Smith Island: A True Island Community in the Heart of the Chesapeake Bay


Smith Island To Go


Smith Island Crabmeat Co-op
123 Wharf Street, Tylerton, MD 21866

We supply fresh crabmeat, crabcakes, crab salad, etc. We also allow guests to come in and see how we pick the crabs. Gift shop.

Feel free to come in and watch the picking through observation window, or for $3 per person, come into the picking area, ask questions and also get a sample of crabmeat.

Open June through November, 8-10 AM and 5-7:30 PM.

Please call 410-968-1344 to place orders. To be sure to get what you are looking for, best to order in advance. Fresh crabmeat often available by the pound for drop-ins.

Mary Ada Marshall
PO Box 665, Tylerton, MD 21866

Smith Island Layer Cakes: I will mail cakes anywhere or ship by boat to be picked up at the Crisfield City Dock.

Crab Cakes: I make very large crab cakes and will ship anywhere. These crab cakes are pure blue crab meat picked by local ladies of our island.

Cooking Demonstrations: I will show how to make a traditional island layer cake in my home (minimum of at least 5 people).

Place orders or make appointments one week in advance.

Clayton & Sons Seafood
PO Box 226, Tylerton, MD 21866
Billy and Louise Clayton
410-425-2549 |

Soft Shell Crabs in season. Oysters in season, available shucked or as is in shells. Smith Island Layer Cakes. Crab Cakes in season. Hot Crab Dip. Crabmeat in season. Smith Island Cakes $25, all seafood will vary with market price.

Drum Point Market
Duke Marshall
21162 Center St., Tylerton, MD 21866
410-425-2108 |

Local Mom & Pop store with the best crab cakes in the land.
Grocery store, sub shop and convenience store.
Open Monday — Saturday 10-3 pm
Closed Sunday but will open for emergencies or large groups. Check with market for winter hours.


Eddie Evans Seafood
20888 Caleb Jones Road & Whitelock Road
Eddie Evans Sr.

Hard Crabs– Steamed and seasoned as ordered. Soft Shell Crabs alive or frozen. Shucked oysters. Market price.

In season and by order. For quantities of more than a few dozen, 24-hour notice please. Open 7 days from 3pm til dark.

Bayside Inn Carryout and Ice Cream Shop
Betty Tyler
4065 Smith Island Road, Ewell, MD 21824

Carryout food and a variety of hand dipped ice cream, shakes, sundaes, floats and more. Take home a Smith Island cake. We sell slices and whole cakes.
Memorial Day weekend through October 15th, 11:00 AM — 4:00 PM.


Crabs by the bushel

Smith Island Layer Cake