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Step into a bygone era at The Blue Crab Tavern, a charming waterfront dive bar with a rich history. For over three decades this old fish house has been your go-to destination for refreshing libations and laid-back atmosphere. Join the local scene where you'll find a diverse crowd of local fishermen, hardworking construction and service workers, relaxed retirees, college students and tourists searching for an authentic Outer Banks experience. Our spacious outdoor gazebo, decks and beer garden under 200 year live oaks provides an unrivaled view of Kitty Hawk Bay and its breathtaking sunsets. It's no surprise that many locals choose to arrive by boat. Relax by the water and make memories at The Blue Crab Tavern, your waterside haven on the OBX.

Pool Tournament
Pool table

First Thursday of every month beginning at 7:00 pm. Compete for cash and a trophy.

Watercraft Access
Boat traffic

Locals often visit by boat or kayak. There are plenty of docks to accommodate your watercraft.

Soundside Sunset
Outer Banks Sunsets

Enjoy sunset views of Kitty Hawk Bay and Colington Creek on our deck and gazebo.

Live Entertainment
Live music on the deck

We feature live music & DJs for special events and provide horseshoe pits and corn hole for outdoor fun in the backyard.

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