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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

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3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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West River, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drinks, crabs and sunshine. What more could you want. Sitting outside is a must if warm enough. Service is very good. Never been disappointed and have been here many, many times. A must stop when we have guest in town.

Thank joe t
Tequesta, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Crabs are the best...served hot/fresh w/old bay seasoning, naturally. Oysters Rockefeller were delicious. Good crowd, Great service and friendly, courteous staff. Looking forward to another visit.

Thank Mike H
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mikes is just what you want if you are looking for great food and local flair. Not fancy, but the wood is excellent. I had the crab stuffed shrimp and there was so much crab I could have made 2 crab cakes from it. No filler, no strange flavors, just crab. My husband had a seafood combo and his was... More 

Thank Sue M
North Carolina
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never had better oysters in my life. I started with the oysters appetizer and then moved on to the Steamed Platter. My wife loved her crab cakes and our son enjoyed his fried shrimp and steak. My other son had a kids meal and everyone was happy with their meal and experience. I found this restaurant online and... More 

Thank Chip C
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Mike's; it's my go to place in Annapolis. They consistently have crabs and a great choice of sizes, priced reasonably. I always call before I go to make sure, but they've never disappointed me. The crabs are done well; and I've never had an issue with bad crabs like I sometimes have at other crab houses. They also have... More 

Thank JenniElaine
Annapolis, Maryland
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We eat here often. I love it this time of year because it is busy but, not crowded. Oysters $6 a dozen Monday-Thursday at happy hour. The hamburger is made with Angus beef and tastes great.

Thank Ed W
Gananoque, Canada
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We eat here every time we are in the Annopolis area, partially because it is easy to get to from the outer hotel area(Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard, etc.) without getting involved in downtown traffic. Eat in the bar area if you can, smaller area, good crowd, right on water and less bright lighting. Low key casual place, but we've had... More 

Thank nlsathome
New Albany, Indiana
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The location of Mike's, right on the water, is a big plus when the weather allows outside eating. I was there on an abnormally warm November day and sat at a table with umbrella, (picnic type), right next to the water with views of docks and boats. There was also a large covered outdoor area with a bar. The cream... More 

Thank KentuckianaSwede
Vernon, New Jersey
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Mikes based on the recommendation of the hotel front desk clerk but of course checked trip advisor for ratings first. I was staying at the Hilton garden inn and did not want to go back to the mall or fight for parking the night before the Annapolis running festival so off to mikes I went. Restaurant is huge... More 

Thank robrien0215
Magnolia, Texas
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133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We are not experts at eating crab. The waiters and folks at the tables behind us and in front of us all joined in to teach my husband how to do it. I was nervous and just went for the crab cakes. Wish we lived nearby so that we could go every week. Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank dg2014jg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?