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Captain Billy's Crab House

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11495 Popes Creek Rd, Newburg, MD 20664-2125
+1 301-932-4323
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11:00 - 20:30
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Baltimore, Maryland
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place is worth the trip. Too bad I don't own a boat. Reasonably priced seafood and beer. Not the most upscale of locations, but seviceable. All of the seafood is great, the hush puppies are ok. I recommend the crabs, whatever form you order them in.

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Thank Adam T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Love the view. Especially at sunset. Crabs full. End of season prices were perfect! Staff very nice and good service.

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Thank debi s
White Plains, Maryland
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105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent hot crabs, icy cold beer and one of the best sunsets in Southern Maryland you can't ask for more on a night out with friends.

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Thank bheath1461
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Large restaurant on the Potomac approximately 3 miles off of route 301. Large selection of various seafood fare. Had a late lunch that included fish and chips. The fish was well prepared and tasty. Nice selection of draft beers to choose from.

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Thank Roy F
Richmond
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stop by for lunch, order a dozain steamed blue crabs and fried calamari, Nice place with view on Potomac.Was our first time there, will stop again next time we drive that way.

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Thank se210
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We travel from Ohio at least 1x/year to see the sites in Washington. We never EVER skip a dinner at Cap'n Billys. This year was no exception. We eat on the deck, relax, and get a combo platter of crab legs and shrimp, and fried oysters. I know, not blue crabs... we don't have the patience for those. Often we'll... More 

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Thank Kerri F
Troy, Ohio
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by Cap't Billy's crab house mid day on a Saturday. We didn't plan to go there until we saw the number of cars and decided it must be good. It exceeded our expectations. Good helpings of fresh seafood. Steamed crabs were great and the crab cakes were the best I have tasted.

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Thank Steve E
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A small group went to Captain Billys and it was great. We have been going for over 30 years and its always very good. The crabs this year were exceptional. Well cooked nice and heavy. Very reasonable. The home made coleslaw was as good as my Moms and that is saying a lot. Super wait staff and very clean. The... More 

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Thank lindabrunomdr
White Plains, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We showed up on a Sunday afternoon with 20 adults and 6 kids and was taken care of immediately, drink orders taken while we decided on food, our party ordered everything from hot dogs chicken tenders to oysters and seafood platters and of course many dozen crabs, the kids were happy with there choice while the adults enjoyed our seafood... More 

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Thank bheath1461
La Plata, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We came here on a whim. When we were seated, the waitress said they had crabs, and it was $35/dozen. I asked her what size and I thought she said "Mediums;" my daughter told me she said medium and small. OK. 3 Medium and 9 small (about 2-1/2" point to point). They tasted very good, but it was so much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11495 Popes Creek Rd, Newburg, MD 20664-2125
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Newburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-932-4323

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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