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Higgins Crab House

31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-2581
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (48 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (68 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Higgins was one of few places still open in late October. I ordered AYCE blue crab, shrimp and corn. They admittedly served you hush puppies, french fries and a piece of fried chicken to reduce your appetite. Save yourself for the crabs. The initial serving...More

Thank lightsluvr
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Have to give it to them. Food is good but was disappointed in the all you can eat crab legs and shrimp. You only received several clusters of legs then they charged you more per pound!! That ISNT all you can eat!!! Will continue to...More

Thank lisarH7082WF
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Because we visited Ocean City off season, the options were limited. However, when it comes to food, this place is the tale of two extremes. When it comes to blue crabs, they do a really good job. The crabs came out hot and cooked right....More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Love the staff and the managers are just wonderful! We have gone there over the years when we lived in Berlin MD and since moving from the area. Have never been disappointed!

Thank tazewell24
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were driving down the boardwalk and came across Higgins Crab House. They had a wide variety of seafood on their menu. All of us for something different and our server was great. There were 9 of us, and we ate outside....More

Thank Morgan G
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Overcooker, dry salmon. Horrible vegetable mixture...not sure how anyone can make vegetables that bad. Decent side salad. Definitely extremely overpriced.none

Thank BarbAWS
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Worst crabs we ever had and took forever for a beer refill. Complained repeatedly about over cooked crabs as did the couple next to us. Sadly after several attempts to bring appropriately cooked crabs they gave up - that was just the way they were....More

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The prices are TOTALLY outrageous, they do not have many options for food, and nothing was cooked properly! I ordered fish and chips and had to pay extra for the "chips", the fish was pink colored.. maybe it's the fact that Maryland does things different,...More

Thank Kelsey J
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Got take out, so that was probably our fault. Took forever. Catch of the day tuna was so over cooked that I would have preferred can tuna. Veggies were over cooked, potatoe was under. I would say typical of most all you can eat places,...More

Thank samstuardracing
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had a burger and was disappointed. I don't care for Crabs, But my husband ordered all you can eat Crab Dinner, and loved it.

Thank Ann V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-2581
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Ocean City Md's premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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