Joe’s Crab Shack Opens New Jersey Shack in Eatontown

First 100 Guests Will Receive Free Crab for a Year

New Jersey’s Joe’s Crab Shack Eatontown location will open its doors on Tuesday, Dec. 27 – awarding the first 100 lucky patrons with free crab for a year.  Guests also will be offered coupons for free desserts, appetizers and entrees in exchange for charitable donations during December and January to No Kid Hungry™ – Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger in America

Following a ribbon-cutting marking the grand opening on Dec. 27 at 11 a.m., the first 100 lucky guests served will receive a voucher for a free Snow crab bucket, one of the restaurant’s most popular menu items, every month for a year. From Dec. 22, 2011 – Jan. 22, 2012 Joe’s Crab Shack will award guests bounce-back coupons — valid upon their next visit to the Shack — for donations made to No Kid Hungry in the following amounts: $1, free Key Lime Pie; $5, free Crab Nachos; $10, free Classic Steampot.

As an added bonus, music from the “PartiGras” Pep Band will be on full display from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. to entertain guests as they wait for doors to open. The Nets Dancers also will be on hand to sign autographs and take pictures with patrons in attendance.

“Joe’s Crab Shack is excited to open the Eatontown location with delicious seafood, signature drinks and a relaxed beach atmosphere,” said Becky Glazer-Swift, general manager of the Eatontown restaurant. “With our unique menu and festive environment, Joe’s Crab Shack is a great place for friends and families to share memorable dining experiences.” The local impact has already been felt as the new Joe’s Crab Shack location has created more than 200 additional employment opportunities to the community. The Eatontown, N.J., Joe’s Crab Shack is located at 190 N.J. State Highway 35 in the Monmouth Mall parking lot, minutes away from the Jersey shore.

Sunset Fire‐grilled Steampot – Dungeness and Snow crab, shrimp, sausage, fresh corn and potatoes, spicy like a beachside barbecue

The KJ Steampot – Snow crab, seared scallops and mussels in a light Kendall Jackson wine sauce with hints of garlic, pepper and notes of citrus

Bean Town Bake – Two whole lobsters, 1 pound of clams, shrimp, sausage, fresh corn and potatoes.

The Joe’s Crab Shack dining experience wouldn’t be complete without a cool cocktail or delicious dessert. Guests can enjoy one of Joe’s Crab Shack’s signature drinks, such as the Shark Bite orSouthern Spiked Tea, served in a take home Joe’s Mason jar. Joe’s also offers a selection of tempting desserts, including its specialties Key Lime Pie and Crabby Apple Crumble, guaranteed to be better than Grandma’s. And for those individuals looking for unique and fun-loving gifts, Joe’s Crab Shack has a selection of shirts and gear for adults and kids.  For a full list of menu items, please

Ignite Restaurant Group, the parent company of Joe’s Crab Shack, is committed to the highest standards and quality. The newly constructed Joe’s Crab Shack can accommodate more than 250 guests and will have 245 employees from the local area — each determined that every guest will enjoy a fun, sometimes off-beat, but always delicious dining experience.