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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood bisque” (33 reviews)
“burger” (66 reviews)
“kettle chips” (8 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 24 February 2010

My husband first took me to Clawson's in 1979. We were dating and that was my first trip to Beaufort. Clawson's was my favorite restaurant then. Thirty one years later, we still love to go there. Their Shrimp and Grits are the best in North...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2010

Clawson's is a great place to enjoy historic Beafort with a fine mix of entrees available. Family friendly, but with an upscale atmosphere. I feel comfortable going in my t-shirt to catch a great burger....or maybe throwing on something a bit nicer to enjoy a...More

Thank LeeMSmith
Reviewed 1 December 2009

We simply loved Clawson's! The food, atmosphere, decor, selection and our waitress were all outstanding and were exactly what we were looking for. We found good food at other restaurants in Beaufort, but none came close to matching the atmosphere, decor and selection of food...More

Thank GBMP
Reviewed 4 November 2009

we had 2 of their dirgibles, huge baked potatoes with stuffing, my wife had the veggie and I had the seafood one, both were sad. older potato, 3 small shrimp in mine, and the veggies and cheese were old, add a beer, and the sulfer...More

Thank garymiller
Reviewed 17 September 2009

We wanted a casual and comfortable spot for dinner in Beaufort a short walk away from our stay at the Inlet Inn. I'd read reviews in the local guides and the menu fit the bill. Prices, while note low, seemed more of a value than...More

Thank loveh2ofl
Reviewed 19 August 2009

I reviewed this place last year and gave it five stars. Since then I have been back several times and the service was very poor each time. I am not sure what the issue is, but the owners better improve things soon. Try Aqua behind...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2009

Ate lunch here August 3rd, 2009. The servive is local folk, the food is typical local shrimp & burgers. The rotary eats here weekly so you can get the drift of the nostalgia & the menu. This is a good stop for clean normal menu...More

Thank milring
Reviewed 8 August 2009

Beaufort is full of upscale "fine dining" establishments with "unusual" menus, beautifully adorned plates with small portions and high prices. This restaurant had excellent food at not so high prices with generous portions. The range of cocktail;s was also impressive and delicious.

Thank AGreen
Reviewed 4 August 2009

During our trip to Atlantic Beach - our family goes out for Seafood on a regular basis. This time we included Clawson's as we normally do and of course we were not disappointed! The crab cakes are to die for as is their homemade potato...More

Thank dnealRaleigh_NC
Reviewed 1 August 2009

I am British, my wife American, and a visit to Clawson's used to be one of the highlights of our annual visits to Morehead and Beaufort. Not any more. Standards had plunged last year and they were low again this year. In my view this...More

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Denyse F
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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