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€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1200 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209-3503
+1 703-528-2722
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1200 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209-3503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a good restaurant within walking distance of the Hyatt Centric hotel and came across the Quarterdeck. It is about a 15 minute easy walk. The reviews I read said I should consider this place for a meal I was planning for...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server, Stephanie F, helped us through ordering and eating crab. We enjoyed all the food. We tried everything. Authentic atmosphere and a great bar.

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Spent several evenings at the Quarterdeck. Good drink selection and friendly staff. The seafood is excellent. They specialize in crab dishes.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Basically this is the place to go for crab n beer. It’s a very casual place, and if you want the large crab you should call ahead and let them know. The location is in a residential neighborhood, and there’s street parking.

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Stopped here on a whim, we had a mixed experience. The vibe is that it's kind of a neighborhood bar hangout crossed with a Chesapeake crab house that doesn't have a lot of disciplined order to it in terms of service. We didn't have a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

So so restaurant. Kind of a dive. I had the lobster roll and the muscles. The muscles were amazing but the lobster roll was kind of bland and expensive. I was definitely eating thawed lobster because the middle pieces were still cold. The restaurant itself...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I stopped here for a quick lunch and sat at a table in the bar area. I ordered the Maryland crab soup and a crab cake that came with fries . It was pretty full in there and Steph who was working as the bartender...More

Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place not too far from Arlington national cemetery, found this place on Google map. The food was good... my kids got crab legs and they enjoyed them.

1  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Absolutely the best place for crabs in Arlington. It ain't cheap but damn their good.

1  Thank Bill N
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Walkable from our hotel, friendly, good food. Reservations were not needed in the fall and winter months. Known for the best crabs that many of us had chicken for salads and they were very good

1  Thank Harborwarcher
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John P
24 April 2017|
Response from DrChipB | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Call ahead.
21 September 2015|
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Response from Claudine C | Reviewed this property |
You would be best served to call the restaurant directly to get your answer. They do sell out, so call before you go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-2722
A fixture of the Fort Myer Heights neighborhood for over 35 years providing a relaxed atmosphere perfect for family dining or just catching up with old friends. Most notably known for our seasonal Maryland Blue Crab feast and cold beer, we also serve a wide variety of classic American and Seafood fare year round. Stop on by and join us for some crabs!!
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