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Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

2106 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7946
252-441-5955
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Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Grill, Oyster Bar
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

We went on a Friday night and it was suppose to be Prime Rib. We had to wait an hour to be seated and was disappointed that the Prime Rib was sold out by that time. I think they should ask if there is anyone in the party would like it when they took our name and number. We almost... More

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Culpeper, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Once again we had our annual family diner out here. Once again the food was great. They never fail to disappoint. We arrived at 5pm with a large party of 8 in mid September and were able to snag a table right away. Great prices on seafood that comes out cooked just right. Had my fill of crab legs, brother... More

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La Plata, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I went with a group of friends who wanted raw oysters. The service was great and the upstairs bar made a great place to wait for our table. I got a burger that was ok and shrimp that was cooked perfectly. My wife got oysters and said they were really good. Bottom line if you are going for oysters this... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ever had a scallop sandwich? Awful Arthur's has one. Great service, and a unique atmosphere. Across the street from the beach with unusual parking, entrance, and exit.

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Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My daughter and grandson and I decided to give Awful Arthurs a try Sept 4th which was a Thursday, thinking it would not be very busy. They were packed full at 5:30 P.M. No tables available so we were seated at the bar to eat.I ordered oysters. NEVER ever again would I eat fried oysters at Awful Arthurs again.They were... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was my family's first stop while in Nags Head. After reading mix reviews and talking to other vacationers we decided to try it out. We we're immediately seated and both my husband and I chose the steam pot combo and order of hush puppies. The hush puppies we're so so and could tell had been sitting under a heat... More

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We waited for hours outside, at the bar and once crammed into a table by the restroom. When the food finally arrived, the waitress told us "I always bring silverware first" when we asked for utensils and then looked at us as if we had all pocketed the silverware! After paying by credit card, no less than a dozen fraudulent... More

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Zanesville, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were seated next to a EXIT ONLY door only problem was, people can't read! It was being used both ways and being held open the entire time we were there. Also, outside that same door was a designated smokers spot so we also got to enjoy second hand smoke. We had to hold down anything we didn't want blown... More

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

Anyone who thinks this place has good seafood apparently does not know what good food is. The mahi mahi sandwich was very skimpy on the fish. My husbands soft shell crab was inedible. His oysters and shrimp were greasy. We will not return.

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Ashland, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

But if you're just stopping in for a bite to eat and not an oyster eater it's just ok. We came in with 2 kids just looking for a good lunch the for was average at best. My wife had a Hot dog that was pretty good and I had a tuna sandwich that was also good. However the kids... More

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