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McMenamins on the Columbia

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American, Hamburgers
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1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
360-699-1521
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good grub, fast service

We usually eat here when we stay at the Homewood across the street. Outdoor dining on a sunny day makes this a very popular place for locals. Read: expect to wait. But they do a great job on takeout. Veggie bowls weren't on the online menu but the person who took our order mentioned them when I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Kathleen H
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Port Townsend, Washington
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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176 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Port Townsend, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We usually eat here when we stay at the Homewood across the street. Outdoor dining on a sunny day makes this a very popular place for locals. Read: expect to wait. But they do a great job on takeout. Veggie bowls weren't on the online menu but the person who took our order mentioned them when I asked about vegetarian... More 

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Mt Pleasant, SC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My wife and I enjoyed our food and drinks, but nothing really stood out. It is a nice place to go, but I feel there are better choices for food and beer in the Vancouver, WA area.

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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151 reviews 151 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

On a nice day it is fun to sit outside with a great view of the Columbia river. McMenamins all have the same menu and their craft beer. The service is great, After your meal you can walk along the Columbia Renaissance trail that runs right in the front of the restaurant.

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Portland, Oregon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The setting along the Columbia River is fabulous. Drinks are very good - both beer and cocktails are well prepared. Happy Hour is the best value, but the menu is small (however it does include steamer clams which are delicious). Cajun tot's are always great. Pricing is a bit higher than most other McMenamin's. 2 entrees/sandwiches and 2 drinks can... More 

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Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

There are great views of the river for your viewing enjoyment, however food service is slow ( even when the two of us ordered salads) and am not impressed with lack of appearance by the servers. Many looked like they rolled out of bed and showed up. My salad (Azteca) was very tasty ( portion seemed a little small) and.... More 

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Seattle, WA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

McMenanmins was very accommodating for our family. The food was delicious and service was very god. My family was very happy. I would suggest this to couples or to family, enjoy!

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Battle Ground, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The food is what you would expect at any pub. Location is what attracts the crowds. You will enjoy the view but the service and food will not be why you will return. That said, it is worth a visit.

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Lebanon, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After reviewing McMenamins on the Columbia before going, I was aware of many mixed reviews by previous guests. We went on Easter Sunday, late afternoon/early evening and luckily there was no wait. We were seated immediately at a table whose seats and table tops were not clean. The waitress attended to us quickly and got our order in right away.... More 

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Honolulu
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great place along the river. Wonderful food. Ordered the red wine beef stew. Each piece was perfectly cut without a scrap of gristle or fat. Much attention to detail in every dish. Wonderful staff that showed genuine friendliness. Highly recommended!

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Vancouver, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you're like me and my wife, we like going out every once and a while for a yummy dessert after dinner at home. I recommend trying out McMenamins on the Columbia. They have a very good dessert selection. I'm fond of their Black and Tan Brownies. It's chocolate brownie with a wickedly great caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 360-699-1521

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?