Family Style Seafood Restaurant in Towson, MD
Fresh Steamed Crabs, the Biggest Crab Cakes in MD, and Gluten-Free Options!
The Crackpot Seafood Restaurant opened in 1972. Our family-style restaurant in Towson, MD, is known for our steamed crabs and for having the biggest crab cake in Maryland. We’ve also been credited for making the first Maryland style gluten-free crab cakes! Steamed crabs are one of our specialties As one might expect, the Crackpot wins numerous awards for its hot, steamed crabs – the most recent being Towson Magazine in 2017 and Baltimore Magazine in 2017
Towson Magazine has featured The Crackpot many times in its reader's survey as the best seafood restaurant in Towson. As recently as 2017, The Crackpot restaurant and its traditional Maryland crab cakes were repeat winners.
Our family seafood restaurant in Towson offers a casual and comfortable nautical setting. Crab traps hang from oars that extend over some of the tables. The walls are adorned with many varieties of fish, including a seven-foot sailfish and swordfish. Portholes and ship lanterns add to the ambiance. 3 large flatscreen TV's in the restaurant & 9 large flat screens at the bar are great for sporting events.
The Best Seafood in Towson
The Crackpot features an impressively varied dinner menu that crosses the line from seafood to steaks, prime rib, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, ribs and more. The lunch menu runs from noon till 3:00 pm. The Crackpot also offers a 15% off Early Bird Special from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The friendly & efficient staff at our family-style restaurant in Towson will make your visit an experience you will want to repeat.
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Reservations - can be made by calling 410-828-1095. Steamed crabs can be reserved in advance. We begin serving steamed crabs at noon. Reserve a table and enjoy our famous MD style crab cakes. We also feature the largest crab cake in Maryland! The 22 0z Pounder Plus Crab Cake!
The dress code is casual. The Crackpot has steamed crabs all year round.
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