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Crabcake Factory USA

12000 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842 (Formerly Crabcake Factory Express USA)
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Ranked #19 of 374 restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Steps from the Beach at 120th Street
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81% Recommend
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Had so much fun last night. Bartenders (bald guy-sorry I forget his name!) was so sweet to us. Crab nachos, Crab pico de gallo, fries and martinis...and the kids meal were all consistent and outstanding. No better crab food than here; and I call myself an Eastern Shore Girls. Thanks for a great time!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We read grumpy's review of the new location in Selbyville, DE. We were pleased with management's response to Grumpy's review so we gave them the benefit of the doubt and decided to try the new location. We were pleased with the prompt seating and waitress, Marissa G. She was friendly and very accommodating. However, the noise level was just ridiculous.... More

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OCJ, Public Relations Manager at Crabcake Factory USA, responded to this review

Well Andrea A. Thanks for stopping by the Crabcake Factory Bayside and making us your first and only review. We would hope that in the future, now that you have signed up we could hear about some other places you may like in the area so others would have the chance to see your opinions on how they perform. You... More

Millville, Delaware
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This restaurant opened a second location, on Rte 54 in Selbyville. We had the crab cake dinners. Both of us were disappointed. The crab cakes, while full of large lumps of crab meat, were basically tasteless. We expected more from them. There wasn't even any taste to the coleslaw, and the dinner salad consisted of two small tomato quarters, two... More

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OCJ, Public Relations Manager at Crabcake Factory USA, responded to this review

Ouch! Well sir I can see how you got your nickname on Tripadvisor. WyattGrumpy is your name and you don't seem to be a very happy customer now do you? All kidding aside I first want to sincerely Thank You for taking the time to dine at our 3rd Location (You said 2nd just clarifying). We know there are a... More

Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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176 reviews 176 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Ate at the Route 54 location on the Bay in Delaware. Beer battered shrimp and lobster flatbread for appetizer. Portions were huge. Shrimp and fries were hot and tasty. I really enjoyed the flatbread. A bit of crab and tomato and cheese. My guest preferred the shrimp so I ate most of the flatbread. Little under the weather so I... More

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Xalapa, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This restaurant has a wonderful locals' vibe, thanks to the cozy and rustic look. The food doesn't disappoint. Obviously the Crabcakes are top notch, but other menu items are worthy tries, such as the Fish Tacos and the Hamburgers. Wash those down with a house specialty Bloody Mary, and you will leave with a smile.

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Ocean City, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Everything is good even breakfast. Enjoy Lunch and Dinner also. I live here and go there all the time.

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Ocean City, Maryland, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Crabcake Factory has the best crabcake I have ever had, and I've had them all over Maryland. Lump crab meat is used, with no discernible filler. They taste fabulous, side are great too. Price is reasonable and they ship anywhere. I have only eaten at their restaurants.

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Philadelphia, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The crab cakes at this restaurant are fabulous! They are filled with delicious lump crabmeat and I haven't tasted any better anywhere. I ordered the combo platter with the ribs. I didn't care for the ribs at all. I think the the sauce on them was supposed to be some kind of barbecue sauce but it was terrible and the... More

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Keedysville, Maryland, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Had lunch at the Crabcake factory. The wait staff was great, very quick and very knowledgeable about the food. The bloody Mary was good, very spicy. The beer batter fish po boy was large, lots of fish and great fries. The crabcake sandwich was also great. The OC Crush was good, but didn't taste like fresh orange juice, although the... More

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OCJ, Public Relations Manager at Crabcake Factory USA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting Crabcake Factory and giving us such a great review. I just wanted to note that we certainly do hand squeeze our Orange Crushes. There are two orange squeezers located directly on the bar top. Next time you order one simply watch the bartender make it. Its impossible to hide the big Hamilton Beach Juicers sitting... More

Syracuse, New York, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Went here twice for take out in OC. Just go to the bar order a Fat Tire on tap. Place your food order and enjoy the beach bar style atmosphere. Friendly staff great service and wonderful food. Don't rush or you'll miss out on a cool place to relax off a bit or eat in. We have made this an... More

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