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Fat Crabs Rib Co.

1159 Austin St, Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-9931
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Ranked #37 of 68 Restaurants in Corolla
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Burton
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was a good restaurant.... not great. The service was friendly and casual and fun! However, the food wasn't the best - but not too bad.

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Denton, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Drove up from Southern Shores for lunch. Waitress was great, other workers looked like they didn't want to be there. Food was so-so at best. Didn't like the self serve drinks, seemed weird to me. The whole restaurant seemed run-down, also.

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Celina, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nothing fancy about this place, but the food was better here than in some of the more expensive restaurants we've tried in the area. Crab cakes in particular.Friendly waitress and relaxed family atmosphere.

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Bedford, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The clam chowder was the best I have ever had, spicy--very nice. It is my first trip to the area, so I learned that NC crab cake isn't quite to my taste, so no fault of the restaurant. (I tried it more than one place.) You get your own beverages from the cooler or tea and soft drink dispensers. For... More

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Chesterfield, Virginia
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Service was good, the people were nice, and I really wanted to like this place. It was one of those hole in the wall type places, that you love to find and typically only appeal to locals. It was all that.....but the food wasn't very good. I got the D'Big Fried Combo, and it was average at best. Shrimp was... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We go to the Outer Banks once a year and the first stop is at Fat Crab Rib Co .... we hang out here with flea and staff . Order a couple beers and eat the best seafood ever. the waitress is always happy to serve you..and if you go to a seafood place and there is roll of paper... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stopped here twice. Once for the crab cakes which were awesome with their homemade tartar sauce. Staff was super friendly and even introduced us to their "crab cake specialist" Second time was for the pulled pork which also was delicious. Will be back next trip!

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Dirty Tables, Salad looked from The Suppermarket. The grill platter just were discussing, served on a plastic plate. Awful place to eat ! But not enough, price is ridiculous high ! Just bad !

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Rahway, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The service was adequate. The man at the counter not particularly helpful. You have to navigate though the crowd to get your drinks from the refrigerator case. But the food was very good and the prices were slightly better than other place on OBX. They also had great ribs & BBQ which was good for my husband. There were also... More

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Waitress was friendly enough but seemed a bit busy. The drink set up was odd since despite having a waitress you served yourself your own drink. So that was kinda annoying. If you have small kids I could see that being a real pain since you'd have to make multiple runs up to get drinks for everyone. The seafood was... More

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Additional Information about Fat Crabs Rib Co.

Address: 1159 Austin St, Corolla, NC 27927
Phone Number: (252) 453-9931
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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