Weekly reviews of crab cakes around the MD and DC area

Baltimore City
Jan 20, 2018

Captain Larry's

South Baltimore has long been known for being a working class neighborhood.  Located in between the stadiums and I-95, this area tends to lean towards your local scene, with bars and restaurants here and there, but no central area like Fells Point, Federal Hill or Canton.  Surviving in South Baltimore for over 50 years, Captain Larry's has been that small, local neighborhood bar on the corner that everyone knows about, but likes to keep as their own little secret.  Known for their excellent food and cheap prices, Captain Larry's crab cakes have a bit of a following themselves.  So what did we think of them?  Let's find out!

Jan 20, 2018

Claddagh Pub

Claddagh Pub is an Irish pub located in Canton Square, known for their Chesapeake Bay cuisine by day and dance club at night.  This place seems to have it all: neighborhood bar downstairs with a wide range of sports showing on the televisions, outside seating on both the sidewalk and an inner courtyard, and the upstairs area where DJs play and pool tables are to be found.  Claddagh's is probably more well known for being a bar than a restaurant.  And an Irish pub typically won't be foremost on your list of places to find crab cakes.  So how were they?  Read on!

Jan 20, 2018

Costa's Inn

Open since 1971 and Zagat rated since 1999, Costa's Inn is certainly a Baltimore institution. For over 40 years, the Costas family has been serving up some of Baltimore's finest seafood and pit beef. But don't take our word for it. Check out all of the awards they've won as you walk into the restaurant. Year after year, Costa's has been voted the best of something, whether it's for their seafood, crab cakes, or pit beef. So do the crab cakes live up to the hype and legendary status after all these years? Follow along and find out!

Jan 20, 2018

Dudas Tavern

The CCR has descended upon a well-known watering hole in Fells Point called Duda's Tavern.  Small and cozy, you wouldn't think that they would serve really decent food, let alone crab cakes.  Part of the Fells Point Haunted PubWalk, there is a great deal of history in this tavern.  So how do their crab cakes stack up?  Read on to find out!

A family-owned and operated buisness, Faidley's has been serving up award winning all lump crab cakes in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market since 1866.  Faidley's is almost always included in any crab cake debate as a top contender with G&M.  Read any review, and people will either love or hate Faidley's all lump crab cakes, going out of their way to sample this world-reknowned establishment.  What does the Crab Cake Review think?  Read on to find out!

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