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Joe's Crab Shack

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12124 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836-6801
(407) 465-1895
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came here this afternoon with my mum for lunch. The restaurant looks a little dated and is quite dark inside. We was seated straight away and was greeted by our server, who was very polite and professional. We chose our meals and drinks which came in good time. We was really pleased with our choices, fish, shrimp and fries.... More 

Thank mdm90210
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service was decent. I had the red fish which was great. The fest was so so except for the Shrimp and crab cakes. The queen crab portion was tiny just one small hand. Bathrooms smelled terrible both times.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was fresh and delicious. Ever so often the servers would burst into a dance, fun atmosphere. Seasonings were great! Once I devoured the corn, the crab was cooked to perfection.

Thank CanadaTara
Trenton, Canada
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate there tonight. We changed table 2 time because of a a/c problem. The manager and waitress where quick to apologize. At the end of the dinner they offer us free desserts because of the incident. The cocktails were good. The crab leg was awesome. The desserts too. Wonderful Key Lime pie. The kid loved the crab to paint.... More 

Thank JulieSt_Albert
Monticello, Kentucky
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted with a smile, they had a few big tables in front of us so the manager took our order, took a few minutes to get our drinks and food. We had popcorn shrimp, calamari and they seem to have been cooked in the same grease that was very old, it left a awful taste in our mouth... More 

Thank Luvtogo67
fort myers, FL
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to taste the food when the level of noise is so high. Almost left before finishing my meal. Low ceiling contributes to the noise level, Seafood was similar to the one here, in Fort Myers, but totally unenjoyable due to the noise level.

Thank mardanny
Margate, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best of the Joe's I have been to but it was right by our hotel. My husband loved the Cat 5 hurricane but the food was not up to par. The great balls of fire were was to liquid in the center like they put too much cream cheese and not enough crab. The crab cake was way... More 

Thank eeyore6678
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family group after arriving in Orlando from NY . Our waitress Brittany was friendly and very helpful to our grand daughters who were hungry and tired after a long day of travel. The food was delicious and value got $$

Thank Barb G
Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many restaurants in Orlando close to Disney World. One of those is Joe's Crab Shack. Having been bit several times with poor food in other restaurants, we decided to go to the always fun and consistently good Joe's Crab Shack. Once again we were not disappointed. The service was good, friendly and prompt. The specials were good value.... More 

Thank Robert S
Kennewick Washington
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love seafood? Love fun? love Joe's Crab Shack. This has wood tables and tin buckets. This is a picnic inside. My husband order the shrimp Po Boy sandwich and love it. Not as good as a true New Orleans's Po Boy but close. I order the Crab Steam Pot with Cajun broth. This was very good. My hands were covered... 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
$21 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: 12124 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836-6801
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: (407) 465-1895

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