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Joe's Crab Shack

12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
+1 714-703-0505
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Ranked #11 of 380 restaurants in Garden Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Close walk from our hotel. Food was so good. Service was amazing. Everything was reasonably priced for the quality and quantity that we got. Kids desert of "painting their crab rice crispy square" is one of the most creative things I have seen in a long time.

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phoenix
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Went here with a friend following a RunDisney race, the service was prompt and the food was what I expect from a Joe's Crab Shack.

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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We just happened to pop in for dinner...very crowded, but worth the wait!!!!! Excellent atmosphere, excellent service, excellent food and great drinks! It was so much fun when the all start to dance to the music! Was so glad we stumbled onto this place! Highly highly recommend!

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It's not going to be cheap, but you get what you pay for. If you like seafood, this is a must have. The Classic Seafood Pot that I had included crab, shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes and sausage. Everything was excellent and tasted great. Atmosphere is fun and great for families, couples or business. Fun and friendly Staff. Go... More

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Delano, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It was good for what it is, I was expecting something bigger when i ordered my basket. people that we were with enjoyed them self's I enjoyed the people and food, I'd come back to eat again and try the different things on the menu.

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Rachel M, Brand Ambassador at Joe's Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that you will be visiting us again, and when you do, we recommend our NEW Mahi Rockefeller. A pan seared fillet topped with rich Rockefeller sauce made with shrimp and spinach. Served with orzo and seasonal veggies. See you soon! More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Food was great and so was the service! Crab legs and lobster with all the fixings. Everyone was so friendly. I will be back again!!!

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Rachel M, Brand Ambassador at Joe's Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you had a great time here at Joe's Crab Shack, Garden Grove! We hope to see you again soon for more craveable shack fun! More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I started with a bucket of crabs, cold bottle of New Castle beer and found a very friendly staff, great food and really enjoyed our visit. We clapped along as the staff danced and left very satisfied with the quality of the seafood and fun atmosphere. Will stop by again next time we are in the Anaheim area. It's definitely... More

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Rachel M, Brand Ambassador at Joe's Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear you had a craveable shack experience, and we can't wait to see you back in here again soon! More

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Joe's Crab Shack - three more visits between June 23rd and June 29th 2014 (last 3 visits in June 2013) This is the third year my wife, myself, and our daughter (6 y/o this year) made our journey to So. California and for the past four years we've stayed at the Homewood Suites Anaheim - Main Gate Area (Garden Grove)... More

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The staff are super friendly and welcoming. Our waitress noticed we were from out-of-state and made us feel right at home. She recommended items from the menu, and came around to check on us. The food ROCKS!

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Rachel M, Brand Ambassador at Joe's Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your shack experience, we value your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us, and we hope to see you back soon for another craveable experience! More

Folsom, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We arrived at 11pm hungry and tiered after a long day at disneyland. We ordered the food, the staff and aeros On my way! Energy and where very nice The food was great but not cheap. All and all, we had lots of fun

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Rachel M, Brand Ambassador at Joe's Crab Shack, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your late night visit to Joe's Crab Shack! Your feedback is important to us, so thank your for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you back soon for another craveable shack experience! More

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