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“Not Impressed”
Review of Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack
Ranked #89 of 880 Restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Not Impressed”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

When we ate here we were hungry and hot because we were walking around Broadway all day. So when we finally got a seat, they put us outside, and I'm pretty sure they forgot about us. It took forever until a waitress came. Then we asked many times when our food came, and then after about two hours our food came. Then the manager came and gave us a discount. I understand how busy they get so we will probably eat here again this Summer.

  • Visited July 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Spicy and a little pricey”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Had the joes crab pot. Was pretty good but a little spicy for my taste lots of old bay seasoning. Corn was overdone, potatoes soggy. Dinner companion had shrimp plate. Cost was 70.00 for two. Wouldn't do it again. Crab was good. Service ok.

Visited February 2013
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SIMPSONVILLE
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good seafood and great fun!”
Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

We went with a group of 8 and had a great time. We told our waiter, Tyler, that we needed to get out sooner than most for a show and he delivered! It was fun to get the bibs for everyone with silly phrases. We had drinks, appetizers, seafood pots, grilled fish and more...we enjoyed it all! It was a bit pricey, and of course our group got the auto gratuity, but we had a lot of fun and would definately go back again. Props to their whole crew.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Steam Pots but Slow Service”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Overall this was an average experience. As with prior visits, the steam pots were excellent. Don't order anything else from the menu - it simply doesn't measure up.
The Myrtle Beach location is extremely loud. The constant 'performances' for birthdays and a bachelor party didn't help but kids love the place.
The service on this night was really off. We waited 15 mins at the table before we were even greeted. Didn't make any sense as there were 4-5 servers standing around the register station wihtout doing much.
Only reasons to come here are the steam pots.

  • Visited February 2013
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“fun place to eat”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

food is only so so, but you cannot beat the atmosphere. the only reason to go to Broadway is to eat here. The steam pots are fantastic and good deal.

Visited September 2012
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