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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%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Seafood
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31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited over Labor Day weekend, and it was a nice treat! We went during lunch time and it was not crowded. Our service was fantastic! The upstairs outdoor dining had a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 760jordann
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Good quality food for the money. Restaurant size is large enough to accommodate small and large parties, and you don’t feel like you’re sitting in your neighbor’s lap. Menu choices are broad and also offer more than just seafood. Summertime must be a ball with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sfpfactory
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Terribly overpriced for the little that you get. The floor was sticky and there were gnats all over the restaurant. Won't be going back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went with a large group who have been going there for a number of years. The meal was included in a general package of several meals at different places. Everyone received the same thing, and there was ample food! We began with a cup of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank revur41
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Food tour stop . Maryland Crab soup and a hard shell crab with a "cracking lesson" from John Oleksak McAdams. So much fun

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank janet67
Reviewed September 17, 2018

First night in OC went here for seafood, Wife and I are not steamed crab eaters, and we were in the minority as nearly all other tables were filled with crab eaters. Our clams and salmon dinners were barely average with the clams tasting rubbery....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BT2012014
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I had a nice dinner with my family here! I had a steamer pot and everything was fresh, hot and delicious! I love the seasoning they put on the crabs! I get a side of fries and dip the fries in the seasoning as well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jnase9609
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I have frequented this restaurant for the snow crab legs several times a year for many years. Higgins never disappoints. The 2 lb. snow crab platter can’t be beat. The staff are friendly and efficient. I look forward to many more years visiting Higgins with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Janet L
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I visited there earlier this week for dinner. While looking over the menu in very large print it said “ALL YOU CAN EAT” I wasn’t in the mood for seafood so I choose the NY Strip. (Very good) However my friend choose...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I was passing through Ocean City and stopped here in the evening. I sat at the upstairs outdoors bar and had a nice glass of Sam Adams beer from the tap and a very good crab cake sandwich. There is both indoor and outdoor seating...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $39
Lunch, Dinner
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, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2:30 PM - 8:30 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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