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Higgins Crab House

31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-2581
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“hush puppies” (48 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (31 reviews)
“shrimp” (67 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably the best deal for the price in town when it comes to "All you can eat Crabs". The crabs were small - to be expected - but very tasty. The price was on point. The beer was cold and waitress was all over it....More

Thank Peri A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here because we could walk to it from our hotel. Friendly helpful staff, but food was overpriced for what we got. Delicious Hush puppies sprinkled with powdered sugar served at beginning of meal. My baked potato was terrible. Tasted like it had been...More

Thank SKW78
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This definitely the start of their season and business was slow for late lunch. Very clean and pleasing upon entering. We were seated by a very friendly waiter. I ordered scallops and baked potato my wife had crab cakes. The entree arrived and the scallops...More

Thank Gary V
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We carried out from here and were missing fries from our $20 meal, along with not being provided any butter for the clams. We ordered large shrimp, and were given very small shrimp that were not de-veined.... will not be returning and would not recommend,...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

On a recent March business trip “downey oshun,” we found so many places closed for the off-season that we despaired of finding fresh, local seafood. Thank goodness for Higgins Crab House (South)! Our Saturday night foray yielded not only a perfectly steamed crab (sold individually!)...More

Thank EricHenning
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Crabs, fish, shrimp whatever seafood you might like you'll probably find it here at a decent price with friendly service.

Thank afojc
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my wife wanting crabs. I know it’s the off-season but we have had crabs before in the off-season. These were the absolute worst crabs we have ever had in our entire lives. The waitress kept bringing out crabs which were opened. What...More

Thank rich529
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Came here Saturday night for all you can eat crabs they were the worse crabs I’ve ever had they came out with the shells open an when I asked the waitress why they were open because Ive never seen that before she said because they...More

Thank Christie M
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Ordered takeout while at a convention and this made my night! Huge chunks of crabmeat with an incredible sauce. I must say... the fries.... amazing also! Would def order again and plan too! We come every year in January!

Thank Jamie F
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Higgins was one of few places still open in late October. I ordered AYCE blue crab, shrimp and corn. They admittedly served you hush puppies, french fries and a piece of fried chicken to reduce your appetite. Save yourself for the crabs. The initial serving...More

Thank lightsluvr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-2581
  • E-mail
Ocean City Md's premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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