Dirty Dick’s Crab House Menu

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Breakfast served at Nags Head location 0nly. May 1st to October 31 – 8am-11:30am

All breakfast entrees served with complimentary Beignets. We also have fresh, hot donuts and Beignets daily for take-out.

Breakfast Buffet

Adults 12.99 / Seniors 10.99 / Kids Special Buffet 5.99 (10 & under)

Chef-Attended Station – with Omelettes, Pancakes, Waffles, Grits Martinis, and Homemade Sausages.

Also Featuring:
•Many Styles of Eggs
•Specialty Starch Items
•Cold Selections
•Breads, Pastries
•Fruits Whole and Cut
•House Smoke Salmon and Several Meats with all the Fixin’s

A La Carte Entrees

Eggs Any Style 7.99
Eggs “Benne” of the Day Mkt
Omelette (build your own) 9.99
DDX Crab Omelette 14.99
Stacked Pancakes 7.99
Belgian Waffles 7.99
Chef’s Special (see your server ) 7.99 

A La Carte Sides

Potato of the Day 1.99
Creamy Cheese Corn Grits 2.99
Applewood-Smoked Bacon 3.99
Homemade Sausage Patties 4.99
Virginia Country Ham 6.99
Bone-in Ham Steak (6-7oz) 9.99
NY Strip Steak (6-7oz) 9.99
Buttermilk Biscuit (huge) 1.99
Biscuit & Country Sausage Gravy 5.99
Single Donut 1.49
Single Pancake 2.99
One Egg/Two Egg 1.49/2.49
Fresh Berries 4.99
Yogurt/Berry/Granola Sundae 6.99
Brunch Burger 6.99

Eye Openers (Except Sundays)

Bloody Mary • Mimosa • Madras • Screwdriver • Cape Cod • Tequila Sunrise All 4.99 (mimosa 6 oz, all others 9 oz) 


All day menu – 11am-10pm in season or 11:30am til 9pm off season


Open – 3pm all year round

SNO Crab Legs – 13 over Market

Dungeness Crab – 13 over Market

Jumbo Spiced Shrimp (Royal Red) – “peel n eat” 6 over Market


Lunch:  Open – 3pm 15.99 all year round

Dinner: 3pm – close 18.99

Shrimp • Fish • Chicken

Fresh Clam Strips
Fries and Coleslaw

Available for dinner SEASONALLY.

All of the above reorders can also be Fried Shrimp, Clam Strips, Fish, or Chicken. Served with low country sausage, corn, and potatoes. • Available for lunch AND dinner seasonally. No Sharing • No To-Go • Not Valid with any other offers or coupons.


Fried Gator Tail/Jalapeño Ranch 12.99

Steamed Mussels 13.99
Butter, white wine, lemon, garlic, tomatoes and French bread.

Fried or Sautéed Crabfingers Mkt
With chicken/andouille jambalaya.

Fried Pickles / “DaDip” 8.99

Louisiana Crab Dip 14.99
No filler in this dip!! All crab and cheese.
Served with fresh fried pita chips.

*Oysters on the Half Shell GF• Market

Fried Calamari/N.O. Red Gravy 11.99

Smoked Tuna Dip /Fresh Fried Pita 9.99

Burgers • Sandwiches • PoBoys

Hamburger (8 oz.) 12.99
Fresh ground, hand-pattied.
add grilled onions/mushrooms/cheddar/American/blue/provolone/Swiss cheese. .99 ea.
add fried pickles/onion rings/applewood smoked bacon. 1.99 ea.

Paninis (pressed) 14.99
CAJUN FRIED TURKEY CLUB (ranch, turkey slices, bacon, tomato, onion, jam and American cheese).

HAM & SWISS (honey mustard, Swiss and dill pickle slices).

BONELESS PORK CHOP (bacon, ranch, Monterery Jack, cheddar cheese and a side of country gravy.) Fried or grilled.

Poboys (8″ Long) 14.99
Your choice: SLOPPY ROAST BEEF (debris), SHRIMP or OYSTER on real N.O. French bread with Tabasco’ Mayo, lettuce, tomato and pickle.

Monster Fish Sandwich 14.99
Filet breaded and fried. Topped with homemade tartar.
It hangs over the bun!! Sub Puppy Drum ass 2.99

Crab Melt 15.99
DDX bread topped with applewood-smoked bacon, grilled tomatoes, our crab dip, and cheddar cheese, then baked.

Crab Cake Sandwich 14.99
Breaded and fried. Topped with homemade tartar.

The Fryer

All fryer items are breaded & fried to order. All items served with fries, coleslaw and HOME_MADE cocktail and tarter sauces.

Mariner’s Platter 33.99
Shrimp, local oysters, soft shell crab, fresh clam strips, crab lollipops, crabfingers, jambalaya, scallops, lump crab cake, puppy drum, one dancing shrimp. Ya gotta be hungry!
Jumbo Shrimp 21.99

Local Oysters 23.99

Fresh Scallops 25.99

Fresh Clam Strips 17.99

Puppy Drum

Chicken Tenders 15.99
JUMBO Tenders, always fresh.

Combo (choose any two of the above, except Mariner) 23.99

The Steamer

Steamed items are seasoned with Dirty Dick’s special seasoning. Served with drawn butter, corn and potatoes. Add smoked sausage. ALL ARE MARKET PRICE 1.25

Blue Crabs (GF) – 1/2 dozen/1 dozen

Sno Crab Legs (GF) – 1/2 order/ full order

King Crabs (GF) – 1/2 order/ full order

Dungeness Crabs (GF) – 1/2 order/ full order

Middleneck Clams (GF) – 1/2 order/Full order (when available)

Jumbo Spiced Shrimp (Royal Reds)  (GF) – 1/2 order/ full order

Spiced Shrimp (GF) – 1/2 order/ full order

The Trinity Platter (GF) (for two)
1 order sno crab, 1 order clams, 1 order spiced shrimp, and 2 JUMBO Dancing Shrimp. Served with low country sausage, corn, and potatoes.

AYCE Baskets

Lunch (all year round) Open-3pm – 15.99
Dinner (Sept 5th-May 1st) – 18.99

Fried Shrimp/Fish/Chicken/Clam Strips
Comes with fries and coleslaw

Get Pounded

Choice  16.16
3-5pm daily. No sharing, no substitutions. Not valid with any other offer.

16 oz. NY Strip Steak, Ranch Pork Chops or Chicken thighs
16 oz. Brabant Potatoes

16 oz. Wild Caught American Steamed Shrimp
16 oz. Red Potatoes

Soups & Salads

New England Clam Chowdah Cup – 4.99 • Served in a bread bowl – 7.99

She Crab Soup Cup – 6.99 • Bowl – 9.99

Gumbo of the Day Cup/Bowl – Market

Soup of the Day – Market

Shrimp D’Licious Spinach Salad
Spinach leaves, blue cheese chunks, mushrooms, applewood-smoked bacon, pickled onions, chopped egg, honey roasted pecans, tossed with Louisiana pepper jelly vinaigrette and topped with fried popcorn shrimp and sesame seeds.

Creole Crab and Shrimp GF• 14.99
Mixed lettuce, lump crab, boiled shrimp, red onion, sliced grape tomatoes and Creole vinaigrette.

Blackened Chicken Cobb 12.99
GF• without crotons)
Chicken, grape tomatoes, diced egg, red onions, avocado, bacon, cucumber, blue cheese and croutons, with chopped lettuce and choice of dressing.

House Salad 5.99
Chopped lettuce, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, with chopped lettuce and choice of dressing.
Caesar Salad (GF w/out croutons) 7.99
add shrimp skewer 9.99
add chicken 3.99
add grilled, sliced NY strip steak 8.99
add blackened grouper fingers 7.99
add crab cake 11.99

1000 Island, Ranch, Light Ranch, Creole Vinaigrette, Louisiana Pepper Jelly Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese, and Honey Mustard. ALL HOME MADE


Grilled Pork Chops (14oz) GF• 18.99
Twin boneless White Marble Farms chops with cajun smashed taters, tomato/onion jam and vegetable of the day.

Grilled Chicken Thighs (14oz) GF• 16.99
Boneless, chicken thighs, Cajun smashed taters, tomato/onion jam and vegetable of day.

Bayou Ribs
Meaty ribs from the pig shank, grilled with our bbq sauce. Served with mac n’ cheese and fried corn.

Ribeye “Mignon” (10oz) GF• 24.99
The very center of the ribeye. With cajun smashed taters, tomato/onion jam and vegetable of the day.

Cap Steak (8oz) GF•
Served with au jus, creamy horseradish sauce, cajun smashed taters, tomato/onion jam and vegetable of the day.

DDX Surf & Turf 29.99
Our ribeye (7oz) with a crab cake, jumbo shrimp and lemon butter sauce. Served with tomato/onion jam, Cajun smashed taters and vegetable of the day.


Crab Cakes 25.99
Served with Brabant potatoes and fresh vegetables.

Puppy Drum Cakes (2) 21.99
Fresh flaked puppy drum combined with our Cajun smashed taters, breaded, pan-fried and topped with lemon butter and JUMBO Shrimp. Served with Brabant potatoes and fresh vegetables.

“Stuffed” Flounder 23.99
Filet of flounder pan-fried and topped with a crab cake and shrimp with lemon chive butter. Served with Brabant potatoes and fresh vegetables.

Stuffed Shrimp 24.99
Stuffed with crab, wrapped in bacon and drizzled with scampi sauce. Served with angel hair Bordelaise and fresh vegetables.

Jumbo Shrimp Skewers (GF) 21.99
Seasoned, grilled and brushed with DDX butter. Served with jambalaya and drawn butter.

Creole Shrimp & Grits (GF) 21.99
“Award winning”
Jumbo shrimp simmered with Creole sauce and served over creamy cheese corn grits with DDX bread.

Shrimp, Scallop, Lobster Kabob (GF) 29.99
Jumbo shrimp, Jumbo sea scallops, Maine lobster tail, pepper and onions over jambalaya with drawn butter.

Broiled Seafood Platter 29.99
A combination of crab cake, flounder, jumbo shrimp and sea scallops, broiled with lemon butter. Served with Brabant potatoes, drawn butter and seasonal vegetables.

Catch of the Day (GF) Mkt
Three to four fresh fish selections daily. Depending on species, can be fried, blackened, or grilled. Served with Brabant potatoes and fresh vegetables.


Sweet Potato Fries 3.99
Creamy Coleslaw 1.99
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables 3.99
Vegetable of the Day 3.99
Hush Puppies 3.99
Dick Taters® Fries 2.99
Creole Rice Pilaf 3.99
Creamy Cheese Corn Grits 4.99
Red Beans & Rice 5.99
Fried Corn on the Cob 3.99
Creole Jambalaya (Chicken/Andouille) 6.99
Brabant Potatoes 3.99
Shrimp Skewer 10.99
Cajun Smashed Taters 4.99
Seasoned potatoes with butter/onion/ corn/pecan smoked sausage/green onions/a touch of cream
Lemon-Chive Butter 1.99
Single Lobster Cake/Lobster Sauce 9.99
Single Crab Cake 9.99
Backfin Crab Meat (lemon butter) 9.99
Shrimp Creole or Shrimp/Lobster Sauce 7.99


Special treats for little mariners 10 and younger.

Meatballs & Spaghetti $6.99
Served with fruit cocktail.

Grilled Chicken Alfredeaux $6.99
Grilled chicken tenderloins with pasta in a creamy parmesan sauce. Served with fruit cocktail.

Chicken Cap’n Crunch $7.99
Our jumbo tenders breaded in Cap’n Crunch breading. Served with tater tots fruit cocktail. Regular tenders also available.

Kids Donut Cheeseburger $7.99
The split, grilled donut is the bun. Served with tater tots and fruit cocktail. Regular buns also available.

Popcorn Shrimp $8.99
Served with tater tots & fruit cocktail.

Bayou Tickle Ribs $8.99
Smaller version of our Bayou ribs with tater tots and fruit cocktail.

Fish & Chips $6.99
Fried. Service with tater tots and fruit cocktail.

Mini Nathan’s Dog $6.99
Served with tater tots and fruit cocktail. Add a second dog $2.99

Mac n’ Cheese can be substituted for tater tots or fruit cocktail with any kids entree for .99

Kids Soft Drinks $1.25

Milk or Juice $1.99

Chocolate Milk $2.49

Shark Attack Kiddie Cocktail $3.99
You create the “attack” right at your table with grenadine syrup.

Chocolate Freeze $3.99
Ice cream, milk, and ice blended into a smooth drink.

Worms in Dirt $3.99
Chocolate pudding with fine Oreo dust (dirt) and a shovel.

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