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6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-1880
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with...
Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with fries and slaw, steamed crabs and shrimp, kids menu, and outdoor seating. Come in and try our signature dishes and our amazing burgers. There is something for everyone.
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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing crab cakes!

After spending a day in the sun, we were looking for a place that was not too stuffy but served great food. Crab Shack really delivered. We had the crab pretzel as an appetizer which was really good. The crab cakes were superb. Lots of real crab meat with little filler. The clam crowder was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
hartpndg
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

After spending a day in the sun, we were looking for a place that was not too stuffy but served great food. Crab Shack really delivered. We had the crab pretzel as an appetizer which was really good. The crab cakes were superb. Lots of real crab meat with little filler. The clam crowder was wonderful as well. We ordered... More 

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West Virginia
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was our favorite restaurant on the island. The waitresses were quick and friendly and the food was fabulous. There is indoor or outdoor seating. They have large portions, so come hungry or share with a friend. My daughter ordered a chicken strip basket and got a huge mound of fries and hush puppies along with 5 good sized fried... More 

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Caledonia, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

By far, this was one of my favorite restaurants while we were there. The crab cakes are to die for. Portions are generous, food is good, staff is friendly and caring.

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place was absolutely fantastic from the prices, to the food, to the service. Our waitress was phenomenal. She recommended both my boyfriend and me the perfect dishes. She even taught me how to crack a blue crab, knowing I had never done it before. The food was absolutely fantastic, the best both my boyfriend and I have ever had.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had the fried green tomatoes, crab cake, shack burger and flounder sandwich...all terrific!! Ask for JORDAN to serve you! She was awesome and very knowledgeable about the area! Friendly, cheerful, generally a ray of sunshine! Don't miss this stop...sit outside with your feet in the sand!

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Allegany, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Service was a little slow but food made it well worth it. My wife and I split a crab and shrimp steamer pot. I guess it was supposed to be for one person but we were both hungry and still left a couple shrimp. The waitress was more than happy to let us split a dinner. Bottom line, we got... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had the best experience here! The food was FANTASTIC and the waitress Jordan was amazing! She talked with us and was just an all around absolute pleasure! I highly recommend this restaurant and be sure to request Jordan. I promise you will not be disappointed! We had the blue crabs and the oysters on the half shell and they... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We always eat here while on the Island as it is affordable, the food is very good and the service is fast. If you have a family this is a good place for the money. Outside seating for the family.. We will definitely be back!

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful experience at this restaurant. The food was delicious and plentiful. I had fried flounder and it was a large portion and fresh. My mom had about a pound of shrimp and a dozen hush puppies. The wait staff was friendly and fast. Definitely would recommend.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Ate at the Crab Shack this past weekend Friday and Saturday nights. The food was excellent and so was the service by our server Jordan. The fried flounder was great with 2 huge filets. My 9 year old grand son got the snow crab basket and was worried he wouldn't get enough but was surprised with the huge portion. The... More 

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Additional Information about The Crab Shack

Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-336-1880
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-1880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with fries and slaw, steamed crabs and shrimp, kids menu, and outdoor seating. Come in and try our signature dishes and our amazing burgers. There is something for everyone.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?