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Schultz's Crab House

) #2 of 52 Restaurants in Essex ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
+1 410-687-1020
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steamed crabs” (22 reviews)
“salmon cakes” (3 reviews)
“crab house” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Balti, Pub, Soups, Eastern European
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1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
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Reviews (100)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been making an annual trip to Schultz's (6-12 guys) for the past 15 years. Why - easy the best steamed crab and Gumbo in the Baltimore area. Of course we have one who always orders crab cakes. This year was no different we...More

Thank Botomline222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a flashback to an early Baltimore childhood, we arrive hungry for our lunch at Schultz’s Crab House. With walls covered in knotty pine paneling, tables of grey formica in the dining area, I was transported back to the Baltimore past of my childhood. Our...More

Thank studebhawk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I almost didn't post a review for Schultz's because I don't want all of Baltimore taking over my favorite spot lol, however the quality of food is so good I had to share. I've been going here for years. It's family owned and operated and...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looked up reviews since we were going to be in the area. Had to try the crab cake. The best! Jumbo lump, no filler. Very good price for the quality. Baked potato was good, green beans were canned. Salad was so-so. Small loaf of yeasty...More

Thank Joan A
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit in many years and as then the crabs were fabulous. Good thing I wasn't thirsty because our server NEVER asked if we needed another item after she dropped off the crabs...NEVER. I had one glass of water with 2 dozen...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Good portions of food with excellent seafood with steam shrimp and crabs there cream of crab and Maryland crab soup the best around

Thank mufflet
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place is great. If you are looking for a fancy restaurant, don't go here. If you are looking for a comfortable place to get some awesome seafood, this is your place. I had the crab cakes. Some of the best I've ever had. Bonus!...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Have gone here for years but have to say its just not as good as before. Too bad they can't enlarge its so crowded. Have found new places I like better

Thank cg62
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is not in a tourist-y part of town and, frankly, I might be a bit nervous going there at night since I'm not from around there. We went here for lunch after a funeral. Due to those circumstances, we were able to order anything...More

Thank gabbagabbahey
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My wife and I went there on a Saturday evening. A rather full house and still we were seated quickly. Heard so much about their crabcakes, we just had to try. I asked our server as to where the origin of the crab meat was...More

Thank JoeD7192EG
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are your crab cakes gluten free?
10 April 2017|
Response from mufflet | Reviewed this property |
don't. know will find. out this weekend
Would you ship your crab soup and crabs to North Carolina?
20 March 2017|
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Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
This is misdirected. I'm a customer - NOT the owner.
Are you open now, if so, what are your hours? WE are enterested in steamed crabs. Do we have to order ahead and how abou the prices. Thanks
1 September 2016|
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Response from dgnmil | Reviewed this property |
They are open Sunday through Thursday 11AM-9:45PM, Friday & Saturday 11AM-10:45PM. Please note hours may change during holidays but you can call (410) 687-1020 if you have any questions. Reservations are not needed. For... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Balti, Pub, Soups, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1732 Old Eastern Ave, Essex, MD 21221-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-687-1020
  • E-mail
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