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Joe's Crab Shack - Westminster

4.3
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68 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American

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Joe's Crab Shack is an American chain of beach-themed seafood casual dining restaurants. Founded in Houston, Texas, the restaurant now operates locations all across the United States of America. It serves seafood and American cuisine.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 68 people are saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.5
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4.1
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food.

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vipKrobb
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good social distancing. Good service. Yummy crab.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lunch special crab bucket was great and had way more value than I thought.

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Wendy
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Crab was great and so many servers in hand to help make sure you had stuff or to take away stuff you were finished with.

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BenL
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

The quality of the food was not up to par. We ordered steam pots and the lobster had very little meat the sausage was not quite done, the potatoes were tasteless. Overall poor quality

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ERIKAH
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service- all wearing masks! Was not busy for 630 in the evening which was nice also. Food was great, as always!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant. Staff, service and food are always top notch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

First time to Joe’s Crab Shack, it was good. We did note on the Open Table Reservation that it was my wife’s birthday but that was never acknowledged by the host staff or server. But otherwise the food was good and the ambiance is fun! I loved the Hurricane drink. We ordered crab stuffed mushrooms, crab and shrimp dip, clam chowder, a Cajun pot and an Atlantic pot. The appetizers were great and the pots were amazing! So much flavor and a lot of food! Good thing we only ordered two pots to share between the three, any more and it would’ve been too much! Overall a good place to go and enjoy a fun night!

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AndreaR
Denver
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great experience. The QR code menu was easy to use. The ambiance is mostly what you expect at Joe's except they staff didn't dance while we were there. Food was superb!

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Robert
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Food didn’t taste like it should and the staff wasn’t very nice kinda pushy the also didn’t have a table for us I booked it hours in a Vance and we still had to wait for about 15:00 minutes after we got there

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

My wife’s belated April birthday due to COVID-19.

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glenns
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

although it was newly opened, food and service was excellent. definitely worth another trip.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1st time at this Joe’s. Great people, great food and a fun atmosphere. Especially like when the staff dance!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience2

Our server was fantastic! She was super fast, efficient and so polite. The food itself was substandard. The calamari wasn’t cooked very well, and the steam pot for two was very low quality.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Son’s birthday

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ConnerH
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience2

The food and service was good and exciting; my only complaint was our table was very wobbly and the chairs were too.

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AlejandraLoyaH
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was great. Our server was super friendly and was always checking up on us!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server key was Amazing! Food came out fast and was delicious as always!

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Tina
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

it was fun. I haven’t been there for awhile. Lots of energy. Our server was awesome and the food was great!

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TandL
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is an everyday restaurant that has more than just seafood. The food, service, and atmosphere are very good, consistent, and a good value for the money. Every trip over the years has been good and even when we bring guests who don't love seafood, they can have a good alternative meal. We love the crab pots, oysters, mussels, fish and variety of options. The entertainment provided the staff is fun!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a reservation for NYE. Walked in and was seated within 10 min.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Waiter messed up order every step of the way and then never came back with the check. I had to chase him down to pay our bill. Just not worth it anymore.

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Linda
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food and service was very good

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FCman702
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food is great, but it is A bit on the pricey side.

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AnneW
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Hadn't been to Joe's Crab Shack in a long time. It was a snowy night, so not very busy. We tried the queen crab and a steam pot. Both were great. Going back next week for a birthday dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good!! Balls of fire were my favorite!!

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vipElizabethG
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Overall we enjoyed our dinner there. It was our 2 year olds 6 month anniversary with us and he loves crab. The only issue of the night was the waiter broke and spoiled a glass of wine on me. It was red wine and the glass broke showering me with broken glass and a full glass of wine. It wasn’t that big of deal except they didn’t even comp the wine or anything. In fact they changed me for an extra wine initially- 3 glasses total. One that was spilled on me and 2 additional and then comped the one that was spilled. I never would have expected that in a million years!! I was wearing a yellow and white dress that thankfully wasn’t ruined but it was still a cold wet ride home.

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AmberB
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall4food2service5ambience4

Got the king crab bucket and was highly highly disappointed. Was very bland and only got one claw and three other legs for $40. 👎🏻

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JenniferM
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service! Pricey, but a good portion of food. Fun atmosphere. Thanks for a nice birthday dinner!

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JesusQ
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time dining there and we had an absolute blast! Lexy took care of us and made us feel at home. Will definitely be back soon!!

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SteveH
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The plate of steamed mussels, clams, and shrimp was pretty bland. The shrimp plates the others in my party got were better.

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HeatherN
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food, fun atmosphere, many choices including alcoholic beverages. We love to dine here!

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vipSaraA
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

very poor quality!!!
i do not reccomend at all!!!!

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CCcolo
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everyone was so attentive and the hostess was amazing! We were very early for our reservation and she was kind enough to offer us a beverage while we waited. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

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StevenB
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Been to other Joe's before and they're usually OK, but unfortunately our experience here wasn't great. There were multiple errors from the kitchen -- badly overcooked steak for one guest, still frozen potatoes (literally... big chunk of ice in the middle of a cooked potato) and corn with my crabs, overcooked burger for daughter, etc. Wait staff was good and did their best to resolve things, but hard to recommend when every dish we ordered came out wrong.

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anonymouslyA
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Joes has changed a lot over the years and we feel as if the food is not good anymore. Also, it was pretty loud, there was music, a lot of people, and a very loud child crying. Other than that, service was exceptional!

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PamelaK
Denver
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was great. Noisy but that is the type of fun atmosphere it is. Great job to wait staff, they are very energetic

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CatM
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our waiter was excellent. I wish I’d gotten his name. As soon as we sat down I told him we were hungry and he made sure we got our food and drinks quickly. 2 of us shared the king crab bucket. I thought there was enough crab for both but I would have like more potatoes and corn. I think for they money they can add more of that. All in all a good experience. I’d go back.

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JessicaK
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very lively, and good for large groups. Good prices for large portions.

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MawanaG
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was good and our service was iffy at first but our server ended up doing a great job.

FAQs

Joe's Crab Shack - Westminster does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Joe's Crab Shack - Westminster also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 657-0776.

Joe's Crab Shack - Westminster is rated 4.3 stars by 68 OpenTable diners.

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