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Fat Crabs Rib Co. & Seafood Shack

1159 Austin St Ste 101-A, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
+1 252-453-9931
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (115 reviews)
“clams” (76 reviews)
“ribs” (45 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1159 Austin St Ste 101-A, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Simple no frills restaurant! We just got the seafood and it was very good! The crab dip and hush puppies are awesome! Strongly recommend for just good seafood.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Had veggie burgers for my vegan daughter. Food was good, service even better. Even though they were closing, they allowed us to eat and did not rush us. Even fixed a second veggie burger for my daughter. I will not forget that. Really enjoyed being...More

Thank Rose404
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The best scallops that I have ever eaten! We tried a little of everything. Fried shrimp, fish, oysters, crab cake, soup, hush puppies, calamari. All of it was fresh and fantastic.

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It gets very busy so expect a wait. The food is excellent and the BBQ is awesome! Try the peel and eat shrimp

Thank fherman2
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant tucked back in Corolla village. Nice atmosphere with great music. The food was awesome. Wife had barbecue chicken which I tasted and it was very good moist and smoky. I got steamed lg steamed shrimp and gumbo. The gumbo was very good...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were looking for a non-touristy local place to get seafood. This is the place. You walk in they point you to a table and tell you to help yourself to soda or beer from the cooler. I ordered the the Blue Crab "Chowda" and...More

Thank Springbreak-travels
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My husband wanted to get a soft shell crab sandwich so we found this place. We went around 3 for a lately lunch with a group of 9. We were seated right away. The waitress was very friendly and explained the menu to us. Definitely...More

Thank Magan A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We had a large group of 17 and they were very good to seat us quickly. We arrived before 6:00 so that helped. Most ate the crab legs and said they were really good and ended up ordering another round. Kids enjoyed their food too.

Thank glusgirl
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is our third time over the years eating here and we have loved it every time! The blue crab chowder is a must. Great place for kids- good kids menu. Might be hard to accommodate very large groups but it's worth the wait while...More

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The food was good although small portions, staff was very pleasant and very attentive. quite pricey for the the most part.

1  Thank enjoyingretirement65
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Austin St Ste 101-A, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-9931
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Super casual restaurant with friendly , family atmosphere. Serving slow cooked BBQ and fresh seafood daily / Open early March til late October
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