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Clawson's 1905 Restaurant

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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Have a question? Find our email address under restaurant info and we'll get back to you ASAP. Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub is housed in 108-year-old brick building at the center of lively and beautiful downtown Beaufort, North Carolina.From Clawson's famous Seafood Bisque to crab cakes to rotating local seafood features, Clawson's food is always homemade. Deli meats are fresh sliced daily, and our 1/2 pound Angus Burgers are hand pattied every morning. Even our burger buns are baked fresh in house! Don't leave town without a quart of one of our homemade dressings or side items.Clawson's Pub, an extension of the restaurant, serves the same full menu and offers eight rotating beer taps and
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was terrific. Delicious crab cakes, as promised. Wonderful salads! They accommodated our rather large group with courtesy and consideration. Our server was especially helpful and polite.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a party of 8 and were seated within 10 minutes on a busy evening. It's much larger inside than it looks from outside. Our server was excellent and food arrived promptly. I highly recommend the Pimento Cheese BLT! Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 28, 2022

The food here was delicious. Everybody in our family enjoyed their meals. I wish I had taken pictures before we dived in. Our server was Ryan and he was so sweet and attentive. I highly recommend and will go back next time we are visiting.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 15, 2022 via mobile

We had tried to go to Turner market for lunch and were rudely turned away. We have eaten at Clawson’s before and headed straight there. We were warmly welcomed by the staff, they made extra effort to accommodate my young kids, the wait staff was...attentive and friendly and the food was excellent. Everyone got clean plate awards in our family. We are very appreciative of their entire staff and how welcoming they are, throw in really good food and you get a 5 star experience. We will definitely be back. Keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 3, 2022

We enjoyed a late dinner at Clawson’s 1905. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The food was fresh and delicious. So glad we decided to try this restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 16, 2022

A nice "touristy" type place that had a really good variety of dishes. We were a bit fished out at the end of our trip, so got burgers and they were very good. The crab dip was delicious, if a little sparse in the serving...size. But definitely worth it. The brownie sundae was also very rich and a great end to our meal. We didn't get them, but the fish and chips looked amazing. Definitely a nice place for a casual meal if you are in town.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 28, 2022 via mobile

I had not been here a number of years probably 20 but it was exactly like I remembered right by the waterfront seafood is simply amazing you cannot go wrong we highly recommend

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 25, 2022

First off, the feeling of this place is awesome, comfy pub. It was so delicious we ate there twice. First night, crab cake salad for me, mac and cheese topped with fried shrimp for my husband. Second night, fried oysters for me, fried flounder for...my husband. The fry on the fish was perfection, not heavy or greasy. The oysters were the BEST I'VE EVER HAD. They melted in my mouth like butter. This place is a MUST.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 13, 2021

We had both at Clawson on Saturday. Didn't need reservations and it worked out perfectly. The food was good and they even have a couple of German beers. Very civilized of them to say the least.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 21, 2021

I know that the food will always be delicious here. Anything you choose will be great. My most recent dish was the grilled pimiento cheese BLT and shrimp nachos special. Both fantastic! Shrimp and grits are a famous specialty too. Great prices and service.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 11, 2021

We had some of the best food on our trip at Clawsons. We ate there twice during our week long stay. Fresh seafood and the steak was cooked perfectly, tender and had a nice smoky flavor. My shrimp and grits were so full of flavor....From Atlantic Beach it's about a 15 minute drive. Definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 30, 2021

I have not visited for years as it was just fair. It has vastly improved and we will have it back on our list of places to go.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021 via mobile

Honestly, this was our backup plan. But, so happy it worked out that we ended up going here for an early dinner. Our food, especially my Fried Oysters were great. They weren't overly breaded, nor over-cooked. Just right! The baked beans and slaw were pretty...average, though. My Lemon Drop martini was perfect for the hot day, not to mention I was totally burned out on all the over-sugared, watered-down "tropical drinks" found at so many bars/restaurants down the coast. It was good to have something a little more simple. My husband was on the fence about his beer selection, of which I can't remember the name. Our server was very friendly and quick. Don't hesitate to go here.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 16, 2021 via mobile

Our experience was great! Seated quickly, service was great! Manager came by to check on us. Drinks stayed full, but best of all… the food! We got the fried chicken sandwich which was delicious!! Kettle chips were delicious as well. Very impressed.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 2, 2021 via mobile

The Southern fried chicken salad was good as was my partner's Barbecue plate. I love Clawsons and should probably give them a 5 star rating, but I just don't feel like it today. I didn't sleep well last night and my partner has been hard...to get along with all day.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Response from TammiL1967 | Reviewed this property |
They are family oriented, so they probably will not be opened on the Holiday. I would call to confirm tho.
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Response from DesMcLeish | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't tell you. I only ate downstairs and didn't see upstairs access. Suggest you give 'em a call
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Yes, Clawson's 1905 Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Clawson's 1905 Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Clawson's 1905 Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5