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Po Boys in Baltimore???

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tmadams06 Jan 21, 2011 09:02 AM

As much as I love a Lake Trout sandwich sometimes it just doesn't satisfy my fried seafood sandwich needs. So any suggestions for a good po boy in the Baltimore/Annapolis area?

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  1. JonParker RE: tmadams06 Jan 21, 2011 09:05 AM

    Not really a po boy, but Ryeligh's Oyster Bar does a fried oyster sandwich that's really excellent.

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      JonParker RE: JonParker Feb 9, 2011 02:05 PM

      I guess I should add that the last time I went there they had changed the fried oyster sandwich from white bread to a roll that made it more of a po'boy. The change may have also allowed them to decrease the amount of oysters on it, but it's still a damned good sandwich. It's also still worth what they charge, but it's not a great value like it was before.

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      hon RE: tmadams06 Jan 21, 2011 11:21 AM

      I haven't been but heard the food is good:
      http://www.chefmacs.com/menu.html

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        tmadams06 RE: hon Jan 22, 2011 08:16 AM

        Thanks for the recommendation ... looks like just the place.

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          southbaltimoregirl RE: hon Mar 25, 2011 06:13 AM

          Let us know how Mac's Po Boy is. I had his gumbo recently and liked it.

        2. kukubura RE: tmadams06 Jan 22, 2011 12:22 PM

          Clarence's out in Edgewood or wherever it is is worth checking out as well. Poboys plus a whole cajun/creole menu. Clarence used to cook at Coop's in the French Quarter.

          (the website is bad but the food is good)
          http://sites.google.com/site/clarence...

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            Jason1 RE: tmadams06 Feb 9, 2011 08:04 AM

            While maybe not super traditional, I do like the Po Boys from the Annapolis Seafood Markets, particularly the fried shrimp one.

            1. kukubura RE: tmadams06 Feb 9, 2011 06:33 PM

              I had a sandwich at Kooper's Tavern in Fells once that they were calling a Catfish Poboy with a remoulade sauce. Would a NOLA native consider it a poboy? Prolly not. But it was a damn fine sandwich. As far as pub grub goes that place does a nice job, I think. Tasty.

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              Kooper's Tavern
              1702 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

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                venera RE: tmadams06 Feb 11, 2011 07:19 AM

                John Stevens in Fell's Point has Oyster Po Boys....it's probably been 10 years since I've had one so I can't comment on the quality, but it is still on the menu.

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                  2000man RE: tmadams06 Mar 28, 2011 01:41 PM

                  Ethel and Ramone's in Mt. Washington. Chef trained with Paul Proudhome. Food is great. I love their gumbo. Their Po boy's are great , too. They have a stand at the JFX and serve cajun style breakfast sandwiches. http://www.ethelandramones.com/

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                    JonParker RE: 2000man Mar 28, 2011 07:19 PM

                    I stopped there once a few years ago for a snack and got the pan fried oysters. I thought they were terrible -- they were burnt and tasted like the oil hadn't been changed in weeks. I haven't ever been back.

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                      2000man RE: JonParker Mar 29, 2011 09:04 AM

                      I have always had great food there. Ed (the Chef/Owner) is a nice guy. I would suggest giving him and the restaurant another chance. FWIW, the WSJ agrees with my suggestion. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001... I don't dispute your experience, I just think you should give them another chance.

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