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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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“surf and turf” (27 reviews)
“paella” (14 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 14 February 2016 via mobile

Went there because it had seafood and it was open. Not the selection of seafood we were looking for but it all sounded good. Everything we ordered was absolutely delicious. Food was a bit pricey but you get plenty. Beer prices were not bad either....More

Thank movingelys
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Ate here the last day of my trip. Sat out on the lower deck overlooking the ocean. They had lots of fresh fish selections but I opted for the Chargrilled Hamburger. It was delicious, juicy & a half pound of YUM! The French fries were...More

Thank megantracy
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

A small group of us went here for dinner. It's off season so we figured no problem with a table. We called ahead just to make sure they were actually open. We made a reservation and arrived about 10 minutes ahead. After some confusion the...More

Thank CarolinaThinBlue
Reviewed 20 January 2016

we live here year round and try to go to the crab's claw at least 4 times a year. i would go more often but i forget it's there. we are planning to go next tuesday. they have an awesome grouper with pasta dish.

Thank beachbunny520
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were here in off season so things were not extremely crowded in the area. Had dinner here with excellent service and food. Ordered the conch fritters and a grouper pasta dish they had on special. It was awesome! Portions were huge! You will not...More

Thank Laurarlang
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Wonderful spot with outdoor seating to view an amazing sunset. Good food. I had the salmon special with was served over yellow rice with black beans. Amazing. Good drink selection and nice service.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Best bloody marry on the beach, food is good but pricy . The place is what you would expect an old beach restaurant with great views of the ocean and activity on the beach to be.

Thank Mark I
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We were also looking for some good Carrribean food. Arrived to the stench of trash bins. Restaurant looks a bit greasy and disorganized. We were sat at a table in the back of the upstairs where all the employees keep their personal items like purses....More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We were lured here by the website promising Caribbean food.Went to the bar, loved the view,and ordered drinks.Mine a martini and for my wife a cosmo.I have lots of martini glasses at home but have to say none as small as what we were served...More

Thank 613GeoK
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The food was good, the presentation not so much. The place was a bit chaotic and a little expensive.

Thank Jimmianne
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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
4 July 2016|
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Response from hjpoole | Reviewed this property |
No not that I have seen. This is not a restaurant that fits into the all you can eat category. The. Steampots though are customizable and although you are going to pay for what you get the quality is definitely there.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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