Nature October 02, 2018
10 Stops Everyone Must Make Along Delaware’s Crabcake Trail
Maryland gets a lot of credit for crab cakes, but few people realize that you can find some of the best around right here in the First State. If you’re looking for absolutely delicious seafood, check out each of these places that serve the best crab cakes in Delaware. You don’t even have to be at the beach to track them down!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Feby's Fishery, Wilmington
Feby's is a fancy fishery that's been serving up famous crab cakes for decades. Dine at this spot that's been a Wilmington tradition and see what the hype is all about.
Address: 3701 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19805
2. Valle Cucina Italiana
While an Italian Restaurant isn't normally the first place to go for crab cakes, Valle has won Best of Delaware several years in a row. Their flavorful crab cakes have people coming back again and again.
Address: 4752 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808
3. Legends, Delaware Park Racetrack, Wilmington
Legends is a hidden gem! This restaurant is located in Delaware Park Racetrack and Casino, so you'll have a unique place to dine. Spend a day watching the races before treating yourself to some of Delaware's best crab cakes.
Address: Delaware Park Race Track, 777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19804
4. Crabby Dicks, Delaware City
Crabby Dicks may be Delaware's most haunted restaurant, but the crab cakes won't scare anyone away. These meaty, hearty patties are stuffed with jumbo lump crab meat and seasoned to perfection.
Address: 30 Clinton St, Delaware City, DE 19706
5. Famous Crab Cakes by Rigatoni's, Middletown
Rigatoni's Famous Crab Cakes make some of the best you'll ever try. Their fresh crab meat and secret blend of seasonings make these cakes you'll fall in love with.
Address: 428 E Main St, Middletown, DE 19709
6. Countrie Eatery, Dover
Crab cake lovers flock to Countrie Eatery in Dover for a crabby breakfast. Their Crab Cake Eggs Benedict is the best breakfast around.
Address: 950 N State St, Dover, DE 19901
7. Meding's Seafood, Milford
Meding's Seafood is great if you're looking for a quick, casual meal. Their limited seating is pretty bare-bones, but their commitment to fresh seafood can't be beat. You can take home pre-made crab cakes, too, and heat them up for a candlelit dinner of your own.
Address: 3697 Bay Rd, Milford, DE 19963
8. Jerry's Seafood, Lewes
Jerry's Seafood in Lewes is home to the crab BOMB! This giant crabcake features TEN ounces of fresh meat with no filler. Try it flavored with Old Bay for a traditional treat, or kick it up a notch with their firecracker version.
Address: 108 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958
9. Big Fish Grill Rehoboth
Big Fish Grill is a reliable Rehoboth staple. Their crab cakes are always delicious, and the service here is hard to beat. Be sure to start your meal with their famous crab bisque, too.
Address: 20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
10. Woody's, Dewey Beach
What can you say about Woodys? The best crab cakes in the entire MidAtlantic area are right here in a rowdy Dewey Beach bar. Seriously, these are so good that your taste buds might go on strike, insisting they be fed nothing but Woody's Crab Cakes for the rest of your life. That's a risk you've got to take, though, because these are amazing.
Address: 1904 Coastal Hwy, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
Who makes your favorite crab cakes in Delaware? We did leave one spot off the list… Crabcake Factory in Fenwick Island. Maryland likes to claim it as an Ocean City spot… but we know the truth. We also know that
Crabcake Factory really deserves credit for their bloody marys… which are the best you’ll ever try.