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Ernie's Original Crab House

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Service
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Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Seafood, American
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Table Service

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Menu

APPETIZERS / SOUPS
8
Fried Calamari
tender calamari rings served with cocktail sauce
8
Fried Clam Strips
served with cocktail sauce
13
Fried Sea Scallops
(1/2 lb.) fresh sea scallops, served with cocktail sauce
15
Fried Oysters
1/2 lb. fresh selected oysters
8
Popcorn Shrimp
served with cocktail sauce
SOUPS
5.5
Maryland Vegetable Crab
7
New England Clam Chowder
3.5
Miso
japanese style bean paste and tofu
SALADS
7
House Salad
ranch, italian, or balsamic vinaigrette dressing mixed greens, tomatoes, carrots, & cucumbers
12
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
15
Shrimp Caesar Salad
SEAFOOD SANDWICHES
W/ernie's Fresh-cut Fries And Coleslaw
15
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Grilled Or Fried
15
Fried Softshell Crab (seasonal
13
Fish Po'boy
choice of cod, catfish, haddock or whiting
14
Oyster Po'boy
fresh selected oysters
14
Shrimp Po'boy
butterflied jumbo shrimp
16
Oysters & Shrimp Po'boy
HOT SANDWICHES
W/ernie's Fresh-cut Fries And Coleslaw(includes: Lettuce, Tomatoes
11
Grilled Chicken Breast
10
Hamburger
1/2 lb. homemade burger, w/cheese additional $1
10
Bbq Beef Brisket
tender marinated beef
SEAFOOD PLATTERS
W/ernie's Fresh-cut Fries, Coleslaw, And Vegetable
15
Popcorn Shrimp & 2 Whiting Fish
cod, catfish, or haddock - additional $4
27
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
2 - grilled or fried
17
Pan-fried Scallops (10)
27
Fried Softshell Crabs (2)
17
Fish & Chips
choice of cod, catfish, or haddock
29
Fisherman's Platter
jumbo shrimp (5), scallops (5), crab cake (1) - fried or grilled
35
Alaskan Snow Crab Legs
2 lb. steamed, served with butter
30
Alaskan King Crab Leg
1lb. steamed, served with butter
SIDE ORDERS
Ernie's Fries (homemade, Fresh Cut Potatoes Cooked With 100% Vegetable Oil) Small $3.5 Medium $5.5 Large $7.5
2.5
Cole Slaw
homemade
2.5
Corn-on-the-cob
seasonal
3
Hushpuppies
10
5
Onion Rings
beer battered
2.5
Kim Chi
spicy, marinated korean cabbage
3
Steamed Broccoli
DESSERTS
5
Chocolate Beyond Reason Cake
5
Key Lime Island Pie
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I went to this restaurant hoping to get some great seafood. The food was average. The staff was two young men who worked hard but the restaurant was not clean. Food came quickly I ordered shrimp and a salad. The shrimp was not seasoned. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DantFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called ahead to reserve large crabs for 4th of July celebration with family and they were great! They were cooked them fresh when we sat down. They were large, not too much seasoning, and they were sweet! Lots of other seafood options available. Staff was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kskaufman
Reviewed May 10, 2019

The place isn't accessible. When asked if there was another entrance the employees couldn't understand why that was important. In this day and age if you are not accessible you do not deserve my money.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MonS3333
Reviewed April 9, 2019

My fish and chips were very good, if a bit pricey. Business was very slow at 6 pm but I hope that was due to the drizzle that was falling.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Stayed next door and went there Sunday evening at 6:00 pm to find them closing. Strange. Went back the next evening again and found them open but totally empty. Unusual. Decided to try them anyway. No problems with the service ( no one else to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aussiemeri
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

If your looking for a high class decor you will sell this one short. It is older and worn. The Clam Chowder was commercial but good. However the Crab Cakes were some of the best I’ve had. They were made on site and contained almost...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DCMahan
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Ernie’s has definitely not gone toward upscale! It has old tables, and mismatched chairs. The napkins are a roll of cheap brown paper. But it is a warm and friendly place. The radio planes baroque music, while the TVs show boxing matches. Most people know...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank margob433
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We ate here because it’s near Wyndam Old Town. I liked my fried soft shell crabs. The French fries were cold. My wife didn’t like her fish & chips.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NittanyLion70
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s not cheap but well worth cost. The whole area is a fun date or family night out. Their menu has plenary to offer but it’s not overboard. The quality of the food is incredible.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Honestyrule1
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I really wanted to like this place. 120.00 for three burgers, a soft shell crab, 4 sodas, plus a MANDATORY 20% tip that was added to the check by the server. Food was okay, but nothing special. Save your money and go to Theismann's across...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Maedog1
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