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Clawson's 1905 Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
+1 252-728-2133
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood bisque” (32 reviews)
“kettle chips” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (18 reviews)
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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

If you are looking for local fried seafood this is the place! They have several po boy options as well. Prices are decent and atmosphere is great

Thank bmorris537
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our dinner here - the food was good, not too much that you were over full, but enough that you didn't need anything more. Everything was very tasty.

Thank JeffandDeeNC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and reasonable price. Chowder, shrimp burger, beer are all good choices. Some in our party like the French onion soup. Good for couples and families.

Thank Rickrdu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eddie Z here again.I don't know anymore who rates these eating establishments but after having lunch here this week,my advice to you would be stay home and have a can of soup!!I ordered the triggerfish which was ok and my wife had the short rib...More

Thank Ed Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Brisket with the most darkish horseradish sauce in the world. Their cheesy grits are remarkable. Not gummy but smooth and creamy. Dessert was awesome deep rich chocolate ice cream cake with real home made whipped cream. And large enough so everyone at the...More

Thank fizzysivie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times. We love the unique decor and history of the restaurant. The menu has a great variety, food is delicious and service was fantastic!

Thank Mugbuddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, drinks and wait staff. This was our favorite place in Beaufort that we found to eat at on this trip. Fresh fish, good sides and reasonable prices. You can't go wrong here.

Thank gowake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped here while touring around Beaufort NC. We were not disappointed about anything we had!! Food fabulous! Server attentive courteous honest and efficient!!! Atmosphere and structure historical. Angus burgers and huge onion rings can't be beat. Love this place.

Thank Jackie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely spot on the main street across from the waterfront. The decor is quaint with beautiful wood floors and antiques. My seafood bisque was excellent. I also ordered the flounder sandwich. It was satisfying but lacked the crispy outer coating that I...More

Thank debNoblesvilleIN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a while since our last visit to Clawson's and it continues to impress me. The atmosphere is set as a throw back to an old mercantile store in a quaint little town. The decor offers plenty to spark conversation and imagination. The menu...More

Thank Rick W
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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