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King's Crab Shack

239 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2823
+1 336-306-9567
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (30 reviews)
“oysters” (44 reviews)
“shrimp po boy” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
239 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2823
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here with our work group. The waitress was very nice. We all really enjoyed our food. Most of us ordered a seafood dish, but even there non seafood choices were great. They have burgers and chicken dishes as well. This place is...More

Thank Florafitzpatrik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

King's has some of the freshest seafood this side of the ocean. Reasonable prices, excellent service, what's not to love?!?

Thank Herdawho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never found many restaurants that had seafood that weren't a commercial chain. This has good food, funky vibe, and brings a little bit of the oceanside vibe with it. Staff were nice and it was a good time overall.

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

King’s Crab Shack is a great find in the heart of downtown Winston Salem. I had the soft shell crab sandwich. The soft shell crab was cooked perfectly. The fries that came with it were great as well. The service was excellent! I highly recommend...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The hostess was amazing. The waitress was nice. This restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. I went yesterday, Sunday evening and there was no wait to be seated. I ordered king crab legs. They were great for the most part except they do not cut...More

Thank Jae Rocks E
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was a surprise to us! We wanted seafood and this is what google suggested! We are so glad they did!!! Cool vibe in a small store front. Great fresh food! Nothing fancy but very tasty and friendly!

Thank Juliamom3
Reviewed 30 April 2018

And they weren't wrong! I had lunch here, sat at the bar and had grouper, cole slaw and roasted potatoes. The bartender was attentive, the service was fast, the food was wonderful and hot, and the beer was cold! It's a great casual place.

Thank _pgparkerforbes
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We came to eat here after seeing reviews online ( travelled from Cleveland) was looking forward to shrimp ceviche but they weren't making it that night. No worries, plenty of tasty things on their menu. Lobster rolls were good. Enjoyed our drinks. Very nice waitress....More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Seafood is unbelievable whether it’s crab legs steam pot or oysters what a great asset to Winston-Salem keep up the good work.

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food was good, though not spectacular. The service was good, though not spectacular. The environment was fun, albeit a bit loud if you're looking for somewhere less playful or festive. A nice concept well executed overall, and worthy of your consideration for a visit....More

Thank FlorinadianPrivateer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2823
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-306-9567
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Description
A seafood restaurant/bar in the heart of Downtown Winston-Salem. Raw, Steamed, Grilled, Fried Oysters. Crabs? We got em. Soft Shell, Blue, Stone, Chesapeake, Maryland, and more! We also have a selection of sandwiches, appetizers, and entrees!Thirteen draught selection, with a large assortment of bottled beer, and a full liquor bar! Blended, frozen, and specialty tropical drinks also available!
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