Captain Mas Crab House, with more than 65 years of experience between the key officers, understands the importance of a strong management team. Therefore, our company has chosen to reassemble the same successful management structure that led to past profitable success.

Shawn Tahmassian, CEO/President

Mr. Tahmassian brings to Captain Mas Crab House more than a lifetime of Corporate experience. From the age of 18 after migrating to US as a student, Mr. Tahmassian has worked after school and on weekends in every position necessary in the restaurant business in order to put himself through the college. To pay for his college he has worked as a busboy and waiter at the O’Donnell’s famous seafood restaurant in Washington, DC. Waited and managed a 150-seat Indian restaurant in Washington, DC. Mr. Tahmassian also worked and managed the only 170- seat restaurant in the Montgomery Mall, Maryland for several years while he has received his Master’s degree.

Sam Tahmassian, Vice President

Mr. Tahmassian also brings to Captain Mas, Inc. more than a lifetime, (30 years ) of Corporate experience from the back of the house to the top of the house.  Mr. Tahmassian has co-owned and managed the Bastille’s restaurant and night club in College Park, Maryland for several years. Mr. Tahmassian has co-owned and managed the Miami Café in College Park, Maryland. Mr. Tahmassian Has owned and operated the Maxim’s Restaurant in Tysons corner Virginia, he has elevated a dying business to a very successful restaurant within few years. 


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Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 4pm-10pm Saturday: 12pm-11pm Sunday: 12pm-10pm



Mon - Friday:  4 PM - 9 PM

Sat:  12 NOON – 9 PM

Sun12 NOON – 8 PM


Captain Mas Seafood & Crab House

46303 McClellan Way

Sterling, VA 20165
Phone: (703) 444-5400

Fax#:  (703) 444-5100


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