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Pappas Crab Cakes

101 Mgm National Ave, MGM National Harbor, National Market, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-4731
+1 301-971-5000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried shrimp” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
101 Mgm National Ave, MGM National Harbor, National Market, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-4731
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Crab cakes were just okay. We go to a lot of places and eat out a lot, so their crab cakes were just average compared to Devon's in Philadelphia and Dock's in Atlantic City.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Oprah Winfrey named Pappas Crabcakes as one of her #FavoriteThings2015. Pappas built its reputation on chunky with lump crab, filler-light, and only lightly spiced with crab seasoning, allowing for the full expression of crabby flavor. I ordered the snack plate – 2 fried blue crab...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank pauljer
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Typical noisy food court environment. We didn't have time to eat a full dinner before a show so grabbed some food from what looked like the best choice of the food court restaurants. Was not at all disappointed with the crab cakes, but $50 for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dre4golf
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I love crab cakes, especially when there is little to no filler. My friend and I wanted to eat before a show. There are many restaurants at the MGM but didn't have the time to go to a sit down restaurant. Walked over to the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tch912
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Food was good, service was great and the place was clean. I was still talking with the lady who took my order when my food ready, I was like “wow that was fast”

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank diogerr
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Was told that they had good crab cakes so I tried it when we went to National Harbor and I was not disappointed. The crab cakes were full of lump crabmeat and good but a little on the high side but that's to be expected.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank partners1989
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

It was very surprising to find the best crab cake inside of the MGM Casino. The meal was moderately priced and totally delicious! There was no filling just pure crab meat! I was pleasantly surprised and full once the meal was completed. I’m sure the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Traveler657403
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Husband and I got the Shrimp with hushpuppy's and one side. There was so much shrimp on our plate, that we could have split a plate instead of each buying our own. The shrimp was so fresh. It tasted like it just was caught and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank joanieb994
Reviewed June 15, 2018

The crab cakes were delious as we expected. The guy that gave us service was also very helpful and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ShelynnWill
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I've been told several times that when in Maryland you must try the crab cakes...so I did several times lol. The crab cakes were hit or miss in terms of the crab to filling ratio, but were still tasty enough that I returned. For those...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: 101 Mgm National Ave, MGM National Harbor, National Market, Oxon Hill, MD 20745-4731
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Oxon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 301-971-5000
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