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The Blue Crab Restaurant

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210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708 (Elkton Road)
+1 302-537-4700
12:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Virginia, USA
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220 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the Blue Crab Saute which included lots of lightly saute'd crab meat, 4 shrimp, nicely done asparagus, and a corn on the cob still in its husk. The meal was tasty though there was some shell in the crab meat and I had to unhusk the corn --ouch! But it was all good. The servers were very solicitous too.... More 

Thank Neal P
Long Island - NY
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 2 crab cake sandwiches with FF and a bowl of soup. Sandwiches come with homemade chips. We opted for ff. Sandwiches were good. Served with lettuce and tomato (tomatoes cut too thick for my liking) remoulade sauce was very good. Cream of crab soup was excellent! I would recommend that over the sandwich. It was that good. Good flavor... More 

Thank grellam
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has just what it advertises!!!! Great crabs, shrimp, seafood, fish and oysters! The staff was simply wonderful. We had a new server; young woman with sandy colored hair. She was amazing; professional, friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. Will go again!!!!

Thank Williams C
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195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in the area last week calling on customers and since they were open we went in to eat. We were the only customers in the place and the server was happy to see us. Our drink order was taken quick and our waitress suggested their special. I had a salad while my rep had oyster poboy. My salad was... More 

Thank Steve K
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I can't blame this review on the staff. They were courteous and pleasant. So the rest...atmosphere not good, bright lights, not relaxing. The Maryland crab soup was probably the worst I've ever had. Eight dollars for a bowl of vegetables (with mushrooms?) with strands of crab meat. Crab cakes ok but will never return.

Thank livmas
york, pa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had the crab cakes, Maryland crab soup and crab dip. Food is fresh and hot. Staff is friendly and attentive. Prices were good. Would go back again.

Thank angiehYork_Pa
Shaker Heights, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We arrived with a large group during busy 4th of July week. The great staff seated us surprisingly quickly and took excellent care of us throughout the meal. While the décor is a bit plain, you won't notice. You will focus all of your attention on the great crabs and fried chicken! We all left satisfied and very happy!

Thank griestse
Cumberland, MD
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We needed a break from the sun, and the Blue Crab provided. Our food was excellent, and our server was attentive. Can't wait to return!

Thank RutherfordB
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

There is a group of ladies (average 20 of us) who meet once a month in the off season for lunch. We ask for separate checks which so many restaurants are not happy to do. We love to go to the Blue Crab for so many reasons. Separate checks, yes, but more than that we are welcomed by the owner... More 

Thank BBeachBum29
Rockland, Maine
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Always fresh, always great service, good prices, good beers, outside seating is best. On the shady side of the street so it's good for a break from the beach sun.

Thank Mike S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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

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