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Ed's Chicken & Crabs

2200 Costal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-9801
(302) 227-9484
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Ranked #22 of 37 restaurants in Dewey Beach
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English first
Newark, Delaware
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

They have great food and crabs, however you cannot bring your own beverages. If you enjoy a beer with your crabs forget it you cannot bring BYOB anymore. Disappointed

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We always have crabs on our last night at the beach and Ed's did not disappoint us. We always bring them back to our beach house. We bought 2 dozen large and they were excellent. Very meaty and seasoned well! We also got 1 lb of spiced shrimp large and they were excellent also! The service was quick even though... More

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Elkton, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We found this place while driving back from Ocean City and decided to try it. I am glad we did. It doesn't look like much but fits in with the beach experience. We ordered the Seafood Medley which includes a lobster tail, snow crab claw, king crab legs, small scallops, steamed shrimp, cole slaw, ear of corn and a roll... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Food is all good here, awesome fried fish; husband loves the peel- and eat shrimp. Fun with rolls of paper towels and sheets of brown paper on the tables.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Decided to try a new place for crabs this year. Did a little research and came up Ed's. WOW what a deal compared to our regular place. More convenient to get to from Rehoboth. Better selection of sizes, better price and cooked to perfection. I should know as I have been eating Maryland Blue Crabs since before I can remember.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

In over 25 years. And thank goodness for that. Tasty marinated grilled chicken, served with pickles and a roll and chips. I think they marinate the chicken with pickle juice like the roadside Kiwanis chicken bbqs do on the weekends. Good shrimp too. Tasty food served in a true dump. Go. You'll love it.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Yes it was cold on the middle... my wife and I ordered crab cake sandwiches. Mine was cold hers was warm hers even tasted good ..the hush puppies were ok . I also got corn on the cob it was smothered in butter it was a tad over cooked. The prices were fair I guess .. The crabs were 40... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Come to Ed’s if you want al fresco dining, great seafood and big portions. Do not come to Ed’s if you want a fine dining experience. Ed’s consists of a hut with picnic tables scattered in front of it. However the great seafood and relaxed nature keep up coming back every time we visit Dewey beach! Recommend the shrimp and... More

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Annapolis, MD
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Ordered lobster tails to go. Came with corn. I specifically asked if they had LEMON. They said yes. I then asked if they had butter. They said yes. So I spent $20 plus on one dinner of lobster tails. Got back to the hotel and found: the "butter" was that horrible crap like on movie popcorn but worse, and the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The food here is bad. very low quality frozen items! the portions are tiny and not worth the price.looks like a nice place with real seafood but more like fast boardwalk food!

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