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“Seems to have slipped” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Mill Crab House

Old Mill Crab House
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Delmar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located off Route 54 in Delmar, Delaware just minutes from the beach areas and Salisbury Maryland. Can accomodate parties of any size in a legendary family friendly atmosphere.
Northern VA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Seems to have slipped”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

We eat there multiple times a year and typically enjoy ourselves. This last time, we noticed the corn was old (kernels all had dimpleson them), the hushpuppies had changed (now like small donut holes), the shrimp (better when they were butterfly) batter fell off, and the fried chicken wasn't all that great. The first couple of crabs were big, then the rest were just plain tiny. One bacth came with Old Bay, the next had nothing. None of them were really hot. Again, generally we are very satisfied. I'm not sure what was going on for the place didn't seem all that busy for 6PM on a Sat night. Generally don't go to the RedRoost, but if this keeps up, we will visit there more often.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank NorthernVABean
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Lewes, Delaware
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113 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Eat your fill :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Had heard about Old Mill for years from My Sweet Friend, and Lover; we finally went and it was bloody great.
Good service great food; thanks to My darling Diane for taking me there :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank David O
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great crab shrimp and chicken”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

The crab cakes were exceptional. The steamed shrimp excellent. Even though this is advertised as an all you can eat place they also have menu items. Service was great. Our party of 6 was well taken care of and quits full with delicious seafood and fried chicken.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Mitchyak
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“All you can eat crabs and more”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

While visiting my daughter, we were craving crabs, so we visisted this place. We ordered the all you can eat crabs and drinks. Next thing you know, the waitress was coming out with roasted corns, hush puppies and fried chicken. This was part of the deal, which we did not know, so great surprise there. We didn't eat much of that stuff though, just the hush puppies, which were very good. Great casual place and only minutes from my daughter, so will definitely visit again and try some of the other entrees.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank JALUV09
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Clermont, Florida
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Diamond in the ruff!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere and is a little off the beaten path.....local place which was great. Great service and food was fantastic!! One of those places that the locals know about and frequent. We went with a party of 50 and they didn't miss a beat. Crabs were fantastic as the lobster was slightly dry but still great! Clams were tasty and drinks kept coming. Highly recommend !!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Af0316
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