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Crab Alley Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
+1 410-213-7800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times over the last 10 years. In October 2018, it is still the best fresh seafood house in Ocean City. The crabs are fresh, heavy, sweet, local, fairly priced. Their mediums are what other houses are calling jumbo and charging accordingly....More

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried to walk in to a couple places that had wait times of over an hour and ended up at this restaurant because they seemed to be the only one in the area with no wait. We were not disappointed! The Caesar salad and...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not on the water, but easy access to various marinas. Nice family restaurant with ample seating for large and small groups. They offer booths and tables. We had a delicious seafood meal. They offer sandwich size in addition to full-course dinners, plus offer other than...More

Thank sfpfactory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just picked this place out from among many available and so glad we did! Loved it so much we went back the next night for more great service and food! Our server, Pam was an absolute delight! She made us feel as if we were...More

1  Thank Woodsmith44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had four nights in OC and spent two of them enjoying terrific food and service at Crab Alley! Our server, Pam was a delight and made us feel like old friends who came in every night! The soft shell crab and crab cakes...More

Thank b97young
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Ya hit one out of the park. Absolutely delicious. Fresh -and the crab cake wasn’t loaded with breading- and it was really meaty. Great coleslaw even. Yum! I’ll be back.

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy, no ocean views, ordinary decor. Good food at a very reasonable price. Crab dip appetizer was very good. For dinner we had crab cakes, soft shelled crabs, and shrimp. All were excellent. Only complaint was French fries - cold and tasteless. Surprised how...More

Thank markV1417XS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon Crab Allery after arriving later in the evening after an eight hour drive. We wanted to relax and just dive right into local cuisine. The waitress was so sweet and answered all of our questions. Food was very good! Drinks were good...More

1  Thank momgiggly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived on a Tuesday evening ~5:30 p.m., there was no crowd, but the restaurant and outside seating area quickly filled in. Service was attentive and friendly and the seafood was very good. My husband and I had both had the make your own...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crab Alley is a unique experience. If you order blue crabs, they are delivered to the table with little wooden mallets. Kids and adults alike enjoy the experience of cracking the crabs on the table and eating with hands. The crabs are consistently excellent and...More

2  Thank AtulBravo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-7800
  • E-mail
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