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Crab Shanty Restaurant - CLOSED

3410 Plumtree Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3899
+1 410-465-9660
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible30%
16 Oct 2014
“New generation of family”
10 Sep 2014
“It never disappoints”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
3410 Plumtree Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3899
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

I heard this place was closing at the end of 2014. I am not surprised. When prices go up and quality goes down, what do you expect. I used to frequent the bar side of Crab Shanty in the 90's and early to mid 2000's....More

2  Thank jim v
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Since it was a beautiful day, we lunched on the patio. The salad and chicken sandwich were excellent. The server was attentive!

Thank papula65
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great small plate, small price, simple diner. Well prepared, not overwhelming. Best with the Wed nite half price bottle wine..nice wine selection. Best to sit in the cosy booths in the bar. Juan is a great bar tender/server. Happy place.

1  Thank Les35
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Me and my husband went to crab shanty tonight for our 16 year anniversary and our service was horrible. I received my food cold and then they took it back and it took 5 min before I received my food and they served my husband...More

4  Thank eduardo g
Reviewed 15 November 2013

I ordered a crab cake not at all what I expected, told the owner Eric King I was not happy with the product, he refuse to give me my money back, poor customer service. I thought the costomer was always RIGHT.

1  Thank Mitielady
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I went out to eat crabs. I was not expecting much knowing there reputation and I even got less. Much less. I ordered 7 xtra large, which were lucky to be smalls. I did complain only to be reassured by the Manager that he would...More

3  Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 5 July 2013

The food was pricey for the items served. Went in on a Wednesday night and waited and waited and waited at our table in the bar just for a server to come over to us. The whole meal was like that. Eventually got up to...More

1  Thank Kris M
Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

Had dinner tonight as a local suggested it. I read the reviews before going and was expecting a bad experience but I was pleasantly surprised. Calamari was excellent. Waterman's Bowl was loaded with good seafood. Very good chopped salad and excellent blue cheese dressing. Server...More

2  Thank George S
Reviewed 24 May 2013

They changed the name ..changed the menu... even tried ( without success) to change the decor but its still the same bland overpriced and un appealing restaurant. Same menu for lunch and dinner.... Who wants to pay $27 for a lunch entree? Maybe in the...More

1  Thank GV27OCMD
Reviewed 17 May 2013

First, I just would like to say I am not an overly picky person. I am not a snob. I appreciate restaurants that care about the food they send out of their kitchens, whether it is a “greasy spoon” or a five star establishment. However,...More

1  Thank PSkryjaWest
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3410 Plumtree Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042-3899
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-465-9660
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