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Crisfield Sea Food Restaurant

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8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
+1 301-589-1306
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fayetteville, AR
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stopped in to Crisfield for lunch recently after being away for a long time. Absolutely the best crab imperial I have ever had. Fully lived up to my fond recollections. I wish I had room and time enough for the oysters on the half shell--those I saw people eating were fabulous. It is still the curiously old-fashioned place, although... More 

Thank SofioFay
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a place to find old-school Maryland seafood. The soft shell crabs are certainly worth making the trip (when in season) and the clam chowder is the bomb! The place is essentially unchanged sine my first visit in the late '60s. No frills, just great food and friendly service!

Thank Derek I
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162 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were taken to Crisfield by friends who promised us a fabulous meal in an old time atmosphere. Wow! We were blown away by the wonderful meal we all enjoyed. Excellent food and service make the a must when you're in the area.

Thank Joel K
Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This restaurant is an old time favorite of mine and my family. Retro decor and long time employees, the menu has been the same for nearly 70 years which lends enormously to it's charm-especially for us DC locals. Don't expect anything fancy or complicated here, nor is there a fine wine list. Go there for a "back in time" experience... More 

Thank ElaineRoecklein
Larchmont, New York
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. Expected more based on reviews. Very mediocre crab cakes. Park is available but hard to spot.

Thank dabbyk
Takoma Park, Maryland
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

It was a long time ago, but I have never ever wanted to go back. The most memorable aspect was some sort of seafood with a globby white sauce on top. That said, the decor/design of the place is really awesome.

Thank eater70
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Have relatives that live in the area and we've been going to Crisfield Sea Food for years, no trip to the DC area is complete without a stop at Crisfield, but buyer beware, if you're a food snob or country club type that needs your butt kissed stay away, you won't like it and will probably make up bad stuff... More 

Thank Lee S
Warren, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The decor probably hasn't been updated since this place opened, so if you like "old" this is your place. The service was friendly, but not noteworthy. The fish was fine, but nothing unique about it.

Thank jillc947
Durham, North Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We bought food to share between two adults. Pan fried chicken was small, cole slaw running, pepsi was small like airplane size.

Thank Carolyn B B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Affordable stop in Silver Spring for authentic eastern shore seafood! Don't expect many frills, but do expect tasty food!

Thank Ethan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-589-1306

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