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Joe's Crab Shack

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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2730 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759-3903
+1 727-799-8530
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Middlesex County, NJ
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here for dinner. Kids loved playing on the jungle gym outside. Our picnic table was gross and sticky. Out of mint for mojitos. My vodka and tonic (2nd choice) tasted like watery tonic with no vodka. I passed it around the table and everyone conferred. Server brought me an extra shot. Food was typical fried pub food. About what you'd... More 

Thank jgmjr
Dalton, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing !!! Awesome service and great vibe !!! I love it ,hopefully we can visit again soon, it's a must

Thank dianamon1514
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Good crab, friendly staff, definitely recommend. Atmosphere is nice and has a great kid play area. Service was super.

Thank Traci H
Safety Harbor, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

First of all, we had no menus or silverware when we were sat. We waited 20 minutes for our server to come over only after we informed the host we hadn't been waited on. Our food was brought out with no silverware, no tools to open the crab, no butter, one entree was missing 2 sides and another entree ordered... More 

Thank mdolphin91
Webster, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was great! We ordered the crab pot but were not happy with the crab, she brought us an upgrade "Queen" crab at no extra charge which was much better. The rest of the pot was good, shrimp ,corn,potatoes. I had Marqurita that was ok as well.The key lime pie was also good. All in all a fun place... More 

Thank rdolan6237
Central Florida, Florida
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had an excellent server, (Brandon, a.k.a. Peanut) which contributed to our enjoyment. Food was good, but seemed overpriced since salads had to be ordered as an add-on. For the cost of the East Coast Platter, I was expecting more seafood, not a heap of french fries and onion 'strings.' One piece of fish, 3 stuffed shrimp, and a crab... More 

Thank BarefootEmmy
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I really enjoy eating crab and especially appreciate Joe's Crab Shacks when we're eating out. We went this trio to Joe's with a large group with a reservation on a Friday night. The servers were kind and attentive but our food came out in spurts, some of our food wasn't warm some of us sitting at the... More 

Thank Trina D
Reading, Pennsylvania
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were hungry and ready for a good meal, when we headed to our destination on Sand Key. We decided to pull in at Joe's Crab Shack, had heard a lot about there franchise, but never had the chance to try one. My husband and I ordered a steampot to share and my grandson ordered a shrimp po'boy. The server... More 

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I went to this restaurant like we have in the past and we had possibly the best waitress we have ever had. If anyone goes there after reading this please request Ashleigh as your server. She was funny and she was on top of our needs throughout dinner. We will be dining there often with Ashleigh as... More 

Thank llupo90093
Spring Hill, Florida
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Revisited Joe's this past week and what a change. The food was terrible. The lobster they brought the fist time tastes rotten. Had a very off putting flavor. The manager came voer and recook the Lobster himself. It was filled with water and no meat. The claw barely had any meat in them at all the crabs were ok but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-799-8530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?