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1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
+1 703-528-2722
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (83 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a laid back, casual atmosphere, good service and amazing food this is the place for you. Jordan brought out a crab for the boys to see. We have a nice dinner as a family.

Thank jujub8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had reservations for 20 people (10 couples). Waited 1 hour after the specified time. Then were told the bill had to be on 1 check! Really! We left and went to the local Taco Truck. Had a good meal!

Thank Kent09C6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner at Quarterdeck on a Thursday night- had reservations, which was a great idea- very busy. (I think they like a "head count" in advance so that they will know how many crabs, etc. to order). Good variety on the menu- we didn't get...More

Thank 949ww
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Crab Cakes are WOW!! Great place for friends and family. Excellent variety of crabs and menu choices are excellent. You will get messy if you order the blue crab but it's fun. Prices are reasonable and the king Crab follow local market prices. We...More

Thank Gmanusm
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Best crabs consistently !! Call ahead and reserve what you want, they sell out. There is nothing fancy about Quarterdeck. Its a neighborhood place, outside seating overlooking the street, so the view is nothing but the crabs and service make up for the view!!!!

Thank Orca1111
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter took my parents and I here while visiting her here in the DC area. This is a no fuss; extremely casual place to eat. Because everything on the menu sounded so good we decided to order a variety of items and to share....More

Thank B D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This was a first stop on a work conference trip to D.C. Fun, casual atmosphere with a pleasant, breezy patio. Shell-your-own blue crabs were quite the messy experience and not for the squeamish. Less adventurous types might prefer the crab hush puppies which were lovely....More

1  Thank amy38117
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We saw the rating and decided to give it a try. The food was just ok. We did not order the crab, which seems to be the special... EVERYONE in the place was eating crab. Take this review with a gran of salt, as we...More

Thank holly j
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place came up in a Google search while looking for places to eat near Arlington National Cemetery. I had second thoughts when we walked in the door. Being Easter Sunday there weren't many places available without reservations so we stuck it out. My son...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Suitable for sandals and short sleeves, this is very casual dining spot near Arlington Cemetery with great seafood and sandwiches. Good beer selection. Extensive menu and good prices. Easy parking at non-peak times.

Thank tjphilly
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
John P
Can the crabs be ordered for take out?
25 April 2017|
Response from DrChipB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Call ahead.
How much is all you can eat, and are these crabs caught fresh daily?
21 September 2015|
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Response from Claudine C | Reviewed this property |
You would be best served to call the restaurant directly to get your answer. They do sell out, so call before you go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-2722
  • E-mail
A fixture of the Fort Myer Heights neighborhood for over 35 years providing a relaxed atmosphere perfect for family dining or just catching up with old friends. Most notably known for our seasonal Maryland Blue Crab feast and cold beer, we also serve a wide variety of classic American and Seafood fare year round. Stop on by and join us for some crabs!!
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