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1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
+1 703-528-2722
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (89 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality food at an authentic restaurant. This is certainly no cookie cutter chain restaurant. The food was good and the service was solid.

Thank Matt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations required, but I have no idea why. Seems to be the place for AYCE crab. Didn't try the crab, but salads and shrimp dishes were uninspiring. Our server definitely did not want to be there. Other servers were more attentive to their customers. Restroom...More

Thank RX2-fan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had one of my scariest dining experiences at the Quarterdeck on August 2. We had a 7:30 reservation for outside seating. We ate our first dozen and ordered a second. We kept noticing other guest leaving tables behind us. Then, my son saw what...More

Thank tlvkinlow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indoor and outdoor seating, fine craft beer selection and cocktails. Adequate offerings for the non-crab folks. They suggest -- as we did -- that you call ahead to reserve your crabs to get the size you want since when they run out, they run out....More

Thank JMBT2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quarterdeck have the finest and freshest blue crabs you can dream of. BUT they know how to spoil them too! They cook them in spices so that you can't taste the crab meat, only the very hot spices ! What a waste !!! You lips...More

Thank Mikeworld
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Classic paper on the tables crab house. Good selection of crabs by size, simple sides. Start cracking!! They have an expanded menu if getting your hands dirty isn't your thing. Ian was our waiter and was great. Its not on the waterfront, but checks all...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great crab! Incredible service. Diverse and great beer menu. Waiter (Ian) was so great being personable and helping to show us how to best get at the crab. Even when a 100 person party came in and threw off the restaurant, our food and drinks...More

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't get to eat in here for all u can eat crab but took some crab cakes home to California .... Yummy! And they traveled well... Savored every bite in the west coast!

Thank nmcc10
Reviewed 12 July 2017

In D.C. for a long weekend & decide we wanted Crabs 🦀.Tried locally but no luck . So we made reservations ( a must ) at the Quarter Deck a short drive to Arlington about 20 minutes & where there. Sunday Nt about 8:00 and...More

1  Thank WereHere
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Perfect place for a crab feast. Best in the city. Nothing better than reliving childhood memories. Had not had steam crabs for 15+ yrs. and coming here was perfect. The ambiance, the tables and the steamed crabs and cold beer. Jumbo crabs were served right...More

Thank Shawn L
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John P
24 April 2017|
Response from DrChipB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Call ahead.
20 September 2015|
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Response from Claudine C | Reviewed this property |
You would be best served to call the restaurant directly to get your answer. They do sell out, so call before you go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-2722
A fixture of the Fort Myer Heights neighborhood for over 35 years providing a relaxed atmosphere perfect for family dining or just catching up with old friends. Most notably known for our seasonal Maryland Blue Crab feast and cold beer, we also serve a wide variety of classic American and Seafood fare year round. Stop on by and join us for some crabs!!
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