Crab Shack

7601 River Rd
Newport News, VA 23607
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Outdoor Dining

Customer Reviews (9 reviews)


on Citysearch Mar 14, 2010
We go to The Crab Shack several times per year simply because it looks west across the James River and is the most beautiful place to eat and watch a sunset in Newport News, maybe the Tidewater area. Service has always... (more)


on Citysearch May 09, 2009
Management was rude and uncaring. Took more than 20 min to change over a Keg. Did not get refills on soft drinks. Food was cold and incomplete. Doesn?t know the difference between cheese cake and key lime pie.... (more)


on Citysearch May 07, 2009
Located on the bank of the James River, The Crab Shack (not to be confused with the inferior Joes Crab Shack), is THE place to visit if you're in the mood for the best tasting seafood, at the most reasonable price's.... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 08, 2008
Great Crab legs and service. The waiters dance and it is fun. They have a nice playground for the kids to play at. A nice view. The prices a... (more)

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on Citysearch Nov 10, 2008
This restaurant is located right on the water and the scenery is beautiful while your eating their fabulous seafood. The kids even will enjo... (more)

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on Citysearch Sep 29, 2008
The crab shack is an old family favorite. They have a great staff, and if you like seafood, you will love their crab. I would highly recom... (more)

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on Citysearch Sep 22, 2008
For those of us who have been around a long time, we remember when the Crab Shack really was just a little shack at the end of the fishing p... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 24, 2008
I have been to this place on several occassions and the one consistant thing I can say about it is, poor service and okay food. The atmosphere is what you are paying for and while it is beautiful, it is still overpriced.... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 04, 2002
How much better can it get, yout sitting on the water with a sunset. (more)

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