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Hooper's Crab House

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12913 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9505
+1 410-213-1771
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ocean City, Maryland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Coming to the beach soon? If you're anywhere near Ocean City, MD and you're hungry for crabs, Hooper's Crab House is the place to go for steamed hard shell Maryland crabs. Located in West Ocean City, just over the RT 50 bridge, Hooper's has plenty of free parking.

Thank KeithHanshaw
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate there for the 1st and last time in August 2016. I ordered stuffed flounder with shrimp and scallops. It was the absolute worst meal I ever ate on any vacation. It was $28 and I expected a fresh dish especially considering it was summer. What I received was a plate of water with no seasoning... More 

Thank Campingmyway
York, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love their food. Their crab cake meal is so good and is not too expensive. My fiancé got their beer battered fish and he also enjoyed his meal. The hush puppies are also such a great side! one thing I would recommend is to try to get a table outside because they do not have air conditioning. They have... More 

Thank ajohns10
State College, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

As I said, we found Hoopers to be an excellent place to get seafood. We tend if you find a really good place we return if you are staying in one place for a few days. the service was very good, wait staff was friendly but the food we found to be top-grade. we had seafood platter- more than adequate... More 

Thank nittanylionjim
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

coming from someone who is from the shore and isnt from out of town let alone out of state, i know my seafood and this place is very over priced and the seafood in my eyes is lack luster. i would not waste my money here and the service i have gotten in the past was pretty lacking.

Thank Megan T
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great time at Hooper's. It was recommended by a friend and did not disappoint.Great atmosphere and scenery. Seafood feast for 2 for $70 was by far a better bargain than any all you can eat deals. Came with soup, sides, 2 lobsters, scallops, clams, oysters,mussels, shrimp, 4 jumbo crab leg clusters, corn on cob and 2 crabs. It was more... More 

Thank Samuel C
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

like bringing a buffet to your table. chicken, corn on the cob, hushpuppies, hardshell crabs, and fantastic shrimp. absolutely delicious!!!

Thank jopper1957
Exton, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

was certainly concerned about trying this place after looking at the reviews, but it appears to boil down to two things - going in prime season (something I would never do) and not knowing how to pick crabs. We bypassed the AYCE and got 12 large crabs, they were heavy, cooked right and warm when served, and no mushy ones.... More 

Thank Greg F
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food over priced for the quantity. Crabs were good and seasoned well, not enough vegetable options.Won't return.

Thank Bobbi S
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Passed this location many times in the past but always looked crowded. Decided to stop in on a rainy evening off season. Decor was fun, our server was very nice and accommodating. Food was good. Timing of different courses was a bit rushed even though it was slow. Seemed like they are set up to turn tables quickly. All in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12913 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9505
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-1771

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