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The Original Crabcake Factory

) #11 of 317 Restaurants in Ocean City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
12000 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
+1 410-250-4900
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab nachos” (43 reviews)
“beignets” (14 reviews)
“fries” (113 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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12000 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
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11 - 20 of 1,218 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous Bloody Mary's but last time I had them there was a pepper maple bacon and this time not. The price is steep but occasionally go all out!!! I loved the crab meat and shrimp.

Thank Gmedsmart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little confused with all the different locations. Especially since each location menu was a different from each other. However I will say regardless the food I received from the original crabcake factory USA was great! The buffalo wings, the crabcake sandwich, fried...More

Thank deotis s
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are coming to Ocean City, Maryland then stopping at The Original Crabcake Factory is a must! Their crabcakes are outstanding. They are made up of large pieces of crab and have little filler. The service was excellent, our waitress was attentive and kept...More

Thank Jatracy3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed with the quality of the crab cakes. The prices are reasonable based on the quality we received. The only reason we didnt rate 5 stars was because the waitress started out well but never came back to check on us. We probably...More

Thank jtindover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I both ordered the 8 ounce crabcake platter. Mine came with fries and Cole slaw. My wife's came with slaw and steamed vegetables. We both agreed the crab cakes were the best we had ever had. And the sides were also good....More

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here tonight and the food was amazing! The crab cakes are fantastic! Not stuffed with mayo and bread crumbs. They don't skimp on the crab meat for sure. The service was excellent and fast! When we're done eating we like...More

Thank dalegus2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crab cake was very good, but kind of on the small size. There was little filler. The fries weren't that hot. Our server wasn't very attentive at all. After our food was served he never came back to check on us. We sat there...More

Thank JeanHa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boy the write don't do the food any justice!!! Go and try/taste for yourself!!! The service was friendly, polite and fast!!! Looks like a great place to just hang out at the bar!!! I waited all day to travel to Ocean City and this was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every aspect of my family visit was excellent. Our server Debbie truly is an asset to this restaurant. She was welcoming and attentive. Patient with my indecisive 10 yr old. Answering all questions and she taught her how to peel shrimp! I don't eat seafood...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good crabcake nice waitress. Everything we had her was good. Was it the best crab cake I ever had? No. It was good, generous portion of lump. The blackened shrimp we're very good as well, highly recommended. Reason I don't give 5? Only the best...More

Thank Bryan R
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
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Response from OCJ | Property representative |
We have Salads, Fresh Local Veggies as well. We will try to accomodate any requests if possible. Take Out Always. Breakfast 8 AM to 11:30 AM
24 April 2017|
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Response from redskinboy | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Pyramid. If you are interested google Debbie Lizardi rentals. Tell her Pat Lippy referred you.
Betty D
6 April 2017|
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Response from Patricia A | Reviewed this property |
No dress code Because it more like a l bar where locals know each other. There is really no seafood platters more like crab and other sandwiches. If your looking for a seafood platter I would go to Phillips , Hoopers or... More

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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, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12000 Coastal Highway, 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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