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Mike's Restaurant & Crab House

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
+1 410-956-2784
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (93 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful restaurant on the water, nice views , and great food We enjoyed the food and atmosphere here. Would definitely recommend crab cakes. The drinks were awesome

Thank karen w
Reviewed 6 days ago

The view was nice, right on the water. The food is tasty. Parking is insane and they expect you to just know that if you want to sit outside you need to walk all the way around outside to the back to the unmarked area...More

Thank amalphiea
Reviewed 6 days ago

On Father's Day, we had a large group of 20+ and we sat at three large tables. Food was ok and the Orange Crush drinks were very weak mostly juice. Another of my complaint was the no separate checks rule. By the time we figured...More

Thank Jorge H G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The specialty here is crab but if you don't fancy bashing away with a mallet, the crabcakes are delicious. Nice location on the river

Thank Akumal_turtle_queen
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I had a dozen crabs with hush puppies, and soft drinks. The crabs were right out of the boiler and the hush puppies were right out if the fryer. Everything was delicious and the service was spot on. I've been to Mike's...More

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 1 week ago

been there 8 times now & always had a good meal there. the seafood is cooked just right & the crabs are the best. the staff are friendly,the food & drinks are top notch. it sits on the dock & has great views while you...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch on Monday when the restaurant wasn’t crowded. Mike’s has always had good crabs that are freshly steamed. The price was $75 a dozen for large, white seemed a little high. But since they were decent size you only needed three a...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

interesting atmosphere, great staff, friendly, good service, food was excellent. parking was excellent; easy to find. no long wait.

Thank nicolai1951
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go for crabs! Lots of seating and most times the wait is not long. Service is good and quality of food is good. Not real impressed with the salad bar, but menu selection is great.

Thank Mdcockermom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although expensive for us, we got 1/2 dz large crabs. Very Delicious. A special note that our server (Ms) Jess was terrific!

Thank Wayfarer1015
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David P
16 October 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
David, a few points. First, have you picked crabs before? If you have not, then order one per person at the table, have the wait person show you how and then order a crab cake platter for everyone at the table. Picking... More
10 September 2016|
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Response from hstevens1009 | Reviewed this property |
Initially I thought that they did. After reviewing the menu it appears that they don't serve dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784
Family Owned & Operated Since 1958, Mike's Restaurant & Crabhouse is located Overlooking the Scenic South River. Serving Maryland Style Seafood including Steamed Blue Crab. We have a Full Menu available. Large Inside Dining Room, Canopy Covered Outside Seating, open Deck Seating , Large Main Bar with 18 Screens and a Tiki Bar with Observation Deck. Our Kitchen is open until 945pm each night (Last Orders for Crabs at 845pm) the Bar is open until 11pm Sunday thru Thursday and Until 1am on Friday & Saturday. Karaoke on Friday Nights, Trivia on Tuesday Nights in the main bar. In season, Weekends, Live Music on the Deck . Free Dockage available while you enjoy your meal or some drinks at the Tiki Bar. Come by Car or Boat. Stop in Mike's Country Store, for package goods and sandwiches to go.
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