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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 - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, 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
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

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Key West
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

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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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank P K
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

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 

Thank kclint
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5 reviews
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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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this place a few years ago in our travels. Great seafood fresh and steamed. Good specials as well for reasonable price. No frills casual dining. We came down to Chesapeake city for the day to eat here. (Only "complaint" are the Bathrooms are extremely tight and not the most appealing...would be great to have... More 

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?