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Crab's Claw

201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
+1 252-726-8222
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab claws” (62 reviews)
“surf and turf” (28 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great lunch and would strongly advise sitting outside and enjoying the beach view. Had the shrimp steam pot and ate everything!!! The snow crab steam pot is definitely worth it! If you save room, try the turtle cheesecake. It will not disappoint.

Thank 919FrankieTraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

After having driven 9 hours to Atlantic Beach, my wife and I were hungry for some good fresh seafood. The DoubleTree suggested Crab's Claw and we're glad they did. We started with conch fritters, then had salads and then our entrees. I had blackened tuna...More

Thank Jarratt B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I tried the Crab's Claw for dinner. It's right on Atlantic Beach. I had the Snow crab pot and my husband had the Trigger fish special. Both were very good. I wouldn't recommend the conch fritters though as they weren't so great...More

Thank karenmj2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to find this place just prior to a gorgeous sunset at Atlantic Beach. We chose to be seated on the back deck outside to enjoy the ocean view. It sits right on the beach and the view of the sunset was...More

Thank Chuck T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch. Ron, the Waiter, took good care of us and the other guys table next to us as he did not come back. The grouper sandwich was great, the crab cake sandwich was very good and the shark bites were excellent. The Blackberry salad...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to dinner here on Monday evening. There were six of us for dinner the menu offers enough choices to please everyone.Since it was off season it was quiet but the food was good and plentiful and the wait staff friendly and helpful..Good place...More

Thank Rosepasco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a slow Monday night. A rain storm was raging outside, so no outdoor seating <frown>. Service was excellent and friendly; but like most restaurants the server interrupts your conversation to ask if you need anything rather than waiting for a pause....More

Thank Anchorman54
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended by a friend. It has a phenomenal location (right on the beach), friendly staff and quite popular (even on an October weekday night the place was packed). I was a bit disappointed with the paella (too dry) but my wife...More

Thank hoffmanter
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I love the location of this place. The porch overlooks Atlantic Beach. I have eaten there a couple of times. First, they really need to rework the entry to the restaurant. When you first step in your first instinct is to turn and leave. It's...More

Thank bmorris537
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here by chance. Sat outside and watched the ocean as we had drinks and fresh grouper. Highly recommend it for a relaxing meal... off season!

Thank emilylanedesign
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Jeff H
25 October 2017|
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Response from BeachinIt28512 | Reviewed this property |
No. Grouper, salmon and mahi are on the menu. But that does not mean it might not be a special for the night. Since they are open for lunch u can call early to see if they have it for that night. 252-726-8222
Jenni D
11 June 2017|
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Response from Scott K | Reviewed this property |
They have a small lot there in front of their restaurant.
bill d
18 January 2017|
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Response from Rebecca C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if the full menu is always available. We visit throughout the year and have never been told that something wasn't available. I do know that triggerfish has been a featured special on at least two occasions. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-8222
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