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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” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strolled by here while visiting the waterfront and decided to try. Nice little storefront restaurant that we were not disappointed in. Will be back on our next trip to Beaufort.

Thank susan0616
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for local fried seafood this is the place! They have several po boy options as well. Prices are decent and atmosphere is great

Thank bmorris537
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We enjoyed our dinner here - the food was good, not too much that you were over full, but enough that you didn't need anything more. Everything was very tasty.

Thank JeffandDeeNC
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Good food and reasonable price. Chowder, shrimp burger, beer are all good choices. Some in our party like the French onion soup. Good for couples and families.

Thank Rickrdu
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Eddie Z here again.I don't know anymore who rates these eating establishments but after having lunch here this week,my advice to you would be stay home and have a can of soup!!I ordered the triggerfish which was ok and my wife had the short rib...More

1  Thank Ed Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great food. Brisket with the most darkish horseradish sauce in the world. Their cheesy grits are remarkable. Not gummy but smooth and creamy. Dessert was awesome deep rich chocolate ice cream cake with real home made whipped cream. And large enough so everyone at the...More

Thank fizzysivie
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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