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Crab Cake Cafe

140 National Plz, National Harbor, MD 20745-1139
+1 240-766-2063
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 National Plz, National Harbor, MD 20745-1139
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time visited and it was a hit! We ordered a crab cake soup, a tex mex crab cake sandwich and a shrimp crab sandwich with fries. All was excellent. Only a little pricy.

Thank fxkj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great crab cakes - jumbo lump, no filler, cooked perfectly. Very good portion. Excellent coleslaw. Will return soon. Love the crab!

Thank Wes G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing crab cakes...nothing but crab. Soups are incredible too. Even the bread the sandwiches are made on is delicious and fresh.

Thank kconwaydpm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving crab having been disappointed elsewhere in town. I got crab. Not the best ever but well worth it. It actually may be the best crab cake in National Harbor. It is however not a unique epicurean experience but a feed the masses...More

Thank Neil_Davy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing crab burguer. It was just amazing and delicious. I could eat one or two more !!! I’ll be very happy to come back.

Thank jose_ratj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for a convention and came here for dinner with a coworker. I got an entree of 2 crab cakes that came with cheese corn biscuits and bought a small water for a total of $30.80! The crab was delicious and so...More

Thank Lauren_Travels94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're here for our daughter's wedding. Right after check-in, I immediately came here for lunch. Got the hawaiian. Fair price for the area. Highly recommend.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this place every time we visit National Harbor. It works like a fast food restaurant. You wait in line, you order and then pick up your food at the counter. The price is fair, about $16 or so for a chunky lump of...More

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was a very casual fast and grab restaurant. Excellent crab soup and crab sandwich. Very good cheddar bisguit with the soup. Ok atmosphere. good price.

Thank mish827
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Third day in a row I’ve had crab cakes and these were great. Pricy, but good lump crab cakes are. Roll is good. Sauce was ok. Fries were handcut fries not too oily. Probably would try the muffin next time.

Thank Ldeck
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28 January 2017|
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Response from TheWindowManJon | Reviewed this property |
There are many parking garages near by about 2-3 blocks away but nothing on the same street. I have always parked farther away at the Gaylord hotel parking and have made a whole day at the National harbor. I have found it... More
14 December 2016|
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Response from Billcat52 | Reviewed this property |
No. And you order at the counter.
14 October 2016|
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Response from Wheelsturning | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable considering you're eating lump crab meat. I'd say about 8-$12 for a sandwich with everything under $20.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 4 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 National Plz, National Harbor, MD 20745-1139
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  National Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 240-766-2063
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