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All 598 Vancouver Restaurants

McMenamins on the Columbia

1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
360-699-1521
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Ranked #48 of 598 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I walked there from my hotel for a late lunch. The place was packed, so I sat at the bar top. The servers were scrambling to keep up. After about 5 minutes I was approached by one of the non frantic servers. She was friendly, and I appreciated her compared to one of the others that were stressing out. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Late lunch. I had the Reuben sandwich which had absolutely less than two slices of dried curly up pastrami. My husband's fries where very greasy. One of the guests we had with us had a salad , I'm guessing a southwestern type , she did not look impressed at all. The portion of the salad and cost were not justified... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Popular place with an epic view of the Columbia RIver. Food selection and quality is good and the McMenamins chain is consistent. Each time I have gone here, they are packed with customers and the staff seem overwhelmed by it, which ends up degrading the quality of service, which always seems a little short-changed. Nonetheless, I will likely go back... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I've been to this McMennamins before, and thought the food and atmosphere were just fine. Tonight, my inlaws arrived at 5 pm to reserve a table for 10. We waited til 6, when another large party that came in a half hour after us was seated at the large table we'd been waiting for. Staff was unapologetic, and we left... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The view of the Columbia River makes this a place to visit often. The food is good, the service is great and the beer is not bad! Everything on Nitro are my favorites. And the total atmosphere is very unique and special, any time of year but especially the summer. Worth a try if you haven't yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Yes, yes, I know Beaches is right next door, but it's noisy and often crowded, especially at lunch time. Just go next door to McMenamin's. They have a menu with a lot of unique things on it, not just the same old stuff you find at Red Robin. The staff is friendly, and the view of the Columbia is outstanding.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Solid place for burgers and beverage. Good service and good solid food. Casual atmosphere with nice view and outdoor setting (good weather)

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great if you have kids. With the view and the attention given to teh kids this a fun family place to be. Good food, avoid the Fish and Chips. They offer better food.

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Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We eat here often. Great water views + Great service + Consistently good food. = perfect ingredients to enjoy a lunch or dinner here on the river.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We are big fans of mcmenamins and can only guess they must have been having an off night this time. It was the sunday after thanksgiving so there were lots of folks out. We had a long wait to get a table. Service was rushed as they seemed under-staffed. Each step of the dinner process was slow and when my... More 

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Additional Information about McMenamins on the Columbia

Address: 1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
Phone Number: 360-699-1521
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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