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Ed's Chicken & Crabs

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2200 Costal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-9801
(302) 227-9484
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I was a regular here for decades (since the 70's) and I won't be coming back. The quality of food has badly declined in the last few years and the prices keep going up and up. Who would pay $50 for a dozen small crabs when you could go up the road to any of the other restaurants and pay... More 

1 Thank John G
Ashburn, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This place is basically why my family and I come to Dewey haha. The seafood is SOOO fresh!! I normally get the crabs (which are amazing), but my family has also tried and loved the po boy, crab balls, and seafood medley. The atmosphere is just so fun and laid back. Can't say enough about this place.

Thank Wendy9712
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to pick up an Oyster Po' Boy for lunch and it was so bad I had to throw it away. Later in the month we went there for crabs. The majority of our party ended up on the toilet all night. I will not return.

2 Thank Kathleen s
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The crabs are awesome! They vary in size depending on the day and or time of day. It's fun to eat there or take the to go. We eat there at least twice a week when we are at the Beach!

1 Thank Ashley F
Millersville, Maryland
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Eds has been servicing the Delaware beach for more tan 30 years and his inexpensive menu is as delicious as short. The chicken is great, the corn local and the best low brow lunch you can have!

1 Thank meanbear410
Crofton, Maryland
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The shrimp didn't taste fresh, the hush puppies looked like they were packaged and heated up. There are lots more places to eat, so I'd skip this next time I'm in the area or try something different.

1 Thank JoAnn C
Jersey City, New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

OK, so as we walked by we determined this place was a dump however, my son and daughter were starving and I had to feed them. Avoid eating inside as the tables are a bit gross, stay away from their chicken however, their shrimp was great!

Thank Pcosta0913
Jamestown, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Good fresh seafood! The best place on the beach for fresh boiled seafood. Shrimp and crab were wonderful.

1 Thank Jennifer M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

My group says the crabs are really good (large, which were $65 a dozen). The issue I had was the blonde order taker, who said they did not have an oyster po' boy and could not tell me the difference between a po' boy and a sandwich. Once I discovered that the po' boy is on a hoagie roll and... More 

Thank AlbanyCathy
Fairfax Station, VA
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Crabs are great, prices are fair - get them to go and take your time eating at home. Ask for extra spice on the side. The staff is awesome.

2 Thank rdwagner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Costal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-9801
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: (302) 227-9484

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?