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Schultz's Crab House

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1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
+1 410-687-1020
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steamed crabs” (26 reviews)
“salmon cakes” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Balti, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family met at Scultz's on a Friday afternoon. We went early to avoid the later day crowds. The steamed crabs, Crab soup, steamed Shrimp were all delicious. The service was great. I highly recommend this crab house.

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here on a Friday evening. There were 7 of us, including three kids. A few had crabs which were good. The crab cakes were good. Fried shrimp was terrible, awful batter. We had to wait 40 minutes for the crabs which would have been...More

Thank Janette R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like so many who have reviewed, I saw this gem of a Baltimore style Crab House on a Travel Network show. We went on a busy Friday evening and sat on the bar side which is a full service menu side except the eating of...More

Thank Kirk R
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I saw this restaurant on tv last Saturday night - looked it up and it was only an hour from home. We went last Sunday for lunch and arrived around 11:30 and the place was empty. We had THE most amazing waitress named Stephanie who...More

Thank DE-Mom
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late dinner. The service was good and the food was delicious. We had the crab bisque, raw oysters, and fries shrimp. Everything was so fresh and so good. We will be back for sure!

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Have been patronizing Shultz’s for over 30 years. Good food and atmosphere. Service was very slow the last 2 times I have visited. Need more help.

Thank deepcreek2025
Reviewed March 30, 2018

After a 10 year absence we returned to Essex Maryland & immediately headed to Schultz's...hoping it was still there. Lucky for us it's not only still there, but hasn't changed at all...still down home, local crowd & old school atmosphere with a traditional Maryland menu....More

Thank Cuencathom
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Old dated place serving good old fashioned food (seafood specialist) at a down to earth price. Great efficient service. Nice beer selection.

Thank ocean667
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We went back after being away for a few years. We were glad that we did. The place was packed so we are at the bar. The staff was as accommodating as always. The food was excellent. We opt for the crab cakes and they...More

1  Thank Catbono
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Saw this restaurant profiled recently on one of the food shows on TV and since I'm from Maryland, we decided to check it out the next time we were in for a visit (living in southwestern PA now). My hubby is from PA but has...More

3  Thank hilemansusan
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April 9, 2017|
Response from mufflet | Reviewed this property |
don't. know will find. out this weekend
March 20, 2017|
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Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
This is misdirected. I'm a customer - NOT the owner.
August 31, 2016|
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Response from dgnmil | Reviewed this property |
They are open Sunday through Thursday 11AM-9:45PM, Friday & Saturday 11AM-10:45PM. Please note hours may change during holidays but you can call (410) 687-1020 if you have any questions. Reservations are not needed. For... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-687-1020
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