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Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

4325 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-3923
+1 858-274-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Sep 22, 2015
“Good seafood by the ocean”
Sep 11, 2015
“Very good sea food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4325 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-3923
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61 - 70 of 138 reviews

Reviewed September 22, 2014

Right next to the beach, Joe's Crab Shack was handy. Nice kid's menu. My daughter was dying to try one of the bakes. My grandson loved his shrimp. They both had a wonderful time. Food is good, not overpriced. This is close to the beach....More

1  Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a tradition for us when we head to Pacific Beach. The crab pot is yummo and they encourage you to steal the crab utensils!! The staff are great and will show you how to get the most of your crab dinner. During happy...More

1  Thank Nicole J
Reviewed September 5, 2014

This food chain Joe's Crab Shack is more of a tourist trap attraction. We decided to go in because of the location and the ambiance. Our server was very nice but the actual food service was very slow. And the food was horrible. The breaded...More

Thank IngZel
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Wonderful place, buzzing with atmosphere, excellent food and service with a great view of the sunset!! What more to say... The Crab Daddy Feast is spicy and delicious although not for the faint of heart. It's very spicy which is good by me and takes...More

Thank BennyDoran
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ordered to go and they supplied us with all the utensils etc we needed. Had to be sure to double check the order though because my husband ordered the crab salad and there was no crab.

Thank 899bethj
Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed on Mission Beach over the Labor Day weekend. We arrived later in the evening on a thursday night and didn't feel like cooking, so we stopped at Joe's for a quick bite. Pros: Our server was pleasant and tried to...More

Thank NinaTrav
Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Very slow service. Food was so-so at best. Everything on the menu is deep fried. We came at around 3pm so expected the service to be better.

Thank JP222-22
Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was my second experience with Joe's Crab Shack. The first was a disaster and this visit wasn't much of an improvement. Poor service. Tasteless cold food. Ok. The "atmosphere" is neat but overall this place isn't worth the time, energy, effort, or finacial resources....More

Thank theswissmister
Reviewed August 26, 2014

I really enjoy Joe's Crab Shack for the ocean view and tasty food. This is a super casual atmosphere while you enjoy tasty fish, crab legs and delicious cocktail drinks. Prices are moderate and friendly service!!!

Thank trotter13
Reviewed August 23, 2014

For a shack, great food, great beverages, great service. :-) We had dinner overlooking the sand castle we built! It also has shaded parking. I ordered a raspberry vodka, really tasty, and got to keep the cup as a souvenir

Thank CFT029
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $20
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4325 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-3923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-3474
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