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Higgins Crab House North

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
12801 Coastal Hwy, Montego Bay Shopping Center, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
+1 410-250-2403
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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12801 Coastal Hwy, Montego Bay Shopping Center, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We went there because someone told us it was out of this world. Our food was awful, some not even edible. We had a group but our service was still pretty good. Would not go there again. Much better places in OC!

Thank peggk2016
Reviewed 16 September 2018

While I don't like to work for my food- lol- my husband loves this place. I'll eat elsewhere while he spends a couple hours at Higgins. The staff are always nice- crabs fresh- [ be nice if you stopped doubling down on the seasoning as...More

1  Thank bjveraldi
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Ate dinner at Higgins Crab House on Coastal Highway. The server, Robert, was personable, helpful, attentive and always had a smile on his face. The food was fantastic. It was also very reasonable for the amount of food that was given. it is family friendly....More

Thank cbeckett2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018

You can get so much better elsewhere. The service was a bit rough, but we had a huge party, so I can forgive that. It seemed like at least one of the guys was new? I ordered the swordfish and it was flat and dry...More

Thank traceracer
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Seafood pasta was overcooked noodles with what appeared to be jarred marinara sauce. Fried clams appeared to be straight from the freezer section of grocery. "Cajun" fish was a fried chunk of some kind, not what we expected. And it all would have been OK...More

Thank Hogrdr50
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t that impressed. I got seafood pasta and all the grit from the clams and mussels was at the bottom of my bowl giving me many crunchy bites. My husband got fried scallops and he said they were ok. We had to husk our...More

Thank julia_fisher
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had the all you can eat, and the wait staff kept up with us. Crabs and corn were perfect, as were the accompanyments

Thank SoccerDadSc
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you want that crab joint with brown paper on the tables where they bring trays of crabs loaded with Old Bay, this place is for you. There is a play area for kids and you can eat inside our out. The staff is fantastic...More

Thank davidcQ9262HX
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stopped in for a meal, got a table immediatley. our server was right there, answering all our questions. We all liked our food. Our pasta/seafood meals were good. No complaints. Will recommend..

Thank SamMiddletown
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to Higgins for a crab and crab leg dinner, and the waiter was very friendly and accomdating. Our food came out quickly and the meal was of great quality. I would go back to eat here as well as I...More

Thank Anthony G
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15 March 2015|
Response from oceanfreeme | Reviewed this property |
I didn't get the shrimp appetizer. But I'm pretty positive that it would mean that the shrimp are the "Large" ones as opposed to the med or small ones. LOL I'm pretty sure it would mean 12 shrimp. But that's not sounding... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
14:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12801 Coastal Hwy, Montego Bay Shopping Center, Ocean City, MD 21842-4716
    (128th street)
  • Public Transportation: Convenient to Ocean City municipal bus stops
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-2403
  • E-mail
Ocean City Md"s premier Maryland style Crab house and Seafood Restaurant. We go to the docks 7 days a week to purchase the very freshest Chesapeake Bay seafood from the man (or woman) that caught it. Bring the family and and enjoy the finest Maryland has to offer...The Higgins Family
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