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Higgins Crab House

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31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842 (31st Street)
2:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 2:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm craving these all you can eat Alaskan snow crab legs as I write this. Personally, I couldn't order a second round of crab legs considering your first round is 2 pounds. They also initially serve you with hush puppies, then fried chicken and fries. With the crab legs comes corn as well. I've been there three times and I... More 

Thank abay4
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wanted some crab legs and saw "All you can Eat Crabs". Here's the catch, it's all you can eat for everything except crab legs. You can get all the fried chicken, corn, cole slaw you can eat for $39.99, BUT if you want any additional crab legs (they bring you 2 lbs.), it's an addition $4.50 each time you... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place with yummy food, cute atmosphere and great friendly service! Great crabcakes, good options on the menu and their house crab seasoning is deeeelicious. We went with our three kids who all enjoyed it as well. We went at 5pm on a Wednesday and had no wait for a table. Sat on the rooftop and found a table in... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to bring my husband who has never been. It was by far the worst experience from the multiple flies indoor flying around the food to the miserably small crabs with barely any meat... by the way when was the last time did you ever see cooked crab which was GRAY inside? My dad and I used... More 

Thank shottsinthedarkpara
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the Eastern Shore Special it was a little pricey but not bad for the beach. Crabs where good. Kids menu was ok! She crab soup was more broth than crab.

Thank lu4719
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Higgins had been a staple of my family vacation for the last several years. The AYCE crabs are so great and oh so tasty and just what my family is looking for, except this year. This year we got the small crabs and were sorely disappointed. They were broken, empty, fishy and mealy. The others in the family got the... More 

Thank Brandon R
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife got all you can eat crab legs and shrimp..you get 2 lbs of legs and an additional pound is $4.50.. she enjoyed them both...i got all u can eat crab legs and blue crabs...crab legs were great..blue crabs were light..asked for a couple more..one was light one was good..too full for anymore though..you also get a starter plate... More 

Thank Chris P
Falls Church, Virginia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy crabs but they are small and some are light in weight but overall the all you can eat is a real bargain. Plenty of beers available too. The Alaskan snow crab legs were enjoyed as well. the kids could get chicken tenders or a hamburger keeping them happy. The corn was fresh and sweet. Would go back there especially... More 

Thank 154golfer
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with a couple of locals who insisted we try this place. Glad we did! Christian was our server on the roof top seating area he was helpful, friendly and was on point with keeping our drinks and crab plates full. We all did AYC eats everything was good from the hush puppies to crabs. We also got a... More 

Thank kellybelly2008
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this establishment at 31st st on the night of June 25 around 8pm, and I have to say it was about the worst experience at a restaurant I've ever encountered. I ordered the surf and turf special for 29.99. It took forever but it was busy so that is what it is. The steak was ordered med, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
2:30 am - 8:00 pm
2:30 am - 8:00 pm
2:30 am - 8:00 pm
2:30 am - 8:00 pm
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 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: 410-289-2581
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?