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6 Crabs of Williamsburg

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118 2nd Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good fresh food. Fried calamari was excellent. Steamed crabs were perfectly done. If we lived near here we would certainly hit this place up for takeout on the regular. Fries were excellent too. Facility was a barebones cinder block building and I would never have stopped if not for the online reviews......very glad I did.

Thank 1Summey1
West Point, Virginia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went there to get some shrimp it was like 899 a pound and it wasn't even that big it was like medium size and then they wanted 2 more dollars to steam it ended up going to farm fresh getting jumbo shrimp for 999 a pound and they steamed it for free so it was a much better deal... More 

Thank suegreggs
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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133 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here for a light lunch and it was great! I had popcorn shrimp and fries and my partner had catfish, shrimp and fries. The server was super nice and the prices were amazing. I can't believe how inexpensive my lunch was. We will be back.

1 Thank Becky H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I were visiting on vacation and wanted something the locals might eat. Found 6 crabs. Tiny market where you can order and eat there. You're sitting at some old mismatched tables, eating out of Styrofoam, and there are Chinese lanterns on the wall. Seafood rivaled what we had at the finest restaurants at just above half the money.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We stop by this place every time we go down to Myrtle Beach, their seafood is one of the freshest we have tasted, we noticed that the owner has changed recently. The dishes have actually gotten better, crabcakes, catfish, scallops, shrimps are to die for. Service is also better. They are very friendly. If you are in the area or... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey, USA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Stopped by to get our fill of crabs while traveling in Williamsburg - had to wait a bit for a fresh batch to arrive - can't get fresher than that! Courteous and friendly staff. Take out only. Calamari had a bit too much breading, but the dipping sauce was great. Definitely would return.

2 Thank dtillisch
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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284 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We saw this place in Trip Advisor and had to try it. Glad we did. The seafood was freshly prepared for us and not in advance. Don't let the outside keep you from eating here. Popcorn shrimp was excellent as well as the Whiting fish fillet. My favorite was the sea scallops which was really, really good, especially for my... More 

Thank GTZW
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We usually stop here for take out when we are visiting Williamsburg. Our small upstate NY town does not offer much fried seafood so we look forward to this. We have been here about 4 times in the last 8 years. This last trip was a disappointment. The place was not very clean. The selections were printed on a menu... More 

Thank javabean7052
Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Food was fresh & delicious. Fish was fried prefect, crabs were very meaty & seasoned just right. Will visit again next time I'm in town.

Thank karynlcarter
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

The Flounder was delicious, scallops, oysters & shrimp likewise ! We ate there first nite & next evening had a takeout order. We read the reviews & were told not to judge food by exterior...exactly right ! We will go again when in the area.

Thank Barbara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 2nd Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg

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