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Traders Seafood Steak and Ale

8132 Bayside Rd, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-3117
+1 301-855-0766
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8132 Bayside Rd, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-3117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent friendly service with food above average. The cream of crab soup is one of the best in the area! This is a place we dine regularly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cfergee
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Outside veranda, two dining rooms, bar room with TVs, room of slot machines. Good family atmosphere, simple American food, good friendly service. The kind of place one could go to every day. I do not recommend the Reuben. Stick with the seafood, it is the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KevinBaltimore
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Love this place it's a local friendly diner great food , great specials if you live in the area you will always see some one u know ,the breakfast is the best in the beach always a waiting líne to get in The owner Gary...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bonnieboo2016
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Being a locally-owned and convenient restaurant, I am generally disappointed in the consistency of the food served here. My first experience, a few months ago, with the shrimp salad wrap was good. Two days ago I ordered the same shrimp wrap and it was lacking...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank richpf2018
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Got seated right away. Server was not very friendly. She said as little as possible. Had to flag her down for refills. When she brought anything to the table she just dropped it off without saying one word. Poor service overshadowed the really good food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ECDoppelgangerx4
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

One evening I was craving some fried shrimp so I decided to try Traders in Chesapeake Beach and I was pleasantly surprised they give you quite a few shrimp and two sides. The shrimp is lightly breaded and the sides I chose was the mashed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank diane n
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Cream of crab (like any other place in MD on the water) booked itself as the best; it was good, but definitely not the best. Needed more flour, maybe some more sherry, but definitely needed more MEAT! I had the stuff shrimp. It was ok....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Matt B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I've been there many times;mostly for breakfast, which is great. I've been there for other meals which were good, especially the reuben sandwich, reminds me of New York.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank u30178
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Food was good but the restaurant has a dirty/urine smell as soon as you enter the front door. Needs a deep thorough cleaning

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PJMiles
Reviewed 30 July 2018

They had a patio with good music and DJ on a nice Sunday afternoon. The sandwiches were big and needed a good appetite. Parking in plentiful and it is close to the water, although not on the water. They have both indoor and outdoor seating....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sundncr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8132 Bayside Rd, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Chesapeake Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 301-855-0766
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