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The Crab Shack

6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-1880
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (71 reviews)
“crab” (63 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location. Parking limited. Good personnel. I had soft shell crabs & corn on the cob. Corn was excellent. Crabs were a little too heavily coated, but the meat was good. Shared a bottle of wine with my spouse. She had fried catfish, homemade french...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Food for a good price. We go every time we are in Chincoteague. Love their clam strips. Seating inside & outside.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by a great waitress who made sure we had everything we needed, kept our drinks full, and filled us in on where to shop on the island. We indulged in Snow Crab Legs, and the Cat Fish basket. Everything: coleslaw, fries, hushpuppies,...More

Thank Tasia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is unassuming, we drove past it a few times because it looked like a colorful little house. The word "shack" is usually not a good thing when describing a restaurant but based off the number of cars in the lot we decided to...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was gross. The staff needs help in the worst way. The food down right sucked. It was a 45 min wait to eat inside and no wait to sit outside so we took outside. Our waitress was quick and nice but thats the...More

Thank Jayne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an early dinner (it is a smaller place and we heard it gets quite crowded during normal dinner hours) at The Crab Shack and enjoyed our food. Our server recommended the stuffed clam appetizer, which was very good. We also tried their award-winning...More

Thank OurArizonafamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked like a nice place four of us went in many workers passed us never spoke the when someone finally did they said someone will be with you in a few minutes. More time passed and more people passed nobody spoke. People looked at us...More

Thank bridgedrn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had oysters and blue crabs! Food is excellent as well as the service! Its small place, but very cozy. They have inside and outside seats. Great local experience while on the island.

Thank Natalia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of 4, and we had lunch during our weekend getaway in Chicoteague. I ordered Old Bay shrimp, my wife had crab cake, and my twin boys had both their classic burger. We all enjoyed our meal. However, I preferred my shrimp...More

Thank Romel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If rating was on food only, the clam strips alone would have earned it an excellent rating. These large and tasty treats will be the clam strips all future one are measured against. Delicious! It's a shame they couldn't offer a non-fried side option (yes,...More

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LouAnn B
23 August 2015|
Response from Jessica B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello LouAnn B, Our menu is available on our Facebook page. I can also scan in a copy for Tripadvisor in a few hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-1880
Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with fries and slaw, steamed crabs and shrimp, kids menu, and outdoor seating. Come in and try our signature dishes and our amazing burgers. There is something for everyone.
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