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Joe's Crab Shack

14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
+1 850-650-1882
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible21%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our wait was to be expected, on a Saturday night. Our waitress, Logan, was great!! The food was great!

Thank shamrocked83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our first night in Destin. It was a fun place, and the appetizers were good. I ordered a crab steampot with sausage and a Caesar salad. The salad was good, most everything in the steampot was good, but the actual crab...More

Thank DRDJD75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First it took us over an hour for our food. The red fish was bland and lack seasonings. The East Coast platter was over fired and sweet potatoe fries was burnt to a crisp. The Watermelon Sangria was great though.

Thank Melodie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to eat and there were maybe two others in the restaurant at that time. We ordered two of the Create your Own Pots and when she brought the food there was only one pot so we had to wait for the second one....More

Thank da120757
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight my wife and I went in for dinner. The place was not busy at all. We sat for a long time but no one waiting on us. We left without even anyone noticing. This place will not be in business much longer with their...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I went in about 2:30 PM and at 3 PM we walked out without them even coming for our drink order. There were at least 6 servers and only 3 tables were occupied and not a single one came to our table...More

Thank mcrenshaw2016
Reviewed 14 August 2017

long wait the food was ok , Jennifer was our server she was very tired , the drinks were very good , family friendly, over all I would return

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Terrible experience in every way! Went with a party of 10. They said it would be an hour wait. After 1 1/2 hours we started pushing for our table. We were told they didn't have enough help to fill the tables and only 1 server...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Not really impressed on how Joe's Crab Shack handles crowds. I called ahead 30 minutes before then waited another hour and a half .. I think the call ahead was just to make me feel I was on top of the list which I was...More

Thank MarkPi
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We waited an hour and a half to get a table. We waited another 80 minutes for our food. One the food came at least half the orders where wrong. Service was unapologetic about the experience. We complained and never saw the manager. We will...More

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6 July 2016|
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Response from Marlene B | Reviewed this property |
If I remember,there is a large parking lot beside the building. Might want to call and see if campers allowed,especially if really full. We were there in Winter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-1882
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