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Joe's Crab Shack

101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
+1 360-693-9211
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“crab” (72 reviews)
“steam pots” (7 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 3 days 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 6 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I am the current "patriarch" (the oldest) of our small family. I drove 300 miles (one way) to have a birthday celebration for eight of my family members in the Vancouver area. There were 4 August birthdays among the 8 family members. I called a...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Crabs of various sorts (described on the menu) served in buckets, with a vast waste bucket in the middle of the table. Fun atmosphere. Also I had salmon on ceder plank with some very savory (and salty) sauce--couldn't have tasted better (even though it was...More

Thank tmbrod
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Create your own steamer pot was well prepared and tasty. Beautiful setting on the Columbia river. Shrimp not as tasty as gulf shrimp we have in Texas....we're spoiled!...but nonetheless good.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch with my daughter's one of which who is a vegetarian. Catie was our server and she was great! Very helpful and the food was delicious. We will be back! Rocky

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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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