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Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
+1 519-725-9041
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
Travelers talk about
“chicken wings” (3 reviews)
“cranky” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Was there with some friends the other night and the serice was terrible. Our waiter was super nice but management was bullying staff. They were sending servers home when the restaurant was packed. 2-3 servers for a full house seems silly. Food is always good...More

Thank jd c
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a family lunch at Crabby Joe’s Tap & Grill in Waterloo. Very good service and good food. I have always been a fan of their chicken wings. The Philly Steak sandwich is a disappointment. Overall a good experience. A menu with just about something...More

Thank drummerhill
obsidiangroupinc, Public Relations Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Hi drummerhill, thank you so much for leaving a review! We work really hard to offer awesome great in the best possible environment. We’re thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us and we can’t wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 16, 2017

I never write reviews but after my experienced here I had to. LAST YEAR, November 2016, my friend and I visited and ordered nachos. We usually love the nachos here but this time they changed their menu. The nachos were more expensive, they were a...More

2  Thank Stefanie V
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for 15 of us to celebrate a birthday. The birthday boy is a huge baseball fan, and that's why we chose to go to Crabby Joe's on a game night. We reached a bit early and enjoyed our first round of drinks...More

Thank Nikita P
Elisa Z, Public Relations Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Hi Nikita! Thank you so much for leaving a review. We work really hard to offer awesome food in the best possible environment and we're thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us. We really appreciate your candid feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Salad came with dressing when asked for none. Second salad came without the beets, asparagus, goat cheese or pecans. ? Sent it back. Then the chef comes out to make eye contact with me. What? Manager sits behind us the whole time. Never ever going...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Hi there, We're so sorry to hear about your recent experience at our Waterloo Crabby Joe's location. Thank you so much for reaching out to us and letting us know about this. We would love to offer you a gift card to Obsidian Inc. for...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017

Rarely do I write a review that is unsatisfactory. It was with disappointment that we left the Waterloo location today. My choice because I have always loved the food and it was Mother's day My daughter made reservations for 5 of us to celebrate Mother's...More

Thank sharonjane1
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Hi sharonjane1, We're so sorry to hear about your recent experience at our Waterloo Crabby Joe's location. Thank you so much for reaching out to us and letting us know about this. We would love to offer you a gift card to Obsidian Inc. for...More

Reviewed January 16, 2017

got there and there was at least 3 or 4 more empty tables, so busy but not too busy. Got seated and waited for server, I had to finally get up and motion for a server, I guess this should have been a clue. Placed...More

1  Thank KnRPullman
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This establishment is a awsome one the atmosphere is excellent servers and staff are on point owners are very personable the food is worth the wait all in all have great experiences here

Thank bigwopper69
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Love the big TV's for watching the game. We had great service and the chicken wings were good. Lots of parking too.

Thank JeffGingerich
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This restaurant has a great atmosphere. The food can be a little expensive for what you get, but it's always hot and tastes good. Popular with university students.

Thank Laura V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $16
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-725-9041
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Description
Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill offers a casual, relaxed family friendly restaurant and bar experience and a menu with something for everyone. Good Food... Good Fun... Bad Temper!
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