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“Surprising hole in the wall kind of place.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fords Seafood

Fords Seafood
Ranked #8 of 20 Restaurants in Rock Hall
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Rock Hall, Maryland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Surprising hole in the wall kind of place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

If you like oysters, you will love them here when in season ! Oysters Rock Hall style are loaded and filling ! The service is excellent here and so very pleasant ! The home cut French fries are excellent. Home made desserts always look and taste good. Another local favorite spot to stop. Crabs are very good and usually reliable in size. The also steam your own caught crabs.

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
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“Mackey A”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

My family and I eat at Fords all the time because their crabs are simply the Best...anyone who knows crabs will agree..we have a summer home & a boat in Rock Hall and have been sailing the Chesapeake Bay for 20 years....We've eaten crabs and crab cakes everywhere....they use a different seasoning which brings out the flavor of the crabs...The ambiance is quaint and simple...it's a BYOB..so bring your favorite brew or wine.

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1 Thank Michael A
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Dover, Delaware
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242 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Cheasapeak Bay Crabs at their best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Ate at the "New" Ford's Restaurant in Rock Hall. They closed the original restaurant due to high overhead and a suicide in the family.

These were the best river crabs of the season. Nice atmosphere and great wait staff. Nice selection of food and homemade desserts

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank HKonowitz3
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Allentown, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Was there saturday March 9,2013 . Food was terrible...”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

Service was poor,food was terrible. Don't go there. I was with a group of 4 . 3 out of the 4 ,had a credit card problem last summer. The next day each of the 3 had additional charges from someone located in Rock hall,md
That's it for me & my group. There on the stay away list.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very Poor Food, Don't make up for it in service or hours.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

We stopped by here on our last trip to Rock Hall and Chestertown on our return trip home. We spent the weekend at the Inn and decided to stop by on the way out of town. After resently having a not so good experience at a locale restaurant we were not looking for much, and boy did Fords deliver on that. Without going into all the gory details, service was way beyond poor, greated and treated like we were from out of town and that my money was from Monopoly. Waitress took forever, waited on locales in hunting gear, talked about happenings the night before at the local fire dept., on and on. When the food did arrive it was terrible, over fried, undercooked at times and nothing, from appetizers to meal to dessert was any good. At one point thought of taking some of the items home for our bulldog, then again I decided he would like his dog chow more.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Anthony C
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