The Masthead at Pier Street Marina

The Masthead at Pier Street Marina 104 West Pier Street Oxford, MD 21654 410-226-5171   August 13, 2011   For a nice afternoon, try the crabs at The Masthead at Pier Street Marina in Oxford, Md. There’s no question you’ll love the outdoor deck where the water at high tide might lap up and gently … Read more

Bruce’s Seafood

  Bruce’s Seafood 8624 Courthouse Rd. Spotsylvania, VA. 22553 540-507-4003     August 7, 2011     Blink your eyes and you’ll miss Bruce’s Seafood on Courthouse Road in Spotsylvania.  Keep them open, and you’ll have a pleasant, affordable steamed crab experience.   Follow the driveway, and you’ll find a quaint crab shack, complete with … Read more

Suicide Bridge Restaurant

Suicide Bridge Restaurant

6304 Suicide Bridge Road

Hurlock, MD 21643

410-943-4689

May 24, 2011

Suicide Bridge Restaurant is one of those places you go when you want a long, leisurely lunch, local crabs and friendly service. For us, lunch consisted of seafood skins (potato skins with shrimp, scallops and crabmeat smothered in a cheese sauce), a dozen large crabs and a large, homemade chocolate éclair covered in frozen Heath Bar chocolate.

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On The Bay

On The Bay

42nd Street and Coastal Highway

410-524-7070

August 23, 2010

Sweeter will be the word that comes to mind when you crack open the crabs from On The Bay. The seasoning is a doctored-up variation of J.O., a common crab seasoning. But On The Bay’s version is one where your mouth isn’t burning after your sixth or seventh or tenth crab. I’m not sure what happens after No. 10, we only ate 20 crabs of our ½ bushel during our first sitting.

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Leo’s Seafood Restaurant

Leo’s Seafood Restaurant
139th Street
Ocean City, Md. 21842
410-250-1600 or 410-250-9936

Aug. 22, 2010

“Leo’s had bigger crabs” read the note from my older brother. In choosing Leo’s over another Ocean City crab joint, he said his decision was a “no brainer.”

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Captain John’s Crab House & Marina

Captain John’s Crab House & Marina
16215 Cobb Island Road  
Cobb Island,  MD  20625  
301-259-2315

July 5, 2010 

For a relaxing, pleasant crab house experience, hop in the car or boat and head to Captain John’s Crab House & Marina on Cobb Island, Md.

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Crab Galley of Bowie


Crab Galley of Bowie
7410 Laurel Bowie Road
Bowie, Md. 20715

June 18, 2010

When the text came in that said, “Bringing home dinner,” I had a good idea dinner would be crabs. I knew that they’d be bought somewhere between Beltsville and Alexandria, but beyond that I really had no expectations.

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Bahama Mamas North

 

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Bahama Mamas North

13201 Coastal Highway

Ocean City, Md. 21842

410-524-8585

May 30, 2010

Some things you just don’t want hear when you’re eating crabs. “I’ve been sweating my balls off” is one of them. Those are the exact words that came out of one waiter’s mouth at Bahama Mamas North as he waited on a group of friends Memorial Day weekend.

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Ocean Grille

Ocean Grille 9639 Ocean Gateway Easton, Md. 21601 410-770-4644 Nov. 6, 2009 On a beach-bound Friday evening, one of my favorite things to do is to stop in Easton or Cambridge and get a half-bushel of steamed crabs to take to the condo. Usually, the crabs are cheaper than in Ocean City. And, I find … Read more

The Best Crabs Seafood Co.

The Best Crabs Seafood Co. 143rd Street and Coastal Highway — Bayside Actual Address: 14203 Coastal Highway Ocean City, Md. 21842 1-410-250-7177   August 27, 2009   Rarely do I pop for a dozen jumbos, and I mean rarely. But there was something in the waterman’s voice that just said “just do it.” I was … Read more