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Dirty Dick's Crab House

2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
+1 252-449-2722
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab melt” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (83 reviews)
“seafood” (107 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Dirty Dick's for some good seafood...mission accomplished! The food was great and the wait staff was very personable. It was pretty busy for the time of the year but we never waited for anything.

Thank debhoho0723
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Showed up here randomly with some friends on a very slow night...so slow we were the only people there. The manager Rob greeted us immediately and made us feel welcome. I read all the previous reviews and appreciated that the manager cared enough to respond,...More

Thank donnaks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met some amazing Staff that made us feel welcome and like family. Being the Christmas weekend they pointed us in the right direction as where to go also. We will see you soon!!!

Thank NormaJean C
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a nice seafood restaurant that's family friendly Dirty Dick's is your location. The menu is extensive and plenty of options for all.

Thank lisabG7806SJ
Julie M, Owner at Dirty Dick's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much! We do appreciate you.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Had seen the signs for years and it did get great reviews so thought we would try it. We arrived for an early dinner 430pm on Black Friday. The place was not crowded, we had a very attentive server- food was great with very large...More

Thank Jturnerfnp
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This was my 4th visit to Dirty Dicks and as always it was fantastic. I took my cousin who was visiting from out of town for the shrimp and she was as impressed as I always am. The food is consistently fresh and fabulous. We...More

Thank THALL83
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our family of 30 plus visited Nags Head Columbus Day weekend for a reunion. On less than thirty days notice, Robert and his staff made group arrangements for their breakfast buffet. Our family included all age groups from infants to baby boomers, with some food...More

Thank madamms
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went here for the first time our second night in town. The place was not too busy, no wait for a table. Our waitress was great. Very attentive, cordial and had good recommendations for food. The crab legs were tasty, but a little stringy....More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a great time at Dirty Dick's Crab House in Nags Head. Our waitress, Vanessa, was AWESOME! We did all you can eat stuff, and she kept offering more and more reloads. Didn't waver in the slightest. Good food and DELICIOUS sauces - made...More

Thank Wes N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We laughed at the bill boards for this place that we saw on the way into town. Arrived a little late so we just wanted to find a place to eat and this was close. It is the typical tourist spot. The food was good...More

Thank antym2u
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2407 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9015
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2722
  • E-mail
Dirty Dick's Crab House is all about the FUN...in fact, the only thing we are serious about is our seafood - fresh seafood served daily!
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