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Crusty Crab Seafood Shack

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2118 Harbor Dr, Greenbackville, VA 23356
+1 757-824-5437
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Venice, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great food with the locals. All food fresh. Loved hush puppies. Fresh fish. Homemade coconut cake was outstanding. Great waitress. No pretensions here. Just good food. Call for a reservation first.

Thank gbrich2
Salisbury, Maryland
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but has a spectacular view of the ocean. It has a lot of character in its decor: silly stuff and Halloween decorations that I enjoyed. We ate here for lunch at 1pm. They were fairly busy with at least 4 other parties in their small space. Then entered 2 large... More 

Thank Cindy M
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The food was super good. We had a sampler platter, clam chowder, crab patties, shrimp tacos, and fish tacos between the 4 of us. It was a lot of food. All but the clam chowder was 5 star. The clam chowder was not the best so I would only give it 4 stars. The reason the review is 4 not... More 

Thank jandx
Freeland, Maryland
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151 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Rode here as part of OC Bike Week. It has become our tradition when in the area because it is delicious. Crazy Sponge Bob decor but excellent food, crazy big portions and a good value. We shared the crabby fries appetizer - which is so rich we always get too full for our lunches. Husband finished the double burger but... More 

Thank renarr
Parkville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Last visited May 2016. Don't let the area or the front of the retaurant fool you. We have been here several times and brought the grandchildren. The food is excellent and the prices are extremely reasonable. Where can a family of six go, get 3 appetizers, good food, drinks and pay less than $100. My husband and I always have... More 

Thank lgordon0557
New Jersey
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visited again, this time with our older children and it was a hit! Tuna, oysters, salad, clam strips, Crabby pork chop, and crabby fries all excellent!

Thank Zeesmom
Hacks Neck
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

good food and service in this quiet little place and it has a beautiful view of the water. In a small town of Greenbackville.

Thank Wolfgang C
Greenbackville, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Served mostly fried food. Not very clean inside but has a beautiful view of the bay. The table is very sticky so your elbow will stuck to the table if you leave it there too long.

Thank sandy37705
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Ok, we had heard about this from a local. We called Friday and Miss Carol told us no go so we called again on Saturday. Then we were told we could take our chances and that's just what we did. We got a table inside and our server was great. We had read that service could be hit or miss... More 

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Chincoteague, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stopped by yesterday after a round of golf at the nearby course with 3 of my golf buddies. Have heard about the place for a while but this was my first visit. Although it's a true "seafood shack" type of place, no high end décor, just the basics but the location is right on the water with great views. Prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2118 Harbor Dr, Greenbackville, VA 23356
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Greenbackville
  • Phone Number: +1 757-824-5437

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?