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Gary Howard Seafood

5315 Deep Hole Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2712
+1 757-336-5178
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“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 June 2016

Stayed with friends on the island and when we cooked at home, we bought our seafood from Gary Howard (as do the knowledgeable locals). We bought absolutely fresh local fish, clams, and shrimp. Another day on my trip and I've have been buying oysters and...More

Thank VAfoodie2014
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stay for the week and often cook our own and always buy our crab here. They do cook as well and often have them do our shrimp.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Friendly service, quick service and the best steamed shrimp! Quaint shop with lots of fresh seafood to pick from! A must stop if you like seafood!

Thank hirsthome
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Have bought seafood all over the island but keep returning to Gary Howards when I need the freshest crabs, clams and oysters.

Thank jag206
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Gary Howard is the place to go for fresh seafood to cook at home. They have an excellent selection and it is always very fresh.

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Get them to cook you a meal. Pickup fresh seafood to cook yourself. Either way, it'll be great (unless you stink at cooking)

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Have been here twice now and enjoyed each trip. Got the soft shell sammich with some sides. The fries are just okay, but some of the other fried goodies are very well done (tasty). Not too expensive either compared to some main island eateries. If...More

1  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Great seafood, best oysters you can eat , can get cooked dinners to go, everything good about this. We go several times during the week we are in Chincoteague , and bring oysters and clams home with us.

1  Thank Ednamae L
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This used to be my go-to place to get oysters, but not so much anymore. Admittedly, it is off season when I visit looking for bivalves, but I can usually find them on the island. Over my last three trips to Gary Howard they had...More

Thank FoodieWriter13
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Excellent quality clams and crabs. We have ordered take out several times and have not been disappointed.

Thank dapyb
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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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