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Blue Crab Grill

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322 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711-3599 (Elkton Road)
+1 302-737-1100
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small chef-owned seafood restaurant at back of a shopping center with large inviting menu for lunch and dinner that includes inventive salads and appetizers. Outstanding sandwiches are very big and reasonably priced. Evening seafood entrees are in the $22-32 range but worth it. Service is friendly. Ambiance is shopping center.

Thank Robert S
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Blue Crab Grill continues to shine as a great place to stop off for a meal. This time my daughter and I had their fried soft shell crab sandwiches and they were very, very good. Soft and crispy, hot and juicy, it was a delectable treat. I forewent the bun and went straight for the crab. (The sandwich was accompanied... More 

Thank Chang- G
Stow, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The two meals we had were the mussels appetizer and the lump crab dinner. The person having the mussels has a problem with garlic. When the waiter was asked if they could be prepared without garlic, he immediately said yes without having to converse with the kitchen staff. To me, this is a sign of great communication between the kitchen... More 

1 Thank StowTraveler1
Houston, TX
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the advice of someone at our hotel & had dinner here. We couldn't have been any happier. The food was great & the service was outstanding. If we're ever in the area again, we'll certainly return. The hubby ordered the lobster & I got the pasta with chicken (I'm allergic to seafood) and for dessert we got the creme... More 

Thank lsullivan68
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017

These are the BEST, especially the special sauce at the bottom of the large bowls that they serve the snow crab legs. All comes with bread to soak up this delicious sauce. Memorable. Recently I ordered one of their desserts, Salted Caramel Vanilla Crunch Cake. One taste landed me in heaven! Yes, this is the place to eat when visiting... More 

Thank Susan F
Miami, Florida
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

And we found it! An unimposing place in an outdoor mall, we would never have chosen this little gem based on its curb appeal. Try the Crab Imperial, pure unadulterated crab, no "fillers" - with rice pilaf and a crisp veggie medley -couldn't have been tastier. The shrimp and ribs entree was a bit dry but the homemade cole slaw... More 

Thank mdmprez
Chesapeake City, Maryland
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Went for dinner with my mom and boy was I blown away. Had never been here and the menu was much more than I expected. We both had salads with protein add ons. The salads were amazing our appetizer was fantastic. Will go back again.

Thank Jessica F
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I personally feel that the Blue Crab is one of the best places to eat in Newark. Their food is delicious. Late lunch (after 1:30) is quiet and comfortable to catch up with old friends. Check it out ... might become one of your favorites 😊

Thank Rhonda B
Bear, Delaware
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best food and service I've had in years. Waitress Sarah was the BOMB. Great food, scallops were cooked to perfection. Every bite was fantastic. Drunken Clams to die for. Chef should be a Michelin star rated Chef. Can't say enough good things about this place. A MUST VISIT.

Thank Wayne F
Middletown, Delaware
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Must try if you are a local sea food lover. We've been here a dozen times and will definitely return. The drunken clams, clam chowder, seared scallops, and all the other delicious options will not disappoint.

Thank michellewhitaker812

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?