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Crabby Bob's Seafood

705 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C2, Canada
+1 250-830-1155
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (11 reviews)
“crab” (25 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
705 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in for lunch after hearing so much about Crabby Bob's. I had the seafood chowder(which was packed with seafood) hot and delicious, I followed that with salmon salad sandwich which was gorgeous. Hubby had scallops and mussels on the shell with a tasty...More

Thank Moya W
CrabbyAbby2015, Owner at Crabby Bob's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch! Thanks for leaving a review. This is my 5th year being down the dock and it gets better with time. Its visitors like you who give me the opportunity to do what I love doing. One of my...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we could get fresh oysters but they didn’t have any. We got the seafood special which was ok...clams, mussels and two oysters which were all boiled. The garlic butter with lemon was good. They had Dungeness crab but we didn’t get any. They...More

Thank venisonking
CrabbyAbby2015, Owner at Crabby Bob's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there Thanks for leaving your thoughts😊 We werent serving oysters on the half shell due to seasonal issues. We steam our goodies not boil and tend to serve them straight up so that our visitors can experience the true taste rather then them being...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very limited rough seats and tables. We did not have crab. The advertised scallops were not available. Sea food chowder was so so. Prawns at $1.50 each were quite small, hard to peel and tasteless. It might be OK if you ate crabMore

1  Thank condor13
CrabbyAbby2015, Owner at Crabby Bob's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thanks for your review! I'm sure you could tell by our place the we are not a restaurant! We do offer an opportunity for folks to try what's fresh and available when you arrive. Sometimes we are sold out of things as the food truck...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We had heard the seafood chowder was superb and were greatly disappointed to find it mostly a watery insipid liquid with very few pieces of seafood of any sort. For the price (9$CAD) and considering Crabby Bob's specializes in high quality fresh seafood we expected...More

Thank Anna F
CrabbyAbby2015, Owner at Crabby Bob's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Hi Anna Thanks for writing your review. We know we aren't perfect and appreciate your feedback. I'm wondering if you let the wranglers know you weren't happy? We pride ourselves on great customer service and would have been happy to make things right for you....More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

It used to be just a retail outlet but now they have a handful of tables to serve customers lunch. The seating is outdoors on a deck -- a bit rustic but fun. Crabby Bob is no more and Abbie has taken over -- better...More

Thank funtravels4me
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Staying with friends in Campbell River. Picked up some fresh crab to cook for supper. Excellent and knowledgeable staff. They picked our crab, efficiently butchered them and we were on our way in no time. Haven’t eaten here, but the food smells delicious. Highly recommend...More

Thank roxies21
Reviewed May 30, 2018

We found this place on trip advisor and tried it out for lunch! Food was so fresh it had barely stopped moving! Delicious seafood chowder, steamed shellfish and crab! A unique home cooked experience in the middle of Campbell River!

Thank r noCarol S
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We did not eat here but twice bought fresh seafood to cook at home. The service was very friendly and helpful with advice. The first day we bought fresh prawns and cooked crab - superb. The second day, live mussels and fresh cod; terrific price...More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We enjoyed a superb sampler platter for lunch this week and have never had seafood this fresh...yum! Best mussels I have ever tasted and the rest of the platter contents was equally good. Cooked to order while you wait in the charming "shack". All seafood...More

1  Thank cricketillinois
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Abby came down even though the shack was closed and hooked me up with some awesome seafood. Friendly and very clean little place

Thank Kimee T
CrabbyAbby2015, Owner at Crabby Bob's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hey Kim Glad your trip home was safe and that you got to enjoy your seafood with your family!!. Anytime your in the neighborhood pop by and say hi. It was a pleasure to meet you☺☺

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October 19, 2017|
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Response from Phoenix9898 | Reviewed this property |
It was kind of rainy there when I went and the lady offered to move the table indoors. So I guess if it is not that busy, you could eat indoors.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Seafood, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-830-1155
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Crabby Bob's is a one of a kind stop. Fresh, Live and Local products to take home or have us steam up while you wait At the Fisherman's Wharf located next to the Fishing Pier there's always something interesting going on.
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