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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Joe's and sometimes we've found it to be totally packed, other times quieter. On visiting recently (a Friday night) we were greeted with plenty of tables so sat outside so the kids could have some time in the play area, which was great apart from some kids throwing rocks and stones whilst the parents were totally ambivalent. Really... More 

1 Thank Anne T
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Orlando, Miami, key Largo and Key West. This place was hands down the best food and eating experience i had all holiday. Went on two occssions. Had a steampot on both occasions. Just fantatsic..a really involved tasty, filling meal. Not exactly cheap £45 per head with beer or two. but definitely worth the money. I wish i could go... More 

1 Thank Lloyd B
Toa Alta
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116 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every year in the family vacation we go to Joe's. Really good serve , the smell as seafood , we love it.

1 Thank Felix V
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of My favs for a quick Crab fix!! It was good and we had a nice time! Staff was friendly and the restaurant was clean.

1 Thank EventzRus
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun restaurant if you like seafood & loud music.The food was good but the noise was unbearable on the night we visited or perhaps tiredness made it difficult to concentrate-tone it down a little.We used an appetiser coupon but why do we always have to remind servers when a coupon has been presented.Food was tasty but al,... More 

Thank Gilliandash
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Used to love this place visited recently the menu is smaller not so busy food ok what a shame not sure if will go back

Thank Jan189
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Dont like the atmosphere. Too fakee "welcome to joes".. Did not like the food. I do enjoy the one at 192 and International Drive.

Thank Eva C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Don't bother! why give them your money? Greeted by a young girl at the door who was clearly out of her depth. Restaurant less than half full, had trouble getting a table. She couldn't tell me why I couldn't get seated, but hid her face behind the menu and started laughing with her colleagues. Not a good start.Starter came, was... More 

Thank FairwindsHampshire
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I don't know why I agreed to go to Joe's Crab Shack. Especially one that is so close to Disney where it's most likely a tourist trap or a place that usually will not get a lot of repeat local customers. The place was more than 1/2 empty on a Saturday night. They had an annoying guy making balloons for... More 

Thank Golftraveler1
San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. Our server was great. This is a fun place for adults birthdays. Staff came over 8 times bringing drinks or food not belonging to our table. Great for dinning outdoors in the evening. Prices are comparable to other seafood places, but still pricy. Paid $45 at Destin FL with gorgeous view of the Gulf for similar meal that... More 

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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
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, 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?