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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 1 week ago via mobile

Classic paper on the tables crab house. Good selection of crabs by size, simple sides. Start cracking!! They have an expanded menu if getting your hands dirty isn't your thing. Ian was our waiter and was great. Its not on the waterfront, but checks all...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crab! Incredible service. Diverse and great beer menu. Waiter (Ian) was so great being personable and helping to show us how to best get at the crab. Even when a 100 person party came in and threw off the restaurant, our food and drinks...More

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't get to eat in here for all u can eat crab but took some crab cakes home to California .... Yummy! And they traveled well... Savored every bite in the west coast!

Thank nmcc10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In D.C. for a long weekend & decide we wanted Crabs 🦀.Tried locally but no luck . So we made reservations ( a must ) at the Quarter Deck a short drive to Arlington about 20 minutes & where there. Sunday Nt about 8:00 and...More

Thank WereHere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect place for a crab feast. Best in the city. Nothing better than reliving childhood memories. Had not had steam crabs for 15+ yrs. and coming here was perfect. The ambiance, the tables and the steamed crabs and cold beer. Jumbo crabs were served right...More

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this hole in the wall restaurant on a friend's recommendation. Entering the restaurant it has a greasy neighborhood bar feel. We were seated on the deck outside which was lovely. The restaurant is located in the center of a neighborhood, so it...More

Thank two8balls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on a Sunday afternoon without a reservation. Who knew they didn't have one seat for my party of one. So I ordered to go, lobster tail, shrimp, and the mini crab cakes. It was all very good. The sides I had were slaw...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Showed up on a Sunday without reservations - staff made the extra effort to find a table quickly and served graciously in relaxed, no-pretense atmosphere. Crab dip, shrimp and lobster roll were first rate. Almost every table was successfully working and enjoying blue crab. Worth...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have come here for the past 3 years for July 4th and always the crabs do not disappoint. Keep in mind this is a restaurant for crab lovers and anything else on the menu will pale in comparison. My family did...More

Thank mommapitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, good food, but a little pricey for a hole-in-the-wall! Everything was great, but I was surprised about the higher than normal prices. I would definitely recommend the peel-and-eat shrimp and lobster roll; both were excellent!

1  Thank ghurbanek
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John P
25 April 2017|
Response from DrChipB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Call ahead.
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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