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Joe's Crab Shack

101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
+1 360-693-9211
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (75 reviews)
“dungeness” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Love this place in the summer for outdoor dining. Wait times can be pretty long, So be prepared if coming during dinner time.

Thank Irina K
Reviewed April 16, 2016

I have been to this establishment three times. Twice with a dining partner and once alone for lunch. The restaurant offers a wide variety of shellfish and other seafood, but it is very popular and many party groups come for celebrations making it difficult to...More

1  Thank Wendy V
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We went when the outside seating was under going repairs so that made for a 20 minute wait for sitting. We were given the option of waiting in the bar which was great. This place is a very lively and energetic atmosphere. Its great for...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Ok so we strolled in drunk and close to closing time. We got our food order in and had some great service. There was some type of jalapeño cream cheese balls that were so delicious. The bartender who was our server took great care of...More

Thank KatreenyB
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Our meals were cooked to perfection with large portions and plenty of napkins. The service was very good. It seemed like they knew exactly what we wanted before we even asked for it. They took catered to us accordingly including our drinks. In between meals,...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed March 18, 2016

If you are looking for a quiet lunch or dinner, this is not the place for you. The restaurant had a fun (and noisy) vibe. Food was reasonably priced (although this is not a cheap restaurant by any means), there was plenty of it and...More

Thank gabspa
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Living in the northeast we see Joe's crab shack adds and wondered where it was. Driving in Vancouver ,WA we saw one and pulled in for lunch. I ordered the seafood platter. It had a little of everything, so good !

Thank adkmtmnmn
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Excellent food at moderate prices and great service. Joe's Crabshack is located on the north shore of the Columbia River and adjacent to the Interstate I 5 Bridge. Wonderful views of the river and on a clear day, Mt. Hood can be seen in all...More

Thank mrglrbear
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here and ate lunch with a few co-workers today. Your traditional seafood platters of coconut shrimp, fish and chips, calamari, etc. Definitely plenty of food for the 15-20$ range. Didn't have the crab legs, but there are very expensive seafood dishes on the menu....More

Thank ScoopJWM
Reviewed February 17, 2016

I'm probably being generous with the average rating but it is a splendid location. The food is okay at best and the prices seem very high. I consider myself an experienced dinner at many venues and menus, there are many better options in Portland,OR metro.

Thank Keith K
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not sureas I am not a drinker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-693-9211
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