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Dirty Dick's Crab House

2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
+1 252-449-2722
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (75 reviews)
“clams” (78 reviews)
“seafood” (114 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

16 of us dinner was good crabs were good. Chicken was good. A little over priced food. Service was good

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We looked at the reviews and menu online only to get there to discover the online menu is not valid. No 7.99 lunch specials, $12.49 for a plain hamburger. When we asked, the server said, “this is all we have.” I showed her the online...More

Thank OneBlessedMomma
DDXrestaurant, General Manager at Dirty Dick's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I apologize for any confusion. We JUST changed the menu and it takes as much as a week for the website to catch up to the changes. We had to can our lunch special menu at this time due to the down-tick in offseason business....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I have been her numerous times, after all it is a favorite spot for locals! The salad bar and hush puppies were on point as always and my daughter just loved her meatballs! Friendly and attentive waitstaff, little to no wait time...More

Thank Cambrie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at DirtyDick's 3 times. The food is consistently very good. The service is attentive but not annoying. Wait staff is very knowledgeable about the menu offerings and offered very helpful advice. Have had the fried and broiled platters both are very good....More

Thank sharonlB4417NS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a Home Depot Ladies Night this month and Dirty Dick's was catering the event. Rob from the restaurant stated that they had brought back the salad bar. My Husband and I went there for the oyster dinner special and salad bar. The food...More

Thank mamdawson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals we ate Oysters they were excellent the only and best salad bar in OBX!!! We will definitely come again and again. Our waiter RL was the best.

Thank red8cr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there to meet some friends for supper, we were all from out of town and it was a pleasant surprise, food was excellent and they were not so busy that we were able to sit and visit our waitress was very sweet and...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

RL was a great server made us feel very welcome some of tge best pork chops ive had in a long time keep it up and we will be back everyone we come through

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

What a great meal!!! Ordered scallops and got more than we have ever received...even thought it was a mistake. Hush puppies are awesome! Our waiter JL or was it RL? (aka “snacks”) took great care of us :) Cant wait to go back. ,

Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Good great breaded shrimp was lightly breaded 👍deep fried pickles were also great. Ordered a crab cake great. Second order of Shrimp

Thank Fairchild24W41
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Questions & Answers
Adam S
17 August 2018|
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Response from tammy o | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get crabs here for dinner.
31 January 2018|
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Response from Julie M | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a huge salad bar with 4 types of soup and a few desserts. Delish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2722
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Dirty Dick's Crab House is all about the FUN...in fact, the only thing we are serious about is our seafood - fresh seafood served daily!
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