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The Blue Crab Restaurant

210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
+1 302-537-4700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“blue crab” (71 reviews)
“hush puppies” (33 reviews)
“fried chicken” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Ran down for the day to shutoff the water to the outside shower then walked downtown for late lunch. Not much open on a Tuesday in November but The Blue Crab was open. We had not eaten here this summer (our first, as owners), so...More

Thank Taowalker239
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have had lunch and dinner at the blue crab many times. We have enjoyed the burgers, fries, fish and chips, and also the fish of the day, and steamed craps. The crab cakes were a disappointment.

Thank Desertcrest
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were there during the offseason and had a quiet dinner. The restaurant was nearly empty because November in Bethany is a ghost town. The service was good. Food was good. Crab soup was a little salty. Also had a crab dip, which was very...More

Thank chrisgio
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Stopped in for dinner and had delicious cream of crab soup and crab legs. Everything was fresh and delicious. The staff was welcoming and pleasant. Dinner was served in a casual atmosphere. The crabs looked good, and the crab cakes were also delicious.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We walked from our hotel and google turned us the wrong way several times! The chips that came before dinner were very tasty. The lump crabcakes with roasted mashed potatoes was fantastic.

Thank kcheze
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Of all the restaurants we visited during our vacation in Bethany Beach, this was our favorite meal. It is located in a prime location for tourists, and the food was very tasty. The place, unfortunately, is lacking in atmosphere. It feels a bit disjointed (like...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A typically american-style restaurant - solid seafood and an unexcited pleasant atmosphere for an easy family dinner. To be recommended!

Thank Annina A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

On a beautiful late summer day my husband and I sat outside of this small but pleasant restaurant. We shared a basket of hush puppies for an appetizer. I had the Cobb salad which was generous and delicious. My husband had the fried shrimp entree....More

Thank Talori
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My family and I were very excited to try our this place for the fact that they have good selection of crab/seafood feast in their menu. Apparently, when we started ordering, we found out that we were not allowed to ATLEAST SHARE one of the...More

3  Thank MaryGrace A
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

My wife had her first crab picking experience. Thought it was great but after we had a dozen we had to go get more food.

Thank Michael B
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14 June 2016|
Response from Jeff H | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, they don't take reservations. You can try, nothing to lose.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-537-4700
  • E-mail
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