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The Blue Crab Restaurant

) #6 of 55 Restaurants in Bethany Beach €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
+1 302-537-4700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“blue crab” (68 reviews)
“hush puppies” (33 reviews)
“fried chicken” (28 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very close to the beach and very fresh. The calamari was cooked perfectly and the crab was too. The wait staff was attentive and prompt. I thought the pricing was fair for what you got. This isn't an upscale place, but if you have family...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second time here and it was amazing! We are crab snobs and were not let down! The quality of the crabs, shrimp and swordfish were spectacular. A few notes: 1. Arrive early. They don't take reservations. Having said that, no party seemed...More

Thank Kylie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always save at least one night to go hear and have the feast for the all you can eat snow crab legs. They're not on the menu anymore and I guess that means that any day now they'll just stop and and not do them...More

Thank Guysmilie
Reviewed 1 week ago

had to go back for crabs and beer ... we were surprised with better service ! remodeled rest rooms also.. but big improvement for us was service and what we ordered came out in good time ... very good meal ..

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is overpriced for the quality. Disappointed in the crab cakes, especially. You can find a better meal for the money in all the other options around town. The atmosphere was, however, a great environment for families.

Thank lmmwk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted seafood on our last night in Bethany and we had delicious food. We ate the cream of crab soup, snow crab legs, filet mignon and steamed clams. Recommend it all. Their cream of crab soup is very rich but one of the best...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steamed shrimp were very good and well seasoned. Homemade chips was a good touch and the dip was very good. Each of us had something different and enjoyed our meals. The waitress was very friendly & attentive. Their hush puppies are excellent.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Great ribs! I went with a bunch of friends and we all enjoyed our meals. I shared the ribs with someone and we still had plenty. The hush puppies are really good too.

Thank Debby Taylor B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The blackened scallops were cooked to perfection, and not over spiced! The sauté crab came with shrimp and had just the right amount of butter! The Blue Crab Restaurant and The Oyster House are connected and have slightly different menus but you can order off...More

Thank julemag
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had the Blue Crab Saute which included lots of lightly saute'd crab meat, 4 shrimp, nicely done asparagus, and a corn on the cob still in its husk. The meal was tasty though there was some shell in the crab meat and I had to...More

Thank Neal P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take reservations? We're planning a trip to Bethany this summer and there will be 8 adults, 4 children and 1 baby needing a highchair for a total of 13.
13 June 2016|
Response from Jeff H | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, they don't take reservations. You can try, nothing to lose.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Garfield Pkwy # D, Bethany Beach, DE 19930-7708
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bethany Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-537-4700
  • E-mail
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