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Crabby Joes

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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988 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6Z3, Canada
+1 519-305-1340
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern, lots of local customers, families enjoy the menu and service. The food and service were excellent.

Thank barbaralovestotravel
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joes, responded to this review

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

Winchester, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hockey team went during a tournament and the service was good. Food was good and lots of good beers on tap.

Thank Tinascrapbooking
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joes, responded to this review

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

Ontario, Canada
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times over the last 2-3 months. Service is friendly and quick, and although the menu is large, the food has always been well prepared (no soggy fries or wilted lettuce). We have tried several things from their menu and have never been disappointed. Always hot and fresh with good portion sizes. On our most... More 

Thank canehdiangrl
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joes, responded to this review

Hi Canehdiangrl, Thank you so much for letting us know about your visit, as well as your experience with the new tablet ordering system. Our customers generally quite enjoy this service, however we really appreciate your feedback and have passed it on to the rest of our team. We wanted to let you know that your opinion and thoughts are... More 

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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I could only have gotten the server's attention, I would have asked that my ice-cold, limp french fries be cooked properly. And paying $16 for a mediocre, utterly forgettable fish fry is something I'll long lament. We also ordered a Greek Salad, which was literally a big bowl filled with a very small amount of chopped cucumbers and tomatoes.... More 

Thank stkittchick
Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joes, responded to this review

Hi Stkittchick, we are very sorry to hear about the negative experience you had with us at our Stratford location. We take pride in providing excellent customer service and serving quality food and beverages. Thank you so much for letting us know about your visit. We will look into the situation to ensure it doesn’t happen again. We would like... More 

Stratford, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a server with long black hair and glasses who was purposely taking other peoples orders and getting other peoples drinks before getting ours, even though we had ordered ours before them. We asked for a drink recommendation and she rudely said "read the menu". We asked again because she may not have understood the question, and again, rudely,... More 

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and another couple ate here last Friday. It was busy and the service couldn't of been better. Our waitress was super friendly and food came out pretty fast. All 4 of us were very happy with our meals and the drinks. I had the fajitas and my husband the ribs. Always a favourite of ours and... More 

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Stratford, Canada
Level Contributor
62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

we went to crabys for lunch with 2 of our sons and their families on Saturday .our waitress was very good I ordered sante salad ..they put the wrong sauce on it was so hot ...i cannot eat hot things because of stomach issues ...our waitress looked into it and asked if i wanted something else i replied no she... More 

Thank jane150858
Stratford, Canada
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited last night with my husband and daughter, really looking forward to some wings. We didn't realize that they changed their wings. They are awful and mushy now. Very processed tasting. Also my husbands fries were extremely undercooked. That will be our last visit.

Thank amnow
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

As a fan of the Food Network TV show, Gotta Eat Here, I tried to find restaurants in Kitchener/Waterloo/Stratford area that were feature on the TV show. Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill showed up and when I was in Stratford looking to have lunch, we went to Crabby Joe. Once seated in the restaurant, I found the decor to be... More 

1 Thank robwF4752GI
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

If there is one thing I hate more than anything else is when a guy touches my arm when trying to talk to me. Our food was overly late and the manager came over to tell me what to do next time if the food is late..... cannot count how man times he reached out to touch me. No attempt... More 

Thank Rob F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 988 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-305-1340

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