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Joe's Crab Shack

2730 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759
+1 727-799-8530
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab” (66 reviews)
“steampot” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2730 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a seafood lover and I have eaten the most amazing hot and cold platters in different countries and as such, I have very high expectations when it comes to eating shellfish. Joe's Crab Shack came highly recommended and the nearest restaurant was 1hour's...More

Thank STORM369
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK - this s not a typical restaurant. It is more like eating in a Disney park. Fried seafood and gumbo are the main attractions - and lots of food. Huge bucket of mussels is very good. So go for the shell fish and fun....More

Thank JerseyFamily2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of town visitor surprise. I took my daughter to Joe's. She is from Annapolis Md. and a blue crab snob. anyway she was treated to a queen crab steam pot with old bay and enjoyed every once of it. Still not Maryland blue, but...More

Thank familyinfo
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner. Our waiter was fantastic!! Entertainment-waiters stop and dance. Crabs were delicious. Served warm with warm butter. Crabs are pricey.

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We came in there Saturday night for a nice dinner but got a rude awakening 😡😡 First we got our drinks that came out fast and tasty but our crab balls and calamari came out burnt and semi warm so we sent those back. Waited...More

Thank js20072017
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Food was not even warm drinks we had to track down the waitress for she never really came back the place was not crowded you could see her standing in the back will not return

Thank debriw2017
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Simply the worst. A salad only had 1 crouton. Dungeoness crab bucket had to be sent back. It tasted like BLEACH. A trick some restaurants and grocery stores use to sell almost spoiled seafood. We arrived at 11:50 am. No toilet paper in 3 stalls...More

Thank tammycrowley
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

While on vacation we visited this location, the best !!! The food was great, the drinks were strong, and the good times kept coming ! I love seafood and I love their crab legs with extra seasoning. It was a great stop before the beach...More

Thank SimsDestinations
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Food is ok but for the price and lack of quantity, it's not worth it. Through the years the servings have gotten smaller and the price has gone up. Even with a reservation or call ahead you still end up waiting at least 20 minutes...More

Thank Nalla_Rellim
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This past Fathers Day weekend 2018 Saturday night my family (wife & kids) took me out to dinner for seafood. We chose this spot because it was close to where we were staying after a long day of basketball tournaments and then hanging out at...More

Thank Topnotch T
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February 20, 2016|
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Irene P. Couchman is from tampa florida not nola sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-799-8530
Joe's Crab Shack brings fresh seafood, authentic flavors and Southern coastal flair to locations all across America. Joe's menu features crab, fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp.
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