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Higgins Crab House

31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-2581
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Believe it or not, we thought the fried chicken was the best. It comes with the all you can eat crabs. Crabs were a little on the light side, but nonetheless still enjoyable. Staff is great. Overall a great place for food and drinks or...More

Thank Danny K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Higgins is the crab house we visit every year in Maryland. They have a lot of seating to accommodate bigger parties. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Every year we are impressed with how fresh our food is. The crab cakes are delicious and very...More

Thank leolszewski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sort of mandatory to stop at one of these crab shacks while on the MD coast. Higgins is pretty good. Of the items we had, the crab, scallops and mussels were good, clams were not impressive and the shrimp was excellent. I'd consider more shrimps...More

Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we went this week the crabs were great! Every leg I pulled off had a hunk of meat on it! One person in our party ordered the crab cake sandwich and it was scrumptious! Soft drinks and tea were unlimited refills. Be careful because...More

Thank Loretta O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good seafood house. The crab soup was delicious! The pieces of crab in the soup was great. There was plenty and it was so good!!!! The blue cheese wedge salad was disappointing. See my picture posted. It was 2 balls of lettuce, tomatoes, a...More

Thank TravelChick0004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great atmosphere! It's a fun, casual place to eat. There is an upstairs patio eating area and also dining inside. We opted to eat inside because my senior mom didn't want to climb the stairs. We were sat right away and the...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want re-steamed crabs that were cooked somewhere else shipped to Higgins and heated up and served to you this is the place for you, if you want good crabs you in the wrong restaurant, North or South they both are terrible

1  Thank MAH1464
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is fresh, delicious and great menu variety! Service is phenomenal -- staff is warm, efficient and knows just when to check back @ table!

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The all you can eat crabs are small size crabs. Too much work for the small crabs. I would have paid extra for bigger crabs. Great staff though. Attentive.

Thank JoAnn L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch and ate upstairs on the covered deck. Very nice, beachy colored picnic tables. Laid back, and relaxed feel. Food was good, nothing over the top. Hubby had the crabby burger, which he really enjoyed. I had the seafood taco with shrimp.

Thank soccermominNY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31st Street, 3102 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
    (31st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-2581
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Ocean City Md's premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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