Delaware Dining March 13, 2018
The World’s Best Crabcakes Can Be Found At This Delaware Dive
Maryland gets all the credit for good crabcakes, but Delawareans know that our state is hiding the best of the best. One little dive bar in Dewey Beach serves up the most mouthwatering, flavorful, and meaty crabcakes you’ll ever have and it’s open year-round.
It hasn't taken long for Woody's in Dewey Beach to make a big splash in the Mid-Atlantic.
This beachy dive bar opened in 2009 and quickly earned a reputation for great service and great food.
Their menu consists of plenty of seafood dishes like fish tacos, shrimp quesadillas, and even ahi tuna salads.
Like any good bar, they've got a big selection of sandwiches and burgers to choose from, too!
Their appetizers, like nachos, eggrolls, and onion rings tend to be a table favorite for anyone who orders them.
But Woody's is truly known for their out-of-this-world crabcakes.
Right now is the best time of year to visit, before the summer crowds really pick up. During the busiest months, During the summer, they sell 350-400 crab cakes each
The crabcakes at Woody's are served as a sandwich, on their own or on top of one of their salads. You can order them with housemade Old Bay chips, fries, plain chips, or veggies.
What makes Woody's crabcakes the best in the world? It's a closely guarded secret.
The crab source and recipe is top secret, and the restaurant won't even reveal the source of their fresh brioche buns. Someone once tried to pay a server $300 for the recipe, but of course, they were denied.
Whatever the secret is, it's truly working. Woody's takes home the honors of "best crabcake in Delaware" time and time again.
You can find the best crabcakes in Delaware at
1904 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach, Delaware. They are open year round, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 AM. On a nice day, plan to sit outside on their front patio!
If you want to become an expert in Delaware crabcakes, there are a few other places you should try. I still think Woody’s is the best, hands down, but these
These 16 Restaurants in Delaware Serve Delicious Crabcakes that might just come close.