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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 #159 of 650 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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  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
North Port, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The steam pot was fair to middling. . . and from there things got worse: My wife ordered the bacon wrapped shrimp platter and one side was burned. She returned it and a few minutes later the same platter was returned with the burnt shrimp bacon face down. I lost my cool and told the waiter that the old flip... More

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florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had heard of this place but never had taken time to drive over and dine. Couple weeks ago we were close by with friends and they suggested going. They had been before and were impressed. Although several tables around us ordered the lobster pots we did not. They did look good but way too much food..............Between the 4 of us... More

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My daughter and I come for the fried clams and coconut shrimp. Food is always fresh and cooked perfectly.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

the food, the views, the drinks, and the t-shirts all rock. a fun place with excellent food. we enjoy sitting at the bar. we make it once a month just for fun.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went on my husbands birthday for dinner and he loves seafood and this was the first place he choose. He got the 2 lobster steam pot thing. He had a blast, loved every minute of it. He was so happy. I ordered a steam pot as well, so so so yummy. So worth the money. We left there full, happy... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Went to Joes after a full day of house hunting. Looking for some great local seafood and a great atmosphere, waterfront view. Found it all in spades at Joes. Our waiter, Matt, was great. Very knowledgeable about the menu, recommended the stuffed, bacon wrapped shrimp for me and the fish and shrimp platter for my wife, both were great. Sat... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

$2 draft beer, hurricanes, fried calamari, fried shrimp,fried crayfish and fried pickles all day on Tuesday. This sounds better then it really is!@ The drinks are served in 12 oz plastic glasses and only BUD & Miller light. The fried food is miniscule and has fries included in with it so you get less. I would not go for the... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had family in town who had heard of Joe's and wished to go there. Our server Deano was fantastic - fun, upbeat and very attentive and really helped our visit fun. The view was fantastic as we had a table near the window. Atmosphere is extremely casual, a bit noisy and hectic, however that is the type of restaurant... More

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United States
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stopped here for a snack and a drink at the bar. Our bartender Charlie was awesome. She was super awesome and recommended a great snack for us. Everything was great except one of the serves sitting on the bar cooler in front of us and checking her phone and complaining about her life. The manager walked by repeatedly and... More

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I visited Joe's with friends last year and had fantastic snow crab in a combo meal with steak. I will say the steak was HORRIBLE but I couldn't wait to go back for the crab!! I went my back in June with my friend and had fantastic scrumptious 1 lb bucket of Snow Crab! Joe's is a... More

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