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Lowry's Crab Shack

420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
+1 540-338-2348
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“hush puppies” (11 reviews)
“blue crabs” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love Lowry's Crab Shack. Awesome people, fast courteous service and the best seafood around here They have cool eat out dining that makes you feel like you are in Key West. All kinds of food for everyone's tastes for the seafood lover and land lover...More

Thank riosmom03
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The outdoor scenery is fun, airy, and just like at the beach without the water. We stop by every Summer for some fish and chips. We love the casualness of the staff and restaurant and the experience eating outdoor. It's a fun place with very...More

Thank CdninLoudoun
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lowry's Crab Shack is a great place to grab a beer and fresh seafood while you sit outside and enjoy the weather. The inside reminds me of a seafood shack by the beach. Always a good time.

Thank brookeh342
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went with my 14 year old daughter. Seating is limited inside, but they had a table for 2 open so no wait. I had the lobster and my daughter ordered the peel and eat shrimp. Food came out in a reasonable time and was delicious....More

Thank Heavyd3
Reviewed 8 January 2017

i've been stopping at lowry's for several years now after i found it quite by accident while traveling between washington, dc and winchester, virginia on route 7. what a find! in the summertime, you can eat outside and have a great hard shell crab feast...More

Thank dc_babs
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the best seafood restaurant around and also makes great fried chicken. The staff is so very helpful.

Thank Edna T
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went as a big party of around 25 on a Sunday afternoon. It was nice to sit outside. The servers are friendly but I think we overwhelmed the kitchen a bit with our big group because food orders were a little messed up. With...More

Thank jkk918
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a local spot to have some good seafood, this is the place. It's nice in the evening sitting outside under the cute umbrellas having some beers and eating some good seafood. Their fried pickles were our favorite app. The platters for...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The seafood is fresh with reasonable prices. If you are looking for a fancy spot for high end seafood this isn't for you. If you want nice people and fun outdoor seating this is the place. When in season, the blue crab is done properly...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Blue crabs and shrimp were not fresh. The crabs had an ammonia smell and no flavor and the shrimp was flavorless and not firm. I was told the butter was clarified but it just tasted off, like it was diluted with another oil or something?...More

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D. Lee C
Can our dog join us on the outdoor patio? Thanks.
28 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
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: 420 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton, VA 20158-9542
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-338-2348
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