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Joe's Crab Shack

$$ - $$$
Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
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7610 Hazard Center Dr Ste 703, San Diego, CA 92108-4536
+1 619-260-1111
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Victoria, Canada
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210 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this place while staying nearby and decided to try it out. An enjoyable experience! Lots of atmosphere. Friendly efficient waiters. The food seemed pricy but that seemed to be the case for everywhere in this area. The food was delicious. We shared a bucket of crab and added on some sides. Wine by the glass prices were steep... More 

Thank sixtysix66_66_66
Conyers, Georgia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu and decor were pretty much standard fare for Joe's, but the service was much better than most. The server was very good and there was an attentive manager on duty.

Thank JoFo2014
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner one night on our babymoon vacation and we enjoyed it. He got crab cakes with his dinner platter and they were to die for. That was our favorite part of both of our dinners. All in all good experience.

Thank Courtney H
Lewisville, Texas
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614 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun place to go for average to very good sea food in a casual, fun, laid-back atmosphere. I have come here several times and the food and service are usually very good. We were a party of six, and our service was very good. They have a large selection of specialty, Caribbean-inspired cocktails, an average selection of... More 

Thank Mohsman
San Pablo, California
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We ordered for takeout and service was excellent. Order was ready as promised and they walked us through the order, gave us extra sauce and was asked if we needed anything else. The food was delish! We had jumbo shrimp, the fish and shrimp combo and the appetizer sampler. Everything was very good.

Thank TotooIto
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We hadn't been here in a while, and it seemed that it was rather expensive for entrees. That being said, I got a crab cake sandwich was excellent and I am very picky about crab cakes.

Thank Kathy D
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after a morning visiting relatives and were able to get right in and had an enjoyable lunch. Service was excellent and food good to last bite. We have eaten at other Joe's and this visit was just as good as the rest.

Thank Tim M
Nasushiobara, Japan
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is a great fun, messy meal.. Lots if tasty fresh seafood and drinks.. Staff are friendly and helpful. Bind protect your clothes as you wade through a heap of well cooked seafood..

Thank Louise A
Santa Ana, California
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154 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We were in San Diego for a low key weekend. We stopped into Joe's and were not disappointed. We were seated quickly out on the patio and ordered some shrimp, calamari and a couple of Patio Punches. The food came out and we ate and had a nice relaxing time. The weather was perfect, a cool breeze. Remember...Eat At Joe's!

Thank Lars_92705
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

pricey but worth it. good atmosphere, staff were over friendly even though we were late to get there.

Thank Tracie 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
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, 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: 7610 Hazard Center Dr Ste 703, San Diego, CA 92108-4536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighborhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 619-260-1111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?