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The Best Seafood Restaurants in Baltimore, Maryland

Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes | © Larry Hoffman / Flickr
When you visit Baltimore, Maryland, you cannot leave without trying an authentic Maryland crab cake. There are many seafood restaurants around town that specialize in providing fantastic seafood that’s fresh, sustainable, and tastes amazing. Check out some of these places and prepare to be astounded with the service and food that you’ll receive.

Reter's Crab House & Grille

Restaurant, Seafood, $$$
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Reter’s Crab House & Grille is a great place to get steamed crabs, beer, beach drinks and more, to make you feel as though you are dining on a beach vacation. At Reter’s, the crabs are delicious and don’t contain fillers, such as fish and breading. At this restaurant, you’re also able to purchase snow crabs, king crab legs, live lobsters, and other fresh seafood. If you plan on eating crabs and making a night of it, you’re also able to purchase large bushels and take the crabs home to enjoy with your friends and family.
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Meal service:

Dinner, Lunch

Atmosphere:

Casual
Sun:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Pappas Restaurant & Sports Bar

Restaurant, Seafood, American, $$$
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Maryland Crab Cake
Maryland Crab Cake | © Steven Depolo / Flickr

Pappas Restaurant & Sports Bar is known for some of the best crab cakes in Baltimore, Maryland. The crab cakes made at this restaurant come from a family recipe that no one knows but the Pappas family. This restaurant has been featured for its crab cakes and seafood entreés in a variety of forums; such as the Travel Channel, Food Network, and Cooking Channel. If you want a crab cake that’s almost as big as your plate that’s rich with crab meat, you have to venture to Pappas.
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Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual
Sun:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Faidley Seafood

Restaurant, Seafood, $$$
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Faidley Seafood
Faidley Seafood | © Krista/Flickr

Faidley Seafood not only serves the city of Baltimore, but their famous lump crab cakes can be shipped and Faidley’s caters for events as well. This restaurant is well-known for its crab cakes and headquartered in Lexington Market, which is located in downtown Baltimore city. Faidley Seafood has been featured on the Travel Channel, Food Network, and many other media outlets. Although known for their crab cakes, they also have a variety of other fresh seafood as well, such as oysters, fish, and shrimp.
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Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual
Mon:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tue:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wed:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat:
10:30 am - 5:30 pm

Bluestone Restaurant

Restaurant, Seafood, American, Vegetarian, Vegan, Street Food, $$$
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Crab Cake
Crab Cake | © Krista/Flickr

Bluestone Restaurant is an amazing restaurant that specializes in fresh seafood entreés and enjoyable happy hour specials. This restaurant has delicious crab cakes, as well as oyster specials on certain days, along with wine specials that add a bit of intrigue to an already extensive happy hour. Bluestone Restaurant not only has a variety of seafood options available, but chicken, beef, and fried green tomatoes are also served.
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Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual
Sun:
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon:
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue:
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed:
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu:
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri:
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Jimmy's Famous Seafood

Restaurant, Seafood, $$$
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Jimmy’s Famous Seafood is known for its big crab cakes that originate from a homemade recipe passed down through the years. This restaurant uses only the finest ingredients in the food that is served, and these famous crab cakes are loved so much that they’re shipped across the U.S. so as many people as possible can have a taste. Jimmy’s Famous Seafood is also known as a favorite to many local Baltimore Ravens, the official football team of Baltimore.
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Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual
Sun - Mon:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Tue:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Wed:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Thu:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Fri:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat:
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun:
10:00 am - 1:00 am