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Dirty Dick's Crab House

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1502 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8714
+1 252-449-2722
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just had lunch there last weekend (Nov 12, 2016). He ordered the shrimp basket and I ordered the crab cake sandwich. His shrimp was nice and lightly breaded - no oily flavor at all. Shrimp was nice and big and you got plenty. I had the crab cake sandwich on a homemade bun. Bun was good... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Mariner's platter was absolutely fabulous! Variety of seafood and lots of it! There was no disappointment.

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Thank Emmaabby07
Toledo, Ohio
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I stopped here because I saw a billboard. I had the Fried Crab Lasagna which was unlike anything I've had before and was not disappointed. Service was good, atmosphere was average, ample parking and a nice little gift shop where I bought a very loud orangish pink shirt that read on the back " I got my crabs from Dirty... More 

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Thank ray h
Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Dick's has a good menu including seafood, steak & chicken; but they specialize in steamed crabs! Fun group at this particular location and worth the money to enjoy the 'crab experience'!

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Thank ppanmw
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Service was absolutly fantastic! I couldnt have been more thrilled with the servers attention to detail!

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Thank jbsmith1510
Cali, Colombia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place if you are fan of crabs and sea food. Nice place, with good service, food was great. price is what you expect from a sea food restaurant

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Thank Carlos S
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had lunch here with the family. We had the all you can eat fried shrimp, clams and scallops and others had clams, crab legs and fish. Everything we had was delicious. The staff were friendly, it was clean and a nice atmosphere. Our waitress was pleasant to both us and our young grandchildren. I found the price to be... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

After all the hype not overly excited about the place. Had folks along who weren't seafood lovers and not big options on menu for them. Yes its a seafood place but if you have a big crew theres bound to be someone not a lover. Service was fast Staff very polite including management. Give it a try if you like... More 

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Thank Jo-Anne C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. Best hush puppies around. Waitress (Vanessa) was AMAZING!! She was quick to take our order, kept our drinks full, food in order and was attentive but not overbearing. She was very accommodating and had a great sense of humor, making our children (and adults) laugh and enjoy the overall experience. Food is priced right and portions... More 

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Thank Alli Z
Fords, New Jersey
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect from Dirty Dicks. Found it to be a decent sea food joint with a stupid name. Service was good, the food was good, atmosphere was family friendly despite the innuendo of the name. Price was average for a sea food place. Portions are large. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8714
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2722

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