As warmer weather approaches, that means it’s time to start cracking into locally sourced crabs and dining on delicious crab cakes. Maryland’s crab season officially begins in April and runs through November. And what better way to get your lump crab meat fix than with your very own crab feast at home.
Here are a few of our top restaurant picks offering fresh, tasty crab meat dishes for dine-in, pickup or delivery around Montgomery County, Maryland.
The Grilled Oyster Company – Potomac
Dine-in, Pickup and Delivery Available
A neighborhood raw bar, The Grilled Oyster Company is the perfect place to order a takeout feast. Enjoy Crab Hush Puppies with maple honey butter or a Mini Crab Cake over a Juicy Burger with cheddar, jalapenos and siracha mayo. For a hearty meal, you can’t go wrong with the Jumbo Lump Maryland Crab Cake with grilled corn and cucumber succotash with fennel and whole grain mustard.
There are few things that gets Marylanders more excited than tearing into a bushel of delicious blue crabs encrusted with Old Bay seasoning. As a local family business, Cameron’s has been providing fresh, Maryland crabs at affordable prices to the area for decades. You can pick-up your bushel at their Rockville location, Germantown Food Truck or have them delivered!
Bring the cozy feeling of Tower Oaks Lodge back to your home. Start off with a warm cup of Maryland Cream of Crab Soup or the ever-popular Crab and Artichoke Dip, filled with lump crab meat. If you’re craving Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, order with French fries or as a sandwich on a potato roll with coleslaw.
Crisfield Seafood – Silver Spring
Dine-in and Pickup Available
Crisfield Seafood is known for its friendly and attentive service which keeps local regulars coming back for more. For lighter fare, order the Crab Meat cocktail appetizer or the Crab Cake sandwich served with your choice of coleslaw or fries. The main event is the platter selection that features Soft Shell Crab, Flounder Stuffed with Crab Meat, Baked Shrimp Stuffed with Crab Meat, and African Lobster Tail with Crab Meat.
Have we made you hungry yet? Check out MocoEats.com for the upcoming restaurant week, April 22-30.