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Old Mill Crab House

8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
+1 302-846-9000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (31 reviews)
“fried chicken” (27 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (13 reviews)
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8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is still the perfect place for a seafood feast. It doesn't get any better than the chicken special. Wait staff is always prompt when replenishing your food and drinks even with a full house and a long wait out front. Their prices are...More

Thank goldilocks207
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in the middle of dinner service and were greeted by a friendly host and seated immediately. The place was packed and buzzing with happy patrons both large and small groups. Servers were in constant motion meeting the needs of these patrons. Our server...More

Thank TheDenni
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you like picking blue crabs, this is the place for you closest to Salisbury. I went on a Sunday evening (check hours open) and it was a nearly full house. No wonder. The menu is extensive for the less intrepid, but most were there...More

Thank Taxpayer55
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Me and my husband recently had dinner at Old Mill Crab House for our anniversary. The crabs were simply delicious!! Our server(Leslie) was the best, she provided us with recommendations based on our taste for both food and drinks. I recommend anyone traveling to the...More

Thank MizzNYC
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I was in Florida for my birthday so when I returned we came here. The corn was fresh & sweet, fried delmarvous chicken. However they were out of fried clams and the Maryland blue crabs were a bit small but plentiful.

Thank Teri V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Okay if you want fancy don't go here. If you want casual REALLY GOOD FOOD this is your place. It is a crab house. The shrimp is over the top fantastic. The pretzel sticks and hush puppies are fabulous. You might have to wait for...More

1  Thank kmdbike
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The Old mill crab house is always the first stop on our way to vacationing in Virginia. The all you can eat, crab legs and blue crabs are not to be missed. Great service, always busy which is a good sign, and phenomenal seafood!!! Make...More

1  Thank taylormstro
Reviewed 3 August 2017

first time with family expensive but had a good time food was great, service was great would go back again waitress was very nice

1  Thank C3312ARralph
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We'd eaten here years ago and it was still great. We had the blue crabs but the menu is broader. The staff is friendly and helpful for novice crab eaters.

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

One of those places to roll up your sleeves and dig into those Maryland blue crabs! I loved having the option of adding a blue crab to whatever meal I wanted or stand alone. Great hush puppies and crab dip ... sides were pretty typical...More

1  Thank margiewmed
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
Response from OldMillCrabHouse | Property representative |
The combo you had is the Crab Daddy Steampot. It is offered all season long. 2017 Season Opening date is April 6th.
18 September 2016|
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Response from Potter5303 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did have a "kids" menu.
Denise R
9 January 2016|
Response from MaryTheBear | Reviewed this property |
There was a large group when we were there. If you call ahead and make reservations for your party, they can and will accommodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8829 Waller Rd., RT 54 & Waller Rd, Delmar, DE 19940
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Delmar
  • Phone Number: +1 302-846-9000
Located off Route 54 in Delmar, Delaware just minutes from the beach areas and Salisbury Maryland. Can accomodate parties of any size in a legendary family friendly atmosphere.
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