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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

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3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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11:30 - 21:00
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Grandy, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has the best crab bisque imaginable! It's spicy and different and absolutely awesome! Their other meals (crab cakes, fish), however, are just average, and the prices are high. I do like their fresh oysters, and I sometimes get them to go. I used to also get snow crab or dungeoness crab to go, but one time I got... More 

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Thank texasjoyce1030
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were sent here by the locals. If ever a chance that I ran into the couple who sent me here. I would buy them dinner as huge Thank you for directing us to this place. If you love seafood, and especially raw oysters. Your in for a huge treat. Service is super friendly.

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Thank Doctor M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried oysters are delicious! Best I have had in many years. The hushpuppies were good too! Simple place, my kind of place. A couple of booths, a high top table and many bar seats. The female waitress was not very attentive and the male waitress noticed and tried to make up for it. We still left a good tip... More 

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Thank Linda P
CT
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I was from out of town and it's the best find in the Outer Banks. Family-owned and great seafood. Stop in anytime for affordable seafood -- nothing fancy -- and that is the best part. It's about the food and family environment. Ashley helped me decide what to get -- lovely person.

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Thank kjkiley
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind review for us. Ashley will be thrilled that you enjoyed her service so much. We can't wait until your next trip to town! More 

Nags Head, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Best in Kitty Hawk, an absolute must. Great food & great staff! I go as often as I can!!!!!!!!!! Do not miss out!

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1 Thank Goodeats1973
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We sincerely appreciate you sharing us with others. We're expecting to see you again soon in "Steamed Heaven"! More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I don't even want to tell you about this place because it is so good that once you try it you will tell all your friends. Started by a local entrepreneur, this place is super simple. Cans of beer and brown paper in stainless steel table and bar tops. That's all I'm gonna say becaus I really don't want you... More 

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Thank HellieJolanta
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate you've enthusiasm and that you shared it with others despite the temptation to keep us all to yourself! Thank you so much for the review. We hope you'll stop in again soon. More 

Cape Canaveral, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Since moving to OBX I found IGYC. The cat fish sandwich is excellent. Whether eating in or take out the quality is always great. Everyone working there is friendly and attentive. One of my favorite restaurants!

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Thank MargieJ130
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear that you're a frequent customer! Thank you for coming back again and again. Have you tried the Catfish tacos? They're just as good. See you next time. More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had to ask the locals where they eat seafood and this is where they sent me. Unquestionably fresh and cooked perfectly (unless having raw, then it's the freshness which is great).

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Thank JohnSharonK
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

That's a wonderful idea - asking the locals where to eat! We are thrilled that you followed their advice and dined with us during your visit. We're open year 'round and are looking forward to serving you on your next trip to town. More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were here for long weekend and dined here twice. Best Oyster Stew I've ever had. Great Oyster specials, too, and we had raw and steamed. Entire staff is attentive and friendly. No frills, just good food and people.

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Thank Dee M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Good food and good people - such a wonderful compliment to read! Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Cary, North Carolina
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here for New Year's Eve 2017. Hush puppies were the BEST! Loved the fish tacos too. Local place and friendly staff.

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Thank Becca S
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing New Year's Eve memories with us. The tacos and hushpuppies are two of our employee favorites as well! We appreciate the review and are looking forward to serving again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 21
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 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 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?