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Dirty Dick's Crab House

41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-3425
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (38 reviews)
“crab melt” (7 reviews)
“clams” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had seafood, seafood, seafood. The platter had so much to try, so many sides, so much fun we had! Bought shirts and smile every time I wear it. This was the highlight of our trip to the outer banks. Best food hands down. The...More

Thank ourgrandpasattic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here while waiting for our house to be ready to move in. We were exhausted and starving and they were quick and friendly. Restaurant was comfortable, food was good and the kids loved the desserts. This may be the start of a new...More

Thank MomofShadow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for dinner..They have all you can eat crabs and crab legs as well as a fried platter. Food was great.. service was great..we had a great time.. The atmosphere was good as well

Thank laaws27
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Food was great but it's located on a shopping center. Better if it was on the beach! The Bacon Bloody Mary was a great go along with our meal!

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great prices on fresh market seafood. Staff was friendly. Hush puppies are amazing. The brownie dessert is well worth all the extra calories at the end of a very good meal.

Thank nrmarzian0
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The name may be disgusting but the food isn't. We enjoyed a delicious luch including she-crab soup and crab melt sandwiches.

Thank Foretraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Food had no flavor and i couldn't wait to leave. I think the hype is the name. It was,not worth the money.

Thank Keith1716
Reviewed 24 September 2017

stopped on the way to our rental in frisco North Carolina-i had a rueben sandwich which was good except I wanted sauerkraut not Cole slaw on my sandwich-you had a choice I thought the waitress would ask but she didn't and I received Cole slaw-it...More

Thank robert f
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at the large variety of menu items. We were both pleased with our choices. Service was attentive with a reasonable wait time.

Thank lupin06
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my family last night just because of all the advertisements we saw driving into town.. the restaurant wasn't busy and they took 15 minutes to seat us. Our waitress didn't seem like she really wanted to be there. Kids food was awful. Not...More

Thank JennRamphal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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 - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3425
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