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PGN Crab House

29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-8380
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (21 reviews)
“crab” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Not sure if we went in early and were given leftover crabs. Seem old not fresh for a crab house. Size seem small for what we paid for and did not seem to be many in the bushel. They are open 11am for those leaving...More

Thank lancaster4luvers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us went to PGN as we do every year. Two of us wanted all you can eat. Server told us everyone at table must buy all you can eat or else nobody can. Apparently they blame their loss of profits on food sharing????...More

1  Thank lasoul
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We checked in to our hotel and headed straight for the PGN Crab House for some steamed crabs as we always do when we go to O.C. Maryland. They did not disappoint! We ordered a dozen mediums and they were loaded with meat! Plenty of...More

Thank Wrapper1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in ocean city Maryland and decide to dine at this restaurant and we selected the all you can eat crabs, fried chicken l, corn on the cob, and fries sound right for 29.95 per person. The food was horrible and...More

1  Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Every stay at OC ends with AYCE crabs on our last night of the trip. This has always been at PGN. That ended July 3rd when, for the first time, I was not able to ignore the horrible service and practices of this place. We...More

1  Thank 819beverlyj
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We'd never tried all-you-can-eat crab before but we were looking forward to a new experience. You are given a platter with about 6-8 crabs seasoned with Bay seasoning. The waitress gave us a demo and then we were on our own to crack, pry and...More

Thank MomDtr
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Super responsive waitress - all wait staff looked like they were on the spot and cheerful. We were a party of three who had traveled all day and set out for crab cakes after a lousy hotel check-in experience. It was hot and the restaurant...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We go here every time we visit Ocean City as we find them to have the best crab cakes. They are full of crab meat and not fillers. Their service could be better.

Thank hands34639
Reviewed 15 June 2017

hesitant to try new restaurants in Ocean City MD...but tried this place, the bright yellow building stands out for sure...BEST DAMN CRAB CAKE i have ever had there,, Got a giant lump crab cake and 2 sides, potato salad, and corn on the cob for...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place stays open a few hours later than Higgins and Phillips. It is within walking distance from Hilton where we stayed. We stopped by around 9pm, and the place was pretty empty. Customers continued to stream in until closing. The steamed crabs were great,...More

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-8380
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