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Buddy's Crabs and Ribs

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100 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
410-626-1100
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 72
    Average
  • 40
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This place has terrific...

Potential. I ate here with a rather large group and had terrible service. The bathrooms were dirty. The oysters made me feel sick. All of the seafood is either with breaded or drowning in a butter-oil concoction, unless, of course, it happens to be frozen. The atmosphere is very loud, and to get to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Randy W
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Annapolis, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Potential. I ate here with a rather large group and had terrible service. The bathrooms were dirty. The oysters made me feel sick. All of the seafood is either with breaded or drowning in a butter-oil concoction, unless, of course, it happens to be frozen. The atmosphere is very loud, and to get to the dining area, you climb one... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had brunch at Buddy's. Some ordered off the menu and some got the buffet. the buffet has a lot to choose from as well as waffles and made to order omelets. We also had the mimosas and bloody marys what are special for the buffet.

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Rochester, New York
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was here for a quick lunch at about 2PM. I wasn't in the mood for anything heavy so I just ordered the pasta, soup, and salad bar. The selections were not wonderful and a lot of it had been sitting for much too long. The salad entries weren't crisp and the pasta was so tired and limp you almost... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The food was very good. The fried green tomatoes were great. The rest rooms were a total disaster. Urge caution. The business is on the second floor, with no elevator.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Been going to buddy's for years great views easy to get to. Crab cakes are amazing like any place there is always good and bad the lunch buffet is only ok. But the staff has always been friendly food always hot. Solid 4 star

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were in town for a Boy Scout merit badge conference at the Naval Academy and had the pleasure of eating lunch at Buddy's. Try the English fish and chips and the Big Buddy (crab sandwich). They were both fabulous!

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northeast
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stopped at Buddy's after a long walk in freezing cold weather. The crabcake sandwich I got was one of the best I've ever eaten.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

In town visiting the In-laws, and we decided to walk around Annapolis to get brunch. After looking at multiple menu's online - we decided Buddy's had the most diverse, and best price, for a breakfast with kids and adults. We made reservations, and got there soon after it opened. We were treated to a wide variety of steamed seafood, waffles... More 

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London
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place was recommended in a guidebook which was why we ate here - wish we hadn't. The food was really not great - limp salad leaves which looked as if they'd seen better days, lukewarm entrees. The appetisers and entrees and salad all arrived at pretty much the same time. Nice staff and location, but food was very poor... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My brother and I worked here right when Buddy's opened. It was fun coming here now with my family. We had dinner for New Years Eve buffet; food was sooo good for such a PACKED house. We got a window table and saw the 7:30 pm fireworks. Kevin (owner) was always on top of things and the best part, our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-626-1100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?