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SEAFOOD​
All steamer pots come with potatoes, corn on the cob, onion, spices, and butter
The Corolla
1/2 lb, snow crab legs, 3 clams, 3 mussels 2 lg, sea scallops, 3 jumbo shrimp, 1 bratwurst
$27.99
The Lighthouse
1 lobster tail, 6 clams, 6 mussels 3 jumbo shrimp, 2 lb, sea scallops
$29.99
The Alaskan
1/2 lobster tail, 1/2 lb, king crab lets 1/2 lb, snow crab lets, 3 lg, sea scallops 3 clams, 1 bratwurst
$47.99
All served with lettuce, tomato, onion
Veggie Burger
$5.99
Oyster Poboy
$8.99
Fish of the Day
$8.99
Crabcake
$9.99
Softshell Crab
$10.99
BARBECUE​
All our barbecue is slow cooked using our in-house smoker
We also slow cook our soup, collards, beans, and sauce
North Carolina Pork BBQ
Regular $5.99
Large $6.99
Smoked Chicken BBQ
Regular $5.99
Large $6.99
Smoked Beef Briskit
Regular $7.99
Large $8.99
Veggie Burger
W/ lettuce, tomato, onion
$5.99
Fresh Tossed Garden Salad
Lettuce, tomato, onion, cucumber, carrots, radish, grated cheese
$4.99
All served with French fries or chips
Pb and J
$4.79
French fries
Chips
Hot Dog
$4.79
French fries
Chips
DESSERTS​
Apple Pie
$3.49
Ice cream $+0.99
Key Lime Pie
$3.99
Ice cream $+0.99
Choc, Eclair Pie
$4.49
Ice cream $+0.99
Chocolate Cake
$4.99
Ice cream $+0.99
Cornbread
$1.49
Corn on the Cob
$1.49
Chips
$1.99
Sw. Tater Fries
$1.99
Hushpuppies (6)
$1.99
Pints Cole Slaw
$3.99
About
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 May 29, 2020 via mobile

We always stop at Fat Crabs every time we come down here. The seafood can’t be matched! You can’t go wrong with the steamed shrimp, to the clams, to the oysters, crab legs, and fresh fish. The sauces they have are awesome and the staff...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

This place has self serve drinks and great food! Friendly wait staff who answered all our questions. It was a bit expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

Fat Crabs is relaxed and easy to be there— casual. TVs with sports,, lager with lime on tap— friendly service— Leigh is really nice. The oyster basket with fries was great and the crab cakes with slaw and hush puppies even better! Recommend it!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

This has always been our go to place while in Corolla for barbecue and seafood. I was unable to eat the barbecue and baked np beans today because they were so hot, my mouth was burning. North Carolina barbecue is not this spicy. My mouth...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

The seafood was good. The brisket was a little dry. The drinks was good. You can eat outside or inside. nice atmosphere and friendly staff. The price was steep for the seafood.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019

This place really does not look or feel like some of the adds you see in tourist magazines. It is a lot more quaint a laid back. A very casual place. In fact you get up and go get your drinks, beer out of tall...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

We had a good sample of Fat Crabs food in a takeout order and found it "OK", but not much more. My guess is hot seafood served on site would be better. Crab legs seemed to be the best of the lot and would have...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Placed was clean. Service was very good. Mid September visit and no crowd. Raw oysters were great. Steamed seafood platter was ok. The mussels, clams, and oyster were a bit over done. The scallops were very good. Potato salad was ok as were the beans....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Ate here 2 times. Shrimp was really good and fresh trigger fish was good one night. Crab cakes - not recommended.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere, excellent food and wait staff. Only thing that kinda threw me was the self serf beer and soft drinks, but that was fun. This is a great place to eat and will on my most stop places when ever I’m in Corolla. This...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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