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King Crab Oyster Bar and Grill

907 Victoria Street North, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3C3, Canada
519-744-1050
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Ranked #45 of 426 restaurants in Kitchener
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Corner of Victoria and River
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English first
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Normally going to a restaurant leaves me walking away feeling slightly off. I walk away thinking, I probably could have done better; at King Crab "NOT SO MUCH SO". Actually the only improvement I could suggest would have been to put in a mirrored ceiling so you could better watch the Chef's.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Going to King Crab has always been a treat and I go here for almost every special occassion. I love the atmosphere as it is very romantic and cozy since the restaurant isn't very big. I actually really don't like seafood which is funny that this is my favourite restaurant, but I go here for their caesar salad and filet... More

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Ontario (Canada)
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I took my mother to King Crab on a blustery winter evening. Fortunately I had called ahead for a table. They were very busy. The place is very small and I do find the tables for two a little too small and close to other tables but I understand why they have to do this. I ordered the feature soup... More

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Kitchener
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Last night we enjoyed ourselves at King Crab & Oyster Bar. The open kitchen provides a wonderful aroma when you walk in the door. The owner showed us our seating and chatted with us. Our server, Phillip was knowledgeable and took extra care taking our order. Presentation of our meal was very good. My potoato crusted pickerel was delicious. Just... More

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kitchener
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

I go once a week to this restaurant. Privately owned and well managed. The food is hand picked from the chef. One day I heard him say " the chefs special is lamb I picked It up from the market this morning. " The food is outstanding. Everything is made from scratch and yummy. They will accommodate any food preferences.... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We were disappointed the moment we walked in the door. My husband said it still looked like the Long John Silver's Restaurant he worked in 30 years ago! Yikes! The meals we received weren't the entrees we ordered - some of the items had been substituted without our knowledge because they had run out of it. I expected Black Thai... More

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Kitchener
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The service at this restaurant is excellent. The host and servers are very friendly and knowledgable. I love the open kitchen concept and the aromas that fill the resaturant are heavenly. The food is consistently delicious and the presentation is lovely. It's the best seafood in KW and very reasonably priced. Well worth the visit!

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Kitchener, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

King Crab is one of our regular restaurants. We are there every couple of months and the food has never disappointed. The crab cakes are our regular appetizer, and my wife always reads and considers the entire menu before finally deciding on the salmon. I've tried most things on the menu, and the only one that disappointed was the seafood... More

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This was overall a wonderfull dining experience! I ordered bouillabaisse as a main, and my wife ordered steak and lobster as a main. The starters were delivered promtly, the mains were put on the table shortly after the starters, and all of the food was delicious and looked great. Our first choice of wine was temporarily out of stock, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

This was, without a doubt, a top 5 all around dinner for us. I ordered the blackened marlin with bacon beet greens and cornbread. Everything was amazing. I'm not even a huge cornbread fan and I could eat an entire pan of this stuff. My girlfriend ordered the seafood sausage with sauerkraut and hazelnut mashed potatoes. I took a bite... More

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