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Crab's Claw

201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
+1 252-726-8222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (25 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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1 - 10 of 730 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food, great staff, great view, and a friendly feline walking around. Loved my experience. After dinner adult coffee beverage was superb.Bought a great pink t-shirt with an awesome back graphic to commemorate my visit. Would defintely visit again!

Thank Phoebe D
Reviewed yesterday

For the money, this is one of the best seafood restaurants that we visited. We visited twice during our recent visit. On the first trip, my wife and daughter shared a seafood boil which they said was very good. I got the grilled grouper sandwich...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been wanting to go for a while now and a friend took me for my birthday. I ending up with the surf and turf and my friend had the mahi. Both meals were great. I will be going back to try out more of...More

Thank Jackattack7051
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i visiting Atlantic beach and was actually looking for a raw bar. Based on reviews and extensive menu ( a little too much confusing) we decided to give this place a try. Well... First of all way too steps to reach the...More

Thank Enjoylife102
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was bland and sloppily presented. Service acceptable. Noisy. Cornbread tastless. Gazpacho awash in overcooked squash. Paella? Forgetable. Split verdict on the ribs.

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were shown to a great upstairs table to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Terrific ocean view and great food. I highly recommended the sunshine mahi with rice and plantains. Excellent service and a great way to celebrate. They have a very good selection of craft...More

1  Thank Joe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends and I (with children) spent a long day at the beach and decided to check out the Crab's Claw which was right on the Atlantic Beach boardwalk and what a wonderful surprise it was! The food was amazing, I had the fresh flounder (it...More

Thank Leslie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, decent price, and you can't beat the view! Right on the beach. Friendly and helpful staff

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a bit more expensive than we wanted but they didn't disappoint us. Our server was tremendous. She had a super personality and knew everything about the menu and offered great suggestions. The bar was a bit slow and didn't seem to want to...More

Thank Boomerang025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife decided to eat here the other night. And I was excited about it being over the ocean. I was greeted by nice young lady asking me if we had a reservation. Didn't know it was that type of place lol. But...More

Thank forsaken27893
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Jenni D
Where is parking located without paying to park?
12 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
Do you have your full menu throughout January and February? Do you ever feature triggerfish?
19 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
Do you have all you can eat crab legs?
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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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