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Joe's Crab Shack

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14055 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3337
+1 850-650-1882
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for New Years Eve dinner first clue should have been no wait and hardly anyone inside. But we went in ordered drinks were horrible. Our server was good (Sean) felt bad for him! My sausage was missing so I told them they bring it out and it's not cooked no I don't mean cold but still solid inside! We... More 

Thank Christina S
Maryville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Logan made several suggestions to aid our choices. Margaritas were served in take home glasses shaped like tikis. Crab nachos appetizer was very fresh. The steampots are the way to go with snow crabs, shrimp, sausage and a wide selection to choose from. The price was very reasonable. The oysters were the biggest I've seen in a while. Satisfies your... More 

Thank Shrlrd4
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time at Joes Crab Shack and we went out celebrating my baby's 1st birthday. More so for us than him, he was to little for crabs. Lol. But he did enjoy himself with the fun and friendly staff. Everything we had was outstanding and we walked out completely satisfied with the entire night. Would go back... More 

Thank Djstewart3404
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wife and I dont eat crab, went with a group of 8 other people. They all ordered the expensive stuff, so the waitress naturally catered to them hand and foot. I had the GREASIEST piece of fish and the WORST fries I ever gagged on. Told the waitress, she could have cared less. After all, the rest of our party... More 

Thank Larry T
Destin, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Their service was good and fast. The restaurant was always busy which was a good sign that the food was very good.

1 Thank katemike6594
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just finished appetizers and cocktails had good service Darlene was knowledgeable and friendly made the evening great.

1 Thank Diana C
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

First no one was waiting at 6pm on a Monday night. The place was not busy at all. Hostess: Very rude, had the nerve to tell ME that she texted me 3 minutes ago to be seated, we were 5 feet away from her! She practically threw the menus at us and complained when we asked for kids menus. I... More 

Thank 4tolove
Pensacola, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had a date day and stopped by to get a late lunch. Wasn't busy at all. But had to wait on our server for about 10 minutes to get our drink orders, but by that time we gave her our food order as well. We all had something different and got to try each other's food. Fish was heavily... More 

Thank Paula G
Columbus, Georgia
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770 reviews
529 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch before the trip home - place was almost empty! Destin must be slow to wake up on September mornings. I had the east coast platter and it was very good. The Southern Stuffed Shrimp were very tasty and the buttery Tabasco sauce was perfect accompaniment. The crab cake was better than I expect and was not... More 

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Second time a Joe's in Destin. Friendly service and good food. Our server was delightful! We typically have long and difficult orders because we are picky. "No problem" was the response each time.

Thank COE_Traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?