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Crab's Claw

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201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
+1 252-726-8222
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a Monday night so my selection of places to eat were slim. I came in a recommendation of the lady working the desk at the hotel. The location appeared to be in a group full of houses( it was dark) but the place was very unique and charming. I wanted lobster or surf and turn but the price... More 

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Thank Scott K
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great lunch here with beautiful sea views and very friendly staff. My grouper sandwich had a huge slab of local grouper so fresh it was like it was right out of the water. Generous portions and a great variety on the menu.

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Thank avignonfest
Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family was in Atlantic Beach and wanted to try a new place to eat. We went to the Crabs claw. It is a nice place to eat. They have outside seating as well as inside. I got the grilled Grouper and it was soooooo good. So moist and it came with cold slaw and belive me it was great.... More 

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Thank Mary B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because reviews saud 4.0, this restaurant is definitely not a 4.0 more like a 2.5. And that to me is stretching it. My husband gives it a 3.0. He's kinder and not as honest. The lobster is not from Maine as they say it is if it was from Maine it would have a black band with... More 

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Thank JLH1965
Chesapeake, Virginia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried the Crabs Claw based on Trip Advisor rating and was not disappointed! Great server Maria was attentive and gave wonderful recommendations for drinks and menu selection. Food was plentiful and delicious. Restaurant is right on the ocean with in door or deck seating and beautiful view. This was are first visit but will not be our last! Don't miss... More 

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Thank Helen M
Prince George, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our view of the beach while dining on the deck. Menu has a good selection of seafood and other entrees. Fresh yellowfin tuna salad and burgers recommended. Server was attentive.

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Thank GG_BP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We visited crabs claw on sunday of Presidents weekend. Without a reservation we were greeted with a 45 min wait, with no bar service. We waited, was seated a Maria was our server. She was great , a real pleasure. For dinner we started with the Tortuga crab dip, great - order that one. The we had a rib eye... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is my local favorite. Great meal lunch or dinner. Very tasty and satisfying Gluten menu. Ocean front dinning with local flare.

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Thank Cindy F
Asheville, North Carolina
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I took my son here fir his birthday. It was the best crab legs I've ever eaten.... I could tell believe what perfect service and food. The ribs fall off the bone and have the most amazing flavor. A must eat place!

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Thank L G
Boone, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I realize it's the off-season but our lunch was just not good. We had the blackened tuna sandwich, which was over-cooked and the tuna salad which was had way too much mayo. Add two beers and we were at $40 with tip for lunch. The view was, however, spectacular.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?