As one might expect, the crackpot wins numerous
awards for its hot, steamed crabs – the most recent
being Towson Magazine in 2013 and Baltimore
Magazine in 2013.
As the popularity of the Crackpot grew – so did
it's menu. Baltimore
magazine selected the Crackpot for its “Best of Baltimore” award for seafood restaurants. Towson Magazine also has featured the Crackpot many times in its reader's survey as
the best seafood restaurant in Towson. As recently as 2013 the Crackpot restaurant
and it’s traditional Maryland crab
cakes were repeat
The restaurant offers a casual and comfortable
nautical setting. It is famous as the classic Baltimore "retro" Crab House and Seafood Restaurant. The original crab traps
still hang from oars that extend over many 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. 4 large flat screen tv's are
mounted to allow patrons to watch sporting events.
The Crackpot features an impressively varied
dinner menu that crosses the line from seafood to steaks, prime rib,
pasta, sandwiches, burgers, ribs and more. Our lunch menu runs from noon till 3:00 pm. The Crackpot also offers a 15% off Early Bird Dinner Special from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Our friendly &
efficient staff will try their hardest to make your visit an experience you
will want to repeat.
The Crackpot Restaurant has been chosen to appear on the "Cooking
Channel" the film crew from "The Best in Chow" filmed at
the Crackpot during June / 2014 . The title of that episode is
"crab cake wars" the 20 oz "pounder plus" - the
largest crab cake in Maryland was featured on our episode.
HEROES TABLE RESTAURANT
A VISIT FROM THE COMPTROLLER OF MARYLAND 10/21/14
The Crackpot was proud to have Peter Franchot
- Maryland's comptroller visit and present the restaurant & liquor store
with a Certificate of Recognition for
our "contribution to the community & gratitude for being a notable Towson
landmark for more than 4 decades."
While comptroller Franchot was here he signed up himself and his father to
have plaques made and placed on the "HEROES LEDGE" with over 200 other vets who have plaques
commemorating their service to our country.