Joe's is consistently one of the best steakhouses in town, and you shouldn't even order steak. Stone crabs are where it's at.

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About 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. Joe's features an extensive selection of seafood, flown in fresh daily, to complement the world's finest Florida Stone Crab claws. Joe's also features signature prime steaks, hand-carved by master butchers such as our 24 oz. Bone-In Rib Eye. 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.

60 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch 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

Cross Street:
Rush

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 379-5637

Website:
http://www.joes.net/chicago

Parking Details:
Valet service is available on the Rush Street side of the restaurant for $16. There is also a private lot located at Grand & Wabash.

Public Transit:
Red Line Grand stop

Executive Chef:
Justin Diglia

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Nicole at joeschgoparties@leye.com for all of your private dining needs.

Private Dining

Located in downtown Chicago Joe's is the ideal setting for intimate gatherings with 12 or large celebrations with up to 200. Our private dining menus feature prime steaks, fresh seafood and our signature cracked Florida stone crab claws served with famous sides and homemade pies.

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.8

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4.8

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4.6

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4.3

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Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (298)
Good for a Date (225)
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Business Meals (186)
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Notable Wine List (124)
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Good for Groups (115)
Worth the Drive (112)
Pre/post Theatre (95)
Authentic (94)
Great for Lunch (92)
Hot Spot (89)
Fun (77)
Bar Seating (65)
Neighborhood Gem (65)
People Watching (59)
Cozy (54)
Handcrafted Cocktails (50)
Vibrant Bar Scene (47)
Comfort Food (39)
Creative Cuisine (38)
Casual (37)
Quiet Conversation (35)
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Late-night Find (19)
Seasonal (17)
Great for Brunch (15)
Gluten Free Options (15)
Paleo Friendly (13)
Local Ingredients (11)
Great Beer (9)
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Afternoon Coffee (5)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 hours ago

Our 37th anniversary. We were seated in 2 minutes after arriving. Denise was our server. She is a super professional. Food was exceptional. Great food and great service. We expected a good experience but this was super.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic meal and outstanding service.

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·Dined 2 days ago

The host was excellent and so was our server. And, as always, our food was delicious!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Tim, our server, was fabulous. He was professional, helpful, pleasant and warm. Food was very good,

Tags: People Watching, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 3 days ago

Love the place, but steaks (3 of 3) ordered medium rare were medium well. They offered to redo, but we didn’t want to wait. Comp’d dessert + one of the steaks.
I’d go again because it happens - just unfortunate this time. Great service and the rest of our food was great.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Love Joe's!
Always love being greeted by Jim.
Love our wonderful waiter, Dan.
My favorite restaurant in Chicago!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

The server gave the table 3 free dessert to enjoy with our birthday guest!
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

We had a great time! Big Steve was our waiter & he was exceptional!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Seafood was awesome especially scallops and Mahi-mahi.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

We went to Joe's after seeing Hamilton. It was the perfect place to enjoy dinner. Food and service was great. Amazing crab and shrimp!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I have enjoyed every meal with every visit.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

All good! After game dinner with friends. Good food. Good service. My team won. Perfect (rainy) day.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic experience..as always. Excellent Cosmos. The dover sole and the accompanying sauce were superb. My companion had the albacore tuna and, likewise, it was also superb. As an appetizer we tried the small scallops that are in season now and found them to be unbelievably sweet and delicious. Another winner. Mushrooms were also exceptional. Our server, Emily, was outstanding. We enjoyed the low lighting, spaciousness of the booths, crisp, white table linens ( better to sit in the back of restaurant because it is more spacious and quieter, with one exception on Sunday evenings).
Why some parents bring small children and babies to a restaurant like that, then leave them to scream and rant and make quite a mess of the table and surrounding floor area (it happened while we were there) and they ignore them while they have a good time, not considering that maybe others who wish to dine might not appreciate the noise distractions taking place. Too bad management can't control that kind of situation better.
Overall, Joe's is one of our favorite seafood restaurants and we'll continue to look forward to dining there.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined 5 days ago

Our server Steve was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and informative on not only the menu but why items were quality or not.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Casual, Romantic, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Great night

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a 9:30 reservation and were seated promptly. It’s beautiful inside and has an upscale cozy feel. My husband and I️ love seafood and it was our first time eating here. We started with a bottle of white and moved onto the appetizers. The oysters were really fresh, the crab cake was good but next time we’ll swap it for the tuna, the crab claws were delicious. After the waiter came offered us a hot towel for our hands and we moved onto the entrees. I️ ordered the lobster tail with a shared side of the Brussels sprouts and my husband ordered the sea bass. The lobster was amazing and the butter was hot! Finally a place that doesn’t give Luke warm butter- the Brussels sprouts were perfectly cooked with a nice glaze and the sea bass was also very tasty. My over all experience was great. I’d say one of the better seafood meals I’ve had in a long time. Definitely going back.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

As usual we had great service and great food! We always call me to this Restaurant with our family it’s our favorite!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Our granddaughters 7th birthday. It was a very special evening. Danny our waiter was professional and attentive

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Overall a great night - we celebrated my husbands birthday and they went out of their way to make it great.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Great restaurant ! Seafood was extremely fresh and delicious. Steaks were well cooked and very good. Desserts were outrageous. Best of all was the service, from Paul the manager down to everyone else on the floor , they were extremely friendly and helpful. Even though the restaurant was packed we always felt like we were number 1! Great staff , great food we will definitely be coming back any time we are in the area!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 6 days ago

Our waiter used profanity to his assistant server out loud in front of all. Four letter word spoken twice. A family with small children dined next to us and heard I'm sure. So unprofessional. Ruined our dinner and evening. Chose this from online best of 10. Burger king staff have most respect than this upscaled facility. A most disappointing experience for a visit to Chicago.

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·Dined 6 days ago

It was pretty pricy. The crab cake was 17 dollars for ONE and 30+ For two, looked like something off the kids menu how small it was but the food is good. I will be going back but no0 time soon.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Joe's in Chicago is a step back in time when restaurants were high energy, noisy and comfy. The food is outstanding and the service delivered excellently. Don't miss any chance to dine at Joe's in Chicago.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

My wife and I took our college senior and two of his friends to dinner at Joe's as a treat during the college's Parents' Weekend. We had a fabulous experience. We ordered the stone crab and king crab as appetizers for the table. The king crab was the best I've ever had. We had steaks for dinner, all of which were perfectly prepared. The service was attentive and professional throughout. This restaurant gets crowded, and we had to wait approximately 20 minutes beyond our reservation time to be seated, so come prepared to enjoy a cocktail in the bar. I've found this to be somewhat common in Chicago's better restaurants, and we had such a good time that I put it behind me.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Best meal in Chicago!!

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The seafood tower is not to be missed. The freshest shellfish you’ll find in Chicago.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Healthy
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

The staff is there for your every need and gave us great recommendations. Quiet atmosphere. Definitely an upscale dining experience. By far the most spectacular crab bisque I've ever had. Follow that with Stone crab claws and King crab legs that were perfectly done and out of this world. Do yourself a favor and finish with the Key Lime Pie. If I could give more that 5 stars for each category I would.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Joe's NEVER disappoints! Our children (8 and 6) are always welcome (we always make early reservations!) and they are treated so well! The food is incredible, the drinks are delicious and we are always made to feel at home at Joe's. It is our kids' favorite restaurant and we truly enjoy every visit! The wine list is outstanding and the cocktails are delicious! The mojito and old fashioned are a must! We HIGHLY recommend Joe's to anyone!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Fun, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This is a must try type of restaurant because it exceeds all expectations all of the time....this...is how it should be everywhere you go....excellence on every level.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Waiter was excellent -jodette coffin
Full of personality and very friendly

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

As always, the food is fabulous - i think best steaks in Chicago, seafood great - only problem is it is so busy, getting seated is always a problem and it is very noisy - but, despite all that, the food makes it worth putting up with the other stuff

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Seafood swam to the table it was so fresh. Steak melt in your mouth. Service beyond great. Only small criticism is that the sides were not as good as the amazing entrees.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 9, 2017

My adult son and I were in town for a conference. We ate here for lunch. Attentive and gracious service. Excellent, fresh seafood. Also very quick and efficient service. We both thought our drinks (dirty martini and a French 75) were excellent. We declined dessert, but our waiter gave us a slice of delicious key lime pie to share. It was also some of the best we've had; it was made with real key lime.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We arrived late but were seated within a reasonable time. Server was very thorough in explaining the menu to our friends who were visiting for the first time. All of our dishes were delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent experience. Awesome food.Awesome service.Jose is the best waiter ever.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Savannah)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Largest King Crab legs ever! Great time by all food/service

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Delicious Oysters Rockefeller, Stone Crab, Creamed spinach, and Hash browns. Our order every time!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Absolutely always excellent. Generally our first stop in Chicago

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

The food was absolutely fantastic. Unbelievably so! Our server was very kind and informative. However the host was a complete Scrooge. We checked in early for our 9:30 reservation, another couple for a same reservation checked in 15 minutes after us and were seated 10 minutes before us. I approached the host and asked when we would be seated and he said 10 minutes just after “hooking up” a threesome of women who didn’t have a reservation with a table. He acted like he’d never seen me before when I approached him. That was absolutely terrible!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 8, 2017

My wife and I visit Chicago often hoping to try great restaurants. This November we decided to take our 2 children with us 3 yrs and 6yrs old. After learning it was stone crab season I was destined to go to Joes. My wife faught me on it because she didn't think we could bring the Kids but I won all around. They treated us just as good if not better then every Banker and CEO using their corporate card. Our Servive was top notch and the Food was perfect To the staff of Joes THANK YOU FOR A GREAT DINNER!

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