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All 97 Catonsville Restaurants

Jennings Cafe

808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
410-744-3824
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Ranked #14 of 97 Restaurants in Catonsville
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I love this place! I've been eating here for over twenty years. The food is great and the service is friendly. Jennings is a very comfortable place where everyone seems to know everyone. For a relaxed pub experience, I recommend it. It's not a "young" place. There certainly are a few grey hairs about. But it keeps attracting more and... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We have returned here quite a few times & always find the service quick & attentive. The Steamed Shrimp have been Consistently Awesome! The seasoning and sautéed onions put a great spin on the dish. There is always Happy Hour Specials offered up on the board & they have also been tasty plus is a great addition with their "Soup... More 

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Cape Charles, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having lived in the Baltimore-Washington area we wanted a "local" restaurant and some seafood. This neighborhood restaurant filled the bill. It's down home, full of locals and with very good food. I had the crab cake and my husband had the steamed shrimp and a Greek salad. The sides were fresh and not from a restaurant supply vendor. If it's... More 

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Tijeras, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I was passing through Baltimore on business was was hoping by going local to get some above average seafood. I asked about fried oysters and even though it was September, was told that they were not available. I ordered fried shrimp and was disappointed. It was a little over cooked and quite frankly inferior to fried shrimp I had a... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good comfort food such as crab cakes, cheeseburgers, rack of ribs (whole and half) for dinner and a good lunch menu as well. Service is good; prices reasonable. Weekends after 6:00 p.m. are crowded so go earlier if you want to be seated immediately. Patronized by all age ranges. I've been eating at Jennings for nearly 40 years and have... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great wholesome food and drinks (Has a full bar). Everything on the menu is great. Has been a fixture in Catonsville since the fifties. Went here as a young married couple and now return 35 years later on a regular basis

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CATONSVILLE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Where can you get personalized service, delicious food & drinks at a modest cost....at Jennings! It a small hidden treasure tucked away between businesses on Frederick Rd. in historic Catonsville. The soups are delicious, appetizer & dinner proportions just right and the wait staff are excellent. This is one place wher you feel welcomed when dining alone. The specials change... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Folks from the "Land of Pleasant Living" can be very particular about their seafood and Jennings Cafe always gets it right. They have a true treasure with Peggy, who I have known for over 35 years and she is still amazing, never writes anything down and the order is always right.

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Washington DC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Jennings is a nice little neighborhood restaurant. The decor makes it look outdated or a bit like a dive but I think that is one of the things that gives the place character. They have a great hamburger, steak sandwich, and good desserts (cream pie).

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Gwynn Oak, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The meal was worth the wait for the table. The drinks while adequate were not overly generous. What I believe is a signature side dish is cucumbers and onions. Where most side dishes are just there this particular dish stood out. Our entrees were stuffed shrimp for her while I opted for the Maryland Crab Cakes. Both dishes were done... More 

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Additional Information about Jennings Cafe

Address: 808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
Phone Number: 410-744-3824
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisine: American

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