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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 21
    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
Great Seafood

We arrived at 3:30 on a Saturday afternoon, and got the last available parking spot. The place was packed, but we were immediately seated, and a waitress was with us in minutes. From there, it got a little worse before it got better. Most people were there for the all-you-can-eat crab. After... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Larsen, Wisconsin, USA
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Larsen, Wisconsin, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 3:30 on a Saturday afternoon, and got the last available parking spot. The place was packed, but we were immediately seated, and a waitress was with us in minutes. From there, it got a little worse before it got better. Most people were there for the all-you-can-eat crab. After watching the very slow process of eating the... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband & I wound up here after a very disappointing experience at another restaurant where we had reservations & didn't eat. We did the AUCE crabs with crab legs & was very impressed with the quality of all the food. The service was fantastic & well worth our hour drive to get there! Environment is awesome! We will most... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Went here around 6:00pm on Monday night with a party of three. The restaurant was not very busy. Maybe 10 tables inside and 15 outside. We were seated outside. There were 6 or 7 servers taking care of the tables outside. By 6:30 all of the servers that were waiting on tables in the outside area had passed us multiple... More 

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Raeford, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

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
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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
16 helpful votes 16 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Additional Information about May's

Address: 5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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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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