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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 #33 of 1,793 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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English first
Columbia, Maryland
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Expect to wait for a seat especially on weekends for this popular seafood restaurant. It gets crowded and loud inside because there's no place to wait for a table except to stnd inside along the wall or at the bar. You may even have to go outside and around to another door to reach the restroom since it gets too... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

had a great time - oyster for happy hour you can't beat the deal ....................................

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was in a party of 6 and we had reservations. Were seated right away and you can smell a hint of the seafood cooking. All the food came out on time and was fresh and hot. The maryland crab soup was excellent! We also had tuna tartar and shrimp cocktails, both very good. My meal was blackend chicken w/shrimp... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went here after spending a rainy day during my first visit to Baltimore. All I wanted was a place with seafood and some drinks. We were immediately seated and our drink orders were taken. I wanted to try something new so I had some drink with grapefruit in it. Didn't like the taste but it was more tolerable one the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The wait was an hour and a half. They do not have a waiting area, so we stood up the entire time. The venue is very tight!! However the food was great.

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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

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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130 reviews 130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 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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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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