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Nov 12, 2012 08:40 AM

Blue Crabs Still Available? (And Where?)

Hi, folks.

I've heard so much about the blue crabs of MD, and I happen to have the opportunity to go down there over this weekend. So, basically, 2 questions:

1. Is it still the season? Will I be able to try fresh steamed blue crabs?
2. Where would be the best place? Specifically, I'm looking for a nice shack (or any other down-to-earth place), however it should serve other things too (including non-seafood), as my wife and kids are not crab-fans...


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    1. re: agarnett100

      I don't know yet, but I'll be accessible to wherever the best blue crabs are... ;-)

      1. re: arnonh

        Cantler's Riverside Inn - Annapolis - - local blue crabs they are running specials now since its the off season

        1. re: agarnett100

          Thanks for the advice. What would such a special be?

          1. re: arnonh

            check on facebook the specials change daily

          2. re: agarnett100

            I would agree with this rec. Stay in Annapolis, which is nice any time of year, especially now when it isn't croweded with summer tourists, and drive over to Cantler's for your crabs.

      2. Abner's in Chesapeake Beach (A little south of Annapolis). It is as "crab shacky" as it gets.

        My favorite crab house on the western shore.

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