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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” (69 reviews)
“kettle chips” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
425 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516-2126
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Reviewed 10 August 2010

We've been a fan of Clawson's for years, but I recently hosted an event there and they did NOT dissappoint! The service was impecible-- the staff anticipated our needs before we voiced them and always with a smile. The food was delicious (I had the...More

Thank ncnittanylion97
Reviewed 2 August 2010

We ate here again recently while on vacation and the food was as superb as it has always been. The shrimp and grits is my personal favorite, and it didn't disappoint. Service was fantastic as usual, and the beer selection had some great microbrews from...More

Thank TLpartner
Reviewed 26 July 2010

if you ask around for restaurant recommendations in the Beaufort area, most people will tell you Clawsons. My only experience with the establishment was less than stellar. The food was certainly fresh but average. It seemed a little pricey for the offerings but then it...More

1  Thank Malenggay
Reviewed 18 July 2010

We had dinner here a few days ago. My husband ordered lightly fried fish and shrimp, and I ordered a pasta dish with scallops and shrimp, feta, spinach, in a light sauce. The fried seafood was limp and luke warm even the fries were limp....More

Thank resorttrippers
Reviewed 5 July 2010

Everything was a good, service was great, nice atmosphere! Oyster basket was very good, greek pizza was excellent, good chicken wrap,...... a little something for everyone.

1  Thank jrlazaro
Reviewed 20 June 2010

We came to the Crystal coast for our anniversary weekend, and decided to go to Beaufort for dinner. After reading TripAdvisor reviews, Clawson's was one of the places we considered for a nice unique dinner. We were disappointed. The food was average, the service was...More

Thank AdamandMary
Reviewed 18 May 2010

Started with a bowl of seafood bisque which was very good-lots of shrimp and fish with a well seasoned creamy broth. We waited 50 minutes for the main course. It was the special of the day-Mahi. It finally arrived but had an ammonia taste and...More

Thank dlabm
Reviewed 12 May 2010

Clawson's is across the water and presents a cheaper dinner/lunch option. The food is good, but not spectacular. Service is fine - Clawson's occasionally has live music or concerts, which is a great option. They are more family friendly than some of the other fancier...More

Thank riflemand
Reviewed 5 May 2010

We went to Clawson's after having had a pretty good meal there before. When we arrived they were moderately busy but not ovewhelmed. We ordered the fried oysters and the meal took far to long to come even though our waitress kept telling us the...More

Thank carolynmay323
Reviewed 1 April 2010

Clawson's is an institution in Beaufort and is fine for a quick sandwich or salad, but I would not recommend it for a nice evening out. There are several other restaurants with far more inspired fare and better atmosphere, including Clawson's sibling restaurant, Aqua. If...More

Thank 01NCtraveler
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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