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Crisfield Sea Food Restaurant

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8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
+1 301-589-1306
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Riverdale, Maryland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my second visit with my sister. We had to start with a cup of the seafood bisque. It was lunch time so I followed up with the crab cake sandwich. My sister went all out for the fried seafood platter. Everything was delicious as usual.

Thank sherrietoliver
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everytime we're in DC we make an effort to have a meal at Crisfield's. It's become one of our all-time favorites. We love the local feel of the place with old beer steins and autographed photos of political and sport figures that cover the walls. We usually see the same waiters every year and love that they remember us. And... More 

Thank SHAPER12
Lincoln, NE
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245 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in DC visiting a brother, his wife, and daughter, and knowing I like seafood, they took me to Crisfield’s. As we approached the area where the restaurant is located, we looked for a parking place on the street. Although there are parking garages in the area, my brother said he prefers to park on the street and we... More 

Thank Paul K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Crisfields, but something is not right. Prices seems to jump up, cream of seafood soup, does not taste the same, a lot spicier than I remember, had other stuff added that I did not remember being in the soup, soup got darker. Bugs flying (Knatts) Me and my Auntie went and both agreed that It's not the same.... More 

Thank Feebrownrice
Silver Spring, Maryland
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128 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a long time restaurant in silver spring. Good fish selection but tend to be expensive. Service is very good.

Thank Scott B
Fayetteville, AR
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I stopped in to Crisfield for lunch recently after being away for a long time. Absolutely the best crab imperial I have ever had. Fully lived up to my fond recollections. I wish I had room and time enough for the oysters on the half shell--those I saw people eating were fabulous. It is still the curiously old-fashioned place, although... More 

Thank SofioFay
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a place to find old-school Maryland seafood. The soft shell crabs are certainly worth making the trip (when in season) and the clam chowder is the bomb! The place is essentially unchanged sine my first visit in the late '60s. No frills, just great food and friendly service!

Thank Derek I
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162 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We were taken to Crisfield by friends who promised us a fabulous meal in an old time atmosphere. Wow! We were blown away by the wonderful meal we all enjoyed. Excellent food and service make the a must when you're in the area.

Thank Joel K
Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This restaurant is an old time favorite of mine and my family. Retro decor and long time employees, the menu has been the same for nearly 70 years which lends enormously to it's charm-especially for us DC locals. Don't expect anything fancy or complicated here, nor is there a fine wine list. Go there for a "back in time" experience... More 

Thank ElaineRoecklein
Larchmont, New York
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. Expected more based on reviews. Very mediocre crab cakes. Park is available but hard to spot.

Thank dabbyk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8012 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-589-1306

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