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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140
410-956-2784
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Riva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Mike's looks and feels like a restaurant out of the sixties. The food is good and it sits right next to the water and has its own dock for boaters. Mike's appears to be a local favorite.

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Edgewater, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Crabs are always good and this is a great evening. Other sea food dishes are not so good, but the shrimp, oysters, hushpuppies, clams and french fries are always good. Occasionally get a light crab, depending on the season, but they will replace them without any question. T shirts from the store are great too. Sitting outside in the summer... More

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Cary, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is an informal picnic table/patio oriented fish house. The river views and the seafood are the attractions. Paint on the tables is sticky and the staff covers it with butcher paper to keep things cleaner. Crab Cakes were great! No filler, fresh taste and made of lump crabmeat. Shrimp looked good too. Staff was a bit thin but really... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I am kind of surprised to see all the reviews, our hotel recommended this resturant. We were looking forward to some fresh good seafood. We sat at the tables in the covered area which were sticky. I ordered the crab and spinach dip, to which I should have known when you see crab sprkinled on top, with the cheese slightly... More

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Thornton, Colorado
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We came here for a business dinner with 20 people. We ended up with 6 dozen crabs (!!!) but the service was good and the food was amazing. The oysters are pretty average but the steamed shrimp are great and the crab is excellent. It takes a little practice to get the meat from the crab and you end up... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Every year when we come up to the Annapolis Boat Show we end up coming here for supper. This year was no different. This time we had to wait for a seat, though it was a Sunday evening and therefore understandable. Once seated we were greeted by a great waitress who took our drink and appetizer order. The appetizer -... More

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ANTIOCH
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116 reviews 116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and My mother and I had a wonderful lunch meal sitting on the patio/ deck looking at the scenic view of the water and boats . My wife finally got to have some Maryland crabs complete with old bay and butter for dipping. The crabs were great and her shrimp stuffed with crab was outstanding. I had great... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The crabs and beer are great. The sound level under the canopy made it difficult to have a conversation due to the large group seated nearby. The setting on the South River is beautiful.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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216 reviews 216 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

the blue crab here is the best. the bar is great with the disc jockey. the seafood is the best. great view on the water. not far from the hotels. the staff is the best. we love it here and will be back. so if your staying in annapolis you must come here.

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Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent family lunch at Mike's early Sat afternoon. Our first time there. Place was very busy but wait staff was great & very efficient ... Including serving a mega group that was seated near us & taking the time to instruct first time visitors to the area seated next to us the fine art of eating full... More

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Additional Information about Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140
Phone Number: 410-956-2784
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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