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Fat Crabs Rib Co.

1159 Austin St, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
+1 252-453-9931
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (99 reviews)
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“blue crab” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1159 Austin St, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family group of 9 had dinner here. It was a delicious feast! We enjoyed both king and snow crab platters with sides. The snow were better for the kids because the king shells have very sharp "thorns". We About 4?of us ate a dozen...More

Thank Bonj2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third time at Fat Crabs. We love the laid back atmosphere of this place. I had a dozen oysters and a side of chips (sooooo good) and my husband had the Alaskan king crab legs with two sides. The food and the...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh Fresh Fresh and Tasty! Crab and Oysters were perfect and great staff too. Ask to sit at the bar area if seating is full! Fresh Fresh Fresh and Tasty! Crab and Oysters were perfect and great staff too!

Thank Iain H. D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered takeout for 14, basically available when they said it would be. Good selection of sides to accompany BBQ and very tasty. A little light on the sides of BBQ sauce and cocktail sauce, but I'm sure they would provide additional on request. Small...More

Thank Susan I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's July at the beach, supper time, middle of the week. Expect to wait, but we thought it was well worth it. It's a cozy place, you'll place an order, and you're able to pick out your own drinks. Blue Crab Chowder: 5/5, Local, Excellent...More

Thank cjason13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first place to eat when we came into town. Something for everyone. And the most amazing hush puppies ever!!!

Thank Ohiomom80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went here yesterday after reading good reviews, and we all loved it! I ordered a shrimp basket and the shrimp was excellent. My husband ordered king crab and a blue crab and he was very happy. My son is picky and...More

Thank jes425
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple no frills restaurant! We just got the seafood and it was very good! The crab dip and hush puppies are awesome! Strongly recommend for just good seafood.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had veggie burgers for my vegan daughter. Food was good, service even better. Even though they were closing, they allowed us to eat and did not rush us. Even fixed a second veggie burger for my daughter. I will not forget that. Really enjoyed being...More

Thank Rose404
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best scallops that I have ever eaten! We tried a little of everything. Fried shrimp, fish, oysters, crab cake, soup, hush puppies, calamari. All of it was fresh and fantastic.

Thank Jamie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Austin St, Corolla, NC 27927-9680
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-9931
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