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Joe's Stone Crab

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11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
+1 305-673-0365
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Host was awesome! Talkative and friendly. Our waiter was the total opposite. Unpleasant and cold. That being said, the crab bisque was outstanding. The creamed spinach and chilled seafood platter were good. The red snapper was very good. The price was a little high but we knew that going in. It was worth dining there once.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a landmark in Miami Beach,and the reason is the good food and service. I usually visit the take out store next door, which is a smaller place, with a limited menu, is faster if you don't have much time, you can also dine there if you please, they have a bar and a small dining room, they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Could not have been a better experience. Get there early! We arrived at 5pm on a Wednesday. We were seated right away. Love the tradition of the waiters lined up to greet and seat the party. Mary Alice was our waitress, she was AWESOME. Knowledgeable, personable and efficient. 4 people in our party. We had the oysters-fresh. The lobster macaroni... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In my many trips to Miami over the last several years I've always thought of trying the famous Joe's Stone crab. they don't take reservations and when we got there on a weekday night the place was slam jammed and we were told the wait was at least 90 minutes. we left. just thought you should know for planning purposes... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful setting, friendly staff, and most of all, best crab in South Florida. Don't order anything else until you have crab claws. Cream spinach and Key Lime Pie are a nice complement.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a first time visitor to this establishment, I was looking forward to tasting my first stone crab. It was delicious. The only thing that disappointed me was that the wait to get a table was over an hour. We had been told that it could be anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Since it was only the two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and the service was excellent. We had to wait 1 1/2 hours to be seated but it was worth it. We took a drink while waiting and watched people. You should go there when you are at Miami Beach.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend eating here if you're a seafood lover. Food was great and staff were very helpful and friendly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with a group from work. The service was superb from went We sat down. The crab bisque was very good and had a good rich flavor. Claws were very good and were of good size The key lime pies was very tasty. Many restaurants always say they have the best of this or that. They don't lie about... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Joe's stone crab absolutely lives up to its historic landmark reputation. My family of five, (all ages) absolutely LOVED IT!!! This was my first time trying crab, and the waiter made it incredible!! He was very interactive, complete with pictures of the crabs, how they catch them, and a hands on tutorial on how to eat them. In the end,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 80
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-673-0365
Description
A landmark known for stone crabs, fine food and outstanding service. Started in 1913 and still owned and operated by the same family. Joe's provides the freshest stone crabs, seafood and more. Joe's Take Away is a smaller version of our original restaurant, which features all the specialities, plus amazing salads, sandwiches, specials and an early morning breakfast. Joe's also shipping overnight anywhere in the US.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?