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5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (24 reviews)
“clams” (113 reviews)
“blue crabs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate outside and it was hot and humid and wonderful! Perfect seafood plus wine and all on a wooden picnic table and loud and great!

1  Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old fashioned crab boil served on butcher paper with lots of butter. We couldn't believe we found a genuine crab house--stomped on the brakes and turned around when we saw it on the roadside. It was worn and tired but the crabs were fresh and...More

1  Thank FlorafromHawaii
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I order crab cake sandwich with sweet potato fries hubby ordered cream of crab soup and shrimp salad sandwich. We were both extremely pleased with the food. My crab cake was all lump crab it was wonderful, the cream in the crab soup was silky...More

1  Thank Suzi K
Reviewed 16 November 2017

My wife and I are are originally from Maryland, and so on a trip back 'home,' we naturally wanted some Chesapeake Bay delicacies. We found May's by way of a suggestion from the clerk at the Hampton Inn, and the original appeal was that it...More

1  Thank Scott A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We asked the receptionist at a museum where we should go for dinner. She suggested May's... so off we went! It's a great little local restaurant with awesome seafood! We had a crab dip stuffed potato for an appetizer, very fresh salads and for our...More

1  Thank Lorna6750
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The food was fast and fresh, our server was outstanding, and we had a blast sitting outside while enjoying our meals. Very fun place to go, would recommend to anyone who loves seafood!

1  Thank JPB712014
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My wife and I were visiting Frederick for the weekend and wanted seafood for dinner. After reading the reviews we thought May's would be a good choice. Service was fine even though the waitress seemed a bit stand-offish. The problem was with the meals. I...More

Thank blues4545
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Been there several times, over the years, and have never been disappointed. Md blue crabs are very sweet and meaty. Hush puppies were tasty too. Had a party of 20 people today and had great, curtious service. Nice covered outdoor patio seating. Looking forward to...More

1  Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A cozy and casual local place. Great for all kinds of visitors. As an lover of seafood and New Orleans native fresh crabs are always a critical tasting. These were great. Fresh and flavorful. All male but that's ok. Only down side was they are...More

1  Thank eric_vica_nastia
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Brought family here who was visiting from florida, and originally from new england. Food was amazing the portion for one was huge. They gave you a fun bucket of stiff to help break into the seafood. The staff was super friendly. Honestly the most fun...More

1  Thank Lauralee1863
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28 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from kenjiprice | Reviewed this property |
You were lucky on previous orders. Mays is horrible. Don't ever go there again, place sucks. They serve dead crabs from China on their all you can eat menu... cheap assfood funny, today we went all the way to Jimmys Famous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
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