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“Really ... really touristy.”

Dirty Dick's Crab House
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Southern Shores, North Carolina
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Really ... really touristy.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2014

Good if you want to take the kids for a fairly priced, noisy crab dinner, or buy one of their famous "I got my crabs at Dirty Dicks" T-shirts, but for quality seafood? Keep looking.

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Lady Lake, FL
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

What can I say....the food was top notch. The seafood was fresh and plentiful and perfectly prepared. If you are with people who don't esp. like seafood, they're plenty of other choices!!

Visited June 2014
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Milford, Ohio
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Down the Tubes”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

Last ate here 7 years ago and thought it was great. Now I wouldn't bother again. Food was pricey, not that spectacular and really not as fun as I remember it. Much better choices in the area.

Visited June 2014
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Horrible Service ”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Sat and waited for 15 minutes for a waitress and when she came to the table she said she was busy and would be about 10 minutes before she could bring our drinks. Finally after 5 minutes we got our sweet teas. The calamari was over cooked and the marinara sauce was gross. Got a salad and there was DIRT ON THE LETTUCE! THE SMOKED TUNA DIP WAS GREAT! That was the only thing. WONT BE BACK.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Try somewhere else.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

This place is not bad if you want a cute tee shirt. Everything seems to be fried and have a chain feel to it. I cook much better frozen fish sticks at home on a bad day. There are just way too many other excellent places to eat in this area than here.

  • Visited July 2013
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