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Crisfield Sea Food Restaurant

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8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
+1 301-589-1306
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I lived in Silver Spring, over 40 years ago, there was ONLY one place to go for seafood and that was Crisfield's Seafood Restaurant on Georgia Avenue. No ambiance or fancy décor whatsoever, but you went to simply enjoy the finest seafood anywhere! Still owned by the same family, same wonderful menu...nothing has changed there since I was a... More 

Thank Neal S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my mom told me that this is one of my Dad's favorite restaurants, I was automatically in to it. When she warned me that there wasn't a lot to the restaurant, but the food was great, I was worried but figured that it couldn't be that bad. When we walked into the restaurant I immediately felt like we stepped... More 

Thank Sheika R
West Grove, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I was in Silver Spring on a business trip and found Crisfield's on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is very dated and could use an upgrade. There is a large bar when you enter the restaurant. There is a hostess but not entirely sure what the purpose is since she does not greet patrons upon their entrance. The bar area is... More 

Thank crabman27
Riverdale, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is my second visit with my sister. We had to start with a cup of the seafood bisque. It was lunch time so I followed up with the crab cake sandwich. My sister went all out for the fried seafood platter. Everything was delicious as usual.

Thank sherrietoliver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Everytime we're in DC we make an effort to have a meal at Crisfield's. It's become one of our all-time favorites. We love the local feel of the place with old beer steins and autographed photos of political and sport figures that cover the walls. We usually see the same waiters every year and love that they remember us. And... More 

Thank SHAPER12
Lincoln, NE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I was in DC visiting a brother, his wife, and daughter, and knowing I like seafood, they took me to Crisfield’s. As we approached the area where the restaurant is located, we looked for a parking place on the street. Although there are parking garages in the area, my brother said he prefers to park on the street and we... More 

Thank Paul K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I love Crisfields, but something is not right. Prices seems to jump up, cream of seafood soup, does not taste the same, a lot spicier than I remember, had other stuff added that I did not remember being in the soup, soup got darker. Bugs flying (Knatts) Me and my Auntie went and both agreed that It's not the same.... More 

Thank Feebrownrice
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is a long time restaurant in silver spring. Good fish selection but tend to be expensive. Service is very good.

Thank Scott B
Fayetteville, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I stopped in to Crisfield for lunch recently after being away for a long time. Absolutely the best crab imperial I have ever had. Fully lived up to my fond recollections. I wish I had room and time enough for the oysters on the half shell--those I saw people eating were fabulous. It is still the curiously old-fashioned place, although... More 

Thank SofioFay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a place to find old-school Maryland seafood. The soft shell crabs are certainly worth making the trip (when in season) and the clam chowder is the bomb! The place is essentially unchanged sine my first visit in the late '60s. No frills, just great food and friendly service!

Thank Derek I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-589-1306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?