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Woody’s Dewey Beach Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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1904 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-2353
+1 302-260-9945
11:00 - 01:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there because we heard they have the best crab cakes, my fincee had the crab cake sandwich and I had the French dip, we both loved our meals, highly recommend this place for a great meal and good price for the quality of food!

Thank Catherine D
Randolph, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the crab dishes are above par. The local character abounds all around. Service was awesome. Must stop here to eat if in the area. You won't regret it.

Thank redblaze18
Selbyville, Delaware
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived in Maryland and Delaware our entire lives, my husband and I are always skeptical when a restaurant advertises "Best crab cakes." Well, Woody's crab cakes live up to the hype. We had lunch the day before Easter. As expected, the restaurant was crowded. However, we sat at the bar immediately. The bartender was great, lots of personality. The... More 

Thank 1020ice
Hockessin, Delaware
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Woody's is an okay restaurant in Dewey. The first time I went there I thought the food was disgusting. The seccond time it was okay.

Thank Meg927
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hole in the wall kind of place that you'd expect to see on "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives". They live up to their boast as the best crab cakes, service was excellent. In addition it was a fun place. I imagine that during the summer its packed, because of its intimate size.

Thank Jim H
Lincoln, Delaware
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local. Have heard of this restaurant for a while. I had heard nothing but great things. Was down at the family beach house, thought, why not? My wife, myself and our two kids drove a few blocks away, and right off the bat realized parking is a joke. Lesson to self... walk! Anyway, went inside, was seated... More 

1 Thank arewethereyet2578
Milford, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant several times (dog friendly in outside porch dining area) and never disappointed. Food always served hot and very tasty, especially their crab cakes, their specialty. Bartender always friendly and generous with his drinks/alcohol ratios. Will definitely go back again next time in the area.

1 Thank William0731
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Woody's on my first night in Dewey Beach as it was one of a few places opened in the off season at 8:30 pm. Woody's was 4 blocks from my hotel and I was told it was in walking distance so I walked the 4 dark blocks. I dined on the outside patio area so I didn't get... More 

1 Thank BrooklynCoach
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the advice of fellow trip advisors and tried this place out. I found the food to be very good...I had the mac n cheez bites and fried pickles spears...then the raspberry walnut salad with a crab cake on top...the crab cake is what they're known for and I was not disappointed...Excellent! Cheese steak was very good too! The place... More 

Thank nicoleof3
Long Neck, Delaware
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Crabby tots and the crab cakes are all lump crab meet definitely a must when in the Dewey area

Thank Erin L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1904 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-2353
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-260-9945
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. Voted Best Crab Cakes 2015 & 2016, Voted Best Restaurant in Dewey Beach 20165 & 2016.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?