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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

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3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Deale, Maryland
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have met friends here on several occasions for lunch and what we have found is that once you stray from the basic items on the menu the quality Varies. Maryland crab soup for example, listed as "worlds best" is not, so stick with the basics and you will be ok. A big shout out for the fried oysters, light,... More 

1 Thank Brit022
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Conveniently located on Riva Road in Riva, MD just outside of Annapolis, Mike's is a great place to meet family and friends when you have that urge for seafood - specifically crabs.

2 Thank tjcnewyork
Falls Church, Virginia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shrimp were good. The crab cakes best ever! Even the ribs were outstanding. It was worth the 45 minute wait. A must if you are in Annapolis.

1 Thank Catherine C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the steamed crabs to be quite good. My sister and I split a dozen, and we had a great time! Will go again!

1 Thank Linda B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very nice lunch today.. been here a number of times in the past while visiting the Annapolis-Baltimore area.. started off with Steamers.. that's Soft-Shelled Clams to a lot of folks out there.. excellent.. we then each had a Crab Cake sandwich.. nice lump crab meat NO fillers like some places.. great service.. always a pleasure stopping by Mikes..

2 Thank Stakeout
Jefferson, Georgia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 in our party. We all had something different. Crabcakes were nothing to write home about, Steak was tough, Shrimp was tough. Not really sure how old the seafood was but it was tough, over cooked and just not impressed. Friday night should have been packed but was only half full. should have known then even the locals do not... More 

Thank stac m
West River, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Drinks, crabs and sunshine. What more could you want. Sitting outside is a must if warm enough. Service is very good. Never been disappointed and have been here many, many times. A must stop when we have guest in town.

1 Thank joe t
Tequesta, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Crabs are the best...served hot/fresh w/old bay seasoning, naturally. Oysters Rockefeller were delicious. Good crowd, Great service and friendly, courteous staff. Looking forward to another visit.

1 Thank Mike H
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Mikes is just what you want if you are looking for great food and local flair. Not fancy, but the wood is excellent. I had the crab stuffed shrimp and there was so much crab I could have made 2 crab cakes from it. No filler, no strange flavors, just crab. My husband had a seafood combo and his was... More 

1 Thank Sue M
North Carolina
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I have never had better oysters in my life. I started with the oysters appetizer and then moved on to the Steamed Platter. My wife loved her crab cakes and our son enjoyed his fried shrimp and steak. My other son had a kids meal and everyone was happy with their meal and experience. I found this restaurant online and... More 

1 Thank Chip C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?