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The Tap Room

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201 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1243
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Crabs

We went there last weekend for crabs and didn't get disappointed. The crabs were heavy and fresh - the best we had this year. It was the first time we went to this little town but definitely not the last. Great experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

The Best Largest Crabs. We like the Garlic Crabs Best. The Cook preforms magic in the Kitchen. All the food is great. The service is Great. The people are friendly.

Thank gary s
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I am never disappointed when I come here. When I am in the mood for crabs, I would highly recommend making the trip to enjoy some great local crabs. Arrived on a Saturday afternoon and they had jumbo local MD crabs. They were big, heavy and tasted fantastic. Ate for about two hours and watched many others come in for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We went there last weekend for crabs and didn't get disappointed. The crabs were heavy and fresh - the best we had this year. It was the first time we went to this little town but definitely not the last. Great experience.

Thank trk22
Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Went there for crabs and was not disappointed... they were great. My husband had fried shrimp and said they were the best he's had in quite awhile. Just be aware that that they do not take credit cards.

Thank Floss_46
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I came down from Philadelphia to get some good food and have a nice day. We had a blast. This is a typical hole in the wall sort of place. The decor is not fancy, neither is the silverware or plates but if you are looking for good food and drink then this is the place for you. Its also... More 

Thank Temple_Mike
Key West
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If you like "down home cooking" you will love this restaurant, they have great beers, crabs, crab cake and soft shelled crab and soft shelled sandwiches. A great place to watch a ball game or just chill out

Thank Warren D
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

I am a negligent parent. I have never before taken my teenage son to a crab house. Tonight we ran down to Chesapeake City along with his bff and we ate crabs, piles of enormous crabs and it was great. Every morsel was thoroughly enjoyed. Although we came for crabs the Italian dishes being served at other tables were eye... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I eat here frequently. Actually I've been eating here more than 42 years and while I can afford to eat anywhere in the world (that's right, I mean the world, every continent and every place you could possibly think of and plenty that you can't) and I enjoy eating here the most. Why? Let's start with the number one item... More 

2 Thank P K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

I loved the crab chowder, but ordered a bowl as my main course, maybe I got the cup...not enough for my dinner. We got the old bay fries which tasted great, but I like crunchy fries and these were too soggy/soft for me. Wanted crab cakes, but the only had an appetizer or a sandwich. Went with a sandwich. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Loved the king crab legs. Fries were too spicy for me and the coleslaw too strong for my taste. Wine was good.

Thank Molly W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1243
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: 410-885-2344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?