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The Crab Shack

) #356 of 526 Restaurants in Wilmington €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd, Intersection with Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6731
+1 910-319-0688
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd, Intersection with Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6731
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While some dishes were fine, my broiled seafood combination had dried Italian spices on it. I cannot understand why anyone would do this, totally ruined the dish.

Thank HankW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a party of 7 at lunch time and they quickly took our order and got the food out. The crab balls were great. The blackened shrimp platter was delicious. All the food was fresh and tasty. We would highly recommend.

Thank mk0714
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the combo platter with flounder, shrimp, scallops. Sides: redskin potatoes and corn on the cob. (Best corn on the cob!!) Scallops were rather large.

Thank cooler_designer
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went to The Crab Shack almost by accident. We were traveling to Topsail and looking for some lunch. Pulled out T/A to find something close by and when we stopped at the light we just happened to see the restaurant. So glad we saw this...More

Thank BillReel
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Don't let the shack fool you - it's a great place to eat at! The crab dip was the bomb! My daughter and I both got the crab leg dinner - very good!

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The five of us had a different menu item, all of us love everything we got. Not a complaint. Very fast well liked service too. I would recommend, and I'm a tough grader.

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 9 October 2016

On the whole, this was a pretty good experience. The seafood was plentiful and surprisingly the burger hit the spot. The major problem, however, was some of the crabs in the Crab Daddy tasted rank and were clearly dead before they were cooked. The crabs...More

Thank tren2no
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Four of us went for dinner. calamari was great an long with crablegs. Not much on ambience. What everyone had was verry good. Just cant remember what they had

1  Thank jddslucas2
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat before hitting the beach and was not disappointed! I had the boom boom shrimp wrap and my boyfriend had the soft shell crab sandwich. Both meals were excellent!

Thank Schnika P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you like local dives and good seafood this might be your place. We ate dinner here last night and enjoyed the food, all 7 of us. Serving sizes were generous and we were seated and fed quickly. The waitress was attentive and friendly and...More

Thank bfarber
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
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: 55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd, Intersection with Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6731
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-319-0688
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