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Joe's Crab Shack

230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
+1 310-406-1999
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“steampot” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Each of us had the Steamer which was awesome. Cocktails were very nice too. The venue is genuine with a good view at the sea. Unlike other reviewers we did not have to pay any parking fees - maybe because we were there for dinner?

Thank Il J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice restaurant with good seafood, especially the crabs, their specialty. I ordered a roasted salmon served on a wood plank with rice and broccoli, very flavorful. The servers were quite prompt and attentive. The person who I was with ordered the crabs and they...More

Thank tsolano
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Redondo Beach after a long drive and just wanted some simple food in a familiar and basic place. Tonight we had a steam bucket for two. This gave us two net bags each with a full corn, some potatoes, shrimp, two crab sections...More

Thank JRNSydney_Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The view of the bay was great! While we were there, there was a sail boat class in process that proved very entertaining as several capsized. The food was very good ... shrimp and crab all very good! Good service! Very casual atmosphere! We went...More

Thank Gibbs W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband and I dined at Joe's. Service was adequate, atmosphere was nice, food was just average at best.

Thank 05TLC1968
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The first negative is having to pay for parking which is ridiculous. Get inside the restaurant and it is half full but we waited 20 minutes to be asked our order after being seated. The crag legs were rubbery and the lobster was horrible.

Thank Youth/Baseball
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is a classic around California noted for great Seafood good personalized service great drinks and astounding views

Thank csimmamps
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Good food. Server was really nice. But why must I pay to park in their lot. Lots of spaces. Wasn't a premium. Kind of takes away from the experience to have the valet lackey chase you down to pay for the "privilege" of parking in...More

Thank sandman14623
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Food is good, reasonably priced and not everything is fried. It was within walking distance of our hotel so it was convenient. I wish I had gotten the young man's name who waited on us, he is a Pittsburgh steelers fan, he was terrific. He...More

Thank denise b
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice while staying at nearby hotel. Food is really good, and staff are very attentive, friendly and hard working. Great place to come for a meal and enjoy the location/scenery

Thank GizzyGirl_NZ
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we just dropped in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-406-1999
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