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Blue Crab Grill

322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
+1 302-737-1100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“blue crab” (47 reviews)
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (54 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to me by the staff at the Hampton Inn in Elkton (see my review). I ordered the Deep-Fried Seafood Platter which consisted of shrimps, calamari, scallops, crab cake and cod fish. The calamari and scallops were my favorites. I also placed...More

Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven’t been there in a while, but was in the mood for something different. I pay myself on the back for picking the Blue Crab. Seafood and Pasta are their speciality, but I had the 24hr short ribs and it was amazing. Service was friendly...More

1  Thank sdoggett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont bother about the not fancy facade: inside it’s agreat ambient, very comfortable, with great and polite service. Food is really great, price it’s excellent! A+ recommended!

1  Thank ralmino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family had dinner on Oct. 12 at the Blue Crab Grill. This was the fourth time we have been there. The third and now this fourth visits have demonstrated a decrease each time in the food preparation. Two of us had the Panko Encrusted...More

Thank smitsmile7756
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch time visit. Always looking for low carb options. Had the appetizer of crab stuffed deviled eggs topped with caviar and Parmesan crisps. What a treat perfect for a lunch sized meal. I also had a side green salad, very fresh and yummy.

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Visiting the University of Delaware and we wanted to find some great eats, so we googled Trip Advisor, and chose Blue Crab Grill, based upon the positive reviews, and they were right on target. Menu items were plentiful and interesting. Prices were very good. Décor...More

1  Thank Len C
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant on TA! A great place to stop on the road and enjoy local seafood. The Chesapeake Bay oysters (Holy Grail) were terrific, and nicely served with cocktail and mignonette sauces. Good crab bisque with hunks of crab and a nice sherry...More

1  Thank Gammie8
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I was visiting my family in Newark DE but not sure what to take them for lunch over the Saturday lunch. I came on TripAdvisor and found this seafood restaurant because all the photos!!! Some of the photos did not label the item name, so...More

1  Thank CharlesYYZ
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Recently, I brought some employees and customers here and it was a good lunch. The food was tasty, service was and prices were reasonable. I had the crab cake sandwich with the potato salad side and it was really good. Overall it was a great...More

1  Thank 690MichaelG690
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Clerk at our hotel recommended this place and it was a gem! Husband had seafood platter witch came with shrimp, scallops, fish balls, calamari and even a baby octopus! It was lightly battered and so fresh tasting, a very generous amount of seafood, Also came...More

1  Thank Riverchick09
DickS481, Owner at Blue Crab Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We're so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed everything we had to offer. We are especially happy to hear that our staff continues to provide great knowledgeable service. Looking forward to your next visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
    (Elkton Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-737-1100
Blue Crab is a lively restaurant in the heart of Newark, DE. We use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere. Looking forward to hosting you soon!
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