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Voted #1 Crab House in Maryland by USA Today Readers Choice 10 Best Awards! Maryland's best Crab House ~ Serving Crabs all Year long! Enjoy delicious crabs, seafood, fine and casual dining — with an exceptional view Located in Historic Charlestown, Maryland, The Wellwood is a convenient weekend or mid week getaway within 1 hour of Baltimore and Philadelphia, and 45 minutes from Wilmington. The Wellwood is ideal for: a delicious and quick weekday lunch; plus exciting weekday specials. an impressive business luncheon or dinner. a chance to entertain family or friends with fine and casual dining. special occasions such as weddings, retirement parties, and reunions.
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Takeout
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All reviews fried chicken clams corn on the cob crab cakes hush puppies blue crab wings all you can eat beach theme casual atmosphere ayce crabs our server was very attentive east river outside seating service was great tiana bay
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

As always, good food and good atmosphere. I almost always request Hannah, she has been there for years and is very pleasant. Go check her out before the season ends.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I came in with my family for the crabs and they were excellent!!! Very fun atmosphere and our waitress, Tiana, was the sweetest thing and very attentive. Food was served fast and great service!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

First we came when they first opened for the day. We were seated in a timely manner, however it went downhill after that. Our waitress was not attentive at all. I ordered the crab cakes which were great but rather small. My husband ordered all...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Not cheap but very good crabs. Beer prices are high. Wednesday is half price wings and $3.00 draft beers.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

They don't care about your satisfaction. You better be ready to wait until they are done talking between themselves to not even care about you getting a seat or service. Terrible customer care. When you are there you are bothering them. To bad good food....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Crabs were delicious! Our server was very attentive and professional (Titiana-sorry if I misspelled her name). The chicken and hush puppies were excellent too! We will be back!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Went here today with my husband and 3 children. The atmosphere is laid back and casual. Outside seating is benches and picnic tables some under a tent all of then in sand. Its some beach chairs with picnic tables also. Family friendly and everyone makes...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 28, 2019

My friend and I decided to meet at the rivershack for their famous all you can eat crabs to catch up and boy was that a great decision! Our waitress Tiyana was absolutely fantastic and recommended their lemon berry crush to go along with our...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Found this gem of a restaurant while visiting friends in Cecil Co. The food is great! And atmosphere even better. Kids loved playing in the sand and our waitress Tiana was the best server I’ve ever had in life! Super attentive to not just the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 20, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere Great food and “Hannah“ being out Great server. Definitely coming back for all you can eat crabs and wonderful music.

Date of visit: August 2019
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