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Crisfield Sea Food Restaurant

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8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
301-589-1306
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Great food but the worst atmosphere. Needs to be remodelled. It's like a cheap diner. It is a little on the expensive side. But the food was great and it is near hotels with a short walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Catherine S
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great food but the worst atmosphere. Needs to be remodelled. It's like a cheap diner. It is a little on the expensive side. But the food was great and it is near hotels with a short walk.

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New Orleans, LA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Being from NOLA, my standards for seafood restaurants (or any restaurant for that matter) are pretty high. Crisfield met them. I recommend sitting at the bar.The servers are great and the food is straightforward and fantastic.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've been going to Crisfield for over thirty years and the seafood is consistently good. It's as if they have the food in a time machine and it continues to come out just the way you remembered it 30-odd years ago. And the food is really good. This is a place for a casual date or a lunch. Wear your... More 

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Probably ordered the wrong thing. Had the Crab Cakes, which, with a name like Crisfield I expected something better. They were prepared for a sandwich, not an entire, breaded and fried. Tasted OK, just not what I had hoped for. There were other things on the menu that sounded and looked good (dishes I saw given to other diners) and... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

When I'm back in DC I will make the drive to crisfield's. It is a small diner with a cozy family atmosphere. We were greated by our waiter, and the young man graciously seated our party of 9. He was patient and I'm sure he repeated the daily catch a half dozen or more times! Some of our group were... More 

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Doylestown, PA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This place back in the day was hopping. It is the same place with the same menu as 20 years ago. Fresh seafood that is not messed with too much. Straight forward with minimal seasoning to let the seafood do the talking. I've gotten the seafood bisque which is luxurious and creamy. Soft shell crab sandwich makes me feel like... More 

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SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Sea food is average at best. Place is not very clean. Parking is not the best. It is way off the beaten path. At one point and time this place may have been a gem. But over the years time has taken its toll on the restaurant. It's by all means a mom and pop operation. This is nothing wrong... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I read a few reviews of this restaurant that indicated "the best seafood in town" and "worth the visit." I have to disagree. Crisfield's combines all the charm of dining in a mall food court with an overpriced menu and average (certainly not excellent) food. For those who don't mind paying top dollar prices for depressing ambience, this may well... More 

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Dallas, TX
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recently visited Crisfield Sea Food Restaurant on business trip to DC area. I walked about 1.5 miles thru the rain to visit Crisfield after finding a good review on Yelp.....nothing else was closeby so I elected to make a jaunt -- It was worth the walk.....BEST CRAB CAKES I can remember! It wasn't busy and the staff was very attentive,... More 

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Placerville
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Crisfields is off the beaten path, not on the main streets next to other restaurants and business's where you would walk by it. But it is not far from the main thoroughfares, and worth the two block walk. It is family owned, has a nice but not to extensive menu, but what they do they do right. The décor is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 301-589-1306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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