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Joe's Crab Shack


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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

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1/2 Pound $9.89
1 Pound $18.89
Peel 'N Eat Shrimp
A Joe's classic with Old Bay® Seasoning
Voodoo Chicken Bites
Cajun flavored, hand breaded all white meat chicken bites, fries and ranch
Crazy Good Crab Dip
Loaded with crab meat, cream cheese and parmesan
Crispy Calamari
Hand breaded calamari with marinara
Garlicky Mussels
Served in a garlic butter sauce with toasted garlic bread
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Loaded with homemade seafood stuffing, topped with monterey jack and alfredo
Great Balls of Fire
Scratch made with crab, seafood, cream cheese and jalapeños. With ranch
Clam Strips
Crispy clam strips served with tartar sauce and fries
Classic Sampler
Crazy Good Crab Dip, Great Balls of Fire and Crispy Calamari
Old Bay® Wings
Crispy wings seasoned with Old Bay®, served with celery sticks and ranch
Add Shrimp or Chicken (Grilled or Blackened) $11.49
Joe's Chopped
Lettuce, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, cheese and house made croutons. Choice of dressing
Cup $3.89
Bowl $5.79
New England Clam Chowder
Add Shrimp or Chicken (Grilled or Blackened) $11.49
Classic Caesar
Romaine, house made croutons and shaved parmesan cheese with caesar dressing
Cup $3.89
Bowl $5.79
Seafood Gumbo
Cup $3.89
Bowl $5.79
Soup of the Day
Add a side salad for $1.25
Southern Stuffed
Grilled bacon wrapped shrimp filled with seafood stuffing. Served over dirty rice
Hand breaded shrimp served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Shrimp hand dipped in shredded coconut with pineapple plum sauce. Served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Shrimp and Fish
Golden jumbo shrimp and fish fillets. Served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Hand breaded popcorn shrimp served with fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Crispy, Coconut and Popcorn Shrimp served with hushpuppies, fries and coleslaw
All main catch entrées are served with your choice of 2 sides. Add a side salad for $1.25
Cedar Roasted Salmon*
Cedar plank roasted salmon fillet
Fisherman's Choice*
Your choice of mahi, salmon or redfish blackened or simply grilled. Served over white rice or dirty rice. Ask about our daily offerings
Grilled Skewers
Two shrimp skewers, served over white rice
Redfish 'N Lobster
Seared redfish topped with creamy lobster sauce loaded with spinach and mushrooms. Served over dirty rice
Twin Lobster Tails
Two grilled cold water lobster tails, served over white rice
Wild Caught, Naturally. Our menu features all wild caught crab and lobster from oceans around the world, from the Pacific Northwest to the Bering Sea to the icy waters of the North Atlantic
All Crab Buckets Are Served with Fresh Corn and New Potatoes. Add a Side Salad for $1.25. Flavor it up with your Choice of Seasoning: Old Bay® (0 cal), Spicy (0 cal), Garlic (0 cal), Sunset Fire Grilled (50 cal), Joe's Famous BBQ (0 cal)
Mild and tender
Sweet, meaty and large
Lobster Daddy Feast
Snow crab and a whole Maine lobster
Super sweet, flaky meat
Firm, sweet and hearty
Crab Daddy Feast
Snow, dungeness and king crab
Snow Crab
Dungeness Crab
Crab Cake
1/2 Pound Shrimp
1 Pound Mussels
1 Pound Clams
All Steampots Are Served with Fresh Corn and New Potatoes. Add a Side Salad for $1.25
The Orleans
Pound of crawfish, shrimp and andouille sausage, all spiced up
Ragin' Cajun
Pacific dungeness crab, queen crab, shrimp and andouille sausage
Samuel Adams
Sweet snow crab, pound of clams, cold water lobster tail and smoked sausage, all in Samuel Adams Lager
Beantown Bake
Two whole Maine lobsters, a pound of clams, and shrimp and smoked sausage seasoned with Old Bay®
Joe's Classic
Dungeness crab, sweet snow crab, shrimp and smoked sausage
The Steamer
Pound of mussels, pound of clams and half pound of shrimp in garlic seasoning. Served with garlic toast
Arctic Bay
Snow crab, shrimp, a whole Maine lobster and smoked sausage cooked in garlic butter and topped with Old Bay®
For Two $48.49
Share Your Steampot
Order Joe's Classic
Add a side salad for $1.25
Crab Cake Dinner
Scratch made jumbo lump meat crab cake with hushpuppies, fries, coleslaw and remoulade
Fish and Chips
Flaky white fish hand dipped in a classic batter. Served with fries and coleslaw
East Coast Platter
Scratch made jumbo lump meat Crab Cake, Southern Stuffed Shrimp, Fish and Chips, and Clam Strips. Served with fries and coleslaw
Pasta Alfredo
Shrimp tossed with penne pasta in creamy alfredo sauce. Substitute chicken (1240 cal) or crab (1190 cal)
Served with your choice of 2 sides. Add a side salad for $1.25
Joe's Steak Deal*
8oz. USDA choice top sirloin
Herb Chicken
Grilled chicken breast
12oz. USDA ribeye grilled to order
Homestyle Tenders
Hand breaded white meat chicken
Joe's Crab Shack serves seafood and creative cocktails with Southern coastal flair to locations all across America. Joe's menu features fried shrimp platters, signature fish entrées, and renowned steam pots
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

the hotel I was staying at gave me a free appetizer card for Joe's Crab Shake, so I took a stroll down the street for lunch. I was seated at the bar; server / bartender was really nice. Looked over the menu, asked about the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank beelikeme
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here, service was excellent, Timothy was very nice. Mahi tacos and herb chicken delicious. Clean inside, great views.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank michd61
Reviewed 3 days ago

It sits out there, a restaurant on a long pier on Daytona Beach, the only one that's pretty much a public landmark. For that alone, it's a noteworthy attraction. Inside, however, it's a casual seafood restaurant. It has some Cajun influences, but their crab cakes...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VWOttawa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful and friendly. It was our first time at a Joes Crab shack and we will definitely be back!! Our server was fun and very attentive. I recommend if you are in the area to check joes out as it is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AJGroth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not our first visit. Probably not our last. Our waitress Katie was great and attentive. The place was crowded and busy as usual. My one complaint is two other staff brought out our crab without the butter and we had to wait several minutes while...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MatthewJPeacock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere up on the rooftop, but the service was so poor that it took away from the experience. We waited 30mins before I saw a waitress to ask for drinks & menus. We waited nearly another 30mins for our food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank ambrylee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a blast here and the food was excellent,but the service was lacking due to the time we chose to dine. We were here during the final Sunday of Bikeweek around 7 PM. The place was mobbed and the wait was long, since we had...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Stay41752543158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing remarkable to say about the food. Its more the location. The restaurant is located on the pier on the edge of the beach. The crab dip was wonderful. We ate outside on the upper deck. They serve a smaller menu upstairs but there was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank noni269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is very casual , sits over the beach on a fishing pier. Great views . We’ve had a few items from the menu and they have been average.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 888shk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food prices are so overpriced and cooked too long. Service was mediocre. I will not be back. What a waste of precious space on the Beach.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Teresa H
4 October 2018|
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Response from jrbcsb390 | Reviewed this property |
You can not make reservations and there is always a long wait BUT you can sign up for a table and walk around town which has lots of shops and things to do with kids. It is a fun place to visit and if you're lucky you may... More
15 September 2018|
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Response from Chalres D | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't :(
8 September 2018|
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Response from Rhonda N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they take reservations. However, we didn't have any wait period or problem getting seated.
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