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The Crab Shack

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Seafood,
55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd, Intersection with Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6731
+1 910-319-0688
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“crab legs” (7 reviews)
“combo plate” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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55 Scotts Hill Loop Rd, Intersection with Hwy 17, Wilmington, NC 28411-6731
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The food was really good! My husband ordered the combo platter and he really enjoyed it. I ordered the little buddy and it was delicious. Our server was friendly and food came out quickly! The atmosphere was very laid back, and casual. We made the...More

Thank Yasmin H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Meal was just awful. Food was mediocre; seafood tasted old. Service was unenthusiastic. A total waste of a meal out.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

As usual I made a wrong turn and found a gem.. I ordered the bang bang shrimp wrap.. Size was great.. Shrimp,, lettuce, tomato, pepper.. Bang bang sauce was terriffic.. F fries were done right then the bar tender suggested dipping fries in tarter sauce......More

Thank George B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Some of your menu choices are written on a chalk board some meals come in pots but you can't beat the food if you are a sea food lover. Great atmosphere but if you are looking for linen table cloths and over dressed waiters don't...More

Thank det683
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We have been here several times and have had good experiences. Food good as well as the service. Next to a historic plantation. Nice to visit that as well. Were there one Sunday late morning and it appeared people came to eat there after church....More

Thank butterflies63
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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 20 June 2017 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 19 June 2017

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 18 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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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