Marylanders take seafood very seriously and it’s not hard to see why. We’ve grown up enjoying local crabs, oysters, and other fish from the Chesapeake Bay, and fancy ourselves seafood connoisseurs. While it would be impossible to list all of the delicious seafood restaurants in Maryland, here are 15 that are sure to please.
1. Ocean Odyssey Seafood Restaurant, Cambridge
This spot has fresh seafood that will leave you satisfied. Spend an evening here picking crabs, shrimp, and drinking a beer among friends.
Address: 316 Sunburst Hwy. Cambridge, MD
2. Captain Dan's Crabhouse, Eldersburg
Locals love this spot for the cooked-to-perfection seafood and family-friendly atmosphere. They also often have specials on crabs that you (and your wallet) won't want to miss.
Address: 2021 Liberty Rd. Eldersburg, MD
3. Faidley's Seafood, Baltimore
It's no secret that Faidley's has some of the best crab cakes in Maryland. Folks from all over travel to Lexington Market to taste these heavenly morsels.
Address: 203 N Paca St Baltimore, MD
4. Mid Atlantic Seafood, Multiple Locations
Mid Atlantic Seafood has locations at Laurel, Takoma Park, New Carrollton, and Hyattsville. No matter what seafood dish you order, it's sure to be mouthwatering.
5. Jerry's Seafood, Bowie
Many people come here for the crab bomb but Jerry's entire menu is full of winning dishes. Their cream of crab soup is sinfully rich and creamy.
Address: 15211 Major Lansdale Blvd. Bowie, MD
6. Beach to Bay Seafood Company, Princess Anne
It's a tradition for many folks to make this a go-to stop while traveling along Route 13. Pictured here is their soft crab sandwich, which is crisp to perfection.
12138 Carole Ln, Princess Anne, MD
7. Shark on the Harbor, Ocean City
This popular spot is known for their seafood that's delectably delicious, right down to the appetizers. Check out that crab dip!
Address: 12924 Sunset Ave. Ocean City, MD
8. Jerry's Place, Prince Frederick
This cozy place pairs fresh seafood with friendly service. Order the senior crab cake... you won't regret it.
Address: 1541 Solomons Island Rd. Prince Frederick, MD
9. The Foxy Fish, Mechanicsville
Locals can't get enough of this fun and tasty place. Their game day platters are to die for.
Address: 28976 Three Notch Rd. Mechanicsville, MD
10. Dutch's at Silver Tree, Oakland
This western Maryland eatery has flavorful food in a great ambience. From soup to salmon, your meal is sure to impress.
Address: 567 Glendale Rd. Oakland, MD
11. The Red Roost, Quantico
Even though this restaurant is somewhat in the middle of nowhere, the parking lot is often full. People drive from all over for the taste of steamed crabs in an oh-so Maryland atmosphere.
Address: 2670 Clara Rd. Quantico, MD 21856
12. Captain Pat's Seafood, Lexington Park
People love the food here, and they love the prices even more. Head to Captain Pat's and fill your tummy with goodness from the sea.
Address: 21901 Three Notch Rd. Lexington Park, MD
13. Jimmy's Famous Seafood, Baltimore
Jimmy's lively atmosphere is only outmatched by their creative food combinations. Pictured here is The Seafood UFO, combining crab cake, fried shrimp & oysters, shrimp salad, and a jumbo crabby mac ball. Wow.
Address: 6526 Holabird Ave. Baltimore, MD
14. The Point Crab House And Grill, Arnold
Enjoy seafood with a view at this amazing restaurant. Folks here especially love the crab cakes and Maryland crab soup.
Address: 700 Mill Creek Rd, Arnold, MD
15. Edgewater Restaurant, Edgewater
This neighborhood restaurant has been around for quite a while, and still impresses customers daily. Pictured here is the fried seafood platter.
Address: 148 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD
There are so many more amazing seafood restaurants in Maryland worth mentioning, this list just scratches the surface. What are your favorites? Share them down below for a possible part two! 🙂