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Fords Seafood

6262 Rock Hall Rd, Rock Hall, MD 21661
410-639-2032
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Ranked #7 of 15 Restaurants in Rock Hall
Cuisines: American
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Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is the former J & J Seafood place. We completed an extended late summer/fall Chesapeake Bay cruise in late October and returned to our land-based home in Northern VA on Nov. 1. Before leaving Rock Hall, we ordered 18 #1 steamed crabs from Ford's to take home. The price was $30 per dozen ($37.50 total) and the crabs were... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The older largely negative reviews here are for the old Fords Restaurant which was a very large place serving average food. That place has closed and a new, Fords is located in a very small place next to ACE hardware. You'll find a very casual atmosphere and dress, good food, pleasant service and fabulous locally-made diner-style layer cakes for dessert.... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The absolutely Best Hard Shell crabs on the Eastern Shore...Teddy the cook makes spectacular Ribs plus it's a BYOB..which apparently they can't advertise....If you're not looking for fancy but want great food..then this is the place!

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Ocean City, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

2 entrees, 2 sides for $19.99, it was great! Very happy with waitress and food, sweet tea was second to none! Loved it, got a dozen crabs to go 35 bucks. Varied sizes but hey, it's early season. No atmosphere, more of a deli but I won't complain.... matter of fact, I'll go back!

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Rock Hall, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you like oysters, you will love them here when in season ! Oysters Rock Hall style are loaded and filling ! The service is excellent here and so very pleasant ! The home cut French fries are excellent. Home made desserts always look and taste good. Another local favorite spot to stop. Crabs are very good and usually reliable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My family and I eat at Fords all the time because their crabs are simply the Best...anyone who knows crabs will agree..we have a summer home & a boat in Rock Hall and have been sailing the Chesapeake Bay for 20 years....We've eaten crabs and crab cakes everywhere....they use a different seasoning which brings out the flavor of the crabs...The... More

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Dover, Delaware
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174 reviews 174 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Ate at the "New" Ford's Restaurant in Rock Hall. They closed the original restaurant due to high overhead and a suicide in the family. These were the best river crabs of the season. Nice atmosphere and great wait staff. Nice selection of food and homemade desserts

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Allentown, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Service was poor,food was terrible. Don't go there. I was with a group of 4 . 3 out of the 4 ,had a credit card problem last summer. The next day each of the 3 had additional charges from someone located in Rock hall,md That's it for me & my group. There on the stay away list.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We stopped by here on our last trip to Rock Hall and Chestertown on our return trip home. We spent the weekend at the Inn and decided to stop by on the way out of town. After resently having a not so good experience at a locale restaurant we were not looking for much, and boy did Fords deliver on... More

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Onset, Massachusetts
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170 reviews 170 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Our large group also ate here for lunch after a fun morning of skeet shooting. The good was quite enjoyable and the staff was very friendly. The atmosphere could use a little boost, but everything was well priced and portion sizes were a good value.

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Address: 6262 Rock Hall Rd, Rock Hall, MD 21661
Phone Number: 410-639-2032
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rock Hall
Cuisine: American

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