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“Good crab and beer”
Review of Joe's Crab Shack - CLOSED

Joe's Crab Shack
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Monterey, California
Level Contributor
51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Good crab and beer”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This is a good place for some crab and beer. Casual dining. Sometimes the follow up service is a bit slow. But overall, we enjoy dining here and plan to return.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Late night meal.”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Joes Crab Shack was easy to access from the Wyndham Garden Pierpoint Inn. We arrived late on a Sunday night and the restaurant closes at 9. JCS was open until 11. The service was great and the food was very good.

Visited August 2014
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Thank carcher_1332
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Level Contributor
67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Netting a catch”
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Meeting up with friends from back east out here on vacation can pose a problem , where to meet . Problem solved Joes has everything a vacationing family could want. Excellent views of the Ventura beach and pier and on a clear you can see the Chanel islands. The beach shack vibe ,lots of good food and very friendly service.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank joeytd
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“JCS in Ventura”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

this place has a great view of the beach - you can walk there after your fabulous steam pot and coconut shrimp. I enjoy their specialty drinks and laid back atmosphere. I have not had one bad meal there. It can be crowded at times but well worth the wait. I especially enjoy shopping and wear their t-shirts proudly...

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Angela A
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Level Contributor
63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Chain restaurant with average food, good views”
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Fine if you are looking for an informal place to bring the kids for a sit down meal. Not cheap, food is fair. Decor is chain restaurant attempt at a fisherman's pier motife. Better options if you don't need a view, even if you do.

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
Thank jf002
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