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148 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1807
410-956-3202
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 36
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  • 26
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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Edge of the World & a World class CRAB CAKE experience !

Wonderful Crab Cake, good salad bar, OUTSTANDING service. Easy access adequate parking. Down home experience, like time stopped in 1955 ! Crowded due to their OUTSTANDING option but worth the WAIT !

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Michael P
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Davidsonville, Maryland
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Matthews, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went here for dinner with the intentions of ordering their fabulous crab cakes that I have heard so much about and ended up ordering the soft shell crab special that night. OMG! Plate arrived at the table with 3 of the most beautiful fried soft shell crabs I have ever seen. They were with out a doubt the best I... More 

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annapolis, md
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239 reviews 239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I live near this restaurant, and although we have had some decent meals there we will not visit again. Awhile back our local paper was highlighting the many restaurants in this area that serve crab and crab related food items. It was an eye opener to see how many eateries do not serve local crab from Maryland or Virginia. In... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you love crab cakes, you will have to go a long way to find a better one! I can say the same for the fried shrimp. Not much to look at, and it looks a little tired, and they don't take reservations, and there isn't much of anyplace to sit while you wait for a table, but the food... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Best Crab cakes In Town... Or anywhere I have been for that matter... The service is Impeccable and the serving sizes a portions are adequate... Just an all around comfortable place to dine and the food is always great... Don't forget to try the mints on the bar in the glass bowl before you leave... another attention to detail...

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Davidsonville, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Wonderful Crab Cake, good salad bar, OUTSTANDING service. Easy access adequate parking. Down home experience, like time stopped in 1955 ! Crowded due to their OUTSTANDING option but worth the WAIT !

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Washington, DC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Everything was delicious! Crab cakes are HUGE, between a baseball and softball size and with little filler -- all crab meat -- yummmmyy!!!! The soups are delicious. The side options include lightly breaded fried okra, twice baked potatoes, a basic salad bar, and more. This place is not fancy, more small and shaby but in a good way. It is... More 

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Annaplois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Thanks to the entire staff for accommodating us last minute (party of 15).Especially Jefferson we appreciate your attentiveness.We will be back for Crab legs and calamri.Great wine specials.

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Annapolis
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177 reviews 177 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have always heard you should go here for the crab cakes and I finely made it in October. It's an old house converted in to a restaurant so you have various small rooms for diners. I guess all those who rate this so highly really like the quaint home style atmosphere. The crab cake was good but nothing else... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited this restaurant in November 2014 for my cousin birthday. After reading the reviews and hearing her rave about it, I was eager to try it for myself. I love hidden gems, so I just knew this would be one to add to my list of local favorites. My review: 1. The decorations were dated 2. It was very... More 

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Prince Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Went with friends for a birthday dinner. You walk immediately into the bar area, very crowded( a good sign), but it isn't clear where to check- in with hostess. No waiting area but get a drink and stand in the bar waiting for a table. Everyone enjoyed their dinner. My friend said the fried oysters were the best she has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 148 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 410-956-3202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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