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Joe's Crab Shack

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12124 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836-6801
+1 407-465-1895
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sikeston, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great sandwich! The table server was excellent. She recommended the sandwich and if she thought it would fill my appetite. Nice lady!

Thank TeacherTravelers1072
Ocoee, Florida, United States
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I seldom have the opportunity to eat seafood. My family isn't big on fish, and I have to wait until everyone is gone or busy to sneak out and treat myself. Sadly, my treat turned out not to be so great this time. Joe's Crab is known for its seafood in the Disney area. I opted for the fried shrimp... More 

Thank Kris B
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in as a family and had some basic fried food, which was good and average, as expected. The chowder was average to below average. The gumbo is not worth ordering. Waitress was nice enough. However, they had a larger group/party in one of the back rooms requiring much of the staff to attend to. As a result we... More 

Thank Brian M
Holland, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Joe's Crab Shack Fan, but, don't think I'd go to this one again. WHile the food was good, the atmosphere, not so much. Not the cleanest place around and the staff stood talking in a group instead of working/maintaining the restaurant. One spent 5 minutes behind our table telling his co-workers how he doesn't file taxes as... More 

Thank Teddi H
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst food we had while on holiday everything about it was bad. The service the food it was a mess on the floor not dirty but messy. I would not advise anyone to go.

Thank Smity1234
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went in January, I guess that is their off season. The Restaraunt was not very busy. We both got a crab bucket. They were both ok, not my best seafood experience. The snow crab shell was very soft and seemed to be over cooked. The manager said it was not in season so the replaced it... More 

Thank Jason M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The coconut shrimp is to die for. The children always have the captains catch which is massive and really fab value. I love the souvenir Tiki glasses I get when I have a cocktail. Perfect in every way!

Thank LadyDelLee
Saint Marys, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Ate here for dinner on business. The waitress, Dee Dee, was awesome. The food was ok. It wasn't extremely busy for a Friday night so the service was very quick. The atmosphere was good.

Thank Sputnik_10
Woodland, California, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Conveniently located to the resort we were staying at, Joe's Crab Shack was adequate. Our waitress was good, and the seafood was about average - what you would expect at Joe's. It was not as crowded nor near as noisy as the ones we have gone to elsewhere - perhaps due to the time we were staying in Florida.

Thank Charles K
Warren, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Decent seafood. Not at all crowded at season we were there (early December.) Food OK/good, but not over the top by any means. Service adequate, good value

Thank Kurt S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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: +1 407-465-1895

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?