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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%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in Bethany 7 months out of the year and always look forward to The Blue Crab reopening. Although everything is good, the Blue Crab Sauté is my favorite- all lump crab on a bed of plump shrimp! Wine selection is good, as are...More

1  Thank Mom1-2-3ValleyView
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our son's rehearsal dinner here, and wanted to try the the food. The owner is a great guy,, very helpful. We had both types of the crab soup and they were terrific! The fried chicken Cobb salad was very tasty! Crabs are only...More

1  Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Just opened this week for the season! Excellent crab and cheese dip with bread along with a Margareta and home made chips! Love this place after a walk on the boardwalk. Next to PNC parking lot.

1  Thank edkrause2
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Great food very friendly staff. Met some very nice people there, kind of a locals get together and everyone is friendly. Make sure to try the clam chowder.

1  Thank P5674GSdavidk
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Ran down for the day to shutoff the water to the outside shower then walked downtown for late lunch. Not much open on a Tuesday in November but The Blue Crab was open. We had not eaten here this summer (our first, as owners), so...More

1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have had lunch and dinner at the blue crab many times. We have enjoyed the burgers, fries, fish and chips, and also the fish of the day, and steamed craps. The crab cakes were a disappointment.

1  Thank Desertcrest
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were there during the offseason and had a quiet dinner. The restaurant was nearly empty because November in Bethany is a ghost town. The service was good. Food was good. Crab soup was a little salty. Also had a crab dip, which was very...More

Thank chrisgio
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Stopped in for dinner and had delicious cream of crab soup and crab legs. Everything was fresh and delicious. The staff was welcoming and pleasant. Dinner was served in a casual atmosphere. The crabs looked good, and the crab cakes were also delicious.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We walked from our hotel and google turned us the wrong way several times! The chips that came before dinner were very tasty. The lump crabcakes with roasted mashed potatoes was fantastic.

Thank kcheze
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Of all the restaurants we visited during our vacation in Bethany Beach, this was our favorite meal. It is located in a prime location for tourists, and the food was very tasty. The place, unfortunately, is lacking in atmosphere. It feels a bit disjointed (like...More

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June 13, 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 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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