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Joe's Crab Shack

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230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
+1 310-406-1999
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11:00 - 00:00
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The servings are huge so we shared a few sampler type meals. The crab is good, but I was not a fan of the lobster. The other fish items were good. My daughter loved the fried shrimp. Our waiter was nice and because it's a fun atmosphere it's a great place for kids. We got a fun family picture too.... More 

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Thank Katharine W
Las Cruces, NM
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147 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joe's sits right on the harbor in Redondo. You can dine in or out. Casual atmosphere, picnic bench seating and a real "crab shack" feel. Service was fine even with a trainee shadowing our waiter. The menu has lots to offer. I would go with anything that was just seafood. The sandwich's and nacho's have good amounts of seafood but... More 

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Thank Henry4218
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you can catch this place when it's busy but still possible to sit at the bar, then you're on for a fun couple of hours. It is set on the marina, so yachts on one side and open sea/beach on the other. The place is spacious and well decorated in theme. The portions are generous and tasty (generally speaking... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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253 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Do not expect more, but you will enjoy your meals, they have a nice sea view terrace. They also have their own private parking lot that is a good value in that area.

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Thank brucemsn
Bellingham, Washington
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were expecting to see the ocean and you could only of the breach line and not looking our into the ocean. It is located on a pier that has a jetty to allow boats to come in and park in the marina. It is still nice but not what one whole think as a romantic view. The good thing,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a business meeting to discuss details. Was after 1 and the place was pretty empty. Service was good and the server was great in her recommendations of menu items to try. Good view with outdoor dining available.

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Thank Travelwithwendy
Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I visited at 6PM on a Sunday night, and dined in the bar. The bar staff appeared lackadaisical and seemed bothered to have another customer (only 2 people in the bar). I ordered the classic sampler and a half dozen oysters. The sampler consisted of calamari, crab dip, and mystery deep fried balls. The crab dip was only a small... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We ordered a apertizer which came out the wrong thing to what we ordered told the waiter and he said he will get the right one, our Entrees came out then our appetiser of steamed clams which half the shells at least were empty which we paid for a pound was lucky if we got half a pound. The entrees... More 

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Thank JulieRichardT
Hampshire
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ate lunch here; average food quality, poor service. I ordered corn on the cob as a side with my crab cakes. It didn't come with my meal. I had to ask for it and it arrived later. My wife ordered a salad which was supposed to include bacon. There was no bacon. We mentioned this and the waitress knocked $2... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have been disappointed with other Joe's that we have tried in the U.S. This one has location, good food, properly prepared. The service could have been better but the food was better than expected. Still think it is a bit overpriced but would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?