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Gary Howard Seafood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
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Belvidere, New Jersey
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by a local. Great selection and most comes in daily. Beside seafood they offer takeouts. Tried the crab cakes and they were great. We will keep going back for more. Today its more fresh claims and grouper.

Thank jimbojr72
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Gary Howard! Every time we visit the island we had to get take-out from here. Friendly staff, quick service and excellent seafood lunch or dinner platters for the price you pay. It's a seafood market with a small parking area out front next to a campground off of neighborhood streets. Call ahead so no wait. We love the... More 

Thank stazandgazer
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and prices. Off the main road but definitely worth finding if you are looking for seafood to take-out. There are a few tables outside if you want to eat there.

Thank Chappionie
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here two nights in a row because the seafood is so delicious, the staff is also so friendly. So happy to give them our business.

Thank CRM2010
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Purchased fresh shrimp and clams for cook at home dinner. Worth the drive out Deep Hole Road to find it.

Thank Carrie7980
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

After striking out at the Crab Shack & Steamers for awesome blue crab a local steered me to this little hideaway. It's takeout only but worth it. This place knows how to cook seafood. Best Blue Crabs served on the Island hands down.

Thank thomasmI9356BW
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Take out seafood at it's finest. I got shrimp and steamers to take to a party and they were fresh and priced right. They offer oysters, crabs and locally caught fish too. Take it home to prepare yourself or they will steam it for you for a few extra bucks.

Thank Joe C
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This place was recommended to me by a local whom was married to a waterman, Needless to say the sea food is second to none. Outgoing as well. A must for oysters and clams when in season!

Thank west325
Smithsburg, Maryland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We have visited many times, order our seafood a head of time and everything is always so good. The also have lunch specials that are good

Thank Dawn D
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Overall, our takeout dinner was pretty decent, except the crab cakes were soft and salty (which may be fine for those who like them that way). But we did enjoy the convenience of phoning in our order and picking it up 20 minutes later. Better crab cakes would have greatly improved our experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: 757-336-5178

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?