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Blue Crab Grill

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322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599 (Elkton Road)
+1 302-737-1100
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wilmington, Delaware
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We went for Sunday brunch. I tried the shrimp and lobster wedge salad and my husband had the crab cake eggs benedict. The salad was huge with lots of fresh chilled seafood. The eggs were perfectly cooked and crab cake delicious. We'll definitely be back to try out the rest of the menu.

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Thank KKEMPSKI
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Went there because I was working in the area. The Oysters Rockefeller were amazing (I had 2 orders!) and the Drunken Clams were very good. Prices were very reasonable and I will definitely be back next time in Delaware.

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Thank nmcauleysurma
Newark, Delaware
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Stopped by on a Friday night, have not been here is awhile and this time it was busy! Am glad they seem to be doing well. Waited just a couple minutes and got a table for 2. Our server took a bit to get to us but he had a huge party that night, must have been 20 people in... More 

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Thank moonkitty
Acton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

The Blue Crab Grill is very pricey for just average food. The local Chesapeake fried oysters were mostly bread and fairly bland. As we're the fried oysters. Their slow cooked dry rub ribs were underwhelming . Dry and overlooked with very little meat on the bone. Not a very satisfactory meal for the price though the staff was helpful and... More 

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Thank Joe L
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

What a great find for fresh seafood and ribs. The jambalaya was outstanding and super generous in portion. My husband had the ribs/crab cake combo and loved it. I passed on dessert but our party loved theirs and my waiter had the bartender make me a special keoke coffee.

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Thank Margie S
Newark, Delaware
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We came here on a Friday night, and we really enjoyed it. There were not a ton of people there for it being a Friday. The decor inside is very very casual and almost similar to that of a diner. However, the food is up another level. (I think they should have the decor more up-scale to match the more... More 

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Millville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I went here because of the trip advisor reviews. They were spot on First their service is great. Attentive and courteous. The food was delicious I had oysters as a appetizer. They were fresh and plump. Yummy. They serve home made bread. Crisp crust and soft middle. Delicious. My entree was fried soft shells they were #1's plump and and... More 

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Thank ellen h
Newark, Delaware
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Had a business lunch at The Blue Crab Grill recently. The menu has been updated and the food is till delicious. Back-fin Crab Frittata, Crab Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers and Mussels Diavlo among the new items. ON this day Tri-Tip Panini was a special. Going back soon for dinner with the family.

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Thank Mike J
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We heard that this was the place for seafood in Newark, DE area. It was true! Very fresh oysters on the half shell, amazing crab bisque with lots of crab meat, and a seafood bouille that had lobster, shrimp, salmon, scallops, clams and mussels galore in a creamy garlic sauce. The entree is usually served in a bread bowl but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The Blue Crab is a wonderful place to eat. Cozy, clean, friendly staff and great food. It's tucked in the back of a strip mall in Suburban Plaza but do not over look this gem. You will be glad you stopped in. 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-737-1100

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