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The Crab Claw

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304 Mill Street at Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-2900
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are ever near St. Michael's, you need to stop here! It's beautiful, right on the bay. Eat outside and enjoy the breeze! The food is very good and relatively inexpensive. It is cash only, so be prepared for that, though there is an ATM outside. We eat here every time we are in the area and highly highly... More 

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St. Thomas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up going to the Crab Claw and was excited to visit as an adult. They did not disappoint. We were seated outside on the dock just steps from the water. It was Labor Day weekend and we were still easily accommodated and very well taken care of. The beer was cold and crabs were amazing. Can't wait to... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there the day before they closed foe season .. Allowed pup on back dock area . Signature dish crab imperial was great! Kind of pricy . Large eating areas. Picnic tables on dock area.on the water .

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a beautiful fall day we traveled to St Michaels and happened upon the Crab Claw located right next to the Chesapeake Maritime Museum. There were very few people there at 3 PM, so we got a seat on the deck right next to the water. Since it was going to be dark around dinnertime, we sat and watched the... More 

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Thank Nprus
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We turn to the Crab claw every time we go to St. Michaels. Great view good food variety of menu. We visit in April and october of every year at least. Never been disappointed.

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Newark, Delaware
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was mediocre -- nothing to write home about. I asked my server to cut my sandwich in half -- did not happen. Kind of expensive. The view, overlooking the harbor, from the second floor dining area was nice however.

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New Orleans
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't anything that ruins my visit more than a horrible dining experience. Slow service, over priced servings, and mediocre food. I ordered the creamy crab soup. And I didn't finish it because I couldn't bring myself to do it. First off, on the menu, this dish is listed as a bowl. Well, to me, a bowl is not a... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the spiced boiled shrimp in shell and they were wonderful as were the onion rings and the coleslaw. Friendly server.

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Thank Penni J
Wilmington, Delaware
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Meal was excellent. Crab cakes to die for. The atmosphere was fun, friendly and beautiful. Our friends we were with had their 2 well behaved dogs and they were certainly a conversation piece.

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was there last August 2015 had a bad meal but thought, I'll give it a try again this August, came down with a bus load. Prices very high for what you get, service slow/bad and my bucket of seafood was horrible, it was so overcooked, it was like eating seafood jerky!! I asked the waitress for a manger and she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Mill Street at Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels
  • Phone Number: +1 410-745-2900

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Wilmington, Delaware
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Gambrills, Maryland

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