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The Crab Pot


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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We often visit here when we go to the beach. The last 2x it was average. The wait for the food was long and there was nothing new on the menu. No specials for dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gh1002016
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Crab Pot has delicious food and we enjoyed the atmosphere. It seemed like they needed more staff working and I was disappointed that both times went went there, they were out of something.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gyda H H
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Great local place with a fun vibe! The seafood is fresh and very tasty. The fried scallops, shrimps, calamari and oysters were all wonderful. They also have good burgers for those who aren't seafood lovers.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jenniferk913
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We eat at The Crab Pot every time we visit Topsail Island. Food is great, atmosphere is fun and drinks are amazing.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Barbara A
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Horrible. Stay away!!!! Our waitress forgot to place 2 of 8 orders. We had to wait an hour for the first round of food for 6 of us and the other two got their food 20 min later while most of us were done eating....More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank RoadWarrier1
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Terrible service! We were told we would have a half hour wait. An hour later, we were seated. Food took about an hour to come out and when the waitress brought it out, she realized she forgot to put in one of our orders. So...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank DianeJirci
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The best advice I can give is to just say NO!! We waited over 20 minutes before being acknowledged by the most rude person who informed she didn't know how long the wait would be, and basically, if we didn't want to wait, we should...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank GreenEyedLady518
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We ate here our last night on Topsail, sorry we didn’t try it sooner because we would have been repeat customers. From our waitress to the decor and food, we were totally satisfied with our visit! Will absolutely visit again on our next trip to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank seeitall822016
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Jambalaya is delicious. Just the start of lunch. The Dungeness crab is also wonderful. My daughter had snow Crab legs and she crab soup. My wife had a half pound of shrimp and a Dungeness crab as well. Everyone was extremely pleased with the wonderful...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 984acp
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We've been coming to the restaurant for 35+ years and have always enjoyed the atmosphere. Unfortunately they have changed their menu and upped their prices without providing enough food to substantiate those prices. The flounder I had was very good but there was very little...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Stacy B
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June 20, 2018|
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This place is a joke. Better off watching there terrible food and service via their live webcam instead of going there.
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