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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 #22 of 1,808 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
Neighborhood: Canton
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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
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Wilmington, Delaware
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I don't like oysters, but my husband LOVES them and has eaten them all over this wonderful country! He swears that these are the BEST oysters anywhere!! I, on the other hand, love steamed clams and I can tell you that these are the BEST steamed clams anywhere!! We drive from Wilmington, DE to Baltimore just to eat at Mama's.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

This place was very busy for a Wednesday night. The bar area was crowded as well. As soon as a table was available it was filled. We were seated upstairs and it was just as busy. The food was delicious and very fresh! My boyfriend had the stuffed shrimp and all he kept saying was how good it was. I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

For all the Seafood lovers, Yes, Simply the best Crab cake on Baltimore; We were visiting Washington DC and goggle "best restaurant in Baltimore and traveled the 36 miles away from our Hotel to go to eat dinner at this famous restaurant every day. But have to mention they have the best Seafood Chowder on earth, don't miss it, because... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Awright, this is pretty much my whole family's favorite spot in Baltimore, whether it's brunch or dinner. We've never had a bad meal and always have a great time. Wait can be long because it seems to have become very popular, but you can wait at the bar. The fried oysters on Aioli sauce on halfshell are killa! 3 Way... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Incredible food! Atmosphere was perfect, Jackie was great! Close to the harbor. Try the crab cake and bread pudding! Amazing 😍😍😍

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Hartford, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We wanted to do Happy Hour at a place that had a good raw bar and is this ever the place. The atmosphere is wonderful. It is like walking into a down home neighborhood place...well actually it is so they succeeded here. We sat at the bar and started with a couple of drafts of a local beer. Great selection... More 

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Charlotte,NC
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111 reviews 111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we ate there on a Friday night so it was quite busy but the young woman they had working as hostess needs to find a new job. She was extremely rude. We were a party of 8 and we wanted to eat around 8 or 9 on Friday night so it was not an easy task but to say that... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here many times for lunch, and usually order the same thing. Again enjoyed the crab cake (although the bottom was slightly burned), the salad with the maple dressing, and the super yummy Mac and cheese. Others in my group enjoyed the burgers, shrimp salad, and the blackened chicken Cesar salad. Fortunately, the Christmas crowd was not there that... More 

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Johnstown, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My husband loves oysters on the half shell and he loves theirs!! I like their steamed shrimp..the best. Everything we have ever ordered has been great.Never been disappointed. Staff is professional and provides good customer service. I don't think anyone would ever be disappointed at this restaurant.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Six of us went to mamas for a birthday dinner. We arrives early to get a table. If you get there after six you will be waiting. Our food was amazing. Every person enjoyed his or her dish. The best of the six was the broiled grouper. It was tender and perfectly cooked. The French onion soup was tasty. My... 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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