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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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  • 75
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  • 93
    Very good
  • 50
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  • 26
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice View. Good Service

Good Food. The service was really good. The food was good. Really great view on the pier. It was my son's 6th birthday and he said he was glad he chose Joe's.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
gsd1980
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Mississauga, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Mississauga, Canada
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Good Food. The service was really good. The food was good. Really great view on the pier. It was my son's 6th birthday and he said he was glad he chose Joe's.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

The food was great and their margaritas were the best. And the staff was very accommodating. I will be visiting Joe's again.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I know its a chain, but that doesn't mean the food has to be gross. I just feel that the seafood is totally frozen. You are a huge restaurant located on the water, can't you serve some things that are fresh??? The service was decent, didn't blow me away. I had the surf and turf burger... never again.

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Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Economical, good view of the inland waterway and marina and next to the hotel where we were staying.

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Oak Park, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Although we tire of eating at chain restaurants, we are happy that we tried Joe's. (Yes, the parking lot is small.) My husband had the KJ Steampot, and I had the bucket of Queen Crab. They were each terrific--messy, fun, and delicious. We opted for the corn-on-the-cob and boiled potatoes, which were also very good. The food is very reasonably... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My family and I came here for lunch one day during our vacation. My wife and I ordered some drinks from the bar and noticed there was a two drink maximum on those specific drinks. I was expecting them to be strong but they barely had any alcohol in them. Needless to say we only had two because they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Our first night in town we went to Joe's for dinner. The service and food were excellent. The real wonder is their location over the canal. The views were amazing! Afterward my husband had some tourist questions and the manager was more than helpful and a real asset to our vacation! Highly recommend!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We decided to go to dinner late on Saturday. We arrived at the restaurant at 9pm. The parking lot is very small so I'm glad we came late but we still got the last spot. If it was earlier we would not have found parking. We were seated right away with a window seat overlooking the harbour. Very nice seating.... More 

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Port Angeles
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped by today at Joe's Crabshack because we fancied some seafood and heard the place was okay. This time of the season it was easy to get a table right on the waterfront with a great view. Our waitress came right away and was bubbly and helpful. My wife had queen crab, scallops, snow crab combo with corn in... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Here is my 2 cents on the food. First the drink. Mardi gras sumething..U R only allowed 2. It was 8.50 but it was good/pretty and gave you a quick buzz. Appetizer, crab stuffed mushrooms. MMM tasty lots of crab... good stuff...... 33 shrimp for 11.99... This is why I came. Fried shrimp better tasting than any other fried shrimp... More 

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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: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
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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