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“Waterfront location next to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum”
Review of The Crab Claw

The Crab Claw
Ranked #19 of 54 Restaurants in St. Michaels
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on a sunny and busy Saturday afternoon, but had no problem finding a waterfront table. Service was more efficient than attentive, but still decent. We both had beer and a broiled crab cake sandwich, which was very good: all chunky meat, no filler, just a tad dry due to broiling. Seasoning was light, but we requested lemon (there was tartar), which along with a portion of Old Bay meant for the fries added a bit of interest. Portion of fries was generous, but cole slaw was very small and very sweet. We were shocked that oyster shells from another table went straight into the trash rather than being reserved for restoring oyster bars as is the norm in this region. Overall a very pleasant experience.

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Thank BillF20639
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best snow crab legs I have ever tasted ! Super location on the water and even though the restaurant was very busy when we went the service was prompt and the waitress was cheerful.

Thank kcah74
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard shell crabs were good, full of meat. Wait staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Recommended local places to see. Offered the fact that locals eat pickles and cheese with their crabs, which we tried. Was a good idea.

Thank Joan D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This week we had lunch at the Crab Claw. We sat outside and took in the view of the water, boats and people which was all very enjoyable. The wait staff was friendly and professional. The food arrived quickly after we ordered and it was all very good. We greatly appreciated the dog-friendly environment here and at many of the places we visited during our stay in St. Michaels. We have two small, well-mannered pups that quietly sat outside with us. It is wonderful to find a town that allows outdoor dining with pets!

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Thank Grace K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always love eating here. Crab cake sandwich was tasty and the Smith Island Cake is always yummy!! Love the location over the harbor and view of the marina.

Thank James S
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