The Dancing Crab, a Washington Institution for over twenty years is family owned and operated. Serving the finest Hard Shell crabs from Maryland and Louisiana (when the big ones are not available in Maryland) for more than 35 years and located on the same corner! Known for the many famous visitors, this is the only true Maryland Style Crabhouse in Washington DC. Be prepared to have fun when planning a visit, either with the great clientele, some regulars who have been faithfully visiting the Dancing Crab for as long as its been around, or the fresh seafood, or the just the experience. The Dancing Crab it’s a one of kind Washington DC Institution!