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Crab's Claw

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201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
+1 252-726-8222
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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East Bend, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would return here every night. I had coconut shrimp appetizer that came with an amazing salsa and the steam pot with snow crab. We finished every piece, the meat was delicious and so satisfying. We were served hot cider which really soothed our bodies before indulging in the vanilla bean cheesecake which was to die for. Will definitely tell... More 

Thank Emily S
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic Caribbean food prepared in an authentic Caribbean manner. Service was a little slow and drinks were a little watery but the food was great - the crab chowder was off the charts and the flavors were right on the money. Lots of stairs make it challenging for some members of our party and we loved feeding the beach kitties... More 

Thank Virginia G
Midland, Texas
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the sunset on the beach. Staff very friendly. Nothing fancy but I would go back. We had the dip appetizer. Was yummy. We were able to sit on the deck and relax while watching the sun set.

Thank lessmith
Monroe, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had dinner here in July! We absolutely loved it! The meal, service and view was fantastic! We highly recommend!

Thank auggie2016
Harbinger, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both had wonderful sandwiches for lunch .. flounder and blackened tuna. More than either of us could eat. Our server was helpful and friendly and gave us great suggestions. Definitely a repeat!

Thank Jackie C
Rogersville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Eight family members had dinner there tonight. The evening specials were very good but the service left much to be desired. The surf and turf was exceptional as was the pasta with crab alfredo. We were taken aback when four of our party ordered after dinner coffee and we were served coffee in paper to-go cups with lids. No explanation... More 

Thank Guice423
Eastern NC
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This restaurant happens to be my husband’s favorite dinner spot in Atlantic Beach. I had the chance to experience dinner there a few weeks ago and can see why my DH enjoys this place. The location is good and the exterior and style of restaurant is that of most beach restaurants. What sets this restaurant apart from others is the... More 

Thank easternNCgirl
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Ran across this restaurant on the beach during a beautiful fall motorcycle ride. Had the grouper and salad with the mango vinaigrette. Wonderful meal. Great service. Beautiful views of the beach. Highly recommend.

Thank mphillmd
High Point, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit here, an enjoyable lunch we had. Place was not that busy, weather wasn't that nice either so we were not able to sit outside, it's a nice view there to the ocean. Service and reception was nice and our waiter was great. Our order the trio dip was very tasty, although the chips was more... More 

Thank dba631
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71 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The first impression of this beach restaurant is it is another beach eatery. The multi-level dining areas with inside or outside tables provide the visitor with a variety of ocean views. Most of the Crystal Coast restaurants are on the sound side of the highway providing a view of the parking lot. The servers were well trained and familiar with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 252-726-8222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?