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Old Mill Crab House

8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
+1 302-846-9000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (31 reviews)
“fried chicken” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Florida for my birthday so when I returned we came here. The corn was fresh & sweet, fried delmarvous chicken. However they were out of fried clams and the Maryland blue crabs were a bit small but plentiful.

Thank Teri V
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Okay if you want fancy don't go here. If you want casual REALLY GOOD FOOD this is your place. It is a crab house. The shrimp is over the top fantastic. The pretzel sticks and hush puppies are fabulous. You might have to wait for...More

1  Thank kmdbike
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Old mill crab house is always the first stop on our way to vacationing in Virginia. The all you can eat, crab legs and blue crabs are not to be missed. Great service, always busy which is a good sign, and phenomenal seafood!!! Make...More

1  Thank taylormstro
Reviewed 3 August 2017

first time with family expensive but had a good time food was great, service was great would go back again waitress was very nice

1  Thank C3312ARralph
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We'd eaten here years ago and it was still great. We had the blue crabs but the menu is broader. The staff is friendly and helpful for novice crab eaters.

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

One of those places to roll up your sleeves and dig into those Maryland blue crabs! I loved having the option of adding a blue crab to whatever meal I wanted or stand alone. Great hush puppies and crab dip ... sides were pretty typical...More

1  Thank margiewmed
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. From Alyssa who took such great care of us to the quality food it doesn't get any better. Sunday afternoon we got there just after opening and the place was filling up fast. Loosened my belt and dug in. All you...More

2  Thank ALPH2015
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Annually my family and I eat here, the food is fantastic and plenty of it, if you leave from there hungry... well, that's your fault!! For the most part I get the all you can eat crabs, awesome to say the least, but this year...More

1  Thank tom b
Reviewed 23 May 2017

All you can eat crabs were $47 per person but for out of towners craving fresh steamed crabs this is the place! Your dinner comes with clam strips, corn on the cob and hush puppies to eat while you wait on your crabs to come....More

2  Thank TonyaTraveler
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Excellent seafood. Crabs specialty. Local favorite out of mainstream and visitor's likely path. Family style atmosphere like some old Italian restaurants in NYC, long tables or booths, brown paper table cloths, busy, mostly loud, Food excellent. Service great. Steamed corn on the cob everybody's favorite,...More

1  Thank ALICIA P
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Questions & Answers
2 April 2017|
Response from OldMillCrabHouse | Property representative |
The combo you had is the Crab Daddy Steampot. It is offered all season long. 2017 Season Opening date is April 6th.
18 September 2016|
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Response from Potter5303 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did have a "kids" menu.
Denise R
9 January 2016|
Response from MaryTheBear | Reviewed this property |
There was a large group when we were there. If you call ahead and make reservations for your party, they can and will accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Delmar
  • Phone Number: +1 302-846-9000
Located off Route 54 in Delmar, Delaware just minutes from the beach areas and Salisbury Maryland. Can accomodate parties of any size in a legendary family friendly atmosphere.
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