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The Red Roost

2670 Clara Rd, Whitehaven, MD 21856-2503
+1 410-546-5443
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood
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€€ - €€€
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2670 Clara Rd, Whitehaven, MD 21856-2503
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2017

This restaurant is an out of the way place, but once you find it, you can get the best crabs around. Very unique interior with dollar bills written on and stapled to the wooden walls. Comfortable, casual place with a very nice menu in addition...More

Thank Darleen B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The roost is one of the most unique, wonderful restaurants anywhere. It began as a chicken house, now built to be one of the most unique functional buildings. Known for their " ALL YOU CAN EAT" crab feast including the best fried chicken, steamed sweet...More

Thank Larry G
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you Larry!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Lovely rustic barn type building with dollar bills tacked to the walls. You sit at long tables which makes it convenient for large groups. Butcher paper covers your surface especially if you order the fresh crabs. There were all ample portions of our entrees, in...More

Thank kscounselor
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you kscounselor! Glad you enjoyed your time here and I hope next time you get to visit Bull Lips too!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

They have an all-you-can-eat deal at about $42 per person, but we were tired and dirty from a long day fishing and got a half-bushel to go. The steam was perfect; plenty of Old Bay, and a shot of vinegar, and none of that rock...More

Thank poprox21
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you poprox21! We are so happy we made your day after your day of fishing! You have made our day with this wonderful review! Many thanks and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

I don't mind paying $65 a dozen for crabs. Don't mind paying $7.50 for a Roost drink ( simple syrup with strawberry's, no taste of any alcohol. ) When you charge me $14.50 for a pitcher of Bud Light, that's when I mind. Asked to...More

Thank Ken G
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you Ken. As we discussed we can not control the cost from distributors but I have let our beer rep know your displeasure. We are so thrilled you enjoyed the crabs and very thrilled your service from our staff was exceptional at a 5star!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went to the Red Roost for all you can eat crabs and were not disappointed. It's a mini adventure getting to it and that only adds to it's charm. Waitress was very friendly and treated us like good friends. I had the auce crabs...More

Thank vpn2009
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you! Sorry to hear your partner was not happy with the combo. Notes definitely taken to correct. Very happy you were thrilled with the AYCE crabs. Many thanks and looking forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 21 July 2017

What a treat to find this place in a remote location but an oasis of quaintness once you arrive. Rustic building with dollar bills tacked nearly around the restaurant. Crabs from the nearby bay make eating fresh crabs a must just for the experience and...More

Thank James P
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you James! Glad you loved your visit, and Bull Lips too! Hope to see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here while staying at the nearby Whitehaven Hotel. Was able to make a satisfying dinner with appetizers, soups, and salads. Main dishes were a little pricey for my budget.

Thank mom3david
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you! So happy you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

it's a bit out of the way but very enjoyable. Did not get the crabs but what I saw coming to other tables they look large and heavy also very well spiced. had a steamed seafood pot of shrimp/clams/mussels...was decent but for my taste too...More

Thank David E
Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you David! So happy you enjoyed your visit with us.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had the ayce snow crabs.... they were full and great... well worth the price for over 2 hrs of eating and enjoying talking with the family.

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Kelly T, General Manager at The Red Roost, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you! So happy you had so much fun and joyful picking snow crab time with family!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2670 Clara Rd, Whitehaven, MD 21856-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Whitehaven
  • Phone Number: +1 410-546-5443
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Description
The Eastern Shore of Maryland's original All You Can Eat restaurant. Blue Crab, Snow Crab, Shrimp and our famous Fried chicken since 1974! Full entrée menu also available. Seasonal hours are Mid March through October.
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