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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (91 reviews)
“orange roughy” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
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Reviewed yesterday

went there one nite to try it out. we were blown away. the food there was great. everything from start to finish was terrific. the staff were always there if you needed something & were so friendly. we even went there the next nite. this...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted a comfortable casual place where we could talk, eat, and watch the river, Mike's is it! And what an excellent range of seafood and non-seafood to pick from. Can't go wrong with a crab-cake sandwich with tasty wedge fries and a good cole slaw....More

Thank bowiejohn2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Mike’s tonight on the recommendation of our hotel desk clerk, and we are so glad we did! We are not typically seafood lovers, but my husband had the fried shrimp and I ordered their seafood imperial - both were delicious and perfect portions. Plus...More

Thank smcbride55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the stop. Great crabcakes and service. Our waiter, John, was terrific. We shall always return when traveling through Annapolis. Keep up the good and friendly work.

Thank aceandhoney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the deck area in front of the river! The crabs are delicious and the price is not so bad! I will certainly be back!

Thank Lorrane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. Most enjoyable. We had the fried shrimp dinner and the broiled scallops dinner. Very good. We will be back.

Thank Darlene S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I are always looking for great seafood restaurants near her place in Annapolis. It was too cold for us to walk into town. Mikes is just a short drive and worth it if you have to get in the car anyway. The...More

Thank Adrienne L
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Excellent service and staff! Was shocked to hear she was new so wanted to give props to your new server Amanda for the great service:) fresh food and delishhhh drinks! We will definitely be back!!

Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The hotel where I was staying suggested Mike's to me. I drove there and passed it up and had to double back to find it. It is a very local-style restaurant with quite a nice variety of fish on the menu. I chose the salmon...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Mikes last night for a birthday party of 20+ people. Their salad bar is remarkable! So many choices! I had the broiled seafood combo and the crab cake was delicious. Some of the group ordered crabs and I was told they were very...More

Thank MizN2u
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David P
16 October 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
David, a few points. First, have you picked crabs before? If you have not, then order one per person at the table, have the wait person show you how and then order a crab cake platter for everyone at the table. Picking... More
11 September 2016|
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Response from hstevens1009 | Reviewed this property |
Initially I thought that they did. After reviewing the menu it appears that they don't serve dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784
Family Owned & Operated Since 1958, Mike's Restaurant & Crabhouse is located Overlooking the Scenic South River. Serving Maryland Style Seafood including Steamed Blue Crab. We have a Full Menu available. Large Inside Dining Room, Canopy Covered Outside Seating, open Deck Seating , Large Main Bar with 18 Screens and a Tiki Bar with Observation Deck. Our Kitchen is open until 945pm each night (Last Orders for Crabs at 845pm) the Bar is open until 11pm Sunday thru Thursday and Until 1am on Friday & Saturday. Karaoke on Friday Nights, Trivia on Tuesday Nights in the main bar. In season, Weekends, Live Music on the Deck . Free Dockage available while you enjoy your meal or some drinks at the Tiki Bar. Come by Car or Boat. Stop in Mike's Country Store, for package goods and sandwiches to go.
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