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River Shack is Closed for the Season



River Shack Hours

Thurs & Fri

4pm - Close

Sat, Sun & Mon

11:30am - Close

Crabs, Crabs, Crabs!



Get the best crabs in Maryland at the River Shack. Located on the Historic North East River in Maryland, the River Shack has been described as a ‘crab hunter’s dream’. Open all summer long, you can catch a break from the sun with indoor seating or enjoy a unique outdoor dining experience on the Shack’s beach inspired setting.The steamed crabs are awesome and come covered in a special spice that the chef won’t reveal.

The River Shack is open from May through October where you can sit down to your favorite beverage and a table full of all you can eat crabs. The last seating for all you can eat crabs is 90 minutes before closing.


360° View of The River Shack

Panoramic View by Jim McCarthy

This dining area features all-you-can-eat crabs, corn on the cob, fried chicken, wings, drunken clams, corn fritters, crab and cheese fries, burgers, sandwiches, award winning soups, salads and much more. All meals are fresh and made with local ingredients you can taste in every bite.

Check out the new River Shack Menu!

Dedicated to the proposition that Hot Food + Cold Beer x Warm Service = Cool

View our events calendar to find out about upcoming live music and entertainment at The River Shack or visit The River Shack on Facebook to make plans with family and friends!

The River Shack has been described as "a crab hunter's ideal" by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Check out this article on our all you can eat crabs!

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Dining Options: Fine Dining | Casual Dining | The River Shack

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523 Water Street Charlestown, MD 21914    410-287-6666
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