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Waterman's Crab House

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Sharp Street Wharf, Rock Hall, MD 21661
+1 410-639-2261
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We're sorry to have to write such a negative view because the view was nice and the service was good, but the food was awful. I had fried shrimp and mashed potatoes and my husband had the rockfish fried sandwich and fries. Not sure if it was the way they fried the food or the breading they used but neither... More 

Thank PamboMaryland
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Great crabs and watching the sunset over the bay. Go every 4th of July for the fireworks all along the Maryland Shore. Good music and environment. Not expensive.

Thank dbrnx
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Casual restaurant with a lovely menu and good food. I would definitely make this a regular stop when in the area.

Thank Jennifer W
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

It was cool watching the boats dock and you walk right into the crab house. We had lunch on the dock patio and it was lively and fun with good music.

Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Group of 10 sailors ready for crab cakes, crabby chicken sandwiches, and lots of hot fries; consistently a winner. Just a fun, living place to gather after a day on the water. Sunsets cannot be beat on the deck.

Thank BelleonWheels
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced lunch- with a beautiful view. Got raw oysters along with the special of oyster stew and sandwich. They were all delicious!

Thank Holly G
Chestertown, Maryland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

All the standard Chesapeake fare, only better, plus view and atmosphere. Service is superb, with real warmth from the whole staff. They love their work, and it shows.

Thank moseman73
Wilmington, Delaware
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661 reviews
561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 616 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is my first trip in the Fall to the Waterman's vs. typical Summer visits. The Maryland Crab Soup was rich in flavor, lots of crab and house-cut vegetables! Great stuff! I guess I wasn't really paying attention to what I ordered.....Blue Crab Bleu Cheese Burger but GEEZ, this was awesome. A substantial beef-burger (MR....perfect) with a LOAD of blue... More 

Thank RoadTripper516
Seaford, Delaware
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Awesome location with classic seafood menu starting with Hot Steamed Crabs. Dock your boat or come by car, don't forget your wallet because it is a bit pricey - but what seafood isn't pricey? They offer a couple of 'All U Can Eat' specials with shrimp, clams, corn, hush puppies, etc. Try their Chesapeake Combo Salad with Fried Oysters and... More 

Thank joycen633
Frederica, Delaware
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Just decided to check out Rock Hall MD and stopped in here. Luckily was able to sit outside which was just beautiful. Only had lunch so I can't comment on dinner. My wife had a mahi-mahi sandwich which was very good. I had the fried oyster sandwich which was a touch mushy but very tasty. We shared a crab balls... More 

Thank JeffG19946

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharp Street Wharf, Rock Hall, MD 21661
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rock Hall
  • Phone Number: +1 410-639-2261

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