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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
(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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San Pablo, California
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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146 reviews
60 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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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I was treated to Joe's Crab Shack by my daughter for Father's Day. Even though I live nearby, this was my first visit and I can't believe I waited so long. If you are a seafood lover, especially crustaceans and don't mind wearing a bib while you crack open your crab legs and lobster, this is the place for you.... More 

Cochrane, Canada
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365 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

This is an absolutely outstanding spot! The ambience is really fun, the service was outstanding and the food was even better! Fantastic food and some really great drink choices! Very highly recommended!

Thank Mark D
Gaborone, Botswana
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Had the garlicky mussels which were really good. Also the calamari and shrimp, finished it off with a Bahama mama. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Matshediso K
San Marcos, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was terrible me and my wife sent our food back twice my daughter got served rotten potatoes. The service was great though and manager took care of check. Wish it could have been both great service and great food, I don't mind paying for a good meal

Thank jasonbb1301

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, 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: (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?