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Boondocks

) #13 of 36 Restaurants in Smyrna €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
825 Lighthouse Rd, Smyrna, DE 19977-3331
+1 302-653-6962
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“dozen clams” (6 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
825 Lighthouse Rd, Smyrna, DE 19977-3331
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday night visit Not many people and service was slow and inconsistent Ordered soft shell crab sandwich Worst I have ever had Looked like a frozen fish fillet with heavy breaking Other fried seafood was heavily breaded as well Stick to crabs and steamed seafood...More

Thank ricktull
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Very disappointing. Lobsters were very small; in fact, if in Maine, they would be illegal, I believe. And, extremely very salty water they were cooked in. However, the price was $13+ for a lobster dinner so shouldn't have expected anything more, I guess. But, coming...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Fun place to eat! Crabs were big and meaty for $40 /doz. Service is great! Highly recommend It is a little out of the way but well worth it.

Thank longoflongneck
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Best location for the traditional crab crackin', Molson drinking dinner in the area. Prices are seasonal but never out of line. Service is good, but not much help required. Bibs provided for the neat and tidy.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Love their dungeons crabs. The seafood is excellent and the drinks are very unique to the ambience! It is definately a must to sit out on the porch on the long picnic tables! It's a 2x/yr tradition! Love it!!

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 10 October 2016

25 of us did a group night out for dinner. Great place; great crabs for the crab lovers; great food, other than crabs; and very friendly and accommodating staff.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I plus two other couples have been going here for many years. Its call Boondocks, because its located out in the Boondocks, but worth finding it. The seafood is outstanding. The drinks are great.. Got to try the Swampwater. You don't have...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went here after the NASCAR race in Dover, 20 Minutes to the South. It was busy but not overly crowded. Service was fast, food was piping hot and delicious. Beer was ice cold and served in a frosty mug. The crabs were hot and...More

Thank vavet1963
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

#1 - no refills. You have to buy a $4 pitcher to refill your drink. #2 - friends got the fish sandwich and it was a small, frozen, boxed fish reminiscent of Mrs. Paul's or Gordon's frozen fish filled. Most definitely not a fresh piece...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had a party of 5 and arrived about an hour after opening. Two of us ordered crabs, the others had entrees. The apps came out together, but one person's entree came out before she even got 1/4 of the way through her soup. No...More

Thank bluerox
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Lighthouse Rd, Smyrna, DE 19977-3331
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 302-653-6962
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