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Joe's Crab Shack

6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
+1 904-249-6160
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (74 reviews)
“steam pots” (9 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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1 - 10 of 719 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tired after traveling and hungry. We were given a table squeezed into a corner and hard to get to and sit down. We were told it was the only table available. I had a direct view of the front door and everyone else...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dmh716
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here my first night in Jacksonville I ordered a beer and steam pot. The food was as expected except the king crab tasted like it was frozen too long. Typically when I go to one of these they ate up beat and fun.... here...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tstlkechkn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere sitting on the outside patio by the beach sipping a cold beverage. Service was good. Unfortunately the food disappoints. I know the best shrimp po-boys as I grew up in N.O. The waiter said the po-boy here was very good, and likely one...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank beenthere12
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel. We were in the mood for seafood and aporeicated the super close location. It was NOT busy. I don't know if that was due to the time of year, day of the week or the restaurant itself. The food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaydani2018
Reviewed December 11, 2018 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 November 29, 2018

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 November 20, 2018 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 October 30, 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 October 21, 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 October 14, 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
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Michelle P
May 25, 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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