The Everglades Restaurants

Joanie's Blue Crab Cafe

  • 39395 Tamiami Trail Map It
  • Ochopee
  • Seafood

Known for

  • Beer and wine only
  • Indoor/outdoor seating
  • Early closing (5 pm)

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

West of the nation's tiniest post office by a quarter mile or so, you'll find this red barn of a place dishing out catfish, frogs' legs, gator, grouper, burgers, salads, and (no surprise here) an abundance of soft-shell crabs, crab cakes, and she-crab soup. Entrées are reasonably priced, and peanut butter pie makes for a solid finish. Order an icy beer or wine by the glass, and eat out front or on the back patio—keep an eye out for Gertrude, an aging neighborhood gator on the loose. Joanie's doors are open from 11 am to 5 pm, so don't be late for supper, and don't be surprised if there's some live entertainment.

Restaurant Information


39395 Tamiami Trail, Ochopee, Florida, 34141, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Mon. (varies seasonally; call to confirm)

Published 07/06/2017


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