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Awful Arthur's Seafood Company

402 SouthTalbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lobster roll” (32 reviews)
“oysters” (108 reviews)
“seasonal salad” (11 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
402 SouthTalbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for a late lunch and enjoyed sitting outside on the cool, shady patio. Tried several different varieties of steamed oysters on the half shell, and they were small like I like them. The shrimp and cheese grits appetizer was tasty and enough for a...More

Thank barbaradw2016
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for dining with us!!!! Arthur

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awful Arthur's is one of those places you go when you can't get in to one of the other fabulous downtown restaurants in St. Michael's. It's a franchise... so expect the franchise menu. If you want authentic Eastern Shore cuisine, try another place. That being...More

Thank Amymo66
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to inform you Awful Arthurs is not a franchise all six locations were started by Arthur Webb and all six are still owned by the partner in each establishment.All seafood is delivered fresh each day and we are far from having a franchise menu....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good. Three of us had the crab cake dinner and I had the Lobster Roll. The fresh raw oysters were very good and you had a good selection from their list. I had their clam chowder which I love just cook in...More

Thank Chris R
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!!! Arthur

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our recent visit to St. Michaels. Fried oysters, raw oysters, oyster po boy, fish and chips, mussels, and clams were all excellent! Chicken fingers for the Grandkids were also very good. The servers were knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. The indoor...More

Thank Knotoncall2
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!!! Arthur

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined on a recent Saturday night. Food was great. Special of rhe dat was Rock Fish. Fresh and tasty. Service tho was slow, possibly due to end of season part time staff departures.

Thank David R
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!! Arthur

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside tables are fun in the evening when it's cooler. Very casual. The normal seafood dishes. Great selection of oysters.

Thank paristraveler12
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!! Arthur

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great creative menu. Peel and eat shrimp, Lobster Ruben sandwich, Fish and chips and really great oyster appetizer.

Thank Jennifer K
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!!! Arthur

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice selection of seafood and American style food with a local touch. Wonderful variety of craft beer as well. Weather permitting, you can dine outside on their patio area.

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the best scallops and my girlfriend had the best oysters and crab cakes. We loved it so much we went back the next night. Service was outstanding and ambiance was just right

Thank Jared F
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!! Arthur

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the lobster roll so much that we went back the next day and ate the same thing! The first day we chose the fruit as a side and the second day for a dollar of charge we had the seasonal salad which was...More

Thank MelissaScott7613
Arthur W, Owner at Awful Arthur's Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for dining with us!!! Arthur

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AnnMarie M
August 29, 2018|
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Response from A R | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling the restaurant--reservations depends on when you're going. We went for lunch in May before Memorial Day and didn't need them.
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Stegy56
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Arthur W | Property representative |
Good Morning our outside dining area is pet friendly on a leash. Thanks, Arthur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 SouthTalbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels
  • Phone Number: +1 410-745-3474
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Description
SERVING THE FRESHEST SEAFOOD SINCE 1975 If you like raw or steamed seafood, you will love our authentic oyster bar, serving more than nine varieties of oysters, plus clams, shrimp, mussels, crab legs, crawfish and our famous steamed seafood platter. Try one of our daily specials. (We have landlubber items and a kids menu too.) Awful Arthur's offers indoor and outdoor seating, and we have two additional rooms for small groups. Catering, on and off premises, is available, and hosting oyster roasts is our specialty. We're located in the heart of downtown historic St. Michaels, a short stroll from the harbor. Stop by and see us!
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