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The Blue Crab Restaurant

210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
+1 302-537-4700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“blue crab” (71 reviews)
“hush puppies” (33 reviews)
“fried chicken” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
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81 - 90 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2016

The best part of the meal for me was the free home made chips and sauce you get after ordering. I ordered the crab cakes because the menu declared they were the best crab cakes you would ever have, and my husband ordered the snow...More

Thank GEMS21
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. Now open in off season in April on Friday- Sunday. Fried shrimp is awesome, free home made chips are to die for served as an appetizer, crab & cheese dip is incredibly delicious!

Thank edkrause2
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Steamed crabs, shrimp and other seafood prepared deliciously and accompanied by hush puppies, sweet corn, fries, so many good choices! One side includes a raw bar as well. Portions are generous. One of our favorite places.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Our family has been going to Bethany Beach for several years. We were lucky enough to find the Blue Crab the first year, and we go back at least once each year. Unpretentious atmosphere, great drinks, great food. Not cheap, but a solid value as...More

Thank DCSpartan
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The place is a little small so go early, the food is good and the drinks better..lol. Enjoy it while in Bethany!!

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 17 October 2015

My wife and I were staying at a Hotel and asked the front desk person where to get Crab Cakes. She said that if you go down the road about five lighs, you will find on your left the Blue Crab Restaurant, they have Great...More

Thank ajstemerr
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We had a great meal and experience here. Food and service were both excellent. The Maryland crab soup, fantastic, cream of crab, good, but the steamed crabs... YUM.

Thank Carole W
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The value offered by this restaurant was very good. The service from the young staff from Eastern Europe was excellent. The portion sizes were generous, especially compared with some of the better known crab cake restaurants in Maryland!!!

Thank MCBrook
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had visited this restaurant several years ago, and decided to come back and try again. It was just as good as the first time we were here. Laid back atmosphere, typical crab house feeling. Staff was attentive and very friendly. Chips were served when...More

Thank jadapa
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Our large family party dined here for the all you can eat options of steamed crabs and shrimp. We had a great time and lots of terrific seafood. Only ding was in service - our server was diverted to a large private party and the...More

Thank londoncal
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13 June 2016|
Response from Jeff H | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, they don't take reservations. You can try, nothing to lose.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-537-4700
  • E-mail
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