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Crab Alley Restaurant

Sandwiches, Seafood, Soups
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9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-213-7800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food - Shrimp tacos, crab dip & stuffed Shrimp all amazing!!

We sat on the upper deck in the shade and enjoyed the breeze and perfect weather! We had the crab dip, shrimp tacos, stuffed shrimp, crab cake - all were really good! The meals came with 2 sides - I choose hush puppies. The hush puppies came in a full basket!! They were so good! My crab cake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
irishfaith
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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263 reviews 263 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We sat on the upper deck in the shade and enjoyed the breeze and perfect weather! We had the crab dip, shrimp tacos, stuffed shrimp, crab cake - all were really good! The meals came with 2 sides - I choose hush puppies. The hush puppies came in a full basket!! They were so good! My crab cake was good.... More 

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Ocean City, Md
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163 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Clean and inviting restaurant. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice view of the harbor, especially from the outdoor, upper deck. Attractive bar area inside. Lots of seating. We come here for the crab soup which is fantastic! (Both Manhattan and Creme of Crab).

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North Potomac, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We recently dined at the Crab Alley and had to wait 1 hour before service was provided. Our order was taken and forgotten by the server who passed us by several times before providing us food and beverages. The service was not good at all and the food was very pricey.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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142 reviews 142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Four of us had dinner here last night and had a good time. The restaurant very busy due to the car show and had a wait for inside dining. So we got seated at the side deck...covered on 3 sides....away from the wind and smoking tires out front. The Snow Crab Legs came out cold and we had to send... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I visited Crab Alley after it was recommended by a local. Boy, were they right! The shrimp were excellent, and the cornbread was to die for!!!!! Best ever!!!! A must find when visiting OC!!!!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We visit Ocean City about 3 times a year and a stop at Crab Alley is a necessity for lunch or dinner. On our last visit we sat at the upstairs bar and watched the boats coming in at the marina. I had a tuna sandwich and my husband enjoyed steamed shrimp. My sandwich was very good, prepared exactly as... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

great location, fabulous crab dip & soup, good atmosphere. Very friendly and good service. clams were excellent

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Connecticut
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stopped in for dinner. Prices were reasonable for the amount of food they give you. Ordered the salmon with crab imperial topping. It was rich but delicious. Try the hush puppies, they were tasty. Nice easy drive to get here,

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Moscow, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Crabs, Old Bay and beer. It just does not get any better than that. The crabs are BIG and so good! Can't wait for vacation this summer. Crabs are somewhat messy, but wonderful.

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Washington Borough, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First of all let me just tell you that this is one of my favorite restaurants. I love watching the boats come in and smashing crabs with my mallet humming the chef's song from The Little Mermaid; however, on my last visit the All You Can Eat Crab deal was out of season. In my head I screamed noooo, still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?