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Joe's Crab Shack

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1200 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4279
+1 386-238-4050
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (126 reviews)
“seafood” (126 reviews)
“potatoes” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4279
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to end a day at the famous Daytona Beach. Fun atmosphere. This restaurant is suspended over the Atlantic coast directly on the main pier. Great night!!!

Thank obies2017
Reviewed yesterday

Our family of 11 stayed at a near by resort. We called in our dinner reservation for 11 well in advance. We also noted that one grandchild was celebrating his 6th birthday. Our table was not ready and the food order was delivered with several...More

Thank Damian51
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Joes Crab Shack is a casual dining experience. Family friendly. Good food and good service. Right on the water

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Food was average, shrimp excellent, soup not so much but the service was good and the scenery good. It is very loud place so be prepared. I did not like all the homeless people line dup on the sidewalk going to the restaurant, it...More

Thank MG G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was cold when it came out we ordered extra crabs and smoked sausage it wasnt given to us. One of the person's in our party ordered fries they were cold. Our waitress had a im sorry bur i dont care attitude

Thank isitright
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to the Crab Shack with my wife and parents the food was absolutely wonderful the atmosphere was fun and our server Sierra was delightful could not have made dinner more pleasant

Thank Gaetano C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited after seeing they had a gluten free menu online however they did not have this in the Daytona restaurant. Explained I needed GF and this was not just through choice. Salad came with croutons on and they forgot my chicken. However prior to my...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am a huge seafood lover and Joe's did not disappoint. I got the crab daddy which consisted of Snow, Dungeness and King crabs boiled in Old Bay. Fantastic flavor. Personally not enough crab. I was still a bit hungry afterwards. The menu is very...More

Thank Baron2772
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband had the clam chowder to start, very good and I had side salad which does cost extra with many entrees but only 1.25 & was good. For entrees, he had the snow crab legs bucket. The crab legs & red potatoes very good...More

Thank Sunshine7731
Reviewed 6 days ago

The view and the atmosphere was refreshing. It's tough to beat seafood looking out over the Atlantic and watching fishermen on the pier. That food was fabulous, served hot and tasty. Only draw back was we sat outside of the restaurant and the wait was...More

Thank JDTaylor2013
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Paul J
A friend of mine would like to dine at the Daytona location, but she uses oxygen and is unable to ambulate for long distances. Is there a shuttle cart available to take her from the parking lot out to the restaurant on the pier? Thanks
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Sikesfamilyadventure | Reviewed this property |
Sorry in the delay to answer. They have guys on bikes cabs that can pull you out there. I'm not sure how much it costs.
Russell C
Is there outdoor seating for a non service dog?
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Pattie0202 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if dogs are allowed at outside seating at Joe's Crab Shack
Debbie D
No questions....just letting ya all know we are driving down from NY and the first place we are having dinner is at Joe's Crab Shack.. It was one of the BEST when we were there in August 2014
April 1, 2015|
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Response from Florida-girl-7 | Reviewed this property |
To get the total experience, I would suggest getting an outside table overlooking the beach.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
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: 1200 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4279
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Daytona Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-238-4050