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Buddy's Crabs and Ribs

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100 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
11:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Buddy's Crabs and Ribs restaurant was very good. The food was delicious and the service was great. It's located in the heart of downtown Annapolis with great views all around.

Thank dmlett16
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The buffet was mediocre. I mean, it was a buffet, and buffets are mediocre. However, we added some Maryland blue crabs to our fare, and those were really good. Expensive little buggers, but really good. Our server was from Oklahoma, not too far from our home town, and she was great. Super good service.

Thank Jim R
Branchburg, New Jersey
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked in to have a look on Saturday after lunch down the street, and wish we would have had lunch here on Saturday, where they have a great seafood buffet. We went back for Sunday brunch which was great, although not as much seafood (no oysters) as on Saturday, but it was less expensive for Sunday brunch.

Thank Brian B
Glassboro, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had some wings here the place is like a seafood buffet with ribs for a family on a budget probably perfect seafood buffets scare me and ribs tacked on seems odd. to be fair did not try the food in the buffet , I had hot wings which were good. nice bar area. lots of room you do have to... More 

Thank timestes2016
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the overlook of the harbor. Waiter was nice. Food was pretty good. Wanted crabs but very pricey. In fact most of the food is over $20 and up to $50 a plate.

Thank princessjeda1
Annapolis, Md
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was having a craving for good ol Maryland steamed crabs.... So my husband and I went to Buddy's Crab in Annapolis on Main St... ordered "all you can eat" crabs at $45 per person... Great service but the crabs were the worst I've ever had.... :( fishy tasting, hollow... 90% of the crabs we got were hollow. Sadly, I talked... More 

Thank Neatz17
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140 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner on the very crowded 4th of July weekend. I was shocked that we only waited maybe 10 minutes for a beautiful table overlooking the water. Our waitress was super friendly and attentive. Our food and drinks came extremely quickly and was AMAZING!!!! While everything came out quickly we didn't feel rushed at all to... More 

Thank Wic808
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, I'd heard about the reasonable lunch price ($14.99) of Buddy's all-you-can-eat "Seafood" buffet and decided to try it one afternoon that I was in Annapolis. I couldn't wait to feast on what I thought would be a wide selection of fresh seafood and other food items. What I got, instead, was an incredibly disappointing limited selection of what I... More 

Thank MIL2
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends and had a great time. I ordered the crab cake and they ordered the ribs. No matter where you sit you get a beautiful view of Main Street or Ego Alley. We will definitely go again!

Thank Emily D
Fairfax, Virginia
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235 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cream of crab soup is good, nice and fully of crab meat. The crab cakes are also full of crab meat and no real filling. I was impressed with both, and stuffed from a bowl of soup and 1 crab cake as they are hearty portions.

Thank FFXTravelers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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 Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-626-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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