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Joe's Crab Shack

4846 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
+1 843-272-5900
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (73 reviews)
“seafood” (92 reviews)
“potatoes” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4846 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Joe's in a few different states...you usually know what you get...decent crab for a crowd. This Joe's had a distinctive poor service edge. Hostesses weren't happy and our server was either new, overwhelmed or not interested. Food was served with no plates...we...More

Thank CTBG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my family here for my daughters birthday. Everyone at the table order crab legs in different selections. They do not tell you that they serve low grade crab legs. The crab legs hardly had any meat in them at all, and I have...More

Thank Oakley62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for dinner with a party of 9. All of us enjoyed our food. The double sized crab bucket was $52 but was enough food for 3 adults. I had crab cakes and they were very good. Our waiter Chris was very attentive...More

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to dinner early evening, seated right away- seating was tight and it was hot inside like the air was not working. Too hot for me to eat, so I ordered a beer. The girl came around to take a pic of all of...More

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 9 in our party (6 adults and 3 children, 2 requiring high chairs). Unfortunately, due the prospect of rain, we were seated inside. This made for very tight seating, not just for us, but for our server (and other guests) to get around....More

Thank musicgal4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went early and were immediately seated. Wide variety to select. The appetizer was 3 in one, poppers, calamari, and crab dip was exceptional. One chose a poor boy with shrimp. Delicious. The crab pot was huge and spicy. The East Coast atter wad huge. Excellent...More

Thank jgteacher
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The food and service was excellent. The restaurant could use a deep cleaning; the floors were very greasy. The restrooms smelled horrible.

Thank romuntu
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Made reservations for 5.30, placed order at 5.45, food did not arrive until about 7.15. Of the party of 7 of us there were 3 young children one of whom was 15 months old who had to eat oyster crackers while she waited for her...More

Thank tmlleafer
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was a great place for a late afternoon lunch. It was not too crowded and we were able to sit on the deck. Service is great - they don't hover and they keep drinks filled. We ordered the steamed shrimp and the Crab Nachos....More

Thank Nc4travel
Reviewed 9 August 2017

PLEASE LISTEN TO ME; I don't know why other guests are given the Joe's crab shack 4-5 stars... From an educator, the food quality and quantity does not met the price, crab bucket for $32 my wife got three legs, two small red potatoes and...More

Thank Encarnacion16
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Patricia C
13 August 2016|
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Response from rambo4567 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you visit the website they will have one there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4846 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-5353
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-272-5900
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