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Joe's Crab Shack

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12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
+1 714-703-0505
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the crab cake sandwich. It was ok. Not memorable. Not a lot of flavor. Not likely to order it again. My son ordered a kids' meal fish and chips. He removed all the breading before eating the fish. He hardly touched his fries. I've dined at this location of Joe's Crab Shack a year ago and had Joe's Classic... More 

Thank lglbgl
Fredericksburg, Texas
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305 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the fish and chips which is my favorite at Joe's. And my friend had a combo plate of crab cakes, beer- battered fish and bacon-wrapped shrimp. It was all delicious. Service was very good, and when a certain song came on, all the servers started dancing to the beat, which earned them an applause.

Thank TXRVer09
Sausalito, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not Good......Fish and Chips frozen fish expect better from a seafood restaurant. Lobster tail should be fresh but rubbery here ! Good place for tourists.......doubt any locals would eat this type of seafood

Thank WorldTravelerAtoZ
Fort Worth, Texas
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food! We have eaten at Joes in many places and I think this one might be the best we've eaten at. Service was top notch. I highly recommend.

Thank Julia_Bulia67
Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not had crab in years!! What a fun treat! Shared a bucket between two. That was good for us- we are not huge eaters. Price for buckets start at $27.00, so if this is a family night out and each are getting there own bucket of crab bring your wallet.

Thank Jenice P
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reached here after our first big drive in US. Found we had been upgraded in our hotel, my daughter found a Target store - then we found this place. Perfect ! Great bustling American atmosphere. Super friendly staff Incredible food! We had a great night!

Thank John B
Bonney Lake, Washington
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So happy to discover a crab shack less than a mile from Disneyland, we recently visited the crab shack in San Francisco, so excited to try this location. Love the steam pots and love that the kid menu has kid sized steam pots available!

Thank Erica J
Lafayette, Louisiana
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seated promptly, service and food were on par for a Joes Crab Shack. Price was reasonable considering this locations is near Disney!

Thank kajunfatcat
Three Hills, Canada
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all had steampots and the food was great!!! Service was good and we feel it was the best value of all our meals due to the kids eat free on Sundays and Mondays!!! Great atmosphere and great eats!!!

Thank Peter Y
Los Osos, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for dinner before visiting Disneyland. This is a large, family- friendly restaurant with attentive wait staff. We ordered the traditional steam pot of seafood that included corn on the cob, sausage, potatoes, shrimp, and crab. The food came out quickly so they have the menu down to a science. Food was hot, seasoned, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-703-0505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?