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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” (73 reviews)
“crab bisque” (92 reviews)
“hush puppies” (110 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
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11 - 20 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely not a place for groups. We had 11 people and from the moment we walked in the door, the staff was rude! Lots of eye rolling, huffing and puffing, and we were only there for 5 minutes. We sat at a bar,...More

Thank Jennifer M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear that we did not create the welcoming, family atmosphere that we strive for on your visit. I would love to get to the bottom of this if you'd be so kind as to send us a message further detailing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted some raw oysters and clams, this was the place everyone said to go. Only one other party was seated when we arrived, so service was prompt. The shellfish was fresh, tasty, and reasonably priced. Cole slaw was very good also. We will visit again...More

1  Thank BattenBell
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for leaving a review after your first visit. We're looking forward to your fall trip as well. Can't wait to see you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried them as were traveling through the outer banks and boy are glad we found them. My wife was on a quest for blue crabs and this was the place. First off, we splurged with blue crabs and fried oysters and hush puppies. They all...More

Thank Neal J
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so happy to hear that we were able to help satisfy your wife's crab craving! Thank you for leaving such a kind review. We're already looking forward to your next trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a tiny hole in the wall this place pumps out a crazy amount of food! We had the oyster stew, crab bisque, blue crab dip, and oysters on the half shell. UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! To say the least. We plan on stopping there everyday until we...More

Thank Tana M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I loved reading the enthusiasm in your review! It reads loud and clear, and we're flattered that you've chosen to dine with us each day of your visit. See you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at this restaurant for the first time in 2014. I've gone back every time I've been in the Outer Banks since then! Great Seafood, fun staff, and cold beer! It doesn't get any better than this!

Thank Victoria C
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is so wonderful that you've been back numerous times and always had a great experience with us. Thank you for taking time to share that consistency with other TripAdvisor users. We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A friend and myself had dinner twice last week at this establishment. Carryout and eat in is offered. Small place with stools along a long counter and only a couple tables. We sat at the counter and our placemat was a long sheet of brown...More

Thank dachsiemom2014
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a joy to read that you've already been back to enjoy another meal with us! We appreciate your compliments on our food and service. Can't wait to see you back for trip number three!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I decided to check this place out based on the good reviews it has and we were not disappointed.It is a small place and not fancy ,we sat at the counter the staff is very friendly.We ordered the blue crab nachos they...More

Thank Natalie K
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review! Tacos and nachos are two of our favorite menu items also. You'll have to try more taco options on your next visit. There are so many delicious options!

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Husband and I love ordering blue crabs and steamed shrimp. Go here every time we are in town. My husband is a Maryland boy who grew up in NC. This place fits him to a T. No frills, sit at the bar, friendly, fast service....More

Thank Mightymimsy
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in during each visit to the Outer Banks! We love welcoming familiar faces. It adds to our family atmosphere, and we're happy that you're a part of that.

Reviewed 31 August 2017

It is a really small place and not fancy, but great food and that's what we like. Beer is only in cans and bottles. They have some wine choices as well. Prepare to wait for a table especially if you need a booth. It is...More

Thank Beth D
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Crab bisque and soft crabs - yum! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your compliments on our food and service. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner based on Trip Advisor and Yelp and weren't disappointed. This was the best crab bisque we've ever tasted. I know there was dill in it but not sure of the other spices. A little bit of a kick and a...More

Thank Parislvr1
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so happy to hear that you're already planning to come back! We appreciate the review and are flattered to be the favorite meal of your trip. Have a great day!

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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