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The Original Crabcake Factory

12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
+1 410-250-4900
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab nachos” (47 reviews)
“bloody marys” (22 reviews)
“fries” (115 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has the best crab cakes and bloody Mary’s around! We always stop when visiting OC. Nothing fancy about this place but you must stop here for their famous Bloody Mary that has lump crab meat right on top. They also have ones that...More

Thank mleigh4
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten here a few years ago and since it was lunch time we gave it another try. Unfortunately we were disappointed in the crab cake in spite of the hype about receiving awards several years ago. The crab cake was quite 'salty' and...More

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went last December on a Sunday to enjoy their NFL specials. It was after 4 pm and was told the specials were only when the Ravens, Redskins or Eagles were playing. Such a disappointment. I ordered the single crab cake dinner (no salad or baked...More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here often. Surprisingly, for breakfast a lot. Their food is fantastic, if a little on the expensive side. I wish they'd get a high quality steak on the menu.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever since I was in OC 7 yrs ago & ate elsewhere for crabcakes, this place came highly recommended by many Maryland & Virginia friends for years. So when I returned to OC for a class reunion, this place was on my "must eat here"...More

Thank cmb2
OCJ, General Manager at The Original Crabcake Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and Thanks for Stopping by. The pictures you posted are exactly what you described. We have been in business in Ocean City for 22 years and have four locations. We strive to be consistent 12 months a year and feel we do so. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, staff was friendly, atmosphere was comfortable. Food and drinks amazing. Just a great dining experience.

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crab cakes and mussels were good, but the rest of the food was so-so. The service at the bar was lousy. We had to keep calling her over.

Thank pattibonczkowski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food and Drinks! You have to try the crab bloody mary! It is a meal in itself. Best cream of crab soup. Service was ok. Prices a little stiff, but the food is worth it.

Thank letriciaj
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I originally came here several years ago and had the crabmeat Bloody Mary that was more like a delicious meal for me. I thought that was what my friend and I would enjoy on a recent trip-that was until I saw how expansive their menu...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We make a special trip to ocean city maryland just to eat at the CrabCake factory. Service is great a n.vd the food is awesome

Thank eguthrie2210
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6 August 2018|
Response from 371dianem | Reviewed this property |
No they are not
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Response from JohnronNyc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we didn't ask either.
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Response from OCJ | Property representative |
We have Fish, Chicken, Beef and Carry Out. Crabcake Factory Online is the website just add the normal com ending.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12000 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4701 (Formerly Crabcake Factory Express USA)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-4900
  • E-mail
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