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The Crab Pot

) #35 of 39 Restaurants in Surf City €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
+1 910-328-5001
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible32%
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“steamers” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There were a lot of tables open but only two servers. Our waitress was pleasant. Everyone liked their food but me - I ordered the jerk chicken sandwich. It wasnt the same seasoning I'm use to but when she came to give us our bill...More

Thank Taraland45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy night with 10 in our party. We were seated right away. Our table had backless bar stools for seats. The 6 year old did fine but we were nervous about the 4 year old. Thankfully they had high booster seats...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and food! We were seated in the patio area and although it is June and hot we stayed cool and comfy. Food was excellent and the service was great! Our server was Cameron

Thank deniseFlorida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in Surf City and needed a seafood fix. Portions were large (could've shared a couple of entrees, as no one finished their plates. Convenient location with plenty of parking in front and back of the restaurant. I think in the dead of summer,...More

Thank Nowiki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I listed the cons in title. The food is Consistently good each year but it is pricey for the type of joint it is and wooo it gets hot I there and we went on a relatively cool evening. The sour margarita is good and...More

Thank awaywegoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting restaurant with wonderful she crab soup. Crab cake sandwich and grouper sandwich were ok. Needed a little more flavor. Great service and very friendly. Will give it another try sometime!

Thank Betty S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most other places we tried to go to ,this night, had too much of a wait time so we decided to give this place a shot.Place was not very busy and we were seated immediately. Our waitress took our drink order and didn't know what...More

Thank Gator540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to get a steamer pot to take home. Last night of vacation and easy meal fresh ingredients and instructions included. Can't miss easy dinner!

Thank crabber_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't dress up, come as you are. Simple seafood and a beer make Crab Pot a solid downscale dinner every time we are on Topsail.

Thank DesignGuy
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We ate at the crab pot last night and found it to be a very eclectic type atmosphere. The staff were friendly and the food was average for this type of establishment.

Thank cmac811
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6687
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-5001
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