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Joe's Crab Shack

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4402 N University Dr, Lauderhill, FL 33351-5738
+1 954-749-2722
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11:00 - 00:00
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the mood for something different decided to stop in.. took a while before a waiter or waitress notice us. I wanted to leave but my husband really wanted to try. Joe 's Crab . My only suggestion is hire more waitress and Waiters and promote the restaurant to bring in more business.

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Thank 52lydiam
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108 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The fast food place for a large variety of seafood. A very large restaurant with an equally large menu and it's always busy

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Thank Franklyn D
Anchorage
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

After flying all day, we wanted some seafood. The gals at Hampton Inn chimed in together with Joe's Crab Shack. The correct selection. A very good menu. I went with the bacon-wrapped Southern stuffed shrimp. My wife got a bucket of peel-and-eat shrimp. Excellent dining with Joe's favorably priced house wines. We took home a huge piece of some of... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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616 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Ate here twice while visiting the Sunrise area. Just as good as any Crab Shack. Enjoyed the steam pots which were fresh! My favourite was the Cajun New Orleans one! They have a good variety of decadent desserts. The decor as usual was quite "old-fashioned sailor style". Pleasant servers and the impression was that staff always wanted to look after... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, quick service and friendly staff. Love the decor too, nice place to go for lunch or dinner.

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Thank JPrince42
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. Crabs and lobsters wwew sooo goos. Oooh I had the Watermelon Sangria, make that 3... food was devine.

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Thank Sheree M
Jupiter
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Delicioso!!! A must do and a fun date night! I love crab legs, but believe they should be reasonably priced. I mean, What can one do to them to charge $60? Joe's crab shack has amazing crab legs with a reasonable price and an entertaining staff! Our waitress Christine goes out of her way to ensure you have a very... More 

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Thank 4evercropn
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

WILlNEVERGOBACK. All u can eat crab legs a joe. They was rubber after they bring u first plate then only 1 cluster at a time. It took about 15 mons to get one. That is all they allowed. I have 7 peps we r all from out of town and just got off work. What a joke

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Thank Tami C
New Iberia, Louisiana
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Having a group of 10 expecting to have all you can eat crabs was just horrible with 20-25 mins in between crabs and getting only 1 cluster at a time... Some crabs were so rubbery that you couldn't eat them and still had to wait 20 mins for another one. I have never been at a Joes that was this... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Experience... Slow wait staff - slow kitchen Friendly environment with a dancing host Soup - Lobster Bisque (good but long wait) Will not be returning... Leila

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4402 N University Dr, Lauderhill, FL 33351-5738
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderhill
  • Phone Number: +1 954-749-2722

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?