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Edgewater Restaurant

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148 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1807
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Backfin lump crabcakes can't be beat. No filler, just deciousness. They also have fried shrimp (yummmm) and fried chicken (which is an added bonus!) They do have a minimal salad bar and sure, the wait staff is a little snappish, but hey, it's part of the atmosphere. Bottom line, it's not a cheap meal, but you will leave full of... More 

Thank taximom212
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to visit, but not during evening or weekends or while they are closed. Selection is fair, salad bar is poor, service is marginal, crab cakes are expensive but worth the other distractions !

Thank Michael P
Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best crabcakes around. Alot of crabmeat and not much filler. They taste amazing and are priced well. Check hours because restarant is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, but we didn't realize until we tried to visit the 1st time.

Thank Toni B
Springfield, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in on Father's Day 2016 without a reservation. With one table and limited time to dine due to pending reservations, we asked to sit at the bar for lunch. I chose to start with a cup of clam chowder, which was very tasty. There was a clam in every spoonful! This came out with the complimentary cheese ball... More 

Thank Garyman23
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Their well deserved claim to fame is crab cake. Lump crab meat and LOTS of it Wonderfully prepared. Great service in a family owned and operated. It's a local favorite for good reason

Thank ShAronmarie3311
Fort Myers, Florida
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My brother in law bragged about this place and I have eaten 3 crab cakes so far this week but felt obligated to order one at this place since he was taking us there specifically for the crab cake. Hands down, THE BEST CRAB CAKE that I have EVER eaten in MY LIFE!!

Thank RosalieMB
Annapolis MD
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Edgewater Restaurant has been around for quite some time and it shows. The place is shabby and in need of a serious upgrade. A friend said they have great crab cakes - crab cakes are a Maryland specialty and lots of places claim to have great crab cakes. In this case, I think great meant big. They were lump cakes... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were craving crab cakes, and picked this place because it was the closest place to us listed on another site as one of the top 10 places. The jumbo lump crab cakes were enormous -- the size of two typical crabcakes -- and had almost zero filler. (We took half of mine home and made stuffed mushrooms for two... More 

Thank DonnaDAF
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We chose this restaurant because of the high ratings on TripAdvisor. Initially, I thought I would be disappointed because it is an older, dated facility with marginal service at the desk where we checked in. Once we were seated, the service was cordial and very accommodating. One of our party had clam strips and they were very good...large, tender and... More 

Thank Simeon G
Gambrills, Maryland
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My sister and I took out our parents to the Edgewater Restaurant for their anniversary due to many reviews that they have the best crab cakes in the area. The crab cakes did NOT disappoint. They were huge and almost all juicy lump crab meat, almost no filler. Delicious. Rest of the food was good too. Now, on to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 14109563202

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