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2021 Liberty Rd Ste I, Eldersburg, MD 21784-6695
+1 410-549-2511
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Sykesville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For the best sea food and crabs this place can't be beat.It is always fresh,never frozen and prepared on site. They have real Maryland live crabs and their crab cakes are great, not much filler and they are huge! They also have seafood platters that offer two sides with lots of choices. The best part is that the prices are... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went again for crabs on Saturday August 13th. I love the Crab pretzel. We timed it right and waited 15 mins for a table, but many folks in line behind us. Really good service again, and love that for a large dozen you get 4 free crabs. Way to go Schuman's!

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Thank ron c
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Never thought I'd be writing this type of review about Captain Dans. I've been eating crabs here frequently for a couple of years and the crabs are always excellent: hot, well seasoned and FULL. That is until today. I ordered a doz small crabs with 6 free and decided to eat the 6 there and the doz to go.They were... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

When in Maryland, you must have crabs. We picked this place because of a review in a magazine listing it as one of the top 25 places to have crabs. First we ordered the crab soup which everyone enjoyed. We also ordered the crab pretzels which were fun to eat. The crabs then came to the table on a big... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Love Captain Dan's for crabs but not only crabs. Fried flounder is lightly battered and the portion is huge. Two large pieces of flounder and very tasty. Never dry or rubbery but light and flavorful. This is a hidden jewel in Eldersburg. Unlike other restaurants, Dan has the perfect blend of spices for his crabs. Never disappointed by the meal... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My sons girlfriend treated us to this place. We ordered boiled crabs and some crab cake sandwiches. The crabs were excellent. Had great spice rub? Covering the crabs. They were boiled perfectly and had a great taste with the spices added. The crab cakes were really packed with crab chunks not much filler at all. Rolls tasty. I enjoyed the... More 

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Thank Samuel L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

My first time going to Capt D's. The Md crab soup was great and had a nice Amt of crab pieces in it. For dinner I had the 6 fried shrimp dinner with super tasty onion rings and a side salad. My grandson had a crabcake and ate sine of the combo platter my daughter ordered. The shrimp, scallops, fish... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is a bare bones type of restaurant with fabulous seafood. The staff are always very friendly and the food is delicious. Not much filler in the crab cakes and you get the choice of broiled or fried on all items.

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Marriottsville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Captain Dans has great crabs, and crab cakes and crab soup!!! We usually get the food to go because the restaurant itself isn't much to write home about, but the food is great.

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Thank Katherine B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

My family and I love meeting up at Captain Dan's, especially for crabs. You can always count on the crabs being tasty, hot, and fresh. Crabs are steamed to order, so no soggy, old crabs here, and their crab seasoning is on point! I love that the restaurant is family owned and operated and everyone is always friendly. A personal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2021 Liberty Rd Ste I, Eldersburg, MD 21784-6695
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Eldersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 410-549-2511

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