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The Blue Crab Restaurant

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210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
+1 302-537-4700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“blue crab” (82 reviews)
“hush puppies” (34 reviews)
“fried chicken” (34 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious crab legs! Moscow mule was the best drink I had in Bethany. Service was great. Definitely recommended!

Thank Kala S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always like their crabs but prefer the large or jumbo crabs which are always in short supply. The crab cakes are consistently awesome as is their fried chicken! Food helpings are generous and our kids enjoy the children's menu. Service is always very warm...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I were looking for a nice place to have a seafood lunch. Saw the great reviews on this one and decided to give a go. I will as disappointed, steamed shrimp were small, they tasted fine just not what we’re used too. Food...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very friendly place The food is the best And the owner pays attention to his clients He is in the kitchen, behind the bar Working with the staff and he still has time to saw hello to his customers I would recommend...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly I was expecting to get ripped off. There’s a shortage of blue crabs as a result of the messed up spring However I was pleasantly surprised! The crabs were of decent size ( mediums were fine) and perfectly prepared. Appetizer of broiled oysters is...More

Thank gdr124
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Blue Crab for dinner last night with our 3 young children and another couple and their toddler. I called ahead and was able to reserve a table. It's paper tablecloths so the kids were happy to draw and color. They brought out...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a paper on the table kind of family restaurant (which is appropriate for crabs!). Lots of kids when we were there. Food is good but our service was pretty inattentive.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We arrived in Bethany with a desire for some tasty blue crab meat crab cakes. Based on previous reviews posted on the internet about the Blue Crab Restaurant, we ordered the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes. Regrettably as the menu states, they were not the best...More

Thank cgsilverworks
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This restaurant grew from occupying one unit of a small shopping area to the entire building because of the great food it offers. The owner is very hands-on and seems to be there at all times to greet the guests and resolve any difficulties that...More

Thank JMMDelaware
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

The all-you-can eat feasts are always available and a great deal, especially when compared with other crab houses in the area. Feasts come with a choice and/or combo of crab, shrimp, chicken, and include perfectly cooked sweet corn on the cob, fried chicken and hush...More

Thank danabethdc
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June 13, 2018|
Response from edkrause2 | Reviewed this property |
You would be better off at Cafe on 26 in Ocean View on Rte 26 about 2 miles west of the beach for the best crusted salmon you will ever eat!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-537-4700
  • E-mail
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