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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

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3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Pleasant Valley, New York, United States
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an old fashioned crab house with fresh seafood and crabs. They were tastefully prepared, served promptly, and yummy.

Thank Sue D
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Mike's maybe at least twice every month. I love their crabs. They usually have jumbo sized crabs available. When they don't, I still feel satisfied after eating large sized crabs. I also love their raw oysters. I just ate at Mike's tonight and I am already looking forward to the next visit.

Thank Mindi F
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike's comes highly rated for crabs and you gotta really like those buggers. The problem is that those in the shell are sorta like artichokes: you gotta work for what you get and there's even more left over. Add to that you have to beat them with an under-weight wooden hammer to get even a morsel of nourishment. Thus I... More 

Thank Michael C
Cornell, Michigan
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154 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got lucky with the first day of Spring/Summer Weather and the arrival of the "Soft Shells" Awesome Sandwiches on the pier overlooking the Water!

Thank Chuck B
Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a very tradicional crab house, could not be better, the crabs are fresh and the sesoning is just perfect, addiconaly there is other choices as good as the crab, Seafood is very good. Crab cakes are excelent, service is very friendly.

Thank Henry H
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Exclusive location and great Crab. You might wait a bit but it's worth it with the view and the small bar on the side would make you not to mind.

1 Thank MRoni13
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

The wait was long, and on a hot day no one wanted to be outside. Skip the wait, and go outside. Between the shade and the water, it will be cooler than you think. Crabs and cold beer. Nothing better in MD. Bring an appetite and bring your friends.

1 Thank C0dys_Dad
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to Mikes in a few years. We went on a warm afternoon especially for the month of February! The wait was 30-40 minutes. It was packed. The food did not disappoint! I had the snow crab leg cluster. They were large, fresh and meaty! Someone else ordered the fried oyster sandwich. The appetizers offer a variety of... More 

1 Thank smallwood71
Deale, Maryland
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We have met friends here on several occasions for lunch and what we have found is that once you stray from the basic items on the menu the quality Varies. Maryland crab soup for example, listed as "worlds best" is not, so stick with the basics and you will be ok. A big shout out for the fried oysters, light,... More 

1 Thank Brit022
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Conveniently located on Riva Road in Riva, MD just outside of Annapolis, Mike's is a great place to meet family and friends when you have that urge for seafood - specifically crabs.

2 Thank tjcnewyork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?