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4402 N University Dr, Lauderhill, FL 33351-5738
954-749-2722
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Ranked #22 of 81 Restaurants in Lauderhill
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I always enjoy going to Joe's to eat. The food is great and the service is excellent. And it is affordable..........

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Weston, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Used to love this place. It had fresh crab at reasonable prices. It is, unfortunately, going downhill. Went last night and the crab was old, they barely gave any potatoes in my $22 steampot (I had 2 tiny boiled potatoes and my daughter got one, they gave a smaller portion of crab and shrimp for the kids steampot, the crab... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Joe's is where the grandkids like to eat on special occasions like birthdays. It can be an expensive adventure taking the whole lot of folks out to eat. The casual atmosphere is great for families and this is one place that you can make a mess when you eat and no one really seems to mind. We normally go on... More 

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Miami, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were close by and had been told good things about this place so after being seated the atmosphere was of an outside deck area and Kelly our waitress was awesome with the kids. The service was great and Kelly knowing that a plate looked a bit thin corrected it on her own and the entire experience was great. Will... More 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food was ok, not overwhelming, but charged overpriced. The service is average, the meals look bigger in the menu than the serving actually is, at least we did have this impression. We will not return after this disappointment.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The staff was friendly here but management really needs to have is place deep cleaned!! The bathrooms were so dirty and smelly, I had to hold my breathe. The walls, light fixtures, frames, etc. have so much goo on them! What is the goo?! There were also flies around where I had to wave my hand every one minute while... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Awesome place to satisfy that occasional need for crab legs and a steam pots; a store in Pembroke Pines would really be nice, and I believe profitable !

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Coconut Creek, Florida, USA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Came here for the first time with a few friends who been here before. We got here about 40 minutes before they closed and their was no hostess. We stood there and waited for 15 minutes before a waiter noticed us and sat us down after cleaning the table and leaving it wet still. I had to grab napkins and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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288 reviews 288 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This place isn't all that great other than on Twosdays when they have $2 Hurricanes and appetizers (which are very small by the way). The other plus are the Steampots, which actually have seasoning (not just that salty water taste) and are a lot more affordable than most other seafood places. The decor is seriously lacking, its not the cleanest,... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Saturday March 29. This used to be one of our favorite go to places for a family birthday. Not any more! I called to make a reservation and I got some snippy little witch that said "We don't take reservations only a call ahead seating 30 minutes prior to arrival." So I said " okay , well it is 31... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Crab Shack

Address: 4402 N University Dr, Lauderhill, FL 33351-5738
Phone Number: 954-749-2722
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lauderhill
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
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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