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Lowry's Crab Shack

420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
+1 540-338-2348
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
“blue crabs” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started going to Lowry's for the crabs - and we kept coming back! The food is awesome and the staff is great. One time we did not order crabs ahead of time and "had to settle" for the fried chicken. This is the best...More

Thank moose2063
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great seafood! An easy find, if you use Google maps. Pictured are the crab dip with homemade chips and the Rudy special.

Thank jeremy s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going here frequently for their soft shell crab sandwich, steamed shrimp and apps. Great food except their blue crabs. They overcook them, are small and have gotten several crabs that were dead before they cooked them. Not same as what you get on Eastern Shore....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time we have ever been here. Excellent food, excellent service & excellent $. Very nice drive out there & bac

Thank yurgo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant after family raved about the steamed spiced shrimp. We love great seafood, especially seafood with spicy flavor. We ordered 4lbs of the steamed spicy shrimp as an appetizer for a family cookout and the shrimp was delicious! The restaurant was really...More

Thank AlwayzOnTheGo77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Lowry's Crab Shack. The service was average and some of the food a disappointment. The scallops were seasoned and cooked well, but the sautéed Grouper was over cooked and very dry which was a shame because it was seasoned...More

Thank tlrjacobs
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a huge sampler platter. Crab legs awesome steamed shrimp and scallops were SO tender, and fried oysters delicious. Sides: hush puppies just like I remember from being at the beach when I was a kid! On the down side were the green beans-yucky, bland,...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I love this little place and their seafood! The crab legs and hush puppies are my fav and go to order! I love how close it is to our home too. I highly recommend this place to our friends and family.

Thank lexi1720
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love Lowry's Crab Shack. Awesome people, fast courteous service and the best seafood around here They have cool eat out dining that makes you feel like you are in Key West. All kinds of food for everyone's tastes for the seafood lover and land lover...More

Thank riosmom03
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The outdoor scenery is fun, airy, and just like at the beach without the water. We stop by every Summer for some fish and chips. We love the casualness of the staff and restaurant and the experience eating outdoor. It's a fun place with very...More

Thank CdninLoudoun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-338-2348
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