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2024 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
239-332-1881
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 47
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Joe's Crab Shack, Ft. Myers

A gray wood structure, looks like the other's in the chain. This laid back joint is loud, is busy, is clean, is friendly, is inexpensive. Great view. Mason jar cocktails, which I passed on for Dos sockies on special $2.68 ea. I had a bucket of crabs, coldslaw.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Coral Springs, Florida
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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Coral Springs, Florida
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620 reviews 620 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A gray wood structure, looks like the other's in the chain. This laid back joint is loud, is busy, is clean, is friendly, is inexpensive. Great view. Mason jar cocktails, which I passed on for Dos sockies on special $2.68 ea. I had a bucket of crabs, coldslaw.

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West Islip, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a great experience. Casual atmosphere - good food, warm, friendly service. Can't beat the Dungenous crabs at Joes!!!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The restaurant is good for a family/friends night out. It is busy and loud, and is a chain restaurant. It does have a few options other than seafood, but not many. The view is excellent, as it is right on the marina. We waited quite a while to get our food, which was frustrating, but it was good. A lot... More 

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Estero, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were scoping out a restaurant for my friend to meet another friend at later in the week. This has the perfect location, great view, looks great from the outside. We came in for an ice tea just to check it out during the day. In my whole life I have never seen a restaurant so in need of a... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is very casual dining and you can see the Gulf of Mexico from every table. We dine here at least once during our 3 week trip in April. They have every kind of seafood you can imagine and the crab legs are to die for. The wine is a little overpriced per glass but the food is always perfect.... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great crab legs...in fact the best I have ever tasted!! Good service and the prices are very acceptable. Will go again every time we're in the area!

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

The food was awesome. Had the crab daddy which has king,queen and snow crab legs. Cooked perfectly. Definitely going back.

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Marion, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After waiting a good 40 minutes to be seated(half of the restaurant was empty), we received poor service and cold food from our waitress. Had to ask several times to remove dirty utensils from our table, brought to managers attention and was very unprofessional. Do not recommend, especially for the price.

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Largo, Florida
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had a solid, but not memorable meal here. Typical chain restaurant, but done somewhat better than most. Started with the Garlicky Mussels which were good, as well as a bowl of the New England Clam Chowder which was quite good. For entrees we had the Crab Cake Dinner which really was quite good, with an interesting Siracha Remoulade sauce that... More 

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had the lobster, crab and shrimp boil. The shrimp were cooked perfectly, real Maine lobster and sweet meaty queen crab. Very casual atmosphere. Lots of fun & great food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2024 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-332-1881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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