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12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
+1 714-703-0505
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 163
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  • 126
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing atmosphere

Amazing service Crab dishes were delicious and cocktails were amazing. There is also a great kids menu and playground outside

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
LaboneWGTN
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Wellington
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Garden Grove, California, Usa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a very up beat place the servers serve and entertain. It is very loud, if you want to sit and talk it is hard to do. The food is very good. If you can get a seat outside it is not as loud.

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Calgary
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch. Was expecting the singing and dancing. They don't do it anymore. That is part of the experience at Joe's Crab Shack. Food was ok. Waited 20 minutes for dessert. Called waiter over for it. He said he would check and he never came back. We got up to leave so I could at least get the... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very good food and prices were reasonable. The service could be better but our server was going through a shift exchange with the new server.

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Wellington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Amazing service Crab dishes were delicious and cocktails were amazing. There is also a great kids menu and playground outside

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were travelling with two families, 4 adults and 5 kids total. We sat outside, and any moment the kids weren't eating they were in the playground, which gave us the opportunity to chat. None of us were big crab eaters but the wait staff took all the time to educate us on what to order, and how to eat... More 

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Melbourne
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was a nice place to eat close, the service was very friendly, the food nice and the décor was pretty cool.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great service, good food. Fun times! Went on a tuesday and there some fantastic deals to be had. The outdoor patio drew us in. Perfect way to end our day

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely friendly helpful staff. Good food, atmosphere and prices, enjoyed sitting outside and the kids loved the play area

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Amherst,NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great food, but VERY busy! Long line outside waiting for tables. good thing there was a covered area at the entrance since it was raining.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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406 reviews 406 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I usually don't dine in chain restaurants but this is the place the client picked so here I went. We were greeted as soon as we walked in with a friendly face, as soon as we were seated our server was over and asking what he could bring us. The food was better than expected. We had these shrimp balls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-703-0505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?