Is Costas Inn good, or a recommend good Md crabhouse
I hear the crabs are good here; are they? Any other items worth ordering? Any other recommendations for a good crabhouse in Baltimore?
.ps leave out anything near DC
Second Mr. Bills, also consider Bo Brooks on Boston Street but stick with the steamed crabs only. Jimmy's on Holabird Avenue in the Dundalk area is another option. Shultze's on Old Eastern Avenue in Middle River used to be reliable, but since I discovered Mr. Bills I always go there when I'm in that area
I'm thirding Mr Bill's. I used to go to Costas but tried Mr. Bill's and am now a convert.
Get there early or be prepared to wait. The crabs are heavy, hon, and the beer is cold. I do believe there is a faint aroma of cumin in their spice mix. Crab heaven.
Mr. Bills crabs were tasty, and full just as described - aside from cumin, I also tasted fennel seed and cinnamon (not to mention a lot of sugar); my son wanted to know why the spice was "flaked on" his crabs, but he liked the flavor.
My wife found the place bright, cheery and friendly, but she did not much care for the food (she doesn't eat crabs); she has a few food allergies, and had to send back a "secret recipe" oriented dish that had untold ingredients within. Her replacement, a turkey club, was disappointingly made with sub-par lunch meat (she said slimy lunch meat) plus the sandwich had onions and cheese on it, both having been expressly noted to our waitress as "things NOT to put" on the sandwich. She was a good sport though, and helped Joe Jr crack his crabs while we ate.
A buddy and I will try crabs here again; I liked them well enough to try again, but still hope to find crabs larger than the 46's I got last night. Joe Jr might come with me, but I don't think Mrs Joe will be back.