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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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  • 73
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 48
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  • 25
    Poor
  • 10
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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
Lots of good seafood

Have been there with friends to try that place. The pictures in the menu looked great and we decided to share an appetizer and an entree. Were not disappointed. Was that much that we took some home. Very delicious and tasty. Will be back there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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cape coral
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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242 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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cape coral
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113 reviews 113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Have been there with friends to try that place. The pictures in the menu looked great and we decided to share an appetizer and an entree. Were not disappointed. Was that much that we took some home. Very delicious and tasty. Will be back there!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My big objection is that they served margarine instead of butter the last time I was there. We brought our own butter once, but that is silly. With their prices they should have real butter. Also, it is loud and the seating is uncomfortable. I am returning tonight with friends who want to dine there. I hope they have started... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went there with a friend of mine and had lunch. I'm not a seafood eater so I had a salad with chicken it was great very juicy chicken came with little hush puppies on the side which were very good. My friend had peel and eat shrimp she said they were very good too and corn on the cob everything... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Three of us stopped for dinner, and each absolutely loved our meal! I got the Queen Crab Bucket, recommended by our server, and thought I was in heaven it was so delicious. Others got the Seaside Platter, and the Crab Cake Chipotle Caesar salad. All were delicious. For fun I got the Hurricane drink, which was huge. If I lived... More 

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Hollywood Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Want to first say that my negative opinion is not necessarily a perception others would share if presented with the same meal. I ordered the fried clam strips, substituting hush puppies for the french fries that were supposed to accompany the clam strips. Because I like the taste, but not necessarily the texture of clams, I like very thin strips,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I've been to several Joe's in the past and each of them seem a bit different..I thought this one would have at least two chicken options, not here. The service was good, but wish there were a little more options for non-fish eaters.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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371 restaurant reviews
273 helpful votes 273 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
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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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5 restaurant reviews
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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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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, Seafood

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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: Bar scene, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, 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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