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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” (9 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 10 June 2011

We ate here last night for my birthday dinner. This is a wonderful old building! Our waitress was super and gave us some great suggestions. I had the garlic skewered shrimp and my hubby had the seafood combo and added a crabcake. They were both...More

Thank seayturtle
Reviewed 12 May 2011

We stayed at a hotel in Beaufort on Saturday 5/7 and the desk clerk recommended Clawson's as they had fried seafood options. As it was a Saturday night, I called ahead to see if reservations might be necessary--the man who answered said they were at...More

2  Thank NCtraveler63
Reviewed 27 March 2011

My wife and I stayed in Beaufort for a weekend. We chose Clawson's for our first meal and ended up going back 3 times! Everything we ordered was great. You HAVE to try their onion rings! Amazing!!!

1  Thank mit43
Reviewed 27 March 2011

Beaufort has many wonderful resturants and bars, and being locals we get to enjoy them all....but our favorite is Clawson's. The minute we walk in the door, we're welcomed by one or more cheerful staff. The decor and atmosphere is warm and welcoming....there is just...More

1  Thank Don C
Reviewed 25 March 2011

We (2 retired couples) traveled down the Outer Banks, took the ferry, finally arriving in Beaufort, NC. Drove to the marina in search of a place for late lunch. Clawson's is right on Front Street. We are glad we found it. We ask about portion...More

1  Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 21 March 2011

We visited Beaufort on a warm March weekend. Our hotel, the Beaufort Inn, was within walking distance , perhaps 2 or 3 blocks. After a day of driving, we simply wanted a drink and some nice food. Clawson's atmosphere is casual. The bar was nice,...More

Thank Eleanor G
Reviewed 24 February 2011

My husband and I took our first trip to Beaufort last weekend and we stopped into an oldtime convenience store to ask which restaurant in the area was the best. We were told without heisitation that Clawson's was the best. We headed over to Clawson's...More

Thank katemh38
Reviewed 25 October 2010

We stopped in for lunch today and had the a great meal with exceptional service. The restaurant was full so we sat in the Pub. Jennifer was our waitress and made us feel like we were guests in her own home. A refreshing experience that...More

Thank j_westbest
Reviewed 1 October 2010

As locals, we eat at Clawson's at least once a week. We always sit in the bar area and typically order appetizers and/or burgers. While they do offer seafood dishes, their biggest strength is in their pub fare, especially with their new menu. The service...More

2  Thank inRoam
Reviewed 17 August 2010

We could not be more pleased with our food and the staff at Clawson's in Beaufort, NC. Everyone was extremely nice and we were made to feel right at home. Our food was excellent and served with the utmost care. We will certainly return over...More

Thank 081410
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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