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Phillips Crab House


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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The original Phillips Seafood Restaurant, established in 1956! Known as the most popular dining destination in Ocean City, complete with a traditional a la carte menu, famous all-you-can-eat seafood buffet, and carry out counter for Phillips favorites on the go.
$10 - $45
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American, Seafood
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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I do not understand these positive reviews. If you like at least warm food, go somewhere else. While there is a lot to pick from, it is mostly cold. My son got a hamburger slider from the kids area and it was cold with a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MomToBTP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband, myself, and our 7.5 month old went and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There is so much to choose from from surf to turf to garden to dessert! Holy food! The quality of the food was good as well! It will definitely be on our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JPerry9217
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I see some improvement in the food since I was there last year. More eye pleasing layout. Desserts are a wider variety.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dee4343
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start out by saying the service was good. Very friendly staff. The food was average (except the guy running the pasta bar and that white sauce - SO GOOD!!!) The grilled crab cakes were also excellent. Unfortunately the rest of the food was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank michellemarie1311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a stop we make when we go To OCMD. Seafood is always great. Plenary of choices that will satisfy just about anyone. Waitstaff is always friendly and prompt to clear dirty plates. I would recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jimmac16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the grilled salmon with fresh grilled vegetables and roasted potatoes , salad , delicious rolls , cheesecake for dessert . Everything delicious . Was there with bus group of 52 people . FOOD, SERVICE AND ATMOSPHERE 5*****'s

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank linda h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here almost 11 years ago on our honeymoon so when we returned to Ocean City, it was a must to eat here. We were not disappointed. There was plenty of seafood to choose from and a carving station with things like ham, prime...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jalynn74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had chicken and crab cakes for dinner which were very good. The cheesecake is the very best. It is a must try. Good service. It was a nice place to eat.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Joanne339
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just about everyone that’s visited OCMD over the years has eaten at Phillips at one time our another. Originally an order off the menu type of place it’s now all about their “famous” buffet where you’ll see he line stretch around the block. Our choice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GV27OCMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having eaten at several Phillip's restaurants over the years, I thought choosing this location was a safe bet but I can't even describe how disappointed we were. The only items on the buffet that were acceptable was the baked salmon and the shellfish, even though...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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June 3, 2019|
Response from Joanne339 | Reviewed this property |
When we went a couple of weeks ago there were 52 of us and we all had chicken and crab cakes.This was all prearranged that we all had the same thing. Unsure about crab legs. I do know that the Bonfire has crab legs on their... More
August 26, 2017|
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Response from jlamade | Reviewed this property |
$27.99 for adults, children are less expensive. Children under 4 are free, 5 to 8 years $8.99, and 9 to 12are $26.99.
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from Ken F | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. I would call ahead of time and ask if they do. Please post if they do.
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