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Joe's Crab Shack

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
+1 360-693-9211
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must lunch along the banks of The Columbia River. Sit outside and watch the world sail by as you enjoy fresh crab and more. We love the Original Crab Basket which comes with crab legs, shrimp, sausage, boiled potatoes, and an ear...More

Thank Pcorman
Reviewed 1 week ago

June 21,2017 2 people very late lunch 4:07 PM Table 13/1 Server Thomas. Check 2-20007 Late lunch 2 guys after a day at the gun range. Indoors, but a window table in the area on the right as one faces the river. Right up against...More

Thank JimmieMacPDX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place if you love seafood and a Cajun flare. Good service and tasty food. Priced as expected given the menu. Would prefer more options for sides but still had something for every taste or diet.

Thank smcarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is upbeat and friendly. The wait staff are very helpful and prompt. It always seems busy when I go. The drinks are good and the food is only decent. For the price you would think the quality would be better, but no. I...More

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the time we walk in til the time we left, it was amazing. Went to Portland for my birthday weekend and a friend recommend Joe's and I am so glad we went there for dinner. Thank you for a great dinner. Wish we had...More

Thank Dawn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and great service. We went here with some friends that already knew it to be a great restaurant. The crab pots were fantastic! Not inexpensive, but it was well worth the price.

Thank cdjd84
Reviewed 7 September 2017

the food was not good it was cold and not very fresh seafood. It was not that clean. the service was very slow and not really friendly

Thank rddoherty2
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is right on the water. Great view. Try to get a window seat. Service is good, food is ok. Tricky menu and the costs add up quickly. If you are pinching pennies, maybe wait for another day. Always delivers a fun time and...More

Thank r0bertalanw
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on our visit to Vancouver Washington. Very nice & clean. Patio over looking the river gorge. Beautiful view. I had fish & chips only $10 if you get there before 4:00. You can still order from the lunch menu. Also had the steam...More

Thank indianajones2013
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Clearly, not a place we would recommend to anyone if they are looking for good service. Waited over 2 hours for our food watched 5 tables that came in after us receiving their food. Horrible service

Thank shbara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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