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Joe's Crab Shack

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4846 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-272-5900
11:00 - 00:00
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were shown to a table - that's it. Sat for a full ten minutes and were not approached once by any wait staff, and felt quite ignored as the staff appeared not to want to make eye contact. They were there, and looking at all of the empty tables obviously not busy, and obviously here is one customer who... More 

Thank David R P
West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gumbo was good, crab, shrimp combo was a nice treat on a hot day. Peaches, yes that is her name was an excellent server. Smiling, happy, energetic, constantly checking to see all was good.

Thank BellaRosie2
Hilltown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

You've got fast food and then there are themed box restaurants. Enter Joe's Crab Shack. Most of the seafood seems like its packaged, although the shrimp cocktail is on ice because it has just been cooked (one of my favorites). And I finally found a meal of variety that's very tasty. Not too mention the Key Lime Pie which is... More 

Thank dantheman993
Springfield, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service. Liked our server and her trainee. There were 4 of us and we all had a different meal. I loved my shrimp. Others had steak and seafood and were very satisfied. It was a nice place to go for a casual dining experience. I loved sitting outside and watching all the action on Broadway at the Beach.

Thank Adriana425
Lexington, North Carolina
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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered Queen Crab bucket, which comes with an ear of corn and potatoes, and an East Coast Platter which includes clams, shrimp, crab cake, white fish and fries. If your looking for a Great appetizer, I suggest the Nachos. These are also wonderful if your wanting a meal on the light side. They are wonderful! We love eating here.... More 

Thank cluvsbeach
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is nice! The food is fair! Service is good! Don't expect the best meal for the price. It is on the high side and it lacks taste. If you are looking for a fun environment and want to wear funny bibs then this is the place!

Thank ScubaShag408
Charlotte, North Carolina
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354 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here when we visited Barefoot Landing. We ate outside to experience the beautiful views right at sundown. We didn't have reservations and 4 of us were seated immediately. I had the grilled salmon with dirty rice and mixed vegetables. Others in my party ordered the crab appetizer (too rich) and a salad, and the shrimp bucket. We all... More 

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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a party of 6 this early evening. Got right in and served. All order different items and was served correctly. The waitress was very quick in getting things for party.

Thank Gary M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crab nachos are fantastic. Crab cake sandwich, as well. Met a friend there for lunch. Pleasant atmosphere and attentive wait staff. Easy to talk and visit.

Thank Barney B
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

After waiting for about 15 minutes after being told we would have a 15 minute wait, we found that the hostesses had not put our name in, so we were added to the end of the list putting us at an additional 35 minutes. Hostesses didn't seem to know a lot about what was going on. Once seated, service improved... More 

Thank Cindy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View
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: 4846 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-272-5900

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