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Joe's Crab Shack

12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
+1 714-703-0505
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (97 reviews)
“steampot” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
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1 - 10 of 684 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and the atmosphere electric. Music is loud, the staff friendly singing and dancing, not a place for quiet conversations. Overall a nice place to enjoy a fun-filled evening.

Thank marisolm661
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was walking distance from my hotel so I gave it a shot. The restaurant was clean and comfortable with plenty of seating inside and out. It has a weird kind of Disney decor that felt forced. I sat at the bar and had a...More

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a chain that does what it does well. Plenty of seafood properly done. Food is consistently good. Servers appear to not stay long but decently trained for the most part and amicable.No reservations. Long wait.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joes has been our go to restaurant every time we visit family in Anaheim. It is noisy but so are we. Large group. They sat us with minimal wait. Some of the dishes a little salty but overall very good. Crab was really good. Highly...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We, family of seven, had a pleasant dinner. The food was excellent, portion sizes more than adequate and a good kids menu. We all loved the fish fingers. Prices normal. The best about this place is the outdoor playground which the kids loved.

Thank DaddyLund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality has really gone down - and service as well. Had a reservation for a large party and waited over an hour as we were told our table was “taken” by another party that lied about having our reservation. Hostesses were clueless. Poorly managed....More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here during a cheer competition and had exceptional service! The food was good. Our server was so much fun and offered great service. The wait for a table the first night was so long due to a large birthday party so we left...More

Thank huskerlayd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the most part this place is as advertised. They have a good staff. We interacted with servers and a bartender. Our food was good for the most part. Kids had kid meals (mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, and popcorn shrimp-which was the best of...More

1  Thank gwalters66
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Had never been to Joe’s before and for a first time experience it was pretty good. Severs were very nice and attentive. Food was good, would probably try again.

Thank BarelyHome
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here with the family and got superb service and even got 2 desserts on the house ℅ Austin! Food was superb as well. Would definitely go back here if I'm in the area!

Thank doctheamira
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-703-0505
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