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Dirty Dick's Crab House

1006 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8955
(252) 480-3425
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We've been to the obx every year to vacation. Last year we tried Dirty Dicks for the first time in years since they moved to the location they are at now. No crab balls like they use to have and the food was nasty. We had a shrimp dinner and frozen shrimp seem to be used. This year we wanted... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Been here before and just what I expected..busy crowd and fun!No complaints and the food and drinks were worth it. Easy access from our hotel and just a fun and casual place to grab a bite.

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Ashland, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My son and I visited later in the evening to miss the dining crowd. The food was adequate (nothing really exciting), but the waitress didn't bring the extra napkins that she had indicated she would and didn't come back to refill our drinks at all. The wait time for the food was a little long considering their weren't many people... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My fiancé and I usually enjoy going to this chain of restaurants but this specific one was a total bust. You go to these particular restaurants for a very unique atmosphere. When I've gone in the past to other DD's restaurants along the coast, employees have been hilariously rude and unconventional in their manner which, from what I understood with... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The food was wonderful and it seems a little pricey until your plate is served. My husband and I had one combo meal and there was a lot of food left over. Come VERY hungry or share with a friend.

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Herndon, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food is the best and very fresh. We ate here twice on our vacation and looking forward to coming back next year.

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KY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved my lobster roll and bloody mary! Great service. Good location. Our waitress, Amy, was nice and made our visit fun. Will definitely eat there again.

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Gainesville, Virginia
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Maybe it's just me, but a place named Dirty Dicks, I was expecting it to be a bit of a dive with peanut shells on the floor and outdated décor. Quite the contrary. Very modern, clean and well maintained. They obviously care about their restaurant. Our waiter, Kyle, was outstanding. Very attentive, explained everything to us, and just overall pleasant... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I first visited DD about 12-15 yrs ago when they were located on the beach road. Their a lot bigger now and very much into marketing. All that aside, our meals were a little better than average. The shrimp & grits were good but the soft shell crabs came out soggy and had to be sent back. The wait staff... More

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First off we had Jason as our server and he did an excellent job. Drinks never hit the bottom! Portions were big enough for 3 boxes to take home the leftovers for a family of 5.

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