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The Original Crabcake Factory

12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
+1 410-250-4900
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab nachos” (42 reviews)
“beignets” (14 reviews)
“lump meat” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always hit the Crabcake Factory whenever in OC. Great food and great service. Beat crab cakes in town, if you ask me!

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised with the amount of crabmeat! These cakes really have NO filling at all. Maybe a little more pricey than most restuarants in the area but I prefer paying for the quality. The side items were not impressive at all but if you...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place isn't good for JUST crabcakes! They have a great breakfast/brunch menu! I was impressed by all the choices. Of course they have fabulous bloody mary's and mimosas, but also unique things like beignets! I opted to get the Mexican skillet and it was...More

Thank catgrrl
Reviewed 17 October 2017

On a rainy day stopped to have lunch. Crab cakes are second to none.. The waitress was very good and pleasant Will be back.

Thank patty m
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Love introducing our Florida friends to Maryland crab cakes. Food and service were excellent. Best crab cake!

Thank BertBernstein
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great service, great crabcakes. It's a little tight in there, but if it's too crowded, head across the street to their other location. It's just as good.

Thank George R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you go for nothing else, get a lump crab meat Bloody Mary! It was a full meal in itself! Made for a great Sunday morning breakfast before leaving town! Our waitress was very friendly!

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The crabcake was excellent -- full of crab meat and little to no filler!! We'll definitely go back. The prices and service were good. We went here around 4 PM during car weekend and was able to get a seat inside. We were able to...More

Thank Rudy B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been eating at Crabcake Factory since they opened up year ago. The food is consistently good and the staff is usually very nice. Breakfast/brunch is probably the best with their skillets. The bloody Mary’s, especially the one with crab meat, shrimp and bacon is...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to the Crab Cake Factory for 10 years the crab cakes are outstanding and the new restaurant with added menu items have transformed this local bar into an great family restaurant.

Thank OBXJohnson138
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4 September 2017|
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14 August 2017|
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Response from OCJ | Property representative |
We have Salads, Fresh Local Veggies as well. We will try to accomodate any requests if possible. Take Out Always. Breakfast 8 AM to 11:30 AM
23 April 2017|
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Response from OCJ | Property representative |
Located inside the Coastal Palms. Block from Carousel. Holiday Inn Express up street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701 (Formerly Crabcake Factory Express USA)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-4900
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