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Dirty Dick's Crab House

41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
+1 252-995-3425
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (38 reviews)
“crab melt” (7 reviews)
“clams” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The name may be disgusting but the food isn't. We enjoyed a delicious luch including she-crab soup and crab melt sandwiches.

Thank Foretraveler
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Food had no flavor and i couldn't wait to leave. I think the hype is the name. It was,not worth the money.

Thank Keith1716
Reviewed 23 September 2017

stopped on the way to our rental in frisco North Carolina-i had a rueben sandwich which was good except I wanted sauerkraut not Cole slaw on my sandwich-you had a choice I thought the waitress would ask but she didn't and I received Cole slaw-it...More

Thank robert f
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was pleasantly surprised at the large variety of menu items. We were both pleased with our choices. Service was attentive with a reasonable wait time.

Thank lupin06
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my family last night just because of all the advertisements we saw driving into town.. the restaurant wasn't busy and they took 15 minutes to seat us. Our waitress didn't seem like she really wanted to be there. Kids food was awful. Not...More

Thank JennRamphal
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Hostess told us to wait till our waitress got caught up. We waited a bit then asked if we could be seated while we waited. The hostess turned to another employee and said with an attitude "they want to be seated". Meanwhile...More

Thank Mmaryk1
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We each had different meals, all were equally only ok. The meals weren't bad enough to send back, but far from the quality and taste I expected for the cost of the meal. I don't think we'll be back.

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We arrived early for our week in Avon, NC, but Dirty Dicks was an inviting lunch destination. With NUMEROUS options for kids and adults alike (hey, after a long drive it is not necessarily a bad thing to have an adult beverage -- or to...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The hostess and our waitress were very upbeat and friendly. The waitress was very attentive and quick, so service was pretty awesome. Unfortunately, the food is a different story. I ordered fried king crab legs (an app, but I made a meal out of it)...More

Thank Daniella S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Left here with a huge bill for food that was undercooked, not fresh, and poor service. I won't be returning to this one, or any of the chain. Too many other places that aren't chains to bother with this place.

Thank kansascav24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-995-3425
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