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Joe's Stone Crab

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11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7395
+1 305-673-0365
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Curitiba, PR
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145 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just love this place. If you are a stone crab fan, you can't miss it. Atmosphere is also great. No reservations taken, so go there early or on a weekday.

Thank FlaviaPacheco
Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had such a great time , the food delicious the service so good. Obviously you have to love seafood and crabs of course. A real treat , pricey but well worth it. Would definitely return

Thank Claudio77000
Barcelona, Spain
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the iconic place to eat and a bit pricey but the crab claws and service were very good. My recommendation would be to dress up a bit as a lot of the customers were dressed smartly even though I was in shorts and a t-shirt they said there was no dress code. also bring a jumper as the... More 

Thank Stephen M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited during a 3 night stay at South Beach- very busy but once you give your name you are told approx wait time and then your name is called out over the PA., while you wait in bar area. Food great and service brilliant -plenty of advice on what to order and how to eat the crab claws.... a little... More 

Thank Glen B
New York, NY
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548 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Insane lunch. Has been on my bucket list forever and today it finally happened. We arrived early and avoided the crazy waits. Walked right in and got a perfect booth. Our waiter was a total dude. Food was delicious from start to finish. Stone crabs were epic as was the Key Lime pie.

Thank jwobkk
Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Joe's Stone Crab Take Away is a nice little spot to have lunch or quick dinner. Good food , friendly workers, and prompt service what more can a gal ask for. My friend girls and I went by to have lunch today, and tried the sweet potato soup mmmh... So damn good. Whoever created this soup did a great job,... More 

Thank avonprincess77
Rosemount, Minnesota
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Joe Stop making Ceviche I purchased both, the shrimp and fish Ceviche today, they were so bad I could not eat it. After I left the restaurant two blocks away I found I place that actually knows how to make Ceviche. I am mad that this place makes this kind of food that I won't visit this place again

Thank ciburg
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The ambiance, the food, the service, and the prices are first class. This is one of the top places in Miami Beach but it is along ways from what it was when it started. If you can afford it don't miss it but it is not the only place to get Stone Crabs. The 2 times I have been here... More 

Thank fthomasj89
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice staff despite the madhouse at Receptionist...They take NO reservaations but the crabs are worth it! Expensive, lowest cost is $30 for seven claws...no sides!

Thank Kim S
pittsford ny
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is iconic, a throwback with waiters in tux's surrounding your tablebut the food I found to be just ok and not very exciting.Split some crab claws that were again ok,my tuna was overcooked and while I waited for a new one they offered me shrimp cocktail which was a nice gesture and quite tasty

Thank CowboyCraig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$80
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-7395
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-673-0365
A landmark known for stone crabs, fine food and outstanding service. Started in 1913 and still owned and operated by the same family. Joe's provides the freshest stone crabs, seafood and more. Joe's Take Away is a smaller version of our original restaurant, which features all the specialities, plus amazing salads, sandwiches, specials and an early morning breakfast.

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  • Is there a dress code?
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