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12124 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836-6801
+1 407-465-1895
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun place for seafood but they use too much breading on their items. Friendly staff, fair food but cut out so much breading on the food (Please).

Thank dkhdhc
La Jolla, null, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the build your own bucket deal was a great value. We love crab. So we added crab and clams to the bucket. The spicy sauce was a little too salty for our taste. Next time we would just go for butter and garlic with some Old Bay on the side.

Thank Henry D
kissimmee, FL
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72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple from Norway visiting us and we took them to Joe's for lunch. I had the Beer Battered Shrimp and Clam Chowder, the other three all had the Fish and Chips.Everone was pleased with their meal and the ladies couldn't eat it all and needed a take home box. The server was friendly and helpful and even... More 

Thank RL L
Orlando, Florida
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743 reviews
564 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes...you can get crabs here. The price is the problem. You get a pound or less, but you can add more food to your ticket so you can get a whole meal. The crabs are small, but you can pay a higher price to get normal sized snow crab if you want. It is a rip off. The hush puppies... More 

Thank USMA1983
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Very good service and awesome maine lobsters and crabs. Crab cakes were also great and spicy! Nice cozy place.

Thank Angelica R
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 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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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 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 October 10, 2016

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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199 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 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 

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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, Pub, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, 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: 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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