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The Crab Pot

508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
+1 910-328-5001
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible29%
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came in for some shrimp and a beer. This isn't our first time coming here either. We got a pound of steamed shrimp and hush puppies and they were really good. Yes it looks like a dive on the outside and it is but...More

Thank show1969
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this establishment six years ago and it was a cool little hole-in-the-wall dive place but none the less the food was great, also a great price, and the locals were very very friendly. As to say all of the locals around here are....More

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 1 week ago

In their defense we had a large party (11) but the service was a bit on the slow side. Food was ok and the prices reasonable. Would probably go back "off- hours".

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time in this casual place. my shrimp boiled with "old bay" spice was wonderful. my companion did not like the chicken he ordered and I agree. Recommended for a fun casual time but stick to the seafood.

Thank Hampelo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch and ordered the Steam Pot. We looked the menu up online and the Steam Bucket said it was a "Steamed Combo of Crab Legs, Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, Corn on the Cob, Kielbasa and Potatoes " It also said A...More

1  Thank GSODave
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were stopped by the Bridge at 3:00pm, right in front of the Crab Pot & decided to go in for late Lunch. This was a great time to eat because they were not busy & the service was terrific. We started by sharing a...More

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The food was fresh and tasty. Lots of fun drink choices! The waiter was friendly and attentive though the wait for our order was a bit lengthy.

Thank ncpucke
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The place looks like a dump but they serve fresh seafood. My lobster was way overcooked. I would of given more stars but you shouldn't mess up the most expensive thing on your menu. There is no AC so be prepared for it to be...More

Thank 108Lincoln108
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great decor. Fish was FRESH! Excellent fries. Fried green tomatoes average. Margaritas were strong! Will definitely go again.

Thank SouthCal636
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I visited for a takeout order. The shrimp was delicious! It was lightly breaded which is just what I like. The sides were just ok. I had the onion rings, hushpuppies, and fried zucchini were what I ordered.

Thank Tasha E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-5001
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