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PGN Crab House

29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-8380
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“fried chicken” (20 reviews)
“crab” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us went to PGN as we do every year. Two of us wanted all you can eat. Server told us everyone at table must buy all you can eat or else nobody can. Apparently they blame their loss of profits on food sharing????...More

Thank lasoul
Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in to our hotel and headed straight for the PGN Crab House for some steamed crabs as we always do when we go to O.C. Maryland. They did not disappoint! We ordered a dozen mediums and they were loaded with meat! Plenty of...More

Thank Wrapper1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time in ocean city Maryland and decide to dine at this restaurant and we selected the all you can eat crabs, fried chicken l, corn on the cob, and fries sound right for 29.95 per person. The food was horrible and...More

Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every stay at OC ends with AYCE crabs on our last night of the trip. This has always been at PGN. That ended July 3rd when, for the first time, I was not able to ignore the horrible service and practices of this place. We...More

Thank 819beverlyj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd never tried all-you-can-eat crab before but we were looking forward to a new experience. You are given a platter with about 6-8 crabs seasoned with Bay seasoning. The waitress gave us a demo and then we were on our own to crack, pry and...More

Thank MomDtr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super responsive waitress - all wait staff looked like they were on the spot and cheerful. We were a party of three who had traveled all day and set out for crab cakes after a lousy hotel check-in experience. It was hot and the restaurant...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here every time we visit Ocean City as we find them to have the best crab cakes. They are full of crab meat and not fillers. Their service could be better.

Thank hands34639
Reviewed 16 June 2017

hesitant to try new restaurants in Ocean City MD...but tried this place, the bright yellow building stands out for sure...BEST DAMN CRAB CAKE i have ever had there,, Got a giant lump crab cake and 2 sides, potato salad, and corn on the cob for...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place stays open a few hours later than Higgins and Phillips. It is within walking distance from Hilton where we stayed. We stopped by around 9pm, and the place was pretty empty. Customers continued to stream in until closing. The steamed crabs were great,...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The quality of food has never been bad for the last 40+years we have been eating at this place, always plan on eating here for at least one night every trip whether we are here for a weekend or a week

Thank jphenneger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29TH St & Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-8380
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