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Higgins Crab House

3102 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-3566
(410) 289-2581
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Ranked #231 of 385 Restaurants in Ocean City
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 31st Street
Description: Ocean City Md's premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had all you could eat crabs last weekend and the crabs were really small 3 1/2 long. I guess they were caught in North or South Carolina where size means nothing.Some of them were paper shells you could almost see thru.My wife had the all you can eat snow crab legs which was 2 lbs. If you wanted more... More

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Newark, Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The Higgins experience was great. Their all you can eat crabs also came with hush puppies, fried chicken, fries, cole slaw, and corn on the cob. It was a little pricey if just compared to all you can eat places but when taken into context and considering all the food you get, it is worth it. The fried chicken was... More

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Was in OC looking for light fare, convenient, and clean. This was ok, but value is poor. Clam chowder was watery and tiny, clam cakes were bready, and hush puppies were hard. Very pricey, and complicated all u can eat with footnotes on menu. Overall, ambiance was friendly, service average, and would only repeat if other options exhausted.

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New Jersey, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Higgins was close to our hotel so we ordered a dozen carry-out along with some NE Clam Chowder. They offered a crab kit which came with paper, butter etc. We ate on our balcony during sunset. The crabs were large, and good. I would recommend getting the crabs one night while in Ocean City.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

So there we were jus wanting to eat good steamed crabs, turned out to be crabs nightmare! Complicated menu, waiter not too friendly, floor dirty, and cat came out to eat leftover few feet away! If you order all-u-can-eat steamed crabs, expect to eat all the dozen crabs coming your way and corn. No doggie-bag to take home. Cole slaw... More

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Bay Shore, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went here with wife and 3 kids last week. All of us enjoyed our food which included AYCE crabs for myself and Alaskan crab legs for everyone else. The waitress was very helpful choosing our food economically in order to keep prices reasonable(it still cost over $200 anyway) but we are on vacation what the heck !. The place is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Being our first time there, we decided to sit outside, because it was too crab smelly inside. The menu was very pricey and complicated. For the two of us, we ended up paying over $80 + stinky tips. If you are there, just get a simple platter of steam crabs and a corn for $28. If you are going for... More

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Frederica, Delaware
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My family and I had dinner at this restaurant on 8/16/2014 and had the worst experience ever. We order several trays of all you can eat crabs and snow crabs, we had 9 people in our party and our food did not arrive together, my youngest had to wait almost 40 minutes for her food while we ate. Our trays... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food was good, but the management was only fair and the prices are a bit high. As to the management, we had seven people, and we wanted to sit inside but they sat us outside. Then outside, the table was a little tight for four people on one side, so we sat in two groups. And outside was a... More

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

i remember this place as a child and it hasnt changed one bit food is still awesome and plentiful for the price

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