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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

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3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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11:30 - 21:00
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Louisburg, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's sometimes hard to find a REAL fresh seafood restaurant. Well not so with I got your crabs. The staff is great and the food even better. It's fresh and prepared to perfection. We (a party of 7) all had great meals and plan to go back soon. My fried Shrimp and Crab Bisque was great. The price was very... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the the first day arriving in KDH for lunch-- and enjoyed it. We were quite fortunate to get our party of 11 into the few booths available. My steamed scallop taco and crab cake were nicely seasoned and spot on. They had an "happy hour" special for late afternoon where you can get quite a few oysters... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crabs were waaaay over priced. We are crab lovers that eat crabs weely back home. There medium crabs were our small crabs back home. There price $39 a dozen vs 20 back home. There so called large crabs were our medium crabs back home. There price $84 a dozen vs 35 back home. The saving grace was the soup,... More 

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Thank Eric B
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your love of our soup with other TripAdvisor users. I understand your concerns with crab prices but keep in mind it's still Spring season. It's a very short season before the soft crabs are plentiful. This keeps demand high and supply low which dictates the prices. We do often sell out so if you... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this little "hole in the wall" restaurant. Food was great. Snow crab, steamed oysters and steamed scallops were all very fresh and yummy! Will definitely return here. Added bonus...My son loved sitting up at the bar and watching then shuck oysters as we eat our dinner.

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Thank sdevries88
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for bringing your family to try us out! I loved hearing that the next generation of oyster lovers got to belly up at the bar. We hope your next visit won't be too far away! More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was cooked just right, from the snow crab to the scallops to the chicken tenders. We enjoyed the sides as well - the hot caramel dip for the hush puppies and sweet potato fries was new for us, and quite tasty. We liked the casual atmosphere, and the staff were all friendly and helpful. Definitely going back!

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Thank Katie J
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

I loved reading that you're already thinking about coming back for another meal with us! That sweet sauce really is great, isn't it? It makes it hard not to finish your hushpuppies. See you again soon! More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fried flounder, oysters, crab. Hush puppies the best! Casual dining, good friendly service. FRESH seafood.

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Thank LORRAINE M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving a review about your recent lunch experience with us. You hit the nail on the head - fresh, casual seafood! Our servers will love hearing that you complimented their service as well. Let's try dinner soon! Menu stays the same all day which means there's plenty to try and prices don't go up. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We try to make this a stop every time we are in the OBX. Everything is so fresh and the restaurant is unique. Many different options to choose from. A must if you like fresh crabs, seafood.

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Thank richardandkristy2012
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making us a regular stop on your trips to the Outer Banks! We love hearing that we've become a tradition for you. See you again soon. More 

Bettendorf, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small in a strip mall but the food was very good. The bisque was my wife's favorite. Hushpuppys and oysters were awesome. Glad we went

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Thank dennise143
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for giving us a try! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. It sounds like you tried some of our biggest hits. They'll be waiting for you on your next visit! More 

Grandy, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has the best crab bisque imaginable! It's spicy and different and absolutely awesome! Their other meals (crab cakes, fish), however, are just average, and the prices are high. I do like their fresh oysters, and I sometimes get them to go. I used to also get snow crab or dungeoness crab to go, but one time I got... More 

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Thank texasjoyce1030
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliments on our crab bisque and for being a repeat customer! I am sorry to hear with your troubles on past takeout orders. We value all of our customers equally whether they're eating with us or at home. While we strive to clarify with each takeout customer if they'd prefer their food raw or... More 

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were sent here by the locals. If ever a chance that I ran into the couple who sent me here. I would buy them dinner as huge Thank you for directing us to this place. If you love seafood, and especially raw oysters. Your in for a huge treat. Service is super friendly.

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Thank Doctor M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for complimenting our food and service! I love hearing that you found us by word of mouth from locals. We're all about local seafood and serving our locals (and guests!) 363 days of the year. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2483
Description
We're a locally owned shellfish market and oyster bar offering the freshest, local seafood in the Outer Banks. Our specialty is blue crabs and steaming is always free. Eat in or Take out. Open year-round 7 days a week from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. For more information, please visit our website.

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