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Seasonal Business 

The Mermaid Shanty is a street-side, walk-up restaurant in the beautiful Chesapeake Bay waterfront community of Crisfield Maryland. Along with snow cones and shaved ice, the “Shanty” serves deep-fried seafood, including Chesapeake Bay crab balls. We are proud to say our restaurant uses only crabmeat from local picking houses. Dessert consists of only one option – a slice of Original Smith Island Cake. After you try it, you’ll understand why other options aren’t necessary. Stop by, order our ice delights and seafood, buy a shirt and “be a mermaid or merman”!!

Days and hours will be as follows:

Thursday 12 PM to 8 PM

Friday 12 PM to 8 PM

Saturday 11 AM to 8 PM

Sunday 12 PM  to 6 PM