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5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
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  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good meal and fast service

This is a local seafood place. I had the fresh catch which was flounder fried done very well, baked potato was perfect and plenty of butter. Wife had the soft shell which was a little over done but very tasty. Mac and cheese was really good, beer was cold. Place really fills up fast after 5 and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
grant h
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Lisbon, New Hampshire
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Raeford, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 NEW

As a born Marylander who now lives in the South, I miss the Cheasapeake Bay Crab. However, I make it a point to get crab cakes or steamed crabs if I ever get back "north"! This place didn't disappoint. I had the all-you-can eat crabs, and didn't get one bad one. My parents got crab cakes and stuffed shrimp and... More 

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Vail, Arizona
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We came home for a visit and we're looking forward to crabs. They were terrible. Drive about 25 minutes to liberty road seafood they were much much better !

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Lisbon, New Hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a local seafood place. I had the fresh catch which was flounder fried done very well, baked potato was perfect and plenty of butter. Wife had the soft shell which was a little over done but very tasty. Mac and cheese was really good, beer was cold. Place really fills up fast after 5 and parking becomes a... More 

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Woodbine, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Wow, very impressed with this place. My Server was Great, but the Crabs and Shrimp were Awesome. So much to look at in this restaurant from the old oyster cans to the old pictures on the wall. Definitely a place to visit when in Frederick. But most of all Delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

If you love AUCE Crabs in a homestyle atmosphere, this is the Place. The patio is awesomely decorated and a great place to enjoy your Crabs and Beer.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointed, family went for lunch after my grandsons football game....being seafood lovers we (3 adults) ordered the all you can eat crabs and crab legs, my 7 and 4 yrs old grandsons were eating some of my crabs when the waitress informed me that if i kept feed them she would charge me! Really, I've just ordered over 150... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Went with a group of 8 people. Had to wait for about 20 min before we were even acknowledged by the server. Waited another 15 minutes for him to come back and let us know they are out of a number of the drinks we ordered. Food finally arrived after being there for about an hour. Had to ask multiple... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Let me start by saying that I grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland so I know good seafood. As a rule I typically don't eat seafood on this side of the bridge because it's just never as good as what I grew up eating. This being said, I broke my rule and ate seafood here. The restaurant was... More 

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From all over
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been wanting seafood all week! A classmate of mine told me about Mays last time I was in Frederick. So tonight I finally made it there. When I passed it, I said to myself wooh, that's it? I mean it's kind of old, but I have ate at older places and the food was good. But I decided... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

In town for business and had heard about the Dutches Daughter from a business associate. Asked for a recommendation from our host for the week and he pointed us to May's. All I can say is Wow! I was in the mood for some good crab cakes and I certanly was not disappointed. May's is now in the top 2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?