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Dirty Dick's Crab House

41934 Highway 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
252-995-3425
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Ranked #20 of 31 restaurants in Avon
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We ran in here for dinner to escape a nasty thunderstorm. Because we had a dog with us we decided to order food to go. We were told we had to go to the bar to order. The restaurant itself was maybe half full, slow enough that 4 waitresses were leaning against the walls chatting. The bar, however, was PACKED... More

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Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Went on a Friday night anticipating a good seafood dinner. Did get there a little late for dinner, 645p.m. and had to wait about 20 mins. Looked over the menu while waiting and thought Wow, prices are really high! I am not a cheapskate, nor do I expect to get something for nothing. I waitressed at a Seafood restaurant for... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went here with family and it was okay. Don't get me wrong, the service was fantastic and our server was great! However, as a vegetarian, I went here with family as they had the say in where to go for lunch. Your only option if you find yourself in a similar situation is a salad. I didn't expect there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

My family and I had a great time at this restaurant! We ordered the all you can eat crab (which was amazing). Great service by our waitress Marie, and an amazing atmosphere too. I advise everyone to take a visit here because it was very enjoyable!

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Liked; We had a party of 10 and they accomodated us quickly. Food was delicious. Service was wonderful. I'm gonna say the prices were on par for the quality and seems everything in a resort town is a bit inflated. But no complaints! Ha! They also have a list - updated daily and through the day - of fresh catch... More

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virginia beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

After reading the horrendous reviews, my husband and I were skeptical about giving Dirty Dicks a go. However, we decided to go anyways. Place was busy, but what do you expect during the heat of the summer? Hostessing gave us a buzzer, told us it would be a bit of a wait, no problem. Hostesses were very friendly and welcoming!... More

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Strongsville, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visted the Avon, NC location in August, 2013 and returned in July 30, 2014. Fun atmosphere, thought that the lunch prices for what we ordered were competitive with other establishments-we order pretty simple fare. A note for the folks who like to save some $ by ordering icewater. Out waiter warned us in Aug, 2013 that the Avon tap water... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The group of 10 of us were pretty excited about trying it out plus there isn't a whole lot of options around Avon. We made reservations as the spot is very crowded and maybe they were short on staff but the service wasn't that great. The food was really over priced and not that good for being right on the... More

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Huber Heights, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The food was what you would expect to find in a chain type seafood eatery. Lots of fried stuff to choose from. The waitress was very outgoing and friendly. I would have preferred a "local dive" for fresh seafood.

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Mount Zion, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Definitely a tourist attraction rather than a restaurant. Our server Olivia was awesome but everything else was subpar. Prices too high for everything including "market" for seafood. Not again for us. Went with 2 families

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