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Giant crab cakes made from fresh Maryland blue crabs greet the never-ending crowds that flock to Faidley Seafood. What sets apart the restaurant is that the food is straight-forward, without fancy names or add-ons. Other favorites include succulent clams, oysters, shrimp, and decadent fish dishes. The fare can seem pricey for first-timers but regulars don't seem to mind. Faidley's also offers office deliveries, catering and ships the delicious crab cakes across states.
For more than 30 years, this downtown restaurant has been Baltimore's benchmark for upscale steakhouses. The signature dish shows why. The Prime Rib Steak is a tender 24-ounce behemoth, a full three inches thick. The rest of the offerings, including several fine seafood dishes, are just as good, if not as weighty. It's hard to believe, but the decor - black walls, gold curtains and leopard-print carpet - is somehow just right. Side dishes are a la carte, and the wine list is great.
Being a casual diner doesn't mean being mediocre, and Frank & Nic's West End Grille sets high standards as a friendly eatery. Adding a sports bar scene, the vibe of this spacious restaurant is cozy, best for enjoying the match on the television. Unwind with friends over some drinks and classic American bar food. Have some sliders, burgers, mac and cheese, some entrees that make for a delicious meal. A good vegetarian selection attracts the vegetarian crowd around the neighborhood as well. The drink menu includes cocktails, beer and wine. Frank & Nic's West End Grille is a great venue for private parties. Get in touch with the management for more information.
The Black Olive, located in the heart of old Baltimore's maritime district, is perhaps one of the best seafood restaurants in the city. Only the freshest fish are displayed in The Black Olive's case, and guests can choose anything from locally caught rockfish to more exotic fare. Selections are then grilled to perfection, filleted at table side and served with the house's amazing Mediterranean-style sauces.
If crabs are your forte, then Bo Brooks Crab House is a must. From Bo's traditional Steamers to innovative dishes like crab quesadillas, cream of crab soup and Bo's crab fluff which is actually a crab cake dipped in homemade beer batter. Bo's features the best of Baltimore seafood. For further details, visit their website.
Nestled in the Canton area of Baltimore, Annabel Lee Tavern is a local favorite named after a well known poem by the city's own Edgar Allen Poe. The cuisine is a level above the usual tavern fare, with mouth-watering dishes like the goat cheese fruit plate, pan seared duck breast, rosemary beef tenderloin gyro and a select number of gourmet desserts. According to some, the best part of their menu is the Poe themed cocktail list and variety of local brews. Whether you're coming here for a date with that special someone or just to grab a bite to eat with friends, Annabel Lee Tavern is sure to hit the spot.
While the pub offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere, reservations are suggested due to the extreme popularity! Located in the Beverly Hills area of Baltimore, Koco's Pub is known for their mouth-watering crab cakes, which can even be ordered in bulk and shipped overnight! The rest of their menu is comprised of various seafood options and a few land-lover dishes as well. The patrons are usually a mix of locals and well-informed tourists vying for the crabmeat laden, cakes in this hole-in-the-wall Baltimore establishment.