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1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
+1 703-528-2722
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (98 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Absolutely the best place for crabs in Arlington. It ain't cheap but damn their good.

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walkable from our hotel, friendly, good food. Reservations were not needed in the fall and winter months. Known for the best crabs that many of us had chicken for salads and they were very good

Thank Harborwarcher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quarterdeck is a bar that serves seafood, with a focus on crab, plain and simple. The bar has a bit of a divey feel, but is fine and feels very authentic. I first visited here with colleagues from work for a happy hour and we...More

Thank Rich P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a reservation, they gave our table to someone in front of us who didn't have one then gave us ( a table of 3) a table that was reserved for a party of 6. That was just the beginning We ordered our food...More

Thank kabirge
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Service was the WORST. Had to flag our waiter down for EVERYTHING. But.....fun, great casual atmosphere. I had crab cakes and cole slaw. It was WONDERFUL!!!! Two others had 10 extra large crabs and ate EVERY bite. White paper table clothes and they just place...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

No reason to go to the Chesapeake bay to get yummy crabs. Great outdoor restaurant for Crabs, a cold beer and the best onion rings!

Thank oritapo
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited with family who live nearby. Good service, plates of blue steamed crab. Great scallops and crab cake . Better to sit outside, a bit scruffy inside. A great experience in casual dining. Prepare to get messy if you order the crab, bibs provided!

Thank cazatome
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Despite the INSANE price of steamed blue crabs, it's still worth it to make a special trip to the Quarterdeck and order a pile. It's not easy to find truly good quality steamed crabs, prepared properly. It's always packed REALLY tight - it's not fun...More

Thank kbdelapaz
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Good service and great food. We tried the onion rings, oysters and shrimp; everything was excellent and served piping hot. This is kind of a low-key, casual place but very popular, even at 4PM many of the tables were reserved.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended. Once seated, it took 20 minutes for a waiter to show up. We finally ordered and it took another 20 minutes to receive two iced teas. When the waiter delivered them,he sat them down and walked away without saying anything....More

Thank Melissa R
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John P
25 April 2017|
Response from DrChipB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Call ahead.
21 September 2015|
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Response from Claudine C | Reviewed this property |
You would be best served to call the restaurant directly to get your answer. They do sell out, so call before you go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-2722
A fixture of the Fort Myer Heights neighborhood for over 35 years providing a relaxed atmosphere perfect for family dining or just catching up with old friends. Most notably known for our seasonal Maryland Blue Crab feast and cold beer, we also serve a wide variety of classic American and Seafood fare year round. Stop on by and join us for some crabs!!
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