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Blue Crab Grill

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322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599 (Elkton Road)
+1 302-737-1100
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Houston, TX
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the advice of someone at our hotel & had dinner here. We couldn't have been any happier. The food was great & the service was outstanding. If we're ever in the area again, we'll certainly return. The hubby ordered the lobster & I got the pasta with chicken (I'm allergic to seafood) and for dessert we got the creme... More 

Thank lsullivan68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the BEST, especially the special sauce at the bottom of the large bowls that they serve the snow crab legs. All comes with bread to soak up this delicious sauce. Memorable. Recently I ordered one of their desserts, Salted Caramel Vanilla Crunch Cake. One taste landed me in heaven! Yes, this is the place to eat when visiting... More 

Thank Susan F
Miami, Florida
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And we found it! An unimposing place in an outdoor mall, we would never have chosen this little gem based on its curb appeal. Try the Crab Imperial, pure unadulterated crab, no "fillers" - with rice pilaf and a crisp veggie medley -couldn't have been tastier. The shrimp and ribs entree was a bit dry but the homemade cole slaw... More 

Thank mdmprez
Chesapeake City, Maryland
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner with my mom and boy was I blown away. Had never been here and the menu was much more than I expected. We both had salads with protein add ons. The salads were amazing our appetizer was fantastic. Will go back again.

Thank Jessica F
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16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I personally feel that the Blue Crab is one of the best places to eat in Newark. Their food is delicious. Late lunch (after 1:30) is quiet and comfortable to catch up with old friends. Check it out ... might become one of your favorites 😊

Thank Rhonda B
Topeka, Kansas
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best food and service I've had in years. Waitress Sarah was the BOMB. Great food, scallops were cooked to perfection. Every bite was fantastic. Drunken Clams to die for. Chef should be a Michelin star rated Chef. Can't say enough good things about this place. A MUST VISIT.

Thank Wayne F
Middletown, Delaware
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Must try if you are a local sea food lover. We've been here a dozen times and will definitely return. The drunken clams, clam chowder, seared scallops, and all the other delicious options will not disappoint.

Thank michellewhitaker812
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little place, set in a suburban location. We started with the mussels caprese, which was a very generous portion of perfectly-cooked mussels in butter, white wine, basil, and sun-dried tomatoes. The mussels came with a side of garlic bread for dipping. I had the crab cakes, which were very good, but a little small for $30.... More 

Thank Emjef
Athens, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stopped here while traveling as my husband had had a very good dinner here two years previous. It may be me, but for brunch I expect my entree to have "fixins". I had the lemon ricotta pancakes which came with blueberry compote and maple syrup and two small slices of melon on the rind. You could order sides. My husband... More 

Thank C A
Huntington, New York
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210 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Kudos to Siri. We stopped for lunch on our way down 95S. Fresh seafood nicely presented with great service. We will stop her again!

Thank justgotravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-737-1100

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