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Joes Crab Shack

Seafood Restaurant in Barefoot Landing

 
Joes Crab Shack
Rated: 3 out of 5 with 78 Reviews

Blue Crabs, Stone Crabs, Soft Shell Crabs, Alaskan King Crabs, Seafood, Pasta, Steaks and more. Hours Sun- Thurs 11:30-7:00 and Fri- Sat 11:30-9:00


Joes Crab Shack
4846 Hwy 17 South
Barefoot Landing
843-272-5900
Hours: N/A
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 23rd, 2016 at 8:23 pm
From: Greensboro, NORTH CAROLINA
By: jm


Avg. Rating:2.8
Ate at Joe's with my daughter.Being from North Carolina always look forward to eating there.However,got very sick about an hour after eating. had diarrhea and vomiting. Thought the crabs looked dark. First and last time eating here. Cut trip short to come home.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 14th, 2016 at 6:08 pm
From: Durham, NC
By: jim


Avg. Rating:1.3
On May 13, 2016 my husband after a viewing a movie at one of the theaters at Barefoot Landing decided on grabbing some lunch. We saw Joes Crab Shack and thought what an excellent choice. Wrong! We were not greeted when we entered for several minutes. The dining area was not busy we observed several servers hanging out in empty booths up front and several servers clocking out. We were seated for several minutes (10 min) without anyone offering to take are order. Two servers argued behind us that we should not of been seated in that section because it wasn't her turn. This same server finally acknowledged us by saying some one (not her) will be with you and promptly sat down in a empty booth near the hostess stand and continued talking with 3 other servers. Not ONE of them offered to go ahead and help us, I remind you the dining room was virtually empty. We collected our things and headed out the door. The hostess looked like "we blew it" but the three servers happily chatting just watched us walk out like "whatever". Very disappointing luckily we walked a few feet down and found a great spot to eat with quality service.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 13th, 2013 at 1:00 pm
From: Fairmont, WV
By: m.ice


Avg. Rating:4.2
Great food! Pricey but worth it. It is a well know policy everywhere if you have a group the gratuity is already added to your check. So keep in mind if you go to any restaurant this is common policy. It is a noisy atmosphere but still very nice.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 02nd, 2013 at 9:09 pm
From: London, KY
By: jkl


Avg. Rating:2.8
We ate at Joe's Crab Shack on 5-31-2013, five adults, two children. WE had 2 children's meals, 2 fish dinners, 4 shrimp dinners along with 1 steam pot for all of us to try. The food was average, I've ate better. The waiter was great. Our bill was 192.00!!! There was 26.00 gratitude and 18.00 dollars in tax's. We are always good tippers but, this was overboard for the typed service and restaurant Joe's is and, the food is overpriced for the quality and amount of food you get. Also my husband ask the manager about the gratitude and, it was obvious that he wanted to be loud so everybody could hear and try to embarrass you. Needless to say, we won't go back. ED:gratitude = gratuity
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 22nd, 2013 at 2:26 pm
From: hurricane, WV
By: vn


Avg. Rating:4.2
Joes Crab Shack Is our favorite place to have crab legs at myrtle beach, I love it!!! We always make our way there!!! The food is excellent, we are always pleased and the service has always been great! We will be there the last week in June! I cannot wait! I love the crab balls! me and my crew will see you then! thank you for your great food! :)
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Mar 23rd, 2013 at 6:29 pm
From: Knoxville, TN
By: lc


Avg. Rating:4.5
We've been going to Joe's Crab Shack for about 5 years, ever since we started including Barefoot Landing in our yearly visit to Myrtle Beach, & all I can say is this place is its WONDERFUL. The food is always excellent, and the service is so cheerful! Waiters & waitresses actually look like they're enjoying their jobs! The only thing to watch out for is the wait... But I can understand why it takes so long: everyone loves this place so much! We absolutely love the staff & their enthusiasm! Much love from our party, & we'll see ya in June!... P.S. Try the Maui Mahi. It's to die for!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Mar 02nd, 2013 at 6:40 pm
From: statesville, NC
By: glp


Avg. Rating:2.7
My wife and I visited Joe's this afternoon for a late lunch. Thinking we made the right choice by seeing the mouth watering commercials on tv our belly were ready for some heaping pots of crab clams and shrimp. Well our bellies were still longing for that after we left! Terrible was what I thought. I feel like I was robbed by this establishment. Don't get me wrong the food was good but I did not receive all the food in the pot that was described in the menu. I was also not impressed by the way the alcohol was pushed down my throat by the waitress. Not everyone drinks and I don't appreciate an attitude when I ask for a soda. I will never return to any Joes crab shack restaurants ever. I am going to actively tell everyone I know to boycott this restaurant as well. False advertising should be against the law.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jan 28th, 2013 at 5:12 am
From: Morehead, KY
By: kw


Avg. Rating:3.2
In September of 2012 we went on vacation to Myrtle Beach, SC and one night decided to eat at Joe's. My parents, my nephew, my fiance and I had decent meals and the service was fine. The bill for our meals totaled just over $85. My fiance and I decided to get a dessert while my father payed the $85 plus tip in cash. Our dessert totaled just over $9. As my parents left the table to walk around some other stored before they closed, we were given our check which we paid with a Visa. Being in a hurry to catch up to my parents, my fiance quickly signed the slip and we left. When we returned to our condo, she checked her bank account and noticed she had been charged the $85. We figured it was an honest mistake so we called the restaurant and the manager agreed that the charge was not correct and gave us a number to call to have it fixed. We called and left a message, which was not returned. We called several more times and never received a return call. We decided to go through the bank and file a claim. A few months passed and we received a letter in the mail with a copy of the signed $85 receipt and a statement telling us that our money would not be refunded. We called the restaurant again and the management truly seemed to want to help, although they NEVER returned my calls or followed up as promised. I spoke to 2 restaurant managers and a district manager before being given a direct number for a customer service rep in Texas. After speaking with her a few times she said that because they had a copy of the signed receipt our money would not be refunded. I told her if that was the case then the cash my father payed was stolen and that he should call. He called and spoke with her as well as another manager for the store. They told him he was lying and that as far as they were concerned the matter was settled. So essentially we have come to the conclusion that the waitress at the restaurant pocketed my fathers cash minus the $9 for the dessert and charged the main bill to my fiances Visa. I've never seen a company try this hard to not satisfy a customer. The least they could do is offer us a gift card, but they were insistent on calling us liars.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 20th, 2012 at 9:32 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, NC
By: ddb


Avg. Rating:2.7
Let me just start by saying that this was the one and only time in my 35 year life that I have ever walked out of a restaurant before even being served. We got a seat right away, which happened to be the only good from our visit. After we sat, we never even saw a waitor/waitress. We watched as two different sets of patrons were not only visited once for drink orders, but were also visited a second time to get their food orders. We never had anybody come to our table. When we got up to leave, nobody said a word to us, and we walked right back past the hostess on our way out the door, and heard nothing from her either. Worst experience ever. I'll never go back.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 29th, 2012 at 9:00 pm
From: ashburrow, TENNESSE
By: dek


Avg. Rating:3
It is remarkabel but not the best..
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Feb 19th, 2012 at 8:30 pm
From: Rocky Mount, NC
By: ndc


Avg. Rating:4.7
We went at 6pm on a Sunday night. Had a group of eight and were seated promptly. Great waitress. I have Celiac disease, so ordered off the Gluten Free menu. Barely made it back to the hotel before getting sick. So, if you are GF, BEWARE!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Dec 22nd, 2011 at 11:17 pm
From: Jacksonville , FL
By: mc


Avg. Rating:5
I love joes crab shack!!!!!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 25th, 2011 at 3:07 am
From: Augusta, GA
By: ej


Avg. Rating:4.7
We went on a mini vacation before the kids went back to school. We enjoyed our time at Joes in Myrtle Beach, we couldn't have pick a better place to go. We'll come over and over again. Grate everything love the service. An enjoyed seeing the staff dance.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 19th, 2011 at 4:59 pm
From: Raleigh, N.C.
By: ahm


Avg. Rating:2.5
I rate this particular restaurant chain on a low scale because our food was cold and the bill was $180.00; way too much for 3 buckets, 2 of the cheapest fish plates on the menu and 2 $6.00 kids meals which made my daughter vomit in the car on the way home. The waitress was told to put the bill on a gift card and $25.00 dollars on the bank card, she did the very opposite because we didn't agree to add five or ten dollars to our bill as for a fund raiser they were sponsoring. The music was very loud and my children was frightened, some people don't listen to loud music. I will never go to Joes Crab Shack again instead it will be a local family restaurant with reasoning prices for the little food and a waitress that listens to what the customer wants. There was no tip for her!! at Barefoot Landing on September 21,2011
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 15th, 2011 at 6:47 pm
From: Vancouver, WA
By: cw


Avg. Rating:5
I love Joes Crab shack!!!! The servers are the best I have ever seen... Make you feel like family. Managers are on hand to greet customers also to make sure only the best service is provided. Every hour on the hour the servers do the most entertaining dance to entertain their guest.. (I hope they never stop this tradition) When ever family comes from out of town Joes is where everyone wants to go! The Crab Nacho are superb! I Love JOES CRAB SHACK!!!!!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 31st, 2011 at 5:47 pm
From: Roanoke, VA
By: kd


Avg. Rating:2.3
We were there in 2010. Long wait. Noisy atmosphere. Food order was incorrect. Daughter got sick that night and most of next day, ended up at a Doc-in-thebox clinic. I know each experience is different, but we wouldn't recommend this place. Lots of choices better in Myrtle Beach!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Mar 29th, 2011 at 11:05 am
From: Chesapeake, VIRGINIA
By: sc


Avg. Rating:3.5
Its a decent place to go if you arent starving. I have been twice. The first time was because I received a gift card and the second was only because we couldnt find anywhere else that had seafood in the area. The meals are definitely NOT worth what you pay. I ordered the "Crab Daddy Feast" thinking I wasnt going to be able to finish it. But the crab legs were extremely small. The corn was over cooked and the potatoes were awful. I will never go there by choice again. Not worth what you pay. Spending over $100 for 2 adults and 2 children to leave hungry is not in my future agenda
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 12th, 2010 at 7:10 pm
From: Mohrsville, PA.
By: tje


Avg. Rating:5
We were in Myrtle Beach for our family vacation during Labor Day week. We visited Joe's for dinner on a Thursday evening. Our server was Caleb. Outstanding is all I can say about him. He was very attentive as was the manager Tiffeney. The atmosphere was fun and enjoyable. We wil go back again when we are in Myrtle Beach. We were all full when we left. The portions were abundant and we didn't leave hungry at all. Even with all the "all you can eat" places available Joe's was the right choice for us!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 08th, 2010 at 3:01 pm
From: Brooklyn, NY
By: jh


Avg. Rating:3.5
Joe's is great. Inside can be loud, but get seated on the screened-in deck and enjoy your crab. Even as a native New-Englander I've always been pleased with their clam chowder. The only issue to consider is that there are all-you-can-eat options that are close to Joe's that will offer you a lot more food for the same amount of money. Food for thought.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 04th, 2010 at 3:17 pm
From: GREENSBORO, NC
By: bp


Avg. Rating:5
In myrtle on vacation -the place the whole family agreed on -joe`s . Had the steampot and enjoyed tremendously. We will be back food , service, and aviance incredible. :).
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 23rd, 2010 at 4:35 pm
From: centreville, VA
By: bes


Avg. Rating:3.3
Don't waste your time or your money...food here is sub-par, service is good, but food (especially for the money) leaves a lot to be desired!!! Go somewhere else, if you want a satisfying meal!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 20th, 2010 at 6:12 pm
From: xenia, OH
By: rs


Avg. Rating:3.8
Food was ok service was great, I will keep it on my list of places to go.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 17th, 2010 at 11:03 am
From: Bayonne, NJ
By: j.s


Avg. Rating:2.5
This place was terrible i ordered the shrimp and it was cold and rubbery. I sent it back to try it again and it came out the same way. You will not see me at joes ever again.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Apr 02nd, 2010 at 4:09 pm
From: Shamokin, PA.
By: sc


Avg. Rating:5
we recently visited the restaruant and were very pleased with the food and the service. Scott who we assumed was one of the managers treated us very well. In fact we went back a second night.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Mar 14th, 2010 at 7:51 pm
From: St. Albans, WV
By: djh


Avg. Rating:5
We have been going to Joe's for at least 6 years. The food and service have always been great! That's why we keep going back.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Nov 09th, 2009 at 11:29 pm
From: Shippensburg, PA
By: lf


Avg. Rating:5
Best i ever had... I loved all the dancing and the servers all were very good... Best experience
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 05th, 2009 at 9:26 pm
From: MYRTLE BEACH, SC
By: mbp


Avg. Rating:3.8
We like this place and have never gotten a bad meal there...the service is good and they even dance and sing...You get a good amount of food...a little pricey but we go for the lobster so expected...the steam pot is enough for 2 to share...We like it and will go back
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 26th, 2009 at 8:01 pm
From: Clifton Park , NY
By: sgw


Avg. Rating:2.8
No draft beer taps were working. The kitchen forgot one of our dinners (or the waiter forgot to put in the order). The food was generally overseasoned, the chicken breast was really tough. Will not go back again.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 20th, 2009 at 4:46 pm
From: fredricksburg , VA
By: j a c


Avg. Rating:5
Best place I have ever eaten. I go there at least once a month,some times more...love it!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 28th, 2009 at 12:43 pm
From: Greensboro, NC
By: p


Avg. Rating:4.2
We have eaten here on a few occasions, last year the food was cold and awful, but we decided to try again. I ordered shrimp and my wife had a fish sandwich. Her meal was great, the shrimp were a little rubbery.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 18th, 2009 at 3:46 pm
From: lawnside, NJ
By: lcc


Avg. Rating:2.7
I went to Joes crab shack and ordered a crab steam bucket with BBQ they were so salty I could hardly eat them so I asked to speak with the manager and she agreed that it had too much spice. The manager said she would get me another steampot but that was even worse. We just got up and left it.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 10th, 2009 at 10:39 pm
From: Richmond, VA
By: lc


Avg. Rating:3.7
We ordred the Steamed King Crab Legs which are prepared in a bucket with red potatoes, corn on the cob and choice of seasoning. The food was excellent, however a bit overpriced. My husband and I ended up sharing the crab and a steamed shrimp appetizer to keep the cost down. We ate out at a different seafood restaraunt two nights later which provided just as many crab legs for ten dollars less. The atmosphere is definately upbeat and festive. Overall we would recommend this place for anyone who loves SPICY steamed crab legs.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 27th, 2009 at 9:02 pm
From: richmond, VA
By: sj


Avg. Rating:2.5
I had to send my shrimp back 3 times and they still came out over cooked and mushy!!!! My family & I were very disappointed!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 23rd, 2009 at 1:17 pm
From: Jackson, TN
By: ar


Avg. Rating:1.3
This place is horrible! The shrimp is rubbery. The crab cakes are very nasty.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Apr 04th, 2009 at 4:20 pm
From: Maryville, TENNESSEE
By: shawnee s.


Avg. Rating:5
WOW! I love this place I really want to go back SOON! With Love, Shawnee
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Dec 12th, 2008 at 11:01 pm
From: Andrews, SC
By: lsd


Avg. Rating:4.7
They are always friendly, service is fast, and the food is very good... There was so much that we had to do carry out on the Key Lime Pie!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Nov 14th, 2008 at 8:07 pm
From: Richmond, VA
By: mnc


Avg. Rating:2.3
It was about 6 PM and the place was nearly empty which should have been the first clue that JOE'S CRAB SHACK was NOT the place for us to have dinner. There were 4 in our party and 3 of us ordered the CRAB CAKE SANDWICH. We were served a lump of crab meat on a cold roll. The 3 of us should have immediately sent our meals back to the kitchen but we did not have much time to eat because we needed to be at a show shortly. Not that it is an excuse for the terrible meal we were served but the place was empty, the kitchen staff was not rushed and had ample time to prepare and present a decent meal. While on vacation, I will never eat at JOE'S CRAB SHACK again. I will tell my friends of my experience, also..
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 30th, 2008 at 7:08 am
From: high point, NC
By: vgc


Avg. Rating:4.2
We went to joes crab shack on our recent trip to myrtle beach and we had a great time the food was superb. We liked it so much. We made a second trip here before we came home. Can't wait to come back next year. If only the would open one close to us in north carolina.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 02nd, 2008 at 10:06 pm
From: Roanoke Rapids, NC
By: bav


Avg. Rating:3.5
I have been to Joes in Broadway at the Beach numerous times with good results, but in October 2007, we went and never got served. We were seated and waited 20 minutes for a waiter who never showed. We left. I would say the food the previous two times was good, but not great. Atmosphere is cool, but if you're there to eat, it's only average. Drinks are great, though.
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Posted: Oct 02nd, 2008 at 6:47 pm
From: San Diego, CA
By: sr


Avg. Rating:3.2
Ok--My husband and I ate at the Joe's Crab Shack in the San Diego area, and this is the first place I found to review without having to give out all my info to the marketers out there... We found the food to be quite delicious (yes, we were hungry). The wait to be seated was not bad. The service and atmosphere was quite crude--but we figured after a while that was purposeful. This was our only problem--real problem with the place: Every person that was serving us food advertised in some way on their T shirt that they had an STD!--This was so UNAPPETIZING!! I really don't care to have waiters or waitresses-or chefs or anyone else touching my food to have "crabs"--(slang for pubic lice!) This was so gross! All the T-shirts that the staff were wearing had the double meaning in regards to "crabs" like: "My waitress gave me crabs at Joes Crab Shack" and "Crabs are for eating not for itching" and the like. I'd suggest that Joe's Crab Shack get a new and CLEANER idea for promotional advertising. People who think that dirty double meanings are funny for public use just don't have class in my opinion, and I certainly was repulsed by the idea when I was served my food after reading all the t-shirts of the workers going by. YUCK! and no thanks.--Other than that, the whole experience would have been pretty nice.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Sep 13th, 2008 at 2:14 pm
From: Lake Havasu City, AZ
By: fm


Avg. Rating:2.3
Food tasted like was overcooked, then left sit for length of time. We have sent many friends to the Laughlin location, & they too were unhappy...saying will not go back. When they first opened the food was very good.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 24th, 2008 at 3:26 pm
From: Clearwater, FL
By: lr


Avg. Rating:4.2
Love the shrimp in a bucket! When it's not hot and you have kids the place to be is on the patio!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 04th, 2008 at 4:18 pm
From: Laughlin, NV
By: ks


Avg. Rating:5
Joes crab shack is a fun atmosphere and they have great food.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 21st, 2008 at 9:08 pm
From: Ste4vensville, MD
By: bah


Avg. Rating:4.3
We had a great lunch here!!! Wanted to see if you would share the recipe for Crab Nachos. We really loved them and are having our company picnic and would love to share them with all. Thanks, please advise ASAP. Thanks bobbye@fhnfuneralhome.com
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Mar 11th, 2008 at 11:48 pm
From: Charlotte, NC
By: sg


Avg. Rating:2.8
We were seated very quickly, a woman came and said that she wouldn't be our server and took our drink order. Then the lady I assume was our waitress delivered our drinks, I never heard her say her name. She asked "What can I get you?" We told her, she left, we didn't see her until we were ready to leave. Our whole table needed refills by then. We asked for the check to be all separate, she gave a huff, and left. We paid and left. The service was horrible in my opinion.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Feb 25th, 2008 at 4:19 pm
From: ft lauderdale, FLA
By: wm


Avg. Rating:4.7
I had fried shrimp they were to die for!.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Feb 11th, 2008 at 2:04 am
From: Knoxville, TN
By: tl


Avg. Rating:3.2
OK. bottom line here folks. If you're looking for a great place to sit down with your family and enjoy a dinner on the water at barefoot landing GO SOMEWHERE ELSE ! on the other hand if you and your drunk friends that can barely stand want to come here and make so much noise you can't even order your food with the waitres standing right infront of you then GO. ! my wife was looking forward to finally eating some seafood while near the coast because the children and I don't like it and she said she had tasted better in Knoxville,TN and man that's JUST SAD !
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jan 20th, 2008 at 8:50 am
From: Myrtle beach, SC
By: jm


Avg. Rating:4.5
Abosultly love joes crab shack. I only get to go there once a year and i cant wait to go when i get there. It's the best!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 30th, 2007 at 12:38 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: jll


Avg. Rating:2.5
We recently visited this restaurant and were somewhat surprised at the amount of food that was served for the money. It was very disappointing since there are so many good restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area that give a hearty portion of food for the dollar spent. Most plates are less money than we spent at Joe's. I will certainly not go back and will mention to friends that the value is just not there. The restaurant was the one at Broadway at the Beach..
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 28th, 2007 at 9:26 pm
From: Houston, TX
By: fk


Avg. Rating:1.7
Visited the Joe's Crab shack on Hwy 6 in Houston, TX. This used to be a great place to eat. The food was good and the service was good. This visit was very dissapointing. We had to wait at least 15 minutes for a table. There were more empty tables than occupied ones. When we asked why the long wait when all these tables were empty, we were told a lack of wait staff. Once we were seated and waited on it went from bad to worse. Two of the plates of food were so cold that they were not fit to eat. We again had to wait while the waitress brought the food back to the kitchen. When a live cat walked across the floor between the tables on the outside porch I knew I probably won't be going back to that Joe's again.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 27th, 2007 at 8:55 pm
From: Albany, N.Y.
By: jf


Avg. Rating:5
My Wife and I have been going to Myrtle beach for the past five years. We went to Joe's the first year and been coming back everytime, The Fishermans Platter is great, it's hard to finish, Try it I don't think you will go wrong.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 19th, 2007 at 4:19 am
From: Winfield, WV
By: bc


Avg. Rating:4.7
My family and I have been comming to Myrtle Beach for 30 years now and out of all the places that we have eaten Joes Crab Shack is our favorite. The staff that they hire are always very cheerful and helpful. The atmosphere is wonderful. One of our favorite meals is the coconut shrimp. And we have had the same meal at other resturants and none compare. Thanks Joes!! See you this September.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 17th, 2007 at 8:26 pm
From: Clemmons, NC
By: sa


Avg. Rating:3.8
While Joe's Crab Shacks are all over the country the one at Barefoot is great because it sits on the water. We go to this Joe's year after year and enjoy good food and times. Fun for kids!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 30th, 2007 at 8:00 pm
From: Huntington, WV
By: jh


Avg. Rating:4.3
The food was excellent. The waitress was kind of distzy, though, and I guess since I had water to drink, wasn't in a hurry to give me a refill since I didn't pay for a soda. Still, interesting atmosphere.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 29th, 2007 at 1:37 pm
From: Lenoir City, TN
By: jm


Avg. Rating:2
To much money for quality of food.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 07th, 2007 at 4:03 pm
From: Conway, SC
By: nv


Avg. Rating:2.5
Awful!! Second time my wife and I went to give it another try as the first time wasn't great, but not too bad. We were seated right away (7:00 PM) and then had to wait for waitress who didn't really know the menu. We ordered and began our wait, and waited, and wated until we finally saw her and asked her to check on our meals. They came 5 minutes later. MyMahi Mahi was just ok, my wife's was cool chicken and shrimp, neither of which had any taste. We ate because we were hungary and wanted out. We again looked and looked for her and finally asked a nearby waiter. He came with the check moments later...8:30 when we left. Second time is the last.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 11th, 2007 at 12:15 pm
From: waynesboro, PA
By: je


Avg. Rating:2.7
We sat down outside at 7:30 and left at 9:15. Our server had never been trained. She could not remember to get me a sweet tea refill. I had to ask 2 other servers and then got an unsweet tea. We ordered crab stuffed shrimp and crab cake sandwich. The sandwich was supposed to come with fries and slaw. No slaw on plate but our server did not bring our food nor check back with us. We could not order dessert- no server. The table next to us was 8 young adults very well dressed and very polite. They waited 30 minutes after ordering their sodas then asked another server to help them. We told them not to get our waitress but thats who they got. Then the manager mimi came over to them and told them that if they bothered another server she would ask them to leave. They left. I was appalled at the treatment of that table. They did nothing wrong and were very polite. Our server would come into the room and look around with nothing in her hands and then leave. 20 min after we ordered she came back and asked if I ordered the "crab belly feet feast" I had ordered crab stuffed shrimp and even pointed to the entree on the menu. She asked if we were sharing it-my daughter ordered a crab cake sandwich. She clearly had no idea of the menu or how to waitress. I wish the manager had visited our table. We have eaten at joes many times in houston-their servers are trained much better..
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 06th, 2007 at 4:48 pm
From: AUGUSTA, GA
By: hss


Avg. Rating:3
Not a very good selection on the seafood bar, however I cancelled the buffet and ordered the fried shrimp and they were very fresh and most apporpriately designed on the plate. I perhaps would try it again only not at lunch, perhaps dinner?.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 31st, 2007 at 4:40 pm
From: Efland, NC
By: lmg


Avg. Rating:2.3
This was the worst meal of our vacation. The food was cold and gross and the order was incorrect. The server did not understand english well and we had to repeat things several times. She didn't know what slaw or coke were??? now come on..... All four meals we ordered were horrible and the price for it was way too high. We will never eat there again and we won't recomend it to anyone either..
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 15th, 2007 at 10:35 am
From: GAHANNA, OH
By: cld


Avg. Rating:5
I love joe's it is a fun and relaxed place to eat with great food.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Feb 10th, 2007 at 8:44 pm
From: salem, OH
By: zc


Avg. Rating:4.5
This restuarant is awesome. Esecially their shirts. Food was very very good. It was a little noisy but not really bad.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Dec 21st, 2006 at 6:55 pm
From: Baldwin, NY
By: lt


Avg. Rating:4.5
Was in Myrtle Beach for the first time this September and Joes Crab Shack was the first restuarant I went to for lunch. The clam chowder was very good and the fried calamari was the best I've ever had (I've eaten in many, many times in various restaurants all over the East Coast). It was tender and not greasy at all. Would definitely eat here again next time I visit the area.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Oct 29th, 2006 at 9:36 am
From: High Point, NC
By: te


Avg. Rating:3
We ordered the calabash/popcorn shrimp, and it seemed that it was frozen. Almost as if it was something that you got from a Morton's Fish box in the frozen foods section of your grocer. I was very surprised that in Myrtle Beach that a restaruant would try to serve calabash shrimp that was so poor and try and get away with it. Location and atmosphere can only go so far.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 23rd, 2006 at 10:50 pm
From: Kingsport, TN
By: eem


Avg. Rating:2.5
We went in a bit early for lunch (11:45). Waited long for seating. Poor service at the table also, even though the restaurant was not yet busy (new server). Waited an extrordinary long time to be served. Greasy fried food, no vegtable options at lunch. We have had better fish and chips at Long John Silvers! Then, we were overcharged for lunch menu items (probably new server error), which was corrected.

Good thing we were not in a hurry!

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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 27th, 2006 at 8:09 pm
From: Houston, TX
By: th


Avg. Rating:4.8
I eat at Joe's in Houston all the time. Love the place!! Servers are always friendly and food is always hot. There is always live entertainment on Friday nights. One time it was a magician who came to each table and did a few tricks. Sometimes it's the balloon guy who makes things from balloons. Once, the entire staff performed a dance to the song "CARWASH" Really a COOL place!!

EVERYBODY visit Joe's on Richmond in Houston!!!

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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jul 25th, 2006 at 1:28 pm
From: snellville, GA
By: mm


Avg. Rating:5
Best seafood restaurant ever! Love the family environment and kids love when the servers sing and dance! great price for all the food you get because it is ALOT!! would go back here anytime!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jun 09th, 2006 at 3:19 pm
From: Columbia, SC
By: kh


Avg. Rating:2.7
Went here with family hoping to get great seafood on our vacation- was extremely dissappointed. Actually the food was average but our service was honestly the worst ever. We saw our waiter once- when he took our order- then never again. Someone else had to bring our food out and then we had to practically beg other waitresses when we needed refills or condiments, etc. Then it took at least 15 min. to get our check- only after speaking to a manager. If you expect good service-go somewhere else!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 28th, 2006 at 1:22 am
From: MORGANTON, NC
By: b.j.j.


Avg. Rating:4.7
My husband and I visited Joes Crab Shack back in February.We really enjoyed it.Food was excellant,so was the service.We will back.Love the Chezzzy Crab Dip!!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 23rd, 2006 at 8:28 pm
From: fullerton, CA
By: tcb


Avg. Rating:4.8
I love Joes!! We go each year for our family's birthdays and everyone always has fun!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 14th, 2006 at 9:32 am
From: charleston, WV
By: s


Avg. Rating:3.3
Food at Joe's was average. Great waitstaff. Be prepared to wait during vacation months at dinner time. Fun for kids to feed the fish, gators and other water creatures if you dine outside. As with all Myrtle Beach restaurants, food was overpriced.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 05th, 2006 at 8:52 pm
From: Cornelius, NC
By: dmk


Avg. Rating:3.8
We went there for our first night in Myrtle Beach hoping to get some good seafood. We live in Charlotte but moved there from CT where we were able to get fresh seafood which was wonderful..Joe's was not wonderful nor was it really fresh. I got the seafood platter and the scallops were the tiny ones which were way overcooked and the fish was inedible and very fishy smelling. I don't know what they use for batter but it was dull and tasteless. The crab dip was good, not great. My daughter loved feeding the turtles and carp during dinner. For 2 entrees, 1 appetizer, 1 beer and a kids meal it was $65 which was way overpriced for the quality. I was very disappointed!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Nov 01st, 2005 at 10:57 am
From: BATON ROUGE , LA
By: tr


Avg. Rating:5
Very fun place to eat! Kids Love to eat there and its a good family atmosphere! Baton Rouge, LA
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 22nd, 2005 at 1:57 pm
From: walkertown, NC
By: dsr


Avg. Rating:4.2
First time visit to Joe's Crab Shack at Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach. Food was great, service excellant (waitress was terrific) enjoyed the sing-a-long. Prices were reasonable, what you would expect for this type of establishment. I will be back, we loved it!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Aug 07th, 2005 at 2:30 am
From: myrtle beach, SC
By: ...


Avg. Rating:3.5
This is a fun place that is ideal for families as well as couples looking for a relaxed place to eat. The food is good, the staff is friendly, the atmosphere is fun and it's affordable. Two thumbs up!! I'll definitely be back.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 31st, 2005 at 3:20 pm
From: Henderson, NC
By: jgp


Avg. Rating:3.5
We love the food at Joe's Crab Shack! It is truely delicious. The service leaves something to be desired. The staff needs to spend more time tending to the paying customers and less time forming a conga line and dancing around the restaurant. We understand that it is all in fun, BUT after you wait to get in, wait to get something to drink, and then wait for your server to stop dancing so you can get your food, or a refill, or anything for that matter, it tends to just get a little annoying after a while. The last time we were there, they danced around the restaurant 6 times. That's a little much! Great food though!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: May 18th, 2005 at 7:44 pm
From: kokomo, IN
By: kh


Avg. Rating:4.8
If you are in the mood to kick back, relax and have some fun while eating GREAT food, then Joe's is the place for you! If you can get a table outside on a nice evening that makes it even better.
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Apr 24th, 2005 at 7:56 pm
From: Massena, NY
By: rpb


Avg. Rating:4
We've ate at three different Joe's, and they all were great!! The food was great, and I especially like the ambience. I like a laid back, fun atmosphere!!
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Joes Crab Shack
Posted: Jan 22nd, 2005 at 4:17 pm
From: baton rouge, LA
By: kb


Avg. Rating:3.8
the restraunt is decorated like a shack. we had a great waitress. the food was pretty good. overall it is a great place.
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