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The Original Crabcake Factory

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
+1 410-250-4900
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab nachos” (46 reviews)
“bloody marys” (22 reviews)
“fries” (114 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Based upon the reviews and pics, we were really excited to visit this restaurant to try their crab nachos. I am sorry to say they turned out to be very disappointing. Probably could have made better nachos in my own kitchen.More

Thank Beth N
OCJ, Director of Sales at The Original Crabcake Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our Crab Nachos are Awesome and Huge. What location were you at? What was the problem? Did you ask for a manager? You give us very little info to go on here. Hard to understand just what anyone wouldn;t like about our Jumbo Lump Piled...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We go to this restaurant every year when we visit Ocean City. The crab dip as an appetizer is what we wait for all week. My husband says the crab cakes are delish. I tried the chicken this time because I'm not a big Seafood...More

Thank DamitaV
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been wanting to try this place for forever. During our recent vacation we finally went. There were 4 of us in our party. Hostess was pleasant and seated us right away. Our waitress took our drink order and quickly returned with our drinks. We...More

1  Thank Paula and Bill H
OCJ, Director of Sales at The Original Crabcake Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for trying us out. We have had the same recipe for 22 years. Most would disagree but we value your opinion. Glad you loved everything else and it was wonderful despite the average rating we received. Regards!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be sure to try their signature crab Bloody Mary. Service was quick, friendly staff. Great selection of seafood and for those who want something else.

Thank Miriam R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been coparing Crab Cakes all over town, and The Crab Cake Factory's is simply the best. Great food all around but the best asset is the people that work there...

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was great. I had the crabcake sandwich and fries, my son had a burger and my husband had the ribs.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have drove by this place lots of time so this trip me and my mom tried it I got crab dip it was great I also got cream of crab soup it was ok didn't have a lot of lump crab meat in it...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was so good and the bloody Mary's were the best! Everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed the food and drinks. Definitely a must visit place in OCMD!

Thank kay0225c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Original crabcake factory after years of riding past it and wondering about it. The reviews called it a dive bar and they were correct. But the food was so good. I had the crab Nachos OMG were they good and a...More

1  Thank partyplannerl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the crabcakes, to the bloody's, to the wait staff. If you have never been here, you must put it on your bucket list and experience all the goodness of the Crabcake Factory!

Thank Lissa G
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6 August 2018|
Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
No they are not
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Response from JohnronNyc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't ask either.
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Response from OCJ | Property representative |
We have Fish, Chicken, Beef and Carry Out. Crabcake Factory Online is the website just add the normal com ending.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701 (Formerly Crabcake Factory Express USA)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-4900
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