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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%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (55 reviews)
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322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was awesome I had the crab bisque soup and it was really good. I will go back to have dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jedali05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute place has excellent food. Crab dishes are fresh and well prepared. Don’t let out die “strip mall” outside fool you. The inside is lovely inside. Intimate booth seating or single tables. All of our meals were delicious. Don’t miss this place for delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Heartlight73
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this restaurant weekly, we have NEVER had a bad meal here! From the drunken clams, shrimp, and onion soup starters, we have had many entrees off the menu, always finishing with a cappuccino! Not to mention my absolute new found favorite drink L’Orange...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MichelleMyBell414
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by the clean fresh food here. Substantial bowl of onion soup had a hearty serving of melted cheese. Oysters were presented nicely in their shells on a bed of ice. Gluten free crab cake was served with a large fresh salad including greens,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seemed like the place was in turmoil when we arrived. We started with raw oysters. They came out immediately which tells me they were sitting shucked. They were on the warm side, tasted nothing like the description, and some were definitely bad. Sent most...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank john b
DickS481, Owner at Blue Crab Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we apologize for your most recent experience. Please be assured that we always use fresh ingredients especially with our seafood. Your feedback is extremely important to us and we've shared your...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018

We went to dinner with another couple and had the smoked seafood sampler, which is delicious. I had the special gumbo which was good and my husband ordered a steak medium rare, but was overcooked and they brought another almost immediately. The other couple enjoyed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jrufft2018
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Came in today to meet a couple of friends for lunch and was blown away! I decided to try to eat light for once and settled on the Seafood Chef Salad. Amazing!! Fresh greens topped with steamed chilled shrimp, a nice hunk of smoked salmon,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Follow_the_aroma
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 28 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank SDogg1963
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ralmino
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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