We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Clawson's 1905 Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
+1 252-728-2133
Website
Today
11:30 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

591 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 588: English reviews
Midland, Texas
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an "ok" visit. I was disappointed in the food. Cute location but the food seemed like frozen warmed up food. Vegetables were Corn carrots and green beans that seemed like from a frozen bag. Mahi was dry Mashed potatoes were ok. Meat loaf was dry. Overall I could have cooked a much better fresh dinner at home. Staff... More 

Helpful?
Thank lessmith
Beaufort, North Carolina
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to Clawson's several times once for dinner with a friend, again for a friends bridal shower, and another when friends were in town. They have awesome food, a bar for mixed drinks, nice atmosphere. Enjoy my food each time I have been there, and would recommend any one to eat there, and the price isn't going to hurt your... More 

Helpful?
Thank Audrey S
NC
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to say that although our waitress was sweet and efficient, the food was overdone and the steak terrible.

Helpful?
Thank ssimpala
Concord, North Carolina
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I worked at Cape Lookout this summer and visited Clawson's a few times during my time there, both for lunch and dinner. The menu has a great variety, with seafood, burgers, Tex-Mex fusions, and vegetarian options. The staff was always very nice and service is quick. You can't go wrong here.

Helpful?
1 Thank Chelsea G
Charlotte, NC
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel alone a lot and don't usually have any issues. I went to Clawson's alone and was seated in an area that not only was away from others but there was a physcial wall. I waited 5 minutes and never even got a glass of water. I asked to be moved to another table where I could get served.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dee H
South Florida
Level Contributor
87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We settled into our dock space and cleaned the boat up by 7pm. Beautiful weather had the docks crowded so we hurried over to Clawson's across the street only to find it practically empty. I guess it was only Thursday night, but I was surprised. I used to come through Beaufort by boat often and always stopped at Clawson's for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jupitom
Melbourne, Florida
Level Contributor
360 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice front street location and has a nostalgic and semi charming interior, service was very good but food was fair at best. Do not expect a nice steak or fresh fish dinner.

Helpful?
Thank c0de7777
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places to dine and take out of town friends for a great meal with outstanding service.

Helpful?
Thank Ray H
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Level Contributor
25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

In Beaufort, itching to take a boat ride out to Shackleford Banks (whoo-hoo!), we timed our excursion rather poorly, arriving too late for a 1pm launch but in time for the last at 2pm. A need for food was expressed, and we spotted Clawson's from the ferry docks. It had a bit of an old decrepit storefront look to it,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Rick K
Waynesville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Beaufort is a great little coastal town to visit and Clawson's is a must stop for us for lunch. The ambiance of the restaurant has a great historical feel to it and the wait staff are friendly and attentive. The seafood we ordered was fresh and delicious. We started with the onion rings and they did not disappoint. I could... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda L

Travellers who viewed Clawson's 1905 Restaurant also viewed

Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
 
Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
 
Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
Beaufort, North Carolina Coast
 

Been to Clawson's 1905 Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 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 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Clawson's 1905 Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Greenville, North Carolina
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Clawson's 1905 Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?