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Joe's Crab Shack

6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
+1 904-249-6160
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (74 reviews)
“steam pots” (9 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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1 - 10 of 715 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When it opened it was great food with good fun. Now it has declined to the point that I don't suggest it to anyone. My family used to always want to go there when visiting, but no longer. Quality of the food has steadily declined...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location on the beach, near the historic Volunteer Lifesaving Station and companion liked the grilled and very tasty salmon, and the I liked the fish and chips. Both excellently prepared. The place was empty, off season, but the staff found time to dance to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got the steamer pot and it was amazing flavor but wish there was more shrimp and corn in there.the crab fritters are killer.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gypsyheart87
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

The food was decent for a chain, but not the local seafood we were looking for. Waitress said the peel n eat shrimp were from Australia. Not seasoned very well. Mixed drinks were very weak. Waiters didn't care about the pigeons that kept comingup on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank BRTgr
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I've eaten at Joe's before - many years ago in the DFW area; it was great. This time, this one...was so-so. They weren't too busy this evening - it was about 8:30. There were a couple of big tables with birthday parties - maybe that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Antiquetuck
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Joe's for dinner on a Saturday night. It was crowded but we were seated within a few minutes. Emerald, our waitress, was very cordial and extremely knowledgeable about the menu. Her continued service throughout our meal was unsurpassed. The meals were outstanding. A great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidwW2255BG
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Sit inside if you want to FREEZE, sit outside if you want to learn to fence with the various seagulls and pigeons seeking food... Crab boils are excellent with a decent mix of veggies, crab and shrimp... beverages are average and the tourist store is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank iNetSpy
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had not been there in about two years, so we decided to stop for lunch: bad idea! While the beer and the waiter were good, the salad with fish and the seafood platters were not! the crab legs overcooked and dry inside, the calamari...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Renato S
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We had reservations for a party of nearly twenty. Our server was amazing, never skipped a beat. Drinks never ran out, food came out fairly quickly for such a large party! The servers all came out and did a fun little line dance to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JulieE1538
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I really enjoyed this restaurant. It’s was my first time. Kyle was very attentive with us. The food was great (the steam pots) and delicious

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cristina O
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Michelle P
25 May 2016|
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Response from kanucksun | Reviewed this property |
When I went to Joe's Crab Shack, I was too full to eat because I had just eaten at the Maple Biscuit Company; yet, I wanted to relax with a refreshing drink on the beach. I did see people order the Crab legs, and they all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-249-6160
Joe's Crab Shack brings fresh seafood, authentic flavors and Southern coastal flair to locations all across America. Joe's menu features crab, fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp.
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