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Joe's Crab Shack

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2730 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759-3903
+1 727-799-8530
11:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even though the place is always busy, we've never had to wait too long. Service good, food good. Recommend the crab legs (duh).

Thank LDesignerArtist
Largo, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fresh Seafood this is the place, the steam pots are out of sight! Lobster, potatoes, sausage combined in a freshly steamed pot.

Thank Naldo660
Largo, Florida
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161 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took some out of town friends for sea food and we loved our visit for the first time, great staff, clean, easy parking, large selection on the menu, good prices, take your family or friends, you shall be glad you did my friend.

Thank Rock M
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great time had by large party of 16. Good, fresh food and cold drinks. Hannah was a fabulous waitress who did not miss a beat (including when the staff danced to Cotton-Eye Joe!). Kid-friendly with outdoor play area. Best place for seafood and a fun time!!! Love Joe's!!!

1 Thank Colby C
Johnson City, Tennessee
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206 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

When you go to order snow crab and they already let you know the crab are extremely tiny and you really need to order the queen, you know you're in for a disappointment. The queen size was no larger than typical snow crab. So for all we know there was no change. They were overcooked which made the shells so... More 

Thank joyhope
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Late afternoon lunch with family -long time to be greeted-server irritated at first then managed to let go of whatever happened prior to waiting on us - & was then very nice. However, food was not good. Lukewarm & poor quality. All 4 of us barely ate any of our meals. And definitely don't order water. I would not recommend... More 

1 Thank Simba1802
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Love this place. We have a Joes crab shack on the west coast too. So we knew what to expect. The food was great and the service was awesome. It's also a fun place to eat.

Thank Kenny D
Niskayuna, New York
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

not the first time at Joe's (other locations). Crab is great but expensive. Worth the price if you love Crab.

1 Thank Kahuna1336
Central Florida
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69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Glad to report after seeing some so-so reviews that this place has really good seafood. The values were good as well. I had the east Coast Platter and is probably the best seafood combo/platter that I've had in years. My wife had a large salad, add a skewer of grilled shrimp. She was very impressed with hers as well as... More 

1 Thank sponger303
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After an early flight from Milwaukee, this seemed a good place at the right time to have lunch. I admit, I am usually a bit jumbled after an early flight, but it was a nice atmosphere. The service was friendly, although it did disappear for long stretches. The food was OK, but nothing great. I think at a different time... More 

1 Thank TerrenceDean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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: 2730 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-799-8530

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?