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The Crab House

19598 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-6109
+1 302-227-2019
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“hush puppies” (27 reviews)
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“crab legs” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar
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19598 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-6109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here when the place first opened and I was impressed. It is now two- three years later (approximately) and I think this place has become a tourist trap. Unless your thing is crabs and beer I wouldn't come here. There are so many...More

Thank klotzba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was perfect for a seafood meal of crab claws, blue crabs, fresh oysters, everything ready to get into it without worries! Brown paper tablecloth, wipes, all the tools to make it easy and a big bin to dispose of your shells. Great family...More

Thank gogva28
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Read the TA reviews and hoped for the best— pretty unimpressed. The pros: GREAT boardwalk fries, excellent hush puppies, nice atmosphere, satisfactory service; large selection of very overpriced beers. The cons: no medium crabs early on a Saturday night. Seafood feast was $34 for six...More

Thank Liz R
Janine L, Public Relations Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Liz R, Thank you for your feedback from your recent dining experience. We are pleased to hear your service was satisfactory and that you enjoyed the atmosphere. In regards to our 36 draft beers; we have on tap they start at $1 and can get...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017

If you love crabs then this is the place to go in Rehoboth. They receive crabs daily from medium to jumbo.More

1  Thank misamassa
Janine L, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Mike V, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback from your recent visit. We are pleased to hear that that you enjoyed the crabbers. We will be reopening in March, and we hope to see you again soon. Crab House...More

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband wanted to eat alaskan snow crab legs but they were really small, not fresh and soggy the oysters were just ok. I bet you can find better seafood options in the area.More

Thank Adriana H
Janine L, Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Adriana, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback from your recent visit. We would like to apologize that you were not pleased with your crab legs. If ever you find that you are not 100% satisfied while dining at our establishment, please let...More

Reviewed October 31, 2017

About the most un-original review title ever, but it says it all. We ate at the bar and got friendly, prompt service. Had a number of appetizers as our meal. Crab balls were basically small crab cakes, no special ingredients. Crab dip was meh. Popcorn...More

Thank MissSeaweed
Janine L, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

MissSeawed, Thank you for the feedback form your visit. We will be sure to pass along your comments to our team. If you are ever dissatisfied with your food, we are happy to replace it or correct the issue. We do apologize that you did...More

Reviewed October 26, 2017

They open at 4pm on Saturday, we were disappointed that they only have the all you can eat crabs on Thursday. The 2 page menu is all drinks & beer on one side, limited food menu.Best option was a "pick2 or pick3". We selected a...More

Thank alfredma2017
Janine L, Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback from your recent visit. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your Combo Platters and service! We hope to see you again in the future. - Crab House Management Team

Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

This place was great if you like seafood. A big selection, helpful staff and for seafood I do not think the prices were that bad! It is more of a casual place and I only looked at the seafood so I cannot comment on other...More

Thank Pamela T
Janine L, Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback and review! We hope to see you again in the future! - Crab House Management Team

Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel next to the restaurant. As we wanted to eat seafood, we choose the crab house. We wanted to eat local mussels, so we chose the only option on the menu. They were really good cook and tasty (but we think...More

Thank tchinie
Janine L, Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback on your recent dining experience. We take great pride in providing the freshest seafood around, and assure you that we only serve fresh (never frozen) P. E. I. Mussels. If you are ever displeased with your food,...More

Reviewed September 22, 2017

They have HH 7 days week (bar only), but do close (eventually) for the winter. The menu offers are excellent. $1 oysters, steamed shrimp, fried clams, crab deviled eggs, pork bbq sliders. Mussels, clams, etc. All under $7. Excellent servers in the bar for HH....More

1  Thank Original_Shrut
Janine L, Manager at The Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback and review! We hope to see you again in the future! - Crab House Management Team

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Michele H
10 August 2017|
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Response from ketodd | Reviewed this property |
Not just kid friendly. There are menus for those among us who are dairy free, gluten free and shellfish free as well as a kids menu. It should be quite easy to find something for even the most demanding and difficult to... More
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Mlhartogs
27 June 2017|
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Response from Brooke B | Property representative |
Yes, We have Happy Hour daily at the bar from 4pm - 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19598 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-6109
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-2019
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Description
The Crab House is back! The best crabs in Rehoboth. Fresh steamed crabs, daily fresh seafood & raw bar at the forefront of The Crab House. Largest draft beer selection in the area. Eat in or Carry Out!
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