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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (89 reviews)
“seafood” (89 reviews)
“orange roughy” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch while in town for business on the recommendation of a local. We asked for Blue Crab (not listed on the lunch menu) and they told us they had 10 left. We told them to bring them on! First time I...More

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that this was the place to dine while we were in the Annapolis area and the person that directed us there was absolutely right! The special crab chowder was out of this world. The hush puppies were wonderful and light and the...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

....and I am hoping that that was the case when I went. Since I was eating alone I went straight to the bar. I has immediately greeted by the bus boy, but after sitting there for a solid 5 minutes I had to stop someone...More

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

First, what a great location right on the river. Second, STEAMED CRABS. We started with 2 dozen of the best steamed crabs in Maryland. And each platter had more than 12 crabs. When our party grew, the server quickly and graciously delivered another dozen. We...More

Thank stuartp911
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were brought here by friends, who always bring their visitors here for dinner. We were pleased with all the food we were served from the tomato-based soup, the hushpuppies, crab/cream cheese appetizer to the steamed crabs. Our server was present when needed and left...More

Thank Misterjag
Reviewed 12 October 2017

So disappointed with the quality of food received. Ordered the Rockfish special dinner hoping for a great piece of fish. Well, unfortunately the blood line was not removed and the fish tasted fishy and it was overcooked and rubbery. My mom ordered the fried fish,...More

Thank Kcisco66
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great place for fun and food. Inside dining or outside. Long tables to share or separate tables outside. Crack your crabs and have some fun. Great tasting in an inviting location.

Thank Colors101
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is a hidden gem, it's away from downtown and right on the water. The food was amazing and the views of the water top it all off. I will definitely be back the next time I visit Annapolis.

Thank jlippon2018
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Mike's is a casual seafood restaurant on the water that specializes in steamed crabs. The restaurant consists of picnic table type decor with adequate facilities to handle multiple group seatings. We had a party of 8 and were seated quickly on a Friday night without...More

Thank wladamson
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place is fun and attracts a lot of people each night. The menu is wide ranging so essentially anybody will be happy to eat there. I enjoyed seafood. My friend had ribs.

Thank Bill M
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Questions & Answers
David P
16 October 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
David, a few points. First, have you picked crabs before? If you have not, then order one per person at the table, have the wait person show you how and then order a crab cake platter for everyone at the table. Picking... More
11 September 2016|
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Response from hstevens1009 | Reviewed this property |
Initially I thought that they did. After reviewing the menu it appears that they don't serve dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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