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Woody's Dewey Beach has been serving the best crab cakes and burgers at the beach since 2009. Located at the heart of Dewey Beach, our friendly staff is here year round to provide great service and our award winning food in a fun and friendly atmosphere! Stop by and sample our menu - from homemade chips to the best authentic crab cake around, and check out our daily specials and events. Whether you stroll off the beach to have lunch on our porch, or came back at night for dinner and entertainment, you'll see why we were named the Best of Dewey in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Delaware Today Magazine Voted Best Crab Cakes 2014-2019, Voted Best Restaurant in Dewey Beach 2014-2019. Coastal Style Magazine
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess Woody's has the same issues as most restaurants lacking help. The wait for a table is long and the wait for the food was long but we had a server named Meg who was an absolute doll. Very attentive and great with the...kids. The kids had their food right away to avoid a mutiny. I thought the prices were considerably cheap compared to other restaurants we chose. My wife ordered the crab cakes (actually crab cake). They served one per serving due to a shortage. I would go back because I think once Covid is over and people come back to work, they will be in a better position to serveMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here recently and had the crabcake, which was very good, and I'm picky when it comes to crabcakes. I could only order 1 crabcake, due to a "shortage"....but it was worth the visit. The crab dip was okay....fairly average to be honest, but the...crabcake was next level.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

We waited over an hour for a table for my husband to eat a $25 crab cake sandwich and for the rest of us to have pretty mediocre food. If you love crab cakes, theyre supposed to be the best. But if not, I'd try...one of the many other eateries.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 August 2021

Food was fine, but even outside, noise level was horrendous; loud voices, shrieks of laughter, impossible to speak.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 10 August 2021

We knew we had to stop here to get a crab cake and boy are we glad we did! Super delicious! Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 August 2021 via mobile

Lunch picked up and taken to the beach! Loved everything we ordered!! Crab cakes are incredible but you can’t go wrong with anything on this menu!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021

This is a really neat spot. Sat outside on the patio. Very busy. Food is excellent. I would definitely recommend you stop here!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 30 July 2021

It was busy, so there was a wait but the food we ordered (crab cake & chicken salad sandwiches, and soft shell crabs) was good even though they went overboard with the mayo on the chicken salad. The chips that come on the side were...pretty good, except for one which had too much Old Bay seasoning.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021

The crab cakes really live up to the hype. I also enjoyed the Old Bay chips that accompanied the sandwich. Service was a bit slow, but they were packed. Finding parking was painful.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 7 July 2021

We went about 5:30 and waited about 35 minutes for a table. There is little room to wait out of the sun but you can browse the store next door that has great AC. We started with a Orange crush that was weak for the...price $10. Crab shortage meant we only got one crabcake but it was very good.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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21 June 2020|
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Response from DfHRB | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so. They are not open for dining anyway. Just take out.
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3 October 2019|
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Response from Irene V | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if it is dog friendly.
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A2770KJkennethh
Where do you wait with a baby after being skipped over on the wait lis by your hostess after waiting 45 minutes and the hostess admittiningly telling us we got skipped over by accident after ordering drinks and kids food at the bar just to be told an ABC agent is here now and we can no longer sit at the bar after waiting patiently,while it’s raining and all the outside seats are taken? Do we stand in the middle of the restaurant In The way? Also, I shouldn’t have to ask where the kids food is after 30 minutes at 530 to be told it’s really busy, just to have it come out 1 minute later after the bartender goes to check, I’ve worked in the food industry and any respectable establishment knows to bring kids food out as soon as possible. So basically his food was forgotten about because he wasn’t drinking or ordering shots.
24 August 2019|
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Response from Jimmyo291 | Property representative |
Hi Kenny, 1st of all maybe if you had the common curtesy to return my call after the email you sent asking for a response (which I did called and left a message) you would have these answers. You were not skipped over by... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill

Yes, Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill offers takeaway services.

Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5