the headwaiter. We confirmed our reservations day of, arrived and checked in on time and the head 'host' told the headwaiter to seat us when a 'regular' jumped ahead and palmed him $40 dollars during their "hi - how are you" handshake. Guess who got the nice booth in the corner? We were seated a few minutes later at a 4 top by the kitchen door. My son was gracious to take the seat that took the brunt of servers pushing past as the tables were closely pushed together. The only redeeming factor was our server - Denise. Incredibly professional & polished. Food was good, but overpriced. Not on my itinerary next time around.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Very satisfied. Service was excellent. The server, Justin, was absolutely wonderful. I was pleasantly please that my request for a quiet table was honored. My sweetheart and I had an entire booth that could have sat 6 comfortably by ourselves, off in a corner. We were able to enjoy the food and each other. Note the pecan praline butter with the sweet potato and the Chilean sea bass was to die for. Must make it a regular take out request. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always top quality seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    fresh, fresh, fresh. expensive but well worth every penny. my advice - skip the stone crab claws and have the fresh crab legs instead. possibly the best key lime pie on the planet. service is wonderful. food, presentation, service etc are all completely consistent. have eaten here many, many times and never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great and greater
    GoodVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Joes is our favorite spot to celebrate anything. The food is awesome and the service can't be beat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friday dining
    Johan
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Somewhat too crowded, the restaurant allowed dining in the bar, so it was not possible to have a drink before dinner, besides that good dinner experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • King Crab & Bone-In
    pharr02
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    I've been to Joes a few times and have tried a number of things on the menu but this time I got the 2 things they are most known for. Our group of 4 split the large order of king crab for an appetizer. It was $80 which is steep but we all thought it was definitely worth it. For my meal I got the 16 oz bone in filet and if it was appropriate to do in public, I would have been chewing on the bone like a dog.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Seafood in Chicago
    seefoodseafood
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Visited Joe's Seafood several times and each time the food has been excellent! Service was excellent too. Will continue to make this place a routine comeback time after time, again and again. Do not miss this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • energetic atmosphere & great food
    francesco
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We had a memorable evening with great food and fine wines! Amazing how well organized this busy and crowded place is. Despite the excited atmosphere we enjoyed a lovely meal with good service. A great place to come back to!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Server Emilie S...l
    BatonwaverVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    See my full review on TripAdvisor.com under the same title. Reviewer name Batonwaver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Waterbug59
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Food was fantastic, service was great! A little "spendy" but well worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate