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Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill

65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
+1 519-725-9041
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
17 Oct 2016
“Nothing Special”
23 Jul 2016
“Typical type bar and grill”
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All hours
Bar, Canadian, American, Seafood, Grill, Pub
$$ - $$$
65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 review

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 16 January 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

Thank KnRPullman
Reviewed 29 December 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 25 November 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 20 October 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
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Your average pub fare; was expecting more based on the decor (very open and nice). Dinner salad was surprisingly small with chicken overcooked and cold. No one in the establishment knew how to pour draft beer or they've been instructed to save the pub money...More

Thank TheLDClan
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Tried Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill in Waterloo for dinner. Decent pub-style menu with a wing special on Tuesday nights. Great friendly service and good food. Good selection of domestic beers on tap. Will try again!

1  Thank drummerhill
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Just moved to the area and was looking for a bar / pub and found this place. Not much of a beer selection but reasonably priced and cold. Menu is normal for this type of place. I had beef dip and was ok. I found...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I ordered French onion soup and cheese bread for lunch , the soup looked like deep dish mud and tasted like it too.other wise the Service was excellent the hostess was so friendly .

Thank elvis97
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We popped in for a late supper, the place was rocking and packed due to Game 7 for Raptors and Heat, it looked like a long wait, it was a tiny bit for seating, but once seated the service was great, the waiting was minimal...More

Thank cdnspeedy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Bar, Canadian, American, Seafood, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
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: 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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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!