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Kathy's Crab House

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107 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706-7737
+1 302-834-2279
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
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Middletown, Delaware
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126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of seafood to choose from. Had a flounder sandwich and cup of best crab bisque I've had in a long time. Piping hot! Service was adequate, but lacking in professional care. Had to ask for everything, i.e' tartar sauce for sandwich, ketchup for fries, etc.

Thank Robert H
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You know it's real when you the only out-of-towners there and the local policeman is having dinner at the next table. Open only during local crab season. Kathy's is for sweet crabs seasoned well but not overpowering. Go for it!!

Thank Hhandker
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Get there before the end of the season! Fabulous time with friends picking large crabs and enjoying great apps...the hush puppies are fabulous!

Thank EatDrinkOmmm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Go to Kathy's Crab House often, can't beat the quality and size of their crabs, they usually come from the Chester River, sweet and meaty. The fries are a most try. Service is great, too.

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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Only disappointed because Kathy's ran out of food. Medium crabs only but large crabs were saved for customers that called ahead. Some entrees were unavailable along with some drinks. Do not get me wrong, local resturants serve an important part to any community, I just wish my experience was better. The staff was very nice and the patrons provided a... More 

1 Thank Spencer H
Hockessin, Delaware
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

A no-frills crab house by the Delaware City branch Canal. A good crab cake sandwich with excellent french fries. Well worth a second trip.

Thank flyfisherman46715
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We took our Daughter and Son-in-law and their children at Kathy's. The food was very good and the service was excellent. Kathy came over to the table and spoke to all of us and the grandchildren really enjoyed that.

Thank LILGirlDelaware
Bear, Delaware
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant several times and never disappointed. When it is summer and crab season, always get steamed crab here. Glad they are staying open all year now with season appropriate menu. Hear they now serve breakfast haven't tried it but can bet it's awesome as is all the other meals there. I would highly recommend this restaurant.... More 

1 Thank Donna S
Delaware City, Delaware
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2016

If you are looking for seafood this is the place to go. The steamed shrimp are fantastic.I was'nt particularly impressed with the crab cake as it was lost on the bun.But it did have a lot of crab and no filler.

Thank vernas24
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2016

A very pleasant simple atmosphere just for starters. The food was freshly made and absolutely delicious. I will definitely go again to Kathy's and highly recommend this seafood experience for anyone that wants excellent food in a simple manner!

1 Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 5th St, Delaware City, DE 19706-7737
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Delaware City
  • Phone Number: +1 302-834-2279
We are a family restaurant that provides amazing meals with a smile.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?