Joe’s Crab Shack in Amherst is closing

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Joe’s Crab Shack, a popular chain restaurant, is closing its doors at its Amherst location, its only Buffalo-Niagara region location.

News 4 stopped by the restaurant today and found a sign stating that the location is permanently closed.

The chain’s parent company filed for bankruptcy in June.

Their closest remaining location is in Henrietta, near Rochester. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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