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Joe's Crab Shack

2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
+1 949-650-1818
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (34 reviews)
“steampot” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
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Reviewed yesterday

Heading down PCH to Laguna Beach, my husband and I wanted to stop for lunch in Newport Beach before checking into our hotel. We spotted the sigh and the back end of a shark (fake) sticking out of a wall. We were curious. The view...More

Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here during the newport christmas boat parade so menu was prix fixe like all restaurants in the surrounding area. Joe's offered a larger choice menu than its competitors in a fun environment with a better price ($50 per person for a seat not up...More

Thank Carson F
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I love this place! I always have a good meal and it isn't crowded. We usually go early on a weekday, so that might be the best time to go to Joe's. The Crab Steampots are the best things to order, but I've also had...More

Thank Travel C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped by just after noon as we were heading up PCH to Torrance. We weren't sure where we wanted to eat so we were just watching for places as we drove. Along came Joe's and we decided to give it a try. Since we...More

Thank steversjunk2016
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Loved this place! We were a bit uncertain from the outside, but was so cool! Good value and delicious food. The crab chowder - YUM! We got the bucket to share it was so fun! Would love to come back. Excellent friendly service too, the...More

Thank Orange2u
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Was disappointed going downhill we need something new. Just wasn't as good as it used to be and the service was bad they tried to make him better but just food wasn't up to par wasn't what it used to be.

Thank terrysally
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This location lived up to what we have come to expect from Joe's Crab Shack. We had four small children (the oldest was 8), and were pleased to be seated with a view of the marina. Our waitress was extremely friendly, interacted great with the...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Pricing is reasonable, funny hostess and loves to celebrate birthdays and anniversarry here. Fun vibe.

Thank 693mariaelisac
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place and this was our first time eating at this location. The service was awesome and made my daughter's birthday special. They had her dress up in Hawaiian gear and sang happy birthday to her. Definitely a fun atmosphere and the food...More

Thank krystalsjewles
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Love Joe's Crab Shack super friendly great service. Been going for years. Bring someone new in town and he orders the lobster bucket. The client says don't you crack the Lobster shell. The server replies Sir I do not want to touch your food. We...More

Thank Sharon E
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Response from Smalaniuk | Reviewed this property |
sorry my account wasn't working. there is outdoor seating but when we went it was too cold
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-650-1818
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