Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack

Seafood Restaurant
130 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266, United States
Hours:
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
6.2/10

Based on 65 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Danelle V.
    "Love all things Crab!"(2 Tips)
    Dave F.
    "Coconut shrimp and sauce is the bomb!"(2 Tips)
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  • crab
  • coconut shrimp
  • calamari
  • spicy food
  • burgers
  • good for a quick meal
  • dinner
  • staff
  • lunch
  • Patrick O.

    Liked the crab cake sandwich but the iced tea was weak beyond belief.

    Patrick O'Brien · March 5
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  • Posko

    Last time here was probably 10 years ago. Now I remember why it took so long to return. Poor service:our waitress never showed, took 15 minutes for a different waiter to notice we hadn't been helped

    Posko · August 16, 2014
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  • James J.

    Avoid the dirty rice, and ask for fries without salt.

    James Jones · July 8, 2014
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  • Mike D.

    Mmmmm blue Moon and SamAdams stem pot

    Mike Dornquast · March 31, 2014
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  • Traci H.

    If you like spicy hot I recommend The Great Balls of Fire Appetizers...wow YUM!!!

    Traci Hildenbrand-Griffin · August 6, 2013
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  • Autumn S.

    We waited 20 minutes for our drinks from the bar. But our waitress Erica was amazing & she didn't even charge us! Long wait, but awesome service.

    Autumn Stensland · June 17, 2013
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  • Kristi P.

    Pomberry Sangria.....enough said!!!!

    Kristi Perkins · March 27, 2013
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  • Dave F.

    Coconut shrimp and sauce is the bomb!

    Dave Fuchs · March 18, 2013
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  • Jon M.

    Called ahead said not busy. Got there 40 minute wait. There are 4 tables with nobody sitting there. Wtf!

    Jon Martin · August 9, 2012
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  • Ramona P.

    Skinny margarita! Mmm

    Ramona Pomerenke · June 24, 2012
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  • Nat B.

    Yummy calamari!

    Nat B. · April 18, 2012
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  • Ashley M.

    And ask for Barbara! She was wonderful and such a fun waitress!

    Ashley Martin-Lord · December 10, 2011
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  • Ashley M.

    Best burger I have ever had in my entire life! Eat "the surf n turf" burger... You won't be disappointed!

    Ashley Martin-Lord · December 10, 2011
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  • Brittany M.

    The general manager is the best! Most patient and caring guy!

    Brittany Merhar · October 18, 2011
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  • Noelle C.

    Ask for Andy. Best bartender ever!

    Noelle Chase · October 14, 2011
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  • Grant A.

    Make sure to grab a toothpick on your way out. (They're mint flavored!)

    Grant Awes · September 26, 2011
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  • Heidi U.

    Get Paul, the marine, as your waitor! Best duuude ever.

    Heidi Unger · August 9, 2011
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  • Aimee M.

    Longest wait ever. 30 min = minimum of hour

    Aimee Mairs · July 4, 2011
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  • Stephanie M.

    Trying the New Shrimp Paela!

    Stephanie Murphy · April 12, 2011
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  • Danelle V.

    Love all things Crab!

    Danelle VanGelder · June 12, 2010
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