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Joe's Crab Shack

101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
+1 360-693-9211
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab” (78 reviews)
“steamer pot” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661-3800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here late after a long day for our daughters competition. We were pleasantly surprised with how delicious the food was. As well as the excellent customer service we were provided. Can’t wait to go again when we’re in the area.

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

skip it. Chain O'Rama - research a good local seafood restaurant. I don't need servers singing happy birthday to the neighboring table.

Thank octanereviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and wonderfull employees, but good was way over priced for that type of restaurant. Food was just average

Thank kdreams
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Joe's Crab Shack is great.The staff is warm and attentive, even taking care to help will a small billing problem. One problem would be the wait time, not exactly for a table, but more for the food, so it would be recommended to come a...More

Thank Kha-Nhi N
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Joe's was my favorite place to go for the past six years+. But w/the change of ownership and menu, the good deals & best items like the Bean Town Bake & the Maine Grill are no longer on the new menu. So my most recent...More

Thank 476donc
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Not many choices for anyone in your party that does not want seafood. Wait times are long. Best to try and make a reservation first. I get the same thing every time I go there due to not liking much seafood- but my husband loves...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

stopped by to grab dinner, long wait times and staff up front was rude. Finally got a table for 2. waited 20 mins to even see our waiter who was unkept, unshaved, sweaty and just gross. ordered a king crab leg bucket and some apps...More

Thank Chad G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

truth be told we were looking for hush-puppies - as my wife is from the south. Not finding any 'fast-fish' places I saw this place and said why not. Well it turns out among the excellent fish, clams, crab and lobster - they have hush-puppies...More

Thank Wm K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Drove down to Vancouver for dinner on my birthday. We love Joe's! The fire grilled steam pot for two was delicious! Lauran, our server was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Her recommendation for the "fire grilled" seasoning was spot on: it was not at...More

Thank Tudey1
Reviewed 15 October 2017 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
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4-7 p.m. Mom-Fri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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