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I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar

3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
+1 252-449-2483
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“blue crabs” (74 reviews)
“crab bisque” (94 reviews)
“hush puppies” (114 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Such a fun little place with very fresh oysters, soft shells and sweet potato fries. Great service and well priced.More

1  Thank DorindaEnnis
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for us. I see that you're a fan of our sweet potato fries. Have you tried they hushpuppies? They're served with that same yummy sweet sauce and we know you'll just love them....More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our third trip to this unassuming seafood bar was as good as the first hour price - $5 for a dozen 5 -6 pm), 1/2 dozen blue crabs (you get to choose your level of spice - yay!) and sides of hush puppies, asparagus and...More

Thank Sybil61
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

I love your advice to "go early and often"! We're thrilled to hear how much your enjoyed your meal. Hope you'll join us again soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's in a strip mall. It's tiny -- only 3 or 4 indoor tables plus counter seating. But it's exactly what you want when you're looking for Maryland style blue crabs in the Outer Banks. Being raised near the Chesapeake Bay, I'm a fiend for...More

1  Thank Livingwatergirl
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

I loved seeing a review all the way from Florida! Thanks for taking time out of your travels to leave a review for us. We love that you noticed our spice is just a bit different from Old Bay. As you know, the taste is...More

Reviewed 23 October 2015

Ate here last night. The crabs were so fresh. A really neat little place. We eat here every time we are in town.

Thank Patricia M
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you for coming back again and again. That's truly the best compliment we could ask for. We look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We happened upon this place as we had just gotten into town and we were looking for a place to eat dinner. At first we were concerned that it was not kid friendly as it was set up as more of a bar with only...More

Thank dechantjm
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Graham will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed his service so much. He's great with customers and it's always nice to feel appreciated. Your original concern that we weren't kid friendly is a common one. Parents will be happy to know that we have...More

Reviewed 19 October 2015

Great soup, oysters raw or steamed good tasting sauces. Only wish that they served more than beer and wine.More

Thank Lee127
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for complimenting our restaurant! While we don't have plans to carry liquor any time soon, it may interest you to know we're looking to expand our beer selection. We'd love suggestions if you have...More

Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We have stopped here the past 2 years and haven't been disappointed! They have great local seafood and it was the only place that we could find in October that still had blue crabs. The snow crab was also delicious. It would be nice to...More

Thank SarahAnneTH
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thank you for being a repeat customer! You'll be happy to know that, because we catch our own crabs, they're usually on the menu until sometime in December. That's definitely rare in this area and we're so glad you noticed. We would love your suggestions...More

Reviewed 18 October 2015

My husband and I ate here while traveling the NC Coast. One of the best meals we had. Very casual with good food at a good price. We were pleasantly surprised. Doesn't look like much from the outside but the seafood was good.More

Thank Debbiesm40
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

It's great to hear that you were able to look past our strip mall exterior and gave us a try! We're the epitome of "don't judge a book by its cover" and are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for leaving...More

Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

This is clearly a local favorite and the take-outs were quickly heading out the door. The sign said wait to be seated but after a bit someone came by an just told us to find a seat. I assume waiting for a seat is more...More

Thank tarheeltraveler4509
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and appreciate you sharing those sentiments with us! It's unfortunate to hear that the service you received spoiled your experience and for that I am truly sorry. While it's wonderful to hear that other staff...More

Reviewed 11 October 2015

Just had lunch here (6 old friends meeting for the weekend) and ooh la la what a great fun place to be happy, eat happy and have a happy bill. Top choices our group raved about: fried oyster sandwich, soft shell crabs, fabulous crab bisque,...More

Thank JoJoWhee
IGYCOBX, Manager at I Got Your Crabs Shellfish Market and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

So happy to hear that your group lunch turned out well! You guys tried some of my personal favorite menu items like crab bisque and sweet potato fries. That sounds like a great lunch. Thank you for the review!

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Salinacherry1979
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Response from RCBLOVER | Reviewed this property |
Price probably changes daily. I would call and ask.
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Melissa B
18 July 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Our bushel pricing is available for takeout only but we can cook it up for you if you decide to go that route. If you're dining in, you can order as many dozens or pounds as you'd like. If you're... More
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lucamax9
27 February 2015|
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Response from IGYCOBX | Property representative |
October is a great time of year for seafood in the Outer Banks! Local blue crabs, shrimp, and oysters should all be in season. We look forward to your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-9237
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-2483
  • E-mail
Description
We're a locally owned shellfish market and oyster bar offering the freshest, local seafood in the Outer Banks. Our specialty is blue crabs and steaming is always free. Eat in or Take out. Open year-round 7 days a week from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm. For more information, please visit our website.
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