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Bethesda Crab House

4958 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5204
+1 301-652-3382
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn on the cob” (11 reviews)
“blue crabs” (9 reviews)
“clams” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4958 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5204
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Walked in from a walk in the snow with my girlfriend. The place was welcoming and warm. Service was fast and the food was reasonably priced. Food tasted just as great as the price! I will be coming back to enjoy what this place has...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Maryland to visit my parents, I always make it a point to come here. Had a half pound of steamed spicy shrimp ( 10 for the order ) and two large spiced crabs with drawn butter. Succulent, delicate and amazing....More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The place has a fun atmosphere and the service is very good. I believe the owner and his daughter were there. Pricey for a little bit of food. I had a large blue crab- very little meat. Also had 3 king crab legs- paid a...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First off: get the crab cakes!! Sooo delicious! Because of their crab cakes, I've been ordering crab cake almost everywhere else I've been, but none have been as good!! Crabs are also great - be prepared to do some work though, as they come whole!...More

Thank Luluuu
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I took my granddaughter here for steamed crabs on Labor Day weekend. We both had perfectly Old Bay seasoned steamed crabs which were sweet and meaty. This fact alone is enough to make me very happy! But these people outdid themselves. I had my service...More

Thank Doreen L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Order ahead, fun atmosphere, DELICIOUS crab! Good beer. It was a great dining experience. Staff all good and friendly

Thank curlyallisons
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant is exceptional: service is out of the world the waitress checks every 5 five minutes “is everything is ok; how can I make your experience more pleasant”. The food the crabs are big and delicious and the price is reasonable. For more than...More

Thank mariejosebonhomme
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is a hidden gem!! Amazing atmosphere, delicious crab & seafood, and incredible staff. if you have a taste for crab, COME HERE.

Thank stephaniekloy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went in upon a recommendation of a friend, not knowing what to expect but eager to try. Never had crab before, so we needed practical advice on how-to-eat which our waitress was more than happy to offer. She patiently explained the tricks and we...More

Thank MZperX
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

You know how, when you need help at Home Depot, you can never get eye contact from employees? The staff here are professionals in avoidance. As we had not preordered our crabs, the waitress informed us we could only have medium crabs and it would...More

Thank Mah_Murrini
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4958 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5204
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-652-3382
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