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Kathy's Crab House & Family Restaurant

107 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706-7737
+1 302-834-2279
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steamed crabs” (4 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
107 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706-7737
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is in the upper 5 worst restaurants i have had the displeasure to eat in if you like frozen microwaved seafood this is it

Thank tjgall2015
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

So....my friends and I went here for a benefit ride for veterans. It's a well kept restaurant (on the newer side) that had a limited menu for this event. I expected as much but for $12 the crab cake sandwich was tiny, not that good...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I were in Delaware for a family visit and decided to drive up Rt. 9 to see a part of the state we hadn't visited. Also also I looking for a place to finally get some blue crabs. So many places now...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch and I think my crabs were re warmed. The amount of food and the service were good. Would not return.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food is not out of this world but it is very good at a very good price. I had Snow Crab and got a lot for the price. The oysters were good. Beer was very reasonable and service was excellent. Although I didn't get...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

In town for business trip, my co-worker and I happened upon Kathy's. What a hidden treasure. Wonderful crab and seafood. My co-worker had steamed crabs - 6 huge ones - with shrimp, mussels, corn on the cob and fries. He was in heaven and he's...More

2  Thank mommaSB
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Plenty of seafood to choose from. Had a flounder sandwich and cup of best crab bisque I've had in a long time. Piping hot! Service was adequate, but lacking in professional care. Had to ask for everything, i.e' tartar sauce for sandwich, ketchup for fries,...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

You know it's real when you the only out-of-towners there and the local policeman is having dinner at the next table. Open only during local crab season. Kathy's is for sweet crabs seasoned well but not overpowering. Go for it!!

1  Thank Hhandker
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Get there before the end of the season! Fabulous time with friends picking large crabs and enjoying great apps...the hush puppies are fabulous!

Thank EatDrinkOmmm
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Go to Kathy's Crab House often, can't beat the quality and size of their crabs, they usually come from the Chester River, sweet and meaty. The fries are a most try. Service is great, too.

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2 April 2017|
Response from EatDrinkOmmm | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the them directly...I’m not sure! Sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706-7737
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Delaware City
  • Phone Number: +1 302-834-2279
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We are a family restaurant that provides amazing meals with a smile.
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