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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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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (87 reviews)
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“orange roughy” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole crabs were great - come for that. I had the cream of crab soup and stuffed shrimp: these were slightly below average. The crab on top of the shrimp (which were overcooked) had a LOT of filling in it. However, the whole steamed...More

Thank 16Artemis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend brought me here to try some proper East coast seafood. We shared the steamed selection with cocktail sauce and old bay. Everything tasted amazing! We also had some of the beers and they were very good....much better than bud light. I will be...More

Thank Draculas_Bride666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hilton Garden Inn recommended this,restaurant and it was great. Not too fancy, great seafood, and Ashley was really great. I would go back tomorrow if I could.

Thank lissiebrook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Annapolis area bit of a drive but worth it! Great fresh local crabs and atmosphere. Inside dining or outside on picnic tables next to the South River off Riva Road. Easy free parking and gift shop - must stop for cracking some local...More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone had a good meal and the service was great. Depending on the time of day you may wait but they try to get you seated fast.

Thank Dottie_M55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want crabs - crabs are crabs. But if you want an appetizer and entrees go elsewhere. If you want your crab with a view go there - servers work hard and it is amazing to see so many crabs piled on platters. But...More

Thank jmt96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family in the area, my first time here. Great menu, something for everyone. Tuna bites on the special menu were the best I've had. We also shared fried calamari... so fresh, sauces were excellent also. 7 of us, all LOVED our dinners. Drinks were...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we arrived the parking lot was jammed and Mike's had a parking attendant helping people find a place to park. I jumped out and got to the first desk. After waiting about 5 minutes in line I was told if I wanted to eat...More

Thank mullknapc
Reviewed 15 August 2017

On a Monday for lunch, they ran out of large crabs (only had small and medium). What is a crab house that runs out of crabs? We asked to taste one onion ring. The answer was No. I thought this was a bit odd, since...More

Thank Karl V
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Mike's is on the water with indoor & outdoor seating, as well as an indoor and outdoor bar. We waited about 40 min on a Sun (got there at 2:25 pm) but it was WELL worth the wait. We got drinks at the outside bar...More

Thank LexiLovesGixmo
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Questions & Answers
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3030 Riva Rd, Riva, MD 21140-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Riva
  • Phone Number: +1 410-956-2784
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