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PGN Crab House

29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 289-8380
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Ranked #97 of 385 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Tirgu Mures, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

If you want to eat a lot and cheap, well YES this is the right place. Food is not that bad but the atmosphere is horible. The windows are allmost gray, furniture is very "vintage", it smells of crabs so bad that you have to throw your clothes on the whasing machine when you're out. Another bad thing about this... More

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Antalya, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went for all you can eat crabs on Labor Day weekend, the restaurant was crowded but we were seated right away. The decor is outdated and the price for all u can eat was the cheapest in ocean city, so we weren't sure what to expect, but we got the best! The crabs were hot and heavy, at least... More

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Silver Spring, MD
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

All you can eat (check hours) includes crabs, chicken, corn, rolls. Often, when just my husband and I, we just get half dozen of larger sized steamed crabs. Salads are fresh and large and can be split with two people too. Might look a little run down - but it's great - go in - you will be happy.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It's always a must when we go to the beach to make at least one trip here! Great food! Great atmosphere and superb service!! A+

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Wow! This was such a nice surprise! We happened upon PGN, and boy, were we lucky! The steamed crabs were large and delicious - we ordered a dozen for the two of us, which was too much. I was wondering if they'd be upset if we offered the extra to our neighbors, but the waitress actually suggested it. The steamed... More

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Punxsutawney, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our family went to this restaurant because of the signs outside, and it sounded good. Most of us wanted seafood. I ordered a salad, and it was a huge bowl of lettuce. I also ordered steamed shrimp, and I have to admit, that it was good. We all got our food at different times. The waitresses weren't even nice and... More

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DC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

During our 4-day visit to Ocean City, we visited PGN twice. we stayed at Hilton so this is very convenient. We dined in once and had the platter (I believe it's called 20/6/20 or sth like that) that has 6 crabs, steamed clams and shrimp. That was delicious. Our son had the fish sandwich from the kids menu. Crabs were... More

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you like steamed blue crabs, you will love this place. They have the best crabs in Maryland. Big, hot, and I have never gotten a bad crab. They have a special where you eat all the crabs, fried chicken, corn on the cob and french-fries you can eat for one low price.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The women in my family head to Ocean City every summer and always go to PGN. This year it was just me and my sister and we were in OC for only 3 nights but still went to PGN 4 times for crabs. We love this place. The crabs are excellent and the people are so friendly. I can't wait... More

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NYC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice crab house, though needs some updating. We've been here a few times, each time exactly the same. Good crabs, friendly staff, good prices. Could be a little fixed up with livelier paint colors, remodeled bathroom, outside appearance, but it all works for the Maryland "crab experience." A little crowded in the parking lot, but we always get a space.... More

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