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Schultz's Crab House

1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
410-687-1020
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Ranked #3 of 62 Restaurants in Essex
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
Essex, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Had the lobster tails and they were excellent. Not the fanciest place, but what crab house is? Don't come late, they may run out of crabs. The locals seem at home here.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

When we stepped into the door we knew it was going to be a great place. We ordered steamed shrimp which was very reasonable and steamed crabs I also had the Maryland crab soup. Every thing was so delicious ! There were all types of people there family ,couples ,business associates.Our waitress was great, I even told her so. It... More

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Roswell, Georgia
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not only do theydo steamed crabs right, the other food is great as well. Busy place, but customer service is never compromised. Their soups are great.

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Baltimore Maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Schultz's has been around what seems like forever. I remember coming here with my uncle in late 70's early 80's picking up steamed crabs from the shack out back. I come here probably at least once a year, whenever in the mood for some seafood it's one of the handful of places in the area I may hit. Be warned,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Schult'z never disappoints! Came here for lunch. Ordered grilled chicken salad. Way better than expected, and huge. Also ordered $3.99 fries. Also tasty, crisp, and a large portion. Then split a dozen med ($42) steamed crabs with my daughter. Ate every last one.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great, as always. This place never changes. The same decor from 30 + years ago. Got steamed crabs. Perfect seasoning. Very yummy. $47 a dozen. Also had popcorn shrimp - very good batter. Nice. Salad - fine. Good dressing. And crab soup. Good, but loads of veggies, a little light on the crab meat. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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whirled
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a real neighborhood restaurant with, as others mentioned, street-only parking, so that can be a bit of a pain. But once you get in, the staff is wonderful and very knowlegeable about their menu and crabs! I came here mostly for the crabs and they are among the best around. So many places now use small crabs, and... More

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MiddleRiver Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

if your lookin for a tasty seafood lunch, Dinner or just a drink people are friendly We would have no problem taking children in to restaurant

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We have gone to Schultz's many times for dinner and have never had a bad meal. It's a nice family place and it's a good place to meet people. Chef Larry is always around to say hi and make sure everything was delicious, the wait staff is excellent and George the bartender always is ready to greet you with a... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This is very good. We had crabs and got a lesson in how to crack them. It's fun work and worth it. Even some locals were unaware of Schultz's. We will be back next time in Baltimore.

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