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Joe's Crab Shack

230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
+1 310-406-1999
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2033
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here twice while staying at nearby hotel. Food is really good, and staff are very attentive, friendly and hard working. Great place to come for a meal and enjoy the location/scenery

Thank GizzyGirl_NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the appetizer sampler and Crab Bucket - The food was good and prices reasonable. Brought back memories of New Orleans!

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Party of four. Two of us had fish, shrimp & chips which was good, one had two lobster tails which were bland and I had the King crab steam pot. Very little crab meat to be found but worst of all the shells were rubbery...More

Thank Garp12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was no wait when we went late evening on a week day. The crab was delicious. The margaritas were only so so. Service was good. we dined outside and view is pretty.

Thank mawood_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not so easy to get seat promptly, however, once you sit great! Also somehow they do not want you to sit next to the windows...(?!) Service was excellent and did everything we required. Missing bubbles and champagne on the wine list. Super crab. Alway take...More

Thank FlyingDutchman70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is just acceptable as there are many seafood restaurants in the area that offer much better fare, at a competitive price in a much more pleasant atmosphere. This restaurant is definitely casual dining which I do not mind as at today's prices...More

Thank padiehl86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were made to feel like we were making them stay open late when in fact we got there at 7.30pm. We were then cajoled into having our picture taken then hard sold a black and white copy we didn't want and refused point blank...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious crap, oysters, shrimp,stuff mushrooms, even the coleslaw all fresh & yummy (check it out ) employee are wonderful and sweet too great service all the way around wonderful experience will definitely eat here again

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's about as good as any place in the South Bay for seafood. There are no really great places, but Joes will at least do.

Thank jfinnnnnnnnnn
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Always come here when we are home because I need my crab fix. You can never go wrong with a crab steampot, just select what kind you want. The more crab, the better. Seating was quick and easy, we had a booth on the patio...More

Thank Kenwyoung
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we just dropped in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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: 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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