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thestickman1 Jul 7, 2010 08:11 PM

I am going to Baltimore in a couple of weeks and am thinking of going to Obrycki's for dinner. What do the locals think of this restaurant? Thanks in advance.

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    chowsearch RE: thestickman1 Jul 7, 2010 09:03 PM

    Only tourists sent by concierges go.

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      jfish RE: chowsearch Jul 8, 2010 06:57 AM

      And me. I have lived in Baltimore all my 54 years and go about once per year. It does get the tourest trade but I have never had a bad experience and I like their black pepper based spice mix. Others on this board report otherwise. Stick to the steamed crabs. That said, if you want crabs and can make it to Essex go Mr. Bill's Terrace Inn. Seems to be the concensus favorate with true local flavor.

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      Bill's Terrace Inn
      200 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221

    2. thew RE: thestickman1 Jul 8, 2010 07:07 AM

      i don;t live in baltimore, so that makes me a tourist. the crabs are tasty there. i like the blackpepper mix they use. there may be better more traditional places (and by maybe i mean there are) but there is nothing wrong with obrycki's either.

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        thestickman1 RE: thestickman1 Jul 8, 2010 08:30 AM

        Thank you very much everyone...but some responders who said it is a tourist trap didn't give me an alternative. That would be greatly appreciated.

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          hon RE: thestickman1 Jul 8, 2010 09:09 AM

          are you looking for steamed crabs or seafood for dinner?

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            thestickman1 RE: hon Jul 8, 2010 07:45 PM

            Steamed crabs or seafood dinner is fine...thank you.

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              hon RE: thestickman1 Jul 9, 2010 07:02 AM

              Seafood dinner: Mamas on the Half Shell in Canton
              Crabs: Bill's Terrace Inn in Essex

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              Bill's Terrace Inn
              200 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221

        2. Bob W RE: thestickman1 Jul 8, 2010 08:34 AM

          I used to live in Balto and now live in VA. I always enjoyed the crabs at Obrycki's but note that their black pepper seasoning is not traditional and in fact is unique, so if you're looking for the "Old Bay" steamed crabs experience you'll have to go someplace else.

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