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The Crab Shack

6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-1880
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hush puppies” (64 reviews)
“crab” (55 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate lunch. Service was OK but not great. The food was plentiful but the oysters were overcooked. I felt that they substituted qua tiny for quality. Overpriced for what we experienced.

Thank LT652014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our meal at the Crab Shack. We came for blue crabs, but were told that the restaurant had sold out that evening. We were disappointed, but decided to stay anyway. Then while we were looking at the menu, the waitress came back...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Monday 7/17. We had a great meal and very good service. The place was very clean and everyone very nice.

Thank 9Judy
Reviewed 1 week ago

we just got back from chincoteague, and dined at the crab shack 4 of the 6 nights we were there. my husband would have eaten there every night! food is great, staff is fantastic. very accommodating. we love it!

Thank tigerlily753
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come for an early dinner and have never had to wait. It's a little pricey, but everything is good. The only negative I have is the service could definitely be better we always get in immediately then spend forever waiting for drinks, appetizers and...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 1 week ago

July 2017. Dinner. Weekday. We shared a crab cake platter (cole-slaw & fries) unsweetened ice tea, and an order of steamed shrimp and snow crab, with a beer. Simple. Fresh. Fish. All were delicious and exactly what we expected. We were the last to leave....More

Thank Cece R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chincoteaque for the first time and ate lunch at The Crab Shack our first day there. Food was delicious, the waitress was attentive and quick and the atmosphere was comfortable.

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the Crab Shack on just about every visit to Chincoteague over the years and decided to take my family here while on vacation. We arrived before dinner time so there was only the lunch menu but our waitress asked the cook if...More

Thank dczanowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pank crab oatty is awesome. Service is always top notch. Prices are reasonable.One of my fav places to have a sit down meal without breaking the bank!

Thank steffs1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered snowcrab legs basket and scallops basket. Both delicious. Staff was really friendly and you can have seating inside, on the patio or the screened pavilion. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the breeze while we ate. (Only downside were the flys once the...More

Thank Brianne M
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LouAnn B
24 August 2015|
Response from Jessica B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello LouAnn B, Our menu is available on our Facebook page. I can also scan in a copy for Tripadvisor in a few hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-1880
Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with fries and slaw, steamed crabs and shrimp, kids menu, and outdoor seating. Come in and try our signature dishes and our amazing burgers. There is something for everyone.
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