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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“blue crabs” (74 reviews)
“crab bisque” (94 reviews)
“hush puppies” (114 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of those places that I almost hate to rate/review because I don't want it to be too busy the next time I go! We heard about it from locals while eating at another great place (Art's) and went to find oysters a...More

Thank pverb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We brought our California friends here and they were impressed with the food quality! We had a great meal of crab cakes, shrimp, and beer. Great service

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place for seafood, i got the steamed crabs & they were outstanding. nice, clean, friendly staff place!

Thank waterdog596
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for complimenting our crabs and service! We're looking forward to crab season again as well.

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to eat fresh seafood. Caught Happy Hour so got a deal on oysters on the half shell. The fried shrimp was sweet and the best I have had in a long time. Crab cakes were delicious. Servers were friendly, responsive and fast. Loved...More

Thank Kathy D
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So wonderful to hear that you caught us at happy hour! We do that every day from 6PM to 7PM on oysters, clams, and mussels. We hope you'll drop in again soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

A local recommended the oyster stew and for New Year's eve we had to give it a try by our group of six. No disappointment! It was as stated as being one of the best stews with plump and perfect fresh local oysters in a...More

Thank Frank L
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so happy to hear that your group enjoyed their oyster stew. We make the base from scratch every day, and the oysters are cooked to order. We think that degree of freshness makes all the difference!

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Crabs are awesome and really only place to get good crabs on the beach. The person at the register is curt and not friendly. Been there several times and same unfriendliness. Crabs are worth it thoughMore

Thank Chrissy E
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so happy to hear that you've enjoyed our blue crabs on numerous occasions. While unfriendly service is never acceptable, I do want to clarify that our owner does not work in the restaurant. He is a commercial fisherman who stays busy on the...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Good seafood at a good price. Diner style tables and bar, plastic tableware, paper towel napkins - unpretentious - wine served in a plastic cup! - great waitstaff. Just what we were looking for - a little hole in the wall that focuses on serving...More

Thank TN-Transplant73
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We sincerely appreciate your compliments on our staff and food. The crab bisque is one of our best sellers so we want to thank you for spreading the word to other customers about it. Have a great day!

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I am a huge seafood lover, especially for crabs. This is a small place, but the food was really good! I will definitely be back. They of course specialize in blue crabs, and they do not disappoint. Very good soft shell crabs and the dipping...More

Thank Casuarius81
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for us! We're looking forward to growing into a bigger place as well some day.

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Been to be OBX many times finally got to try this place. Worst crab soup ever and I’ve tried many. All broth, no crab. Crab cakes lacked flavor. Broiled scallops overdone. Kitchen staff spent their time on phones or talking to each other. Waitress had...More

Thank Don R
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for business. I too am disappointed that you caught us on a bad day. While I can appreciate that you're not a self-proclaimed "habitual complainer", your experience was not the norm for us either. Our she crab bisque is typically full of crab...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We ate at the bar, which they covered in brown paper. Shrimp were tasty and big; fish tacos were a good portion and the hush puppies were to die for - the sweet brown sugar sauce makes them into dessert! Wine selection was limited to...More

Thank j0hnindc
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you for your compliments on our food! Don't forget our full-sized, local wines served by the bottle. They're a nice addition to any meal.

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Salinacherry1979
5 July 2016|
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Response from RCBLOVER | Reviewed this property |
Price probably changes daily. I would call and ask.
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Melissa B
18 July 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Our bushel pricing is available for takeout only but we can cook it up for you if you decide to go that route. If you're dining in, you can order as many dozens or pounds as you'd like. If you're... More
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lucamax9
27 February 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
October is a great time of year for seafood in the Outer Banks! Local blue crabs, shrimp, and oysters should all be in season. We look forward to your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2483
  • E-mail
Description
We're a locally owned shellfish market and oyster bar offering the freshest, local seafood in the Outer Banks. Our specialty is blue crabs and steaming is always free. Eat in or Take out. Open year-round 7 days a week from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. For more information, please visit our website.
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