You knew it was only a matter of time before we discussed a favorite Maryland food, crab cakes. Bring up the topic, and it could start an all-out brawl with people arguing over who has the best crab cakes in our state. There are actually hundreds of locations in Maryland that serve this local delicacy but not all of those places do it right. These 15 restaurants in Maryland will not disappoint when you’re having a crabby craving.
1) G & M Restaurant & Lounge, Linthicum Heights
Many people refer to this restaurant as having the "best crab cakes in Maryland," and it's easy to see why. These crab cakes are filled with delicious lump meat and minimal filler. Shipping is also available. Find out more information here
2) Timbuktu Restaurant, Hanover
Don't let their camel logo fool you, Timbuktu crab cakes are ginormous mountains of crabby ecstasy. Shipping is also available for this restaurant. Website here
3) Faidley’s Seafood, Baltimore
Faidley's was founded in 1886 and is the best-known crab cake spot in Baltimore. With delicious crab cakes like this, it lives up to the hype. This is another establishment that offers shipping but there's nothing quite like experiencing the trip down to Lexington Market. Faidley's Website
4) Jerry’s Place, Prince Frederick
Not only are these meaty crab cakes fabulous, this family owned restaurant has a happy, homey atmosphere. Great service plus mouth watering seafood is the perfect combination. Check out their website here
5) The Narrows Restaurant, Grasonville
The Narrows award winning crab cakes never disappoint. Neither does the view! Click here
for their website.
6) Crabcake Factory USA, Ocean City
Crabcake Factory USA is known for their delectable crab cakes and monster bloody marys. No beach vacation is complete without stopping here. Website
7) Crab Cake Cafe, National Harbor
As if you could ever actually get tired of traditional Maryland crab cakes, Crab Cake Cafe offers different flavors with a twist. Would you try all of these pictured here? Find more of their menu here
8) The Corner Stable, Cockeysville & Columbia
This place is known for two things - their ribs and of course, crab cakes! You wouldn't think these quality crab cakes would be located here, but they are, and they're worth the trip. Check out their website
9) Pappas Restaurant, Cockeysville, Parkville, & Glen Burnie
All of Pappas locations have loyal customers who come back again and again. They were even part of Oprah's Favorite Things in 2015, since Oprah herself loves having them delivered. Click here
for more information.
10) Edgewater Restaurant, Edgewater
This hidden gem located right next to Annapolis offers beautiful views and drool-worthy crab cakes. Website
11) Box Hill Pizzeria, Abingdon
A pizzeria with crab cakes? YESSS! I know, it seems weird but give this place a chance. Their crab cakes are a must try and they ship too! Website here
12) Boatyard Bar & Grill, Annapolis
13) Koco’s Pub, Baltimore
Everyone who comes here knows to order the crab cake platter. Tons of lump meat with barely any filler and OMG so GOOD. Check em out here
14) By The Docks Restaurant & Lounge, Middle River
These gargantuan crab cakes are a local favorite. The service also often receives high praise that can't be beat. By the Docks Website
15) Jerry’s Seafood, Bowie
This is their crab bomb. It's 10 ounces of crab with an explosion of flavor. 'Nuff said. For their website, click here
With so many more restaurants in Maryland serving up crab cakes, this list is only the beginning. Where do you go when you need your fix? Share in the comments!