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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crab bisque” (90 reviews)
“blue crabs” (71 reviews)
“hush puppies” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
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1 - 10 of 765 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted some raw oysters and clams, this was the place everyone said to go. Only one other party was seated when we arrived, so service was prompt. The shellfish was fresh, tasty, and reasonably priced. Cole slaw was very good also. We will visit again...More

Thank BattenBell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried them as were traveling through the outer banks and boy are glad we found them. My wife was on a quest for blue crabs and this was the place. First off, we splurged with blue crabs and fried oysters and hush puppies. They all...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a tiny hole in the wall this place pumps out a crazy amount of food! We had the oyster stew, crab bisque, blue crab dip, and oysters on the half shell. UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! To say the least. We plan on stopping there everyday until we...More

Thank Tana M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I ate at this restaurant for the first time in 2014. I've gone back every time I've been in the Outer Banks since then! Great Seafood, fun staff, and cold beer! It doesn't get any better than this!

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and myself had dinner twice last week at this establishment. Carryout and eat in is offered. Small place with stools along a long counter and only a couple tables. We sat at the counter and our placemat was a long sheet of brown...More

Thank dachsiemom2014
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What a joy to read that you've already been back to enjoy another meal with us! We appreciate your compliments on our food and service. Can't wait to see you back for trip number three!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to check this place out based on the good reviews it has and we were not disappointed.It is a small place and not fancy ,we sat at the counter the staff is very friendly.We ordered the blue crab nachos they...More

Thank Natalie K
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the kind review! Tacos and nachos are two of our favorite menu items also. You'll have to try more taco options on your next visit. There are so many delicious options!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I love ordering blue crabs and steamed shrimp. Go here every time we are in town. My husband is a Maryland boy who grew up in NC. This place fits him to a T. No frills, sit at the bar, friendly, fast service....More

Thank Mightymimsy
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for stopping in during each visit to the Outer Banks! We love welcoming familiar faces. It adds to our family atmosphere, and we're happy that you're a part of that.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a really small place and not fancy, but great food and that's what we like. Beer is only in cans and bottles. They have some wine choices as well. Prepare to wait for a table especially if you need a booth. It is...More

Thank Beth D
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Crab bisque and soft crabs - yum! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your compliments on our food and service. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner based on Trip Advisor and Yelp and weren't disappointed. This was the best crab bisque we've ever tasted. I know there was dill in it but not sure of the other spices. A little bit of a kick and a...More

Thank Parislvr1
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so happy to hear that you're already planning to come back! We appreciate the review and are flattered to be the favorite meal of your trip. Have a great day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very casual spot for fresh and local seafood, particularly blue crabs. I had the soft-shell crab platter with hush puppies, and husband had the local fried scallops. He also had a wonderful locally-brewed lemongrass beer. Service and food were both good. The hush puppies are...More

Thank novacc
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so happy to hear that both you and your husband enjoyed your meal with us! We especially appreciate your compliments to our staff. We can't wait to serve you again.

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Salinacherry1979
July 4, 2016|
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Response from RCBLOVER | Reviewed this property |
Price probably changes daily. I would call and ask.
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Melissa B
July 17, 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Our bushel pricing is available for takeout only but we can cook it up for you if you decide to go that route. If you're dining in, you can order as many dozens or pounds as you'd like. If you're... More
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lucamax9
February 27, 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
October is a great time of year for seafood in the Outer Banks! Local blue crabs, shrimp, and oysters should all be in season. We look forward to your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2483
  • E-mail
Description
We're a locally owned shellfish market and oyster bar offering the freshest, local seafood in the Outer Banks. Our specialty is blue crabs and steaming is always free. Eat in or Take out. Open year-round 7 days a week from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. For more information, please visit our website.
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