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Joe's Crab Shack

2024 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
239-332-1881
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Ranked #179 of 673 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Queen Crab Steam Pots brilliantly done in Individual roasting pots. Sides were Fabulous..very satisfied and not stuffed. The crab was succulent. Brought my best friend from Canada and we're coming back !!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The water views are tough to beat here. The food is good with a friendly staff to cater to your every need. A great lunch stop on the water.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The place was nearly empty at noon on a Friday during "season," which should have been the first tip-off. On the plus side, my group scored a prime table right by the window overlooking the water, and this restaurant is definitely all about the waterside view. We soon found the reason for the ghost town atmosphere: the over-priced food was... More 

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London, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We visited Joe's Crab Shack in Fort Myers twice on our recent Florida vacation. The food was delicious, the staff was friendly & accommodating and the view was gorgeous! The crab nachos are a must try! Our 2nd visit was to take advantage of Joe's $2 Twosdays. Their delicious Category 5 Hurricane cocktail was only $2. as were plenty of... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I ate here for the first time on our anniversary and we were very impressed. The waitress/bartender Charlie was awesome...very accommodating and knowledgeable about the menu. The food was excellent and the portions are large and cooked to perfection. Will definitely be coming back to try the other selections on the menu!

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We ordered our food an had some special requested as to what should go on the plate and what not. when the meal was presented all the requests were not been done. when we were finished it took ages for staff to come round and either take the plates away or even ask us how the meal was. the staff... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The floor of the restaurant is bare concrete and felt a little slippery while walking. Probably from so many days of grease in the air. Food was decent but nothing special. Crab buckets were generous portions. It was a busy night so we didn't expect fast service, and the waitress was doing a good job.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Inconveniently located on a city back street adjacent to a small Marina, Joe's try's hard! Crowded on weekends, window seats overlooking the nasty waters of the Calahoochie River fill rapidly. Standard fried waterfront fare on the most part, there Lobster/Shell Fish "Pots" are the draw. Last go had the New Englander, 2 pound lobsters, a handful of small imported shrimp,... More 

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Venice, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

While visiting the Edison/Ford estates it was time to eat some lunch. We drove by this place on the way there and decided to give it a try. The workers were very nice and very accommodating, but when my fish and chips came with all the fried batter drippings, I almost sent it back, because I could not see the... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Seafood Steamed pot with the whole lobster is well worth it. Besides the lobster, there are shrimp, sausage, crabs, corn and potatoes. The only down side is that you always have a difficult time cracking open a whole lobster. This however, is a labor of love. The lobster is a good size. I needed my bib, the scrap bucket... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

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

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