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McMenamins on the Columbia

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1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
+1 360-699-1521
11:00 - 00:00
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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch at the Vancouver McM's on the Columbia. Sat at the bar and ate. Had the fish & chips & special sandwich for the day (black forest ham, cider washed cheese w/applebutter). Nice staff, great service, yummy food. Served piping hot. Great experience.

Thank JakeyBabie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool venue. Hard working staff. Very understaffed. Prepare to over pay for mediocre food and 90% of the time... the wrong order. After food is cold - they will get you what you asked for. Go have a beer and some Tatar tots. But if you expectations are beyond that - do your homework and checkout many better alternatives... More 

Thank Goneco
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175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good along with the service. It was the first McMenamins, and I've visited plenty, we had to wait to get in too. One seated, the service was great as usual. The hot buttered rums were very tasty also.

Thank Bryan F
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

It was my first time in the Northwest and we decided to follow the good reviews for Restaurants on the Columbia River. We visited McMenamins for lunch and found the food to be great, the service very friendly, and the atmosphere pretty decent. We weren't aware McMenamins is a chain and were kind of hoping for a "hole in the... More 

Thank thingstosee_88
Park City, MT
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I've been here a couple of times because they have good foo, good beer and a killer view of the Columbia River- my favorite. On a sunny day the patio provides up close views of the river. Yesterday I had the Fish and Chips. Excellent with a Terminator Ale.

Thank Cisco49
Vancouver, Washington
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

There are a lot of good menu options at McMenamins. The burgers are always a hit and the fish and chips, while fairly standard, are never disappointing. The cajun tots were an unexpected treat. If you're a craft beer lover McMenamin's doesn't disappoint. They brew their own beer and have a good selection of those plus some guest taps. One... More 

Thank PhillipC16
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place is right on the beautiful Columbia River. Has amazing views, especially in the summer when you can sit outside along the water. Food is good, and good happy hour selection.

Thank Nrmortensen
Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

When the weather is warm, this is a great place for good beer and casual dining outside along the river.

Thank lajcampbell123
Durant, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the art on the walls. Fresh coffee was delish. All three in our party was pleased with what was ordered. Loved the clam chowder, very light and refreshing. A definite must stop if you're visiting the area.

Thank BeachBatik
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Took my mother and her friend during their visit. Loved the view of the Columbia. It was too cool to sit oudoors but it would be lovely in the warmer weather. Food was good. I had beef with blue cheese fondue. It was very good. I will go back. Nice noisy atmosphere reflects good times. Service was very good. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661-8030
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-699-1521

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