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Higgins Crab House North

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12801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716 (128th street)
410 250 2403
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch on saturday.. Sat at the bar..bartender was very social..and attentive.... Got the Mahi Mahi tacos..were delisious.. A little pricey at 14.99 for 2 and a side..but were good. hubby got 3 large crabs..he said were good. Would stop again..No Happy Hour on weekends...kind of a bummer...

Thank ocmommom
Congers, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Higgins before in our visits to the Delaware beaches, so we headed there again on our latest visit to Ocean City. It was a quiet overcast day with not so many people in the restaurant. The food was fine. The best was the crab soup. We ordered just a half dozen crabs as they were expensive,... More 

Thank rslesq
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This evening was our first visit to this restaurant. Ample seating for couples and large groups. Our server, Billy, was excellent! Asked if we could share a meal since it was later in the evening and didn't want much....not a problem! We decided on the seafood platter and ordered it broiled. Came with 2 sides (we had salads). Oh I... More 

Thank Lordylan
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

While staying in Ocean City my husband and I went to eat at Higgins Crab House North and had a wonderful evening. We ordered a dozen of the jumbo size crabs and corn on the cob, I had a cup of Maryland crab soup that was delicious. Our server brought a small basket of complementary hush puppies that were really... More 

Thank Elena G
Kent Island, Maryland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

You never know what you will get when you buy crabs on vacation. I had found a place for years and this year it looks like they closed up. Reading all the adds in the local paper we decided to give Higgins's Crab House North a try. Great greeting once you walked in. Ordered a half bushel of #1's. (43... More 

Thank Kevin K
Forestville, Maryland
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I went to Higgins on Saturday, 08/20/16. Had the worst experience ever. The crabs were old, tasteless and I had to send back to the kitchen three times. My friend ordered the Seafood Platter and everything on the platter was frozen, then fried. Nothing was fresh seafood. All frozen. I have been going to Higgins for many, many years and... More 

1 Thank KBrown_12
Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Our last night of vacation we went to Higgins for all you can eat crabs. We were not disappointed! There were four of us and we ate a few dozen crabs. They were a good size and tasty. We had some corn on the cob with it. Our waiter was friendly and observant - bringing us clean buckets for our... More 

Thank Neil G
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

What we love most about this place is that it's huge and we've never encountered a wait for delicious all-you-can-eat crabs. They have an assortment of different menu options so you can get something AYCE along with your crabs or just do crabs. Kids menu, tables they can color on to keep them happy and they just added a playground.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Our first time to Higgins and our server Stevie helped us figure out the best things to try and order on the vast menu. The all u Can eat Alaskan crab legs were amazing, along with the corn on the cob! We were also celebrating a birthday and Stevie and the manager, Michael, made sure my daughter was ok with... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

2nd time eating here...this is definitely the place to go for crabs. Great food and great service!!!

Thank angela p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
    (128th street)
  • Public Transportation: Convenient to Ocean City municipal bus stops
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 410 250 2403
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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