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“Cool place but way to much $$$!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack
2024 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
239-332-1881
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Ranked #183 of 699 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Cape Coral, Florida
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16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Cool place but way to much $$$!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

The place was really fun; the view to the bay was gorgeous. Service was great and very attentive with us. Food was good but prices where a little extreme. Overall was a good experience and yes I would return

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
1 review
“payed waayyyy to much for the little amount of food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place is a joke the food was way over priced and servings where way little for a big guy like myself i could never eat here again at the price they charge and the littel amount of food you get its redickulesssss i will never go here again. Should be called joe's crap shake and take lol!!! if ur hungry dont go here u will leave hungry i had to stop at wendy's on the way home and get a burger money well spend thank you wendy's

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Don't bother!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

The food was absolutely horrible and so obviously pre-cooked frozen garbage. There was zero taste or seasoning. This was the first Joes Crab Shack I've been to and it will definitely be the last.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Riverview, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“40 minute wait at 9pm”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This restaurant was walking distance from our hotel. I was surprised that the wait was so long when the place did not ssem that full. Food was good - got the crab steampot - but waited another 40+ minutes after ordering because the steamer broke down. Manager came over to apologize to several tables - but no compensation on the bill, not even a free dessert.
For me just AVERAGE.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“NO BIG BANG FOR THE BUCK FOR SURE”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Although the food was very good...like a zillion other places in Ft Myers and surrounding areas but for the amount you got was NOT enough for the price you payed. Nice view, nice servers, and all other things but just not enough food for the money....everything was basically ala cart ....had to pay separate for everything. There wasn't even a happy hour although it was a Sunday.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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