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Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill

$$ - $$$, , American
65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
+1 519-725-9041
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“cranky” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, American, Grill, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
65 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for 15 of us to celebrate a birthday. The birthday boy is a huge baseball fan, and that's why we chose to go to Crabby Joe's on a game night. We reached a bit early and enjoyed our first round of drinks...More

Thank Nikita P
Elisa Z, Public Relations Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Nikita! Thank you so much for leaving a review. We work really hard to offer awesome food in the best possible environment and we're thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us. We really appreciate your candid feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Salad came with dressing when asked for none. Second salad came without the beets, asparagus, goat cheese or pecans. ? Sent it back. Then the chef comes out to make eye contact with me. What? Manager sits behind us the whole time. Never ever going...More

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Kaylyn H, Manager at Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hi there, 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 14 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 19 May 2017

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 28 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 19 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 23 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, American, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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Description
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!
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