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Ed's Chicken & Crabs

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2200 Costal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-9801
(302) 227-9484
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Seafood

Good fresh seafood! The best place on the beach for fresh boiled seafood. Shrimp and crab were wonderful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Jennifer M
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Jamestown, New York
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Jamestown, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Good fresh seafood! The best place on the beach for fresh boiled seafood. Shrimp and crab were wonderful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My group says the crabs are really good (large, which were $65 a dozen). The issue I had was the blonde order taker, who said they did not have an oyster po' boy and could not tell me the difference between a po' boy and a sandwich. Once I discovered that the po' boy is on a hoagie roll and... More 

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Fairfax Station, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Crabs are great, prices are fair - get them to go and take your time eating at home. Ask for extra spice on the side. The staff is awesome.

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Camden, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Ed's is a traditional crab house type restaurant with great seafood and especially good crabs! Crack them on paper with mallets the traditional way inside in the A/C or outside for a real crab cracking experience. Steamed shrimp, French fries its all good at Eds!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Saw this place while walking and decided to try it out. The food was decent I ordered a shrimp po boy sandwich which was okay. I wish the sandwich was bigger.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After spending $125 on crabs the mean Russian girl would not even refill my tea!! Told me NO REFILLS and to wait in line ( 1/2 hour ) NEVER AGAIN!!'n

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Plain, simple shack with outdoor picnic tables, brown paper, no beer. But if you want good steamed crabs, shrimp, and hush puppies, this is your place.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Outstanding fresh, simple seafood served with smalL mallets and picks on butchers paper to put on your outdoor table. We prefer the steamed to the fried.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There was a man in the kitchen who was VERY rude to us. First of all, we called to see what kind of crabs they have, and asked if they had all you can eat crabs. When we showed up, the man was mad at us for ordering XL crabs by the dozen. He yelled at us saying, "you said... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Have used Ed's the last 2 years for carry out crabs. Very friendly and crabs well seasoned and cooked. Crabs are expensive but who can remember when they were cheap... Really!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2200 Costal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: (302) 227-9484

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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