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Higgins Crab House

31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-2581
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has great atmosphere! It's a fun, casual place to eat. There is an upstairs patio eating area and also dining inside. We opted to eat inside because my senior mom didn't want to climb the stairs. We were sat right away and the...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want re-steamed crabs that were cooked somewhere else shipped to Higgins and heated up and served to you this is the place for you, if you want good crabs you in the wrong restaurant, North or South they both are terrible

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Food is fresh, delicious and great menu variety! Service is phenomenal -- staff is warm, efficient and knows just when to check back @ table!

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 6 days ago

The all you can eat crabs are small size crabs. Too much work for the small crabs. I would have paid extra for bigger crabs. Great staff though. Attentive.

Thank JoAnn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch and ate upstairs on the covered deck. Very nice, beachy colored picnic tables. Laid back, and relaxed feel. Food was good, nothing over the top. Hubby had the crabby burger, which he really enjoyed. I had the seafood taco with shrimp.

Thank soccermominNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was great ! Brittany was very helpful! The food was also good! They had a play place which was good kept kids amused til food got there. Shrimp was very good!

Thank Toudie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 2nd year we've come to Higgins. We have eaten in the rooftop deck both times. The ambiance is great - get to people watch along the main road and see Jolly Roger amusement park with ferris wheel in the background - although...More

Thank tmh17046
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here while on my weekend getaway in ocean city, my second time coming here and I enjoyed this time as well. 2 story restaurant with upstairs outdoor seating and nice helpful staff. As the name implies it's mostly seafood and crab but they do...More

Thank jetboy1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To keep up our daughter's tradition, we visited Higgin's again this year, despite my trepidation. Last year's visit was a disaster. We were reasonably pleased this time. The steamed spiced shrimp were good. The crab stuffed rockfish was great. The fish and chips were horrible....More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were four of us, three didn't care for lunch, one did. We wouldn't go back, our feeling is expensive food with poor quality

Thank Dean O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-2581
  • E-mail
Ocean City Md's premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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