Did you know Maryland is famous for its seafood? Yes, you probably know that blue crab is a staple of Mid-Atlantic cuisine and it’s no different in Chestertown, MD. With crustaceans sold around every corner, it can be difficult to find the best place to try it. That’s why we compiled a list containing some of the best places to eat crab in Chestertown, MD. Looking for other great places to grab a bite? Download our free Travel Guide insider tips and information on some of the best food, things to do, and places to see in the area.
The Best Places to Order Crab in Chestertown, MD
Uncle Charlie’s Bistro
Uncle Charlie’s Bistro has something on the menu for everyone. They may not have in-shell crab, but they serve up a mean crab cake. Their Cioppino gives you a complete taste of the sea, with fresh fish, blue crab, mussels, clams, and shrimp simmering in a tasty saffron broth. This is a great place for some great food and wine on a romantic date night.
Luisa’s Cucina Italiana
Why is an Italian restaurant on this list of the best places to eat crab in Chestertown, MD? It might not be the traditional Maryland way, but Luisa’s Cucina Italiana features excellent crab pasta. Try the Penne alla Polpa di Granchio; penne pasta with fresh lump crabmeat, tomatoes delicate cream sauce, and Old Bay seasoning. If you’re in the mood for a seafood medley, try the Mediterraneo, which has jumbo shrimp, little neck clams, and fresh Maryland crab in marinara sauce.
Fish Whistle prepares crab in just about every way possible. You can sample anything from crab in a salad to crab dip in this Chestertown joint. Start your meal with an order of Seafood Skins, featuring fried potato skin filled with a blend of shrimp, crab, imperial sauce, and topped with cheddar cheese. Finish your dinner with an old-fashioned Apple Crisp or a slice of the homemade Pie of the Day. Extensive lunch and dinner menus have something on the menu for everyone in the family.
Crabs to Go?
Does your inner cook yearn to cook crabs? Take some of Maryland’s best home with you from Clark’s Seafood in Chestertown. These big, meaty crustaceans are perfect for steaming and eating or an amazing crab cake recipe like the one below.
Brampton Inn Crab Cakes
You’ll feel like you are back in Maryland when you use our delicious Brampton Inn crab cake recipe. Regardless of the season, there is never a bad time to share this with your friends and family. Plus, they are gluten-free and make the perfect appetizer for any meal.
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