Known not just for its killer margaritas, Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury is an upbeat and cheery dining experience for people who don't mind getting a bit messy. At any moment, dance music will get pumping and the servers will go into a choreographed routine. It's obvious that the scene is the main attraction, not the food. Nonetheless, certain seafood dishes here do satisfy. This is a one-stop shop for food and fun.

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Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury is a popular dinner spot for seafood lovers. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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Throughout lunch and dinner, the servers at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury break into dance routines, complete with music and disco lights. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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A server at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury is all smiles as he brings out food. (Oct 26, 2013)

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Merci Lendore of Brooklyn digs into her crab bucket at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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Crab legs with corn on the cob at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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Crab cakes are salty and stuffed to the brim with crab at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury. (Oct. 2013)

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The shrimp bucket at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury features shrimp with their shells on, steamed with Old Bay seasoning. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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The blackened mahi mahi sandwich is smoky and spicy at Joe's Crab Shack in Westbury (Oct. 26, 2013)

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