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Clawson's 1905 Restaurant

425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
+1 252-728-2133
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood bisque” (33 reviews)
“burger” (66 reviews)
“kettle chips” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here for dinner on a Friday night. We had a reservation which is a must.... it was busy! The restaurant is in a cool old building on the main drag which gives it an interesting vibe. We immediately noticed that the beer selection...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had amazing crabcakes . Burgers and mahi-mahi were great also. Great food and wonderful service. Would definitely go back there!

Thank JudyB1056
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group went at 3:30 in the afternoon and were treated like royalty. The portions were more than generous. The shrimp Mac n cheese was wonderful and the shrimp & grits was some of the best I’ve ever had. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank Angelia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in Beaufort for decades, however the food was amazing and like they just opened. We had the fish and chips and the shrimp and grits. Both were outstanding! 10 out of 10! The shrimp and grits had bacon, onions, peppers, mushrooms,...More

Thank Mary Frances M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty typical fried fare. I had shrimp mac and cheese. It was delicious and the portions were huge. My husband had a burger, which he enjoyed. They had a kids menu too.

Thank rachel1121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered fish and chips $15.99 to much batter chips lack seasoning long johns is better quality and cheaper! Also had the fish of the day $24 plate 4oz tuna dry and chewy on top of mashed potatoes these were good with green beans and...More

Thank Wild M
JakeJustice, Owner at Clawson's 1905 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and for writing your review. I am sorry that you were disappointed with meals. Our fish and chips are hugely popular and usually receive compliments from locals and visitors alike. It is a tempura style batter that puffs up...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off the decor is pretty cool old time stuff everywhere. Deer heads, fish antiques replica postoffice and an interior loft. We sat in the bar area for a quick lunch service was great bartender was welcoming and the menu is quite extensive. The first...More

Thank dorygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place for lunch and just stored in. So glad we did! Seated promptly, attentive service, and cool atmosphere, but best of all wad the food. Wee opted for burgers and they had some great choices. Extensive menu. But even for a quick...More

Thank jlanphere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed friendly waitstaff and delicious dining at Clawson's. I had a sworfish special that was amazing. My girl's split an unbelievably good macaroni & cheese dish. I would go back again!

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch on a day trip to Harkers Island and Beaufort. We had a larger group but were seated right away. Fun mix of antiques and history surround you but what speaks "loudest" was the great food. We all had something different and...More

Thank beachlovernc2015
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Denyse F
8 April 2015|
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Response from DesMcLeish | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't tell you. I only ate downstairs and didn't see upstairs access. Suggest you give 'em a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-2133
  • E-mail
Have a question? Find our email address under restaurant info and we'll get back to you ASAP. Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub is housed in 108-year-old brick building at the center of lively and beautiful downtown Beaufort, North Carolina.From Clawson's famous Seafood Bisque to crab cakes to rotating local seafood features, Clawson's food is always homemade. Deli meats are fresh sliced daily, and our 1/2 pound Angus Burgers are hand pattied every morning. Even our burger buns are baked fresh in house! Don't leave town without a quart of one of our homemade dressings or side items.Clawson's Pub, an extension of the restaurant, serves the same full menu and offers eight rotating beer taps and dozens of bottled options. Clawson's loves craft beer and features a North Carolina brewery each month year round. Join us for free beer tastings on the first Friday of every month. Clawson's strives to provide a fun, casual dining experience in a comfortable atmosphere. Call us today for reservations, or see our website for our daily features and draft beers.
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