Joe's Crab Shack

3 ratings
$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
3502 Seawall Blvd
Galveston, TX 77550

Most Recent Reviews


Celiac

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This exceeded our expectations from previous visit. The wait staff knowledgeable it was delicious

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I felt safe eating here because what I ordered was all naturally gluten free. We thought since we were near the gulf that the crab would be extra good...nope! Food was just okay

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Yikes! Ordered off gluten free menu, and salad came out with croutons.... They corrected it, but a little uneasy about eating it.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Dinner
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood

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Symptomatic Celiac

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As mentioned before, they have a small gf menu, our Server seemed knowledgeable and said he marked my order of the peel & eat shrimp (cold, lemon only) and garden salad as gf. However, when the salad came out, it had croutons on it! I promptly said “I can’t eat that and need a whole new salad prepared please”! Server left the salad at our table so i could see they made a fresh one. They were prompt with the new salad and our original Server apologized and said he had marked the order gf, the kitchen was just not paying attention. I did not get sick but I would be very careful here. They do have outside seating and are dog friendly too.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Very helpful, answered all questions. Special menu

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Gluten Intolerant

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Review


Very delicious! Staff knowledgeable about gluten and dairy free options. We eat there every time we come to Brandon and I never have a reaction.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most/All

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
  • Good for dinner
  • Good for lunch
Symptomatic Celiac

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Review


Been here in the past - GF menu isn’t very big but it has enough options. Food is delicious and servers are knowledgeable.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Had high hopes for this place, but it started off with the shrimp in my steam pot not being cleaned properly. Manager was nice and took money off the bill. I thought all precautions were taken because my steam pot came out in a different thing than my husbands. After getting back to our condo, I was up sick all night. So, some kind of cross contact did end up happening and I ended up sick. This hasn't happened to me in a long time. I really was hoping for a good experience here.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contact?

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

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