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Super casual restaurant with friendly , family atmosphere. Serving slow cooked BBQ and fresh seafood daily / Open early March til late October
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Barbecue
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

5 lbs of shrimp 3 lbs of scallops. Everyone felt sick and off the next morning. Never had an issue before this after going here 8 years in a row.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything seems to be busy this time of year, so we opted to do takeout. We called to place our order and the person taking it was so friendly and helpful! The order was ready at the time we requested and again, the person who...took care of me was quite friendly and pleasant! And I’m happy to say that the food was absolutely delicious! We had a steamed platter, crab cakes, fish tacos, steamed clams, and steamed shrimp. I highly recommend this place!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch twice first time had scallop baskets and was mouth watering second time had oyster basket yummy freshest seafood I ever had

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent seafood restaurant with friendly service. The gumbo and large shrimp cocktail should not be missed. The kitchen knows it’s way around a fryer with clam strips and scallops.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 4, 2021

A great BBQ and ribs restaurant should have an amazing mac and cheese. Stouffers?? I took one bite and put it aside. Glad I didn't order the seafood mac and cheese. I wonder if the rest of the sides came from a carton as well....BBQ was delicious though. Disappointed.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 30, 2020

Great food and excellent service. Don’t miss this place when you’re in Corolla N.C. You’ll be glad you did!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Atmosphere is amazing! The seafood gumbo was delicious and the seafood was fresh! They are practicing social distancing and ensuring the safety of everyone. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 6, 2020 via mobile

They messed up our order witn no apology, just asked if "is that all?" when I finished talking. Also, here is an image of there $6 "basket of fries", none were eaten AT All. We used to love this place, but it's not the same....Who would of thought to check recent reviews on here for an old fav, but noe that I have, you can see the downward trendMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 5, 2020

The lobster roll was a really good price! Our waitress Grace was phenomenal! Covid Safe dining options as well. 10/10 would recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

We stopped for dinner tonight and thought we’d try their crab cake sandwich. I wish I had gone somewhere else. It was absolutely the worst I’ve ever had. No lumps of crab meat— it was all small bits of crab meat combined in a mushy...patty. It tasted more fishy than like crab.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fat Crabs Rib Co. & Seafood Shack

Yes, Fat Crabs Rib Co. & Seafood Shack offers takeout services.

Yes, Fat Crabs Rib Co. & Seafood Shack offers delivery services.

Fat Crabs Rib Co. & Seafood Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3