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Buddy's Crabs and Ribs

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100 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2003
+1 410-626-1100
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (80 reviews)
“seafood gumbo” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2003
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to take groups of children and find entertainment for them on holidays. The atmosphere is dated and the food is below par, but Easter is a terrific time to see the Easter Bunny and have lots of kids together enjoying...More

Thank AFitz123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visit Annapolis often and we normally stop into Buddy's while we are there. We have always had good service, but this particular time we were blessed to get Bryan. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and very accommodating & has the most hearty...More

Thank markswife98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are from out of State and not as familiar with eating crabs. Our server TiA went out of her way to explain everything and even went downstairs to put money in the meter so as not to disrupt our meal. Manager was also very...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was hot, delicious fast best Crabcake, Rockfish ever server must be having a bad day he looked like he wasn't happy serving me.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited they were running a lunch buffet from 11am - 3pm. We got there about 1 and the buffet still looked fresh and appetizing. Several seafood choices and as many or more basic American favorites. Nice selections on the salad bar, too. Our...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to eating seafood at Buddy’s for weeks as a Birthday and Memorial Day celebration. I so wish I could leave them a raving review, but I cannot. 80% of the crabs served were not edible. Strong ammonia smell, green and...More

Thank Onelazycrab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Annapolis and had a late lunch at Buddy's Crabs and Ribs. I ordered 2 crabs, a soup and a salad. The famous crabs are delicious and I would come back in the future. The location of the restaurant is perfect and convenience as...More

Thank Locustgod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the first time with a Groupon. It was a Saturday night and relatively busy but partly it also seemed not too organized as there were some empty tables. Waited 1/2 hour at the bar getting drinks and crab dip which was good. Waited...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Buddy's for a late lunch on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Great location in downtown Annapolis, right on the water. Get a window seat to view the harbor! Great service. The cream of crab soup is awesome! The crabs were delicious. The crabcake sandwich...More

Thank fred e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came with wife, daughter and friend. Had really nice crabcake sandwich. Little if any seasoning which is fine so I could taste the crab.Had to help daughter with crab as she also had ribs. Crab was also delicious. When you get food this good, it's...More

Thank Michael R
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Kamlesh K
May 17, 2018|
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Response from kheck6464 | Reviewed this property |
Take my advice and go some where else. This place is horrible.
September 7, 2017|
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Response from BlackDLDuo | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember an elevator
May 3, 2017|
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Response from byronaubrey | Reviewed this property |
The lunch/dinner menu has a good selection. Prices are average but this place is good for a mid day meal. They have views of the main street, the square, and the harbor here too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-626-1100
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