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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“blue crabs” (74 reviews)
“crab bisque” (94 reviews)
“hush puppies” (114 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
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71 - 80 of 786 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2017

We ordered take-out lunch and the food was fresh, delicious and overall excellent. The crab cakes were full of crab, the scallops were steamed to perfection and very tender, the shrimp cocktaill had 7 plump and fresh shrimp, the sweet potato fries and hush puppies...More

Thank Matthew A
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

I am so happy to hear that you had a great takeout experience with us! Insider Tip: Keep in mind that we sometimes have to stop accepting takeout orders when our small kitchen gets overwhelmed. We encourage you to call ahead with your order earlier...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a small place in a strip mall. It's all good though. When you walk in, there are two bars with stools, one high top table and 2 benches. Take a seat. You won't regret it. They start by putting a large brown craft...More

Thank K-M_LoveTraveling
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

I am so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your first meal with us. You ordered some of our favorite items, and I can tell that you're a sauce gal like us. Did you know that we make all of our sauces...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

My parents and I have traveled a LOT during my life and everywhere we traveled near a coast, we always ate seafood. This trip was a ladies trip and my mom and I went here for dinner one night. We both agreed that of all...More

Thank deedledee
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Such a sweet memory to share with your mom! We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review for us. Should your travels bring you into our neighborhood again, we'd love to serve you one more.

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Whenever we, our family or friends visit the Outer Banks, we have multiple meals at this place. We go back again and again. The seafood is always fresh, the service is quick but thorough and the price is always right. It's 'no frills' but mighty...More

Thank TjScov
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

We're flattered to be your favorite, and are very thankful for your kind review! It's wonderful to hear that your family and friends also agree. See you on your next visit!

Reviewed 13 June 2017

It is a good place to pick up fresh seafood like blue crabs and oysters. They will steam/cook it for you and also offer Country Boil pots for those feeling adventurous. Their seafood pot offering cost about a third less than the group out of...More

Thank Russ L
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you so much for choosing I Got Your Crabs for your fresh seafood needs. Our steamer pot is a popular choice among DIYers, and we have plenty of live or cooked seafood options to add. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Obviously a family fun establishment with pictures of the family everywhere. Stainless steel counters where they cover it with butchers block paper for your "tablecloth " add to the rustic feel. Food was very good and my son and I will definitely go back again...More

Thank Derryfamilylife
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for the review! We especially appreciate you complimenting our casual, family atmosphere. The crab bisque and the soft crabs will be here next time you're hungry for them.

Reviewed 10 June 2017

I rated it as average due to 3 issues: 1. When asked what type of seasoning on my dish I stated I need gluten free...before I could finish my sentence, which would have been, therefore it looks like I can only have this seasoning listed....the...More

Thank Rosie2456
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for bringing your family to dine with us. I am happy to hear that you found our gluten free menu useful in choosing your dinner. I am sorry to hear that there was a miscommunication with your server. We would have been happy...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We ate dinner here twice during our OBX vacation and wish we had gone even more! The seafood was excellent and very fresh and the place, while small, has a great, laid back atmosphere. I've never seen a restaurant staff work so hard....they go 100...More

Thank Dawn1208
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. It's wonderful to hear that you had such a great experience with us. Our hard-working staff will enjoy the feedback, and we can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We got steamed crabs for picking at the cottage...they were delicious! So much so that we went back to have dinner there. A dozen raw oysters which were the largest we have ever seen, soft shell tacos that were to die for and excellent service....More

Thank 60beachfan4
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us not once but twice during your trip! A tip for avoiding the crowd (and wait) on future visits, we're slowest on sunny days from 2-4. You can also call ahead early in the day to request a...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

The restaurant we wanted to go to wasn't open for the season and am i glad. A perfect seafood experience. Sit at the bar with brown paper lining and lots of paper towels and have at it. Steamed shrimp, shrimp taco, oysters, seafood bisque and...More

Thank dmc52
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for trying us out and for taking time out of your trip to leave a review. I loved reading that you made family memories with us while enjoying your meal. See you again soon!

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Salinacherry1979
4 July 2016|
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Response from RCBLOVER | Reviewed this property |
Price probably changes daily. I would call and ask.
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Melissa B
18 July 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Our bushel pricing is available for takeout only but we can cook it up for you if you decide to go that route. If you're dining in, you can order as many dozens or pounds as you'd like. If you're... More
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lucamax9
27 February 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
October is a great time of year for seafood in the Outer Banks! Local blue crabs, shrimp, and oysters should all be in season. We look forward to your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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