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Mama's on the Half Shell

2901 O'Donnell St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4821 (Canton)
(410) 276-3160
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Ranked #29 of 1,794 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Canton
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

While visiting B'More for my cousin's wedding, I took my family to Mama's on a Half Shell because it was the 200th anniversary of the National Anthem celebration on the waterfront, the President was in town, the Orioles had a game and it was to congested at the waterfront. I had been to Mama's a few years ago and knew... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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129 reviews 129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On a long weekend in Baltimore searching for the absolute best crab cake, Mama's was a highlight. I sat at the bar and had oysters and a couple of crab cakes with ale, and was I a happy camper! This is a very nice, cozy neighborhood tavern on a square that is both very attractive and surrounded by a variety... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Ever heard of a neighborhood restaurant whose policy is...No one can EVER be added to a table once the initial seating has taken place? If friends should pass by the outdoor seating or you should run into friends by chance at the restaurant, you can NEVER ask them to join you...no matter how many empty seats at the table. This... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I arrived before others in my party and the hostess was extremely gratious - talked to me for 20 minutes. Seated promptly when the others arrived. Had an excellent seafood sampler, reasonably priced, large portions(I left with a good sized "doggy " bag). A variety of beers were also offered. Excellent wait staff and the manager stopped by to chat.

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Almost walked right by this restaurant, but luckily went inside. There are a few tables and a long bar. Several draft beers available and National Bo in 16 oz. cans. However, the food was wonderful. Had the Marylander sandwich, a 6 oz. crab cake, slice of ham, melted mozzarella all grilled on rye bread. rye bread. My husband had the... More

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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on Mon. I had the Seafood Chowder and Seafood Pizza. The chowder was hearty and delicious. Big chunks of potato with scallops, bacon, clams, and crab meat. The pizza was to die for. Scallops, shrimp, and crab meat on hand made pizza dough, smothered in cheddar imperial sauce and baked to perfection! My only regret... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I am a resident of the Canton area and frequent Mama's. Their food is delicious, along with their drinks. Oysters and Orange Crushes.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best Orange Crush's around, and best crab cake, the menu is delightful and full of many options for non-seafood lovers. The specials are very nice, and Sunday Brunch is the best around, you may have to wait to get in, but it's worth it!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice seafood restaurant with old time feel. Converted house right on canton square. Great character.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There were 9 people in our party, and everyone ordered a different entree - a combination of daily specials and standards off the menu. Everything was perfectly prepared. Everyone loved their meals. The raw oysters were very fresh. Chances are it is a cab ride from wherever you are staying, but absolutely worth the trip. Can't for get the mention... More

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Additional Information about Mama's on the Half Shell

Address: 2901 O'Donnell St, Baltimore, MD 21224-4821
Phone Number: (410) 276-3160
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Canton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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