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5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“steamed crabs” (18 reviews)
“hush puppies” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (54 reviews)
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11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been there several times, over the years, and have never been disappointed. Md blue crabs are very sweet and meaty. Hush puppies were tasty too. Had a party of 20 people today and had great, curtious service. Nice covered outdoor patio seating. Looking forward to...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A cozy and casual local place. Great for all kinds of visitors. As an lover of seafood and New Orleans native fresh crabs are always a critical tasting. These were great. Fresh and flavorful. All male but that's ok. Only down side was they are...More

Thank eric_vica_nastia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought family here who was visiting from florida, and originally from new england. Food was amazing the portion for one was huge. They gave you a fun bucket of stiff to help break into the seafood. The staff was super friendly. Honestly the most fun...More

Thank Lauralee1863
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place, smelled delicious and tasted even better. Service bar and outdoor seating. Definitely worth checking out! Crab Dip was out of this world delicious! May's has a full menu.

Thank Valerie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place continues to rate high for crabs in the area and I couldn't figure out why. In my entire life I have never met a crab leg I turned away, even salty, soggy less than good ones. Well, that was until I ate the...More

Thank Jakob H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The friends and i that went together had a blast. First time eating these crabs and was shown the right way by our waitress and also a local patron. We had a non seafood person in the group and he was able to order other...More

1  Thank nightstay76
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We thought everything was going well until the end of our meal. We had 8 in our group and we all purchased the AYCE king crab legs meal.....$49/per person. That was a total of $400 for our dinner. That is a LOT but we were...More

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The food was very good (grandson had the all you can eat crabs), the service was good, the prices are high, it can be a wait for a table with large groups

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We heard so many wonderful things about Mays that we were so excited when we only had a 15 minute wait for the six of us to be seated. The place was packed so we initially understood why it took a while for two waitresses...More

1  Thank Wordsrfun
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way back to the hotel after leaving another place for dinner. Wish we would have gone here first! Great people. Place is huge and was packed. Looks small outside, tight parking, but opens up when you go in. We sat outside...More

1  Thank Minneapolis_Josh
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27 August 2017|
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Response from kenjiprice | Reviewed this property |
You were lucky on previous orders. Mays is horrible. Don't ever go there again, place sucks. They serve dead crabs from China on their all you can eat menu... cheap assfood funny, today we went all the way to Jimmys Famous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5640 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
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