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Gary Howard Seafood

5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
+1 757-336-5178
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (29 reviews)
“steamed crabs” (11 reviews)
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down this one some of the best seafood and I live on the eastern shore. I ordered a dozen males and it was awesomely priced. And they threw in a few extra I was shocked! The shrimp was season just perfectly. Now the hush...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in our first night on Chincoteague Island - what a great way to begin our stay! The first thing we noticed: the fish looked spectacular - nothing like supermarket fish. I would have taken a bite out of the raw...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's one of those places that has super tasty cheap food and you will hurt yourself if you eat the whole meal. Plenty of sides come standard. You really can't go wrong.

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent many vacations stocking up with Gary Howard Seafood, however this trip we stopped by for lunch (at 1 pm Labor Day weekend) and they were totally unprepared. They told us they had just turned on the fryers and would not be able...More

Thank Laura136913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially order a dozen of their premium (#1) blue crabs, and steamed spicy. Ate them for lunch at Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge The family loved the crabs so much that, on the way back home, I ordered another dozen. Take out ordering was a better deal...More

Thank Romel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was once a very good family restaurant and has became a total rip joint. Worst seafood we've ever had in Chincoteague and ruined our dinner completely. The soft crab sandwich was so small it looked like a joke you might play on someone. Crabs...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Feel like cooking? If not, Gary Howard does the job for you. Get their carry-out menu. Fried fish or steamed shrimp, it is better than good.

Thank James O
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We always stop by Gary Howard's as our last stop before heading home and stock up on fresh fish. Their prices are excellent and they always have a nice selection of fresh seafood. The woman at the counter was able to give us some cooking...More

Thank 9Judy
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Even though they were closing went out of their way to help us with what we wanted! Awesome sweet corn pulled from the back for us and awesome shrimp.

Thank Tmorehart
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We get live clams here on ice and then either steam them on the beach or over by the park by the high school for a fun adventure. Clams are $15 for 50. The bins of picked crab looked so much better than the mushy...More

Thank BigMo_28
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
  • Phone Number: +1 757-336-5178
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