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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. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice place to go and have some food with a great view of the ocean close to other bars and shops good times

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Scot B
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This is my favorite restaurant to visit when I am in Jacksonville, FL. It's outdoor patio feels like you are on the beach! Incredible views of the ocean and far off jetty. Fun atmosphere with the waitstaff dancing to Cotton Eye Joe and delicious food....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MamaLlama_40
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The crab legs are fabulous, and sometimes have specials on all you can eat. Also love the shrimp boils and the hush puppies.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mkeogh66
Reviewed July 6, 2018

it's bar food and crabs and seafood. Meh. Nothing that stands out. We go to sit on the deck and look out over the beach. Nothing that stands out about the food. It's just ok. FYI, be warned that sitting on the deck leaves you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BrenKen1
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We are from AZ & took our kids to Jax Beach for a family vacation. We stayed at the Best Western and noticed that Joe's was right on the beach within walking distance so we decided to do lunch there between beach visits. The staff...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tbrown114
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Even though I’m not a huge fan of chains, Joes is pretty good and it’s one of the only ocean front restaurants in Jax and the beaches. The food is consistent and good but the prices are a little high for crab. You do get...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MrsWJax
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Went for lunch. Staff was wonderful, very attentive & friendly. We chose the East Coast Combo. It came with bacon wrapped shrimp (bacon was under-cooked), Crab cake was OK, the fish fillet was very good, but the clam strips were just breading (could not find...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nb906
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Billion dollar view can not make up for terrible tasteless food. Coconut shrimp look good. But to much coating/batter and didn’t need so much because it didn’t cook batter through. Ordered drink and it was with alcohol after I requested a different drink I pointed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Golfermom28
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Staff was nice and friendly. Seated very quickly on a Friday night. Accommodated us when we asked to move inside. Food was average.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carole R
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Nice that it is on the beach, however the service was horrible and the food was mediocre at best. We like the one in Daytona but would not come back to this one. I would recommend going elsewhere unless you are just having drinks and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Crystal595
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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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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