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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 22
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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
We Returned....Like We Said We Would!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
gmachfla
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Delray Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

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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105 reviews 105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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121 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Nova Scotia
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169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went to Joe's Crab Shack for our first visit with friends. We went around 5:30 pm and were seated immediately. We ordered the Fish & Shrimp, and the Ragin Cajun Steampot. Both were very good and we left full. Our server was very attentive and friendly. I would suggest arriving early because when we left there was quite a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had four people in our group and was seated within the time frame the host had specified. After we sat we ordered a round of cocktails that took about 20 minutes to receive (the server complained about a large group, but other tables were having no problem receiving their drinks) my drink did not appear to have any alcohol... More 

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Minnesota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went to eat here the last night we stayed at Legacy Harbour. We generally try to avoid chains that we can get back home, but we were tired and didn't want to drive anywhere. Food was really good and the water was good. Only negative was that they didn't deliver our appetizers to us until after our meal arrived... More 

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Martell
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A wide menu of seafood set in a bar type atmosphere- a little loud...reasonably priced and good service...a family friendly restaurant.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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