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5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Hagerstown, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great Frederick Spot with Seafood. All You Can Eat Crabs or many other dishes from Burgers to Chicken to yes my favorite Seafood and a Service Bar. Smiling faces when I walked in the door along with several tables eating away.

Thank TestingFoodEverywher
Grove City, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

stopped on way to Ocean City, MD. I was looking for a place to eat crab and this provided the best option although i would have like to been able to arrange my own all you can eat. Shrimp was good and the snow crab legs were great and never stopped coming. I had a very good experience here with... More 

1 Thank Andrew M
Nampa, Idaho
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The crab was AMAZING and did not have to ask for them not to dump Old Bay Seasoning on it. I also had some specialty shrimp and they were very nice (I'm not a shirmp fan) .

1 Thank gorchest
Beachwood, Ohio
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149 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Enjoy visiting the east coast where I can get Chesapeake Bay seafood. May's knows how to cook and serve it. We ordered a large platter of shellfish - oysters, crawfish, scallops, clams, mussels, blue crabs, king crabs, shrimp. Steamed and served with lots of Bay Food Seasoning and cocktail sauce. Paper for a tablecloth and a mallet for the crabs... More 

1 Thank svjanis
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194 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Passed this place a hundred times on way to Mall or big boxes, decided to stop for lunch and was very pleased. Obviously the place to go for steamed crabs, etc. But we had a lobster roll and a big Dougie and very happy with choices. Wait staff was constant, prices are reasonable. I was surprised by the amount of... More 

1 Thank Traveler1795
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our table was full of great seafood! Crabs, Crab cake, hush puppies, and all you can eat choices. You've got to try it.

1 Thank DH-TripAdviser
Newport News, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I read the reviews and didn't have a lot to choose from at the time of night when we wanted dinner. The reviews concerned me because I kept reading over and over how wonderful the placed USED to be. Needless to say when I found out the mac-n-cheese wasn't homemade I knew I was in trouble, My... More 

1 Thank Scherrell L
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

What Fun! We had a FABULOUS time, our goal being to feast mostly crabs. Seating: We sat in the back covered patio, Our well trained host, Tara, prepared us for a messy, tasty, spectacular dinner by spreading our table with a paper covering, providing us with a ROLL of paper towels, and a special crab bib for me, knowing that... More 

3 Thank Randy Jay W
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We go here at least once a year for all you can eat crab. It's a tradition I absolutely love, and May's is just delicious.

2 Thank Jess R
Frederick, Maryland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I've eaten many lunches here over the past 18 years and have always been very satisfied with both the food and the always friendly staff and service. They've been around a long time. It's a bit off track from down town but if you like seafood (especially their crab dishes - crab cakes, soft shell crab, etc.), its one of... More 

2 Thank Karey K K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?