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The Crab Shack

) #10 of 38 Restaurants in Chincoteague Island ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-1880
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hush puppies” (67 reviews)
“crab” (59 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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1 - 10 of 491 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff!!! Love the local feel it has, very beachy vibe!!

Thank TamB_11
Reviewed yesterday

Really nice place. Our waitress was very good and we all enjoyed our meals. I recommend the crab cakes and their award winning chowder.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere wasn't bad. It was quaint with the decor and the Server was really nice and very attentive. I ordered the Soft Shell Crab basket that also came with fried, hush puppies and apple sauce. The quality wasn't terrible. But it wasn't above average....More

Thank ahn090
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate soft shell crab lunch and dinner while on Chincoteague Island. the atmosphere was great looked very nautical in décor. friendly workers, clean, crabs were great .A must on your dining exploring .

Thank peggyt860
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first day we stopped for lunch they didn't have the blue crab or hush puppies. We decided to make the best of it and I ordered the clam chowder and soft shell crab which were both very good. The soft shell crab has the...More

Thank Travellingmom18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful flounder platter...great hamburger s for the boys...Worth the wait!!!! Went back for lunch...ordered steamed seafood... A lot of shellfish...disappointed in the snowcrabs...blue crab delivery man was stuck out at sea during the storm. You know they are fresh....highly recommend...service with a smile😄

Thank RuthieLou2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I went for lunch and had the broiled Mahi special. Service was S-L-O-W and the Mahi tasted like it had been frozen, not fresh, and was overcooked and tough. The hush puppies were great, though. Would not recommend.

Thank Pton98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very good dinner there: burger and crab cakes. The accompanying fries, while not hand cut, were seasoned well. My crab cakes has a good flavor, full of crab. My wife enjoyed her burger. Our server, Stella, did a fine job: friendly and...More

Thank luke47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay so we go to the beach and say we gotta go there ... But it looks like a shack ...how can it possible be as good as a "nicer" looking place ... OMG we finally went on our last night on the island ......More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is nothing impressive, but the menu is interesting and the service was good at lunchtime. We had a light lunch of appetizers - crab/cheese covered pretzel that was huge; plenty of cheese and crab and very unique. Also had crab potato skins that...More

Thank jBcWpBfL
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LouAnn B
24 August 2015|
Response from Jessica B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello LouAnn B, Our menu is available on our Facebook page. I can also scan in a copy for Tripadvisor in a few hours.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-1880
Seafood restaurant featuring a variety of seafood baskets, complete with fries and slaw, steamed crabs and shrimp, kids menu, and outdoor seating. Come in and try our signature dishes and our amazing burgers. There is something for everyone.
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