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Dirty Dick's Crab House

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1006 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8955
+1 252-480-3425
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Pleasantville, New York
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a business trip to the area we stopped her for an early dinner. The food was good and the service was very helpful and friendly. I cannot comment about the atmosphere because there were very few patrons at the time of our visit. I would recommend stopping here if you are in the area.

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Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the ask you can eat fried platter. You can change out what you order. The pork chops are huge and juicy. The hush puppies are great. Waiter was fun. Sea salt scrub in the bathroom!!! Oh my yes!

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Thank Heather L
Waynesboro, Virginia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This was a last minute stop, because we had just gotten down to the Outer Banks and were hungry. The shop and location were good and the menu was full of items to try. Not a lot of selections for non-seafood eaters, but that's the choice you make in going to a crab house. Service was okay until we got... More 

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Thank Amy L
Huntington, New York
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

C'mon everyone knows you get the best crabs from Dirty Dicks ! I go there every time I'm on the banks . Good food , great staff , friendly fun atmosphere

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Thank _frmrjohnli
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch this week as a family. I had the clam strips and fish blue plate special. This came with the salad bar. I am so glad I had the salad bar, everything was fresh and made for a good salad. The clam strips were also great, the batter is very light and flavorful. Hope to go again... More 

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Kronenwetter, WI
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Would recommend this restaurant if ever in the area even if you don't like seafood. It's a lot of good family fun. Don't let the name scare you. I would recommend the bloody marries very good.

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Thank David B
Seymour, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

My husband and I ate at Dirty Dick's Crab House, which was not too far from our cottage in Nags Head, on our last night of a week's stay. We both had the Broiled Flounder Platter. Oh my gosh....the presentation of the meal was so pretty and the platter's were huge! The best part was the taste! The flounder with... More 

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Thank Teenchie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is PERFECT for guys who can pack away the fried food. Shrimp, scallops, clam strips, cod, and chicken are all a part of the all-you-can-eat fried portion. Their platters are nothing to take lightly either. You get a LOT of food here. Primarily, they have a seafood-based menu with other options. The non-fried food also comes with very... More 

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Thank Ashley R
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

four of us had four different things. not a complaint bout anything. was going to give it a four because nobody is perfect but heather was so good I had to do a five.;) rob has the place running like a top. if you aren't happy here then you need to go back to mcdonalds, that's the only thing you... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Food was average and wait staff was nice.... Restaurant was quite loud and very hot inside..... Hush puppies were good.... Broiled sampler platter was average.... I would probably not go back...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8955
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 252-480-3425

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