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Joe's Crab Shack

12124 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836-6801
(407) 465-1895
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Ranked #448 of 3,117 restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This was like visiting an undiscovered Joe's! We got seated right away. We had a great server and our crabs buckets were perfecto!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We were a large group.of 12 (2 families) and ate here for an early dinner. Service was good- particularly as we were a large table - and the restaurant was busy. Calamari, shrimp, sampler platters for starters followed by 'buckets of crabs' for entrées. Crabs were cooked perfectly and enjoyed by all.

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Delicious food, good portions, ended up taking a doggy bag. Good service. We would return again. We were a party of 6 and 2 kids.

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Greater Manchester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We dined here for dinner on 6.8.14. Staff we're great but the food was average. Our starter was late which the management apoligized for stating they were backed up in the kitchen. My son and I ordered steak and asked it to be cooked medium and it came out really well done and had been standing for a while and... More

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Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I love the atmosphere of this place. so much tropical stuff to look at. The food was ok and kinda pricey but I expect that from a tourist area. We went there for an early lunch and an early dinner. The host wa great but the the servers were just ok but not the friendliest.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went here for lunch with my family. We had a nice lunch and my four year daughter enjoyed the outdoor slide and playground. Nice crab meal and ribs. We would definitely return again.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Every year we have gone to joes & every year we have enjoyed the food & ambience of a great eatery . Unfortunately this year the experience was one to forget . The service was slow food was mediocre & the atmosphere was as that of on the moon . Very disappointed

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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We met up with my mother and had dinner with her here the other night. She ordered the Robert and unfortunately they overcooked it, but they were great about cooking another on properly and getting it to her as quick as possible. We all enjoyed our meals and will definitely go back.

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Ocala, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After a full day of activities on Orlando I decided to take our family out for a seafood adventure. Being our first experience at Joe's, I didn't know what to expect. It was great! Our waitress was wonderful and did not let our large group get her down. The food was delicious. The children's menu fully met the needs of... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I travel to Orlando Florida for business and continued education seminars often. Each time I am in Orlando, we dine at Joe's Crab Shack on Semoran Blvd, just N of the airport. The food is consistently good, service great and we always have a good, relaxing experience. After being in air conditioning all day, we enjoy sitting outdoors eating fresh... More

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