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Joe's Crab Shack

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14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
+1 850-650-1882
11:00 - 00:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On a family vacation we were excited to eat here. Should have been suspicious when there were barely any cars in the parking lot. Walked in and had to wait several minutes for anyone to come to seat us. During our wait we could see right into the kitchen where the fry cook was not wearing gloves, eating the fries,... More 

Thank Cynthia E
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat in the bar area, bartender took forever to take my drink order. Then another 10 mins to take my food order. The place was really dead so no need to be so slow. The food was great!! Had the Fish and Shrimp platter.

Thank Calvin P
Golconda, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the grilled lobster tails and it was yummy!!! Service was great everyone was friendly. We went for a late lunch and it wasn't busy at all.

Thank amyclatt
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never thought I would say this, but I think the best dinig experience we've had as a family was at Joe's Crab Shack. It recently stormed before we got to Destin, but we wanted to eat outside on the deck area since we were traveling with our dog. The staff wiped down the wet area so we could eat... More 

Thank Brent E
Gainesville, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Steampots were incredible. Crablegs were fabulous. Appetizer was good. Cocktails a bit pricey. Our server was brand new and a bit overwhelmed on a Saturday night, but everything worked out. The atmosphere was ok. It was Spring Break, so I pretty much expected it this way. Food was good, will return when it was not as busy!

Thank Stacy Z
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The coustomer service was great, fresh crab, fresh lobster IT WAS JUST GREAT. The waiters were nice great little playground for the kids.

Thank Dylan336
Destin, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We tried to eat here three times. They don't take reservations, which is fine, so we called ahead to eat there at 7:15, which was a time recommended by them since they get busier the later it gets. We got there on time and checked in. It was 8:00 and we checked the list. They had skipped over us and... More 

1 Thank kathrynthacker90
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Joes Crab Shack for dinner one night this week. We had a great dinner. My oldest boy and I both had the queen crab bucket. The crab was seasoned very good. The crab was slightly over cooked. Overall I would rate a good experience.

Thank Eric S
Newton, Mississippi
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Would go here again but would not get the chicken Alfredo or the charbroiled oysters. The dessert, s'mores, was absolutely the best thing we ate on our entire trip. Service was really good.

Thank nic1743
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Hubby and I were in the area and had a taste for some seafood and while I don't favor fast food or franchise restaurant this appeared to by one of the few open for lunch. My hubby ordered the fried shrimp which was very tasty while I opted for the Dungeoness Crab special for $18.99. The portion was small and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-1882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?