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The Crab Shack

6560 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2248
+1 757-336-1880
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (75 reviews)
“crab” (65 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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6560 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2248
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Reviewed yesterday

We liked sitting in the screened porch for the feel of outside without bugs. Food was plentiful in the seafood steamer. All the food was tasty

Thank SCADmom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hush puppies were great. Portions were large. Loved our meals try the shrimp! Kids meals were good and lots to go. Service was great.

Thank mchaffieclan
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in at the crab shack taking a break from the beach. They had an open deck for outside dining and a screened outside dining area as well as the inside restaurant area. The menu had a good variety for the seafoood lover, kids...More

Thank bdub71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here for almost 10 years. And the food and staff are always nice. Only complaint is that they don’t have crabs everyday. You have to drive by and see their sign “ we have blue crabs today”. But otherwise it’s a good...More

Thank kolzilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed late night dinner here. We were there after closing and they did not try to rush us out or anything. Really enjoyed laid back atmosphere and quality service.

Thank covey99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Indoor, outdoor or screened-in porch dining with excellent food and good service. Enjoyed fried okra ... really tasty and not overbreaded, also fried shrimp and fries, good cole slaw and bottomless iced tea. Good prices. Nice place to experience the pace and tenor of the...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The French fries were delicious. The cucumber salad was good. The waitress was nice. It was great sitting outside. However, the steamed shrimp was flavorless and the crab cake sandwich was not great. So disappointing to take the time to read reviews and then have...More

Thank Sylvia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here. Excellent oysters! Buddy got fried shrimp. Said the breading was strange and they were just ok. Service was excellent and restaurant was very clean. Good prices.

Thank Tad1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - crabcake sandwich, seafood potato skins and softshell crab basket. Excellent service by our waitress Logan.

Thank Don A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called crab shack and was told they were open until 10:00 pm and were seating until 9:00 and they had a twenty minute wait. So we went to restaurant at 8:25 only to be told after waiting that they could not seat us because they...More

Thank dotherighttheme
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Questions & Answers
5 December 2017|
Response from 64Kat2017 | Reviewed this property |
How should a traveller know? call the establishment if you want to know hours or look them up online - don't be so lazy.
Diane R
8 October 2017|
Response from luke47 | Reviewed this property |
Hmm, good question. Do not think that it open in November. Your best bet for a delicious meal is at Bill's Restaurant. It is a little pricey (NoVA prices!) but well worth it. If you desire to eat there on Thanksgiving... More
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6560 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2248
  • 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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