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Joe's Crab Shack

2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
+1 949-650-1818
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (32 reviews)
“steampot” (3 reviews)
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2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick lunch. We had a nice view of the marina. The staff were really nice. The food came out really quick, we had the joe’s classic sampler, and chicken sandwich (they were both delicious) the kids also enjoyed their...More

Thank Tash G
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting overlooking the marina. Had a quick lunch here and enjoyed it. The shrimp cocktail is freshly prepared and comes with a house cocktail sauce. Also had the southern seafood platter with the lump crab cakes which were almost all lump crab with little...More

Thank Lukesurface
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I love the idea, atmosphere and view. The wait staff is super friendly. The food is not good. Clam chowder tasted funny, crab nachos were ok and the fish and shrimp was not high quality at all.

Thank deborahsapp8
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Heading down PCH to Laguna Beach, my husband and I wanted to stop for lunch in Newport Beach before checking into our hotel. We spotted the sigh and the back end of a shark (fake) sticking out of a wall. We were curious. The view...More

Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Came here during the newport christmas boat parade so menu was prix fixe like all restaurants in the surrounding area. Joe's offered a larger choice menu than its competitors in a fun environment with a better price ($50 per person for a seat not up...More

Thank Carson F
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I love this place! I always have a good meal and it isn't crowded. We usually go early on a weekday, so that might be the best time to go to Joe's. The Crab Steampots are the best things to order, but I've also had...More

Thank Travel C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped by just after noon as we were heading up PCH to Torrance. We weren't sure where we wanted to eat so we were just watching for places as we drove. Along came Joe's and we decided to give it a try. Since we...More

Thank steversjunk2016
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Loved this place! We were a bit uncertain from the outside, but was so cool! Good value and delicious food. The crab chowder - YUM! We got the bucket to share it was so fun! Would love to come back. Excellent friendly service too, the...More

Thank Orange2u
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Was disappointed going downhill we need something new. Just wasn't as good as it used to be and the service was bad they tried to make him better but just food wasn't up to par wasn't what it used to be.

Thank terrysally
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This location lived up to what we have come to expect from Joe's Crab Shack. We had four small children (the oldest was 8), and were pleased to be seated with a view of the marina. Our waitress was extremely friendly, interacted great with the...More

Thank David Z
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Response from Smalaniuk | Reviewed this property |
sorry my account wasn't working. there is outdoor seating but when we went it was too cold
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2607 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-650-1818
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