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Clawson's 1905 Restaurant

425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
+1 252-728-2133
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood bisque” (32 reviews)
“kettle chips” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (19 reviews)
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and the bartender was very friendly and accommodating. The drinks and food were delicious and there was a great beer selection. Will definitely go back.

Thank foodmeplease0823
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Very special evening. Ellen our waitress was exceptional. Meal was perfect. NY strip done perfectly and the swordfish was just right. Thank you!!

Thank Dad58
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Every time we come to the area we always eat here. It is always exceptional. This time I found out that the wings are some of the best.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Clawsons is another Old Townie classic. Great food from a varied menu for the whole family. If it's just a couples night out they have that covered to. Great bar area and eating there too. A wonderful local staff. Another must while shopping downtown Beaufort.

Thank leonardf143
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I think the first three times I was here it was for the Shrimp and Grits at lunchtime on a Tuesday. If I am in Beaufort on Tuesday at lunch, you can probably find me here. The other thing that has been impressive is the...More

Thank MichaelinNH
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food, servers, and the perfect place for lunch or dinner. Love their shrimp and grits! Plus the key lime pie is awesome!

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Great historic place! I love Clawsons. Great food. Great staff! You wont go wrong. Awesome beer selection, try dogfish 90 min.

Thank av8fly
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Clawsons has been an institution in Beaufort for as long as I can remember. I started going there with my brother Earle back in 1980. They advertised 200 beers from around the world and I really liked the small selection they had from Belgium that...More

Thank Brower M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Ate here for the fried seafood that my mom wanted of which she said was good. I myself had some chicken pasta that was delicious. The service was great and the atmosphere was too.

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Clawson's is located on the Beaufort waterfront. After my meal, I walked on the boardwalk and looked at all the beautiful boats that were docked. An old friend and I went to lunch at Clawson's. I had a Lump Crab Cake Sandwich. It was truly...More

Thank Teresa S
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Denyse F
8 April 2015|
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Response from DesMcLeish | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't tell you. I only ate downstairs and didn't see upstairs access. Suggest you give 'em a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
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 - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-2133
  • E-mail
Have a question? Find our email address under restaurant info and we'll get back to you ASAP. Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub is housed in 108-year-old brick building at the center of lively and beautiful downtown Beaufort, North Carolina.From Clawson's famous Seafood Bisque to crab cakes to rotating local seafood features, Clawson's food is always homemade. Deli meats are fresh sliced daily, and our 1/2 pound Angus Burgers are hand pattied every morning. Even our burger buns are baked fresh in house! Don't leave town without a quart of one of our homemade dressings or side items.Clawson's Pub, an extension of the restaurant, serves the same full menu and offers eight rotating beer taps and dozens of bottled options. Clawson's loves craft beer and features a North Carolina brewery each month year round. Join us for free beer tastings on the first Friday of every month. Clawson's strives to provide a fun, casual dining experience in a comfortable atmosphere. Call us today for reservations, or see our website for our daily features and draft beers.
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