Baltimore has no shortage of seafood restaurants, but Nick’s Fish House claims to have the best steamed crabs in town. Stop into the casual, coastal eatery on Insulator Drive and order a steamed-to-order batch. Nick’s Fish House also boasts an impressive selection of raw shellfish and seafood entrees, plus the starters, salads, and sandwiches to please everyone in your group. For the true Maryland crab lovers, Nick’s has figured out a way to get crab into plenty of the eatery’s dishes. From crab balls and pretzels to crab dip and soup, Nick’s Fish House has it all. And it wouldn’t be waterfront dining without a cold drink in hand, and Nick’s Fish House has the fruity crush cocktails and rum specialty drinks to make your visit feel like you’re on a mini vacation.
Call ahead if you’d like to take advantage of the restaurant’s outdoor seating, or try an option like the New England clam bake for homestyle takeout. Nick’s Fish House is open daily from noon until 7 p.m.