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Crabby Joes

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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988 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6Z3, Canada
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Stratford, Canada
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to crabys for lunch with 2 of our sons and their families on Saturday .our waitress was very good I ordered sante salad ..they put the wrong sauce on it was so hot ...i cannot eat hot things because of stomach issues ...our waitress looked into it and asked if i wanted something else i replied no she... More 

Thank jane150858
Theodora D, Manager at Crabby Joes, responded to this review

Hi Jane150858, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience with us. We strive to provide quality service in an enjoyable atmosphere. We’re looking into this matter to ensure that it is taken care of. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Stratford, Canada
Level Contributor
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited last night with my husband and daughter, really looking forward to some wings. We didn't realize that they changed their wings. They are awful and mushy now. Very processed tasting. Also my husbands fries were extremely undercooked. That will be our last visit.

Thank amnow
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

As a fan of the Food Network TV show, Gotta Eat Here, I tried to find restaurants in Kitchener/Waterloo/Stratford area that were feature on the TV show. Crabby Joe's Tap & Grill showed up and when I was in Stratford looking to have lunch, we went to Crabby Joe. Once seated in the restaurant, I found the decor to be... More 

1 Thank robwF4752GI
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

If there is one thing I hate more than anything else is when a guy touches my arm when trying to talk to me. Our food was overly late and the manager came over to tell me what to do next time if the food is late..... cannot count how man times he reached out to touch me. No attempt... More 

Thank Rob F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I ordered a dinner size salad and it came full assembled and so soggy from the dressing. Anytime I have ordered salads from other restaurants the dressing comes on the side to avoid this obvious issue with an easy fix.

1 Thank Elise C
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Cane in. Myself and my daughter. There was a wait. We were invited to sit at the bar until our table was ready. We sat at the bar. 2 couples were served before us....yet we were there first and made it very visible that we were ready to order our "drinks". Bartender came...took our order . It's now 15 mins... More 

Thank Wanda D
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat large area so lots of seating did not have to wait for a table food medium to good but lots of it , pub fare , bar with lots of beer to choose from , that was the best

Thank Napperknisley
Stayner, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food with lots of choices Served fast and hot Very friendly and attentive staff No rushing us to leave as we chatted for awhile after the dishes were cleared

Thank Janice C
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a typical bar food restaurant. Wait staff was friendly. The restaurant was clean. Average wait time for food.

Thank Linda S
Stratford, Canada
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331 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Avoid if you enjoy our food hot or tasting good. Way too many options for food in this town to waste your time and money here. If this is the atmosphere your looking for a suggest Boston pizza, Kelseys or pizza bistro for a far greater experience

Thank Mike R

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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
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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: 988 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 5193051340

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