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G.L. Shacks

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583 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4697
+1 410-788-0879
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“french dip” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
583 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4697
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back again, this time with family and the kitchen came thru again. The BBQ sandwich was very good with a nice sweet and spicy taste and good roll. The homemade chips were also very good, better than most. My wife's 1/2 turkey sandwich was loaded...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance for this restaurant is a little sketchy however, the inside is a great setting for casual dining. They seem family friendly and offer traditional American food with lots to choose from.

Thank Cassity C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were customers when we lived in Catonsville. Some things never seem to change. The same great service and food as when we ate here 15 years ago.

Thank Kyle W
Reviewed June 16, 2017

The service at this restaurant is always terrible, but during our most recent visit the server took several minutes just to come over to get our drink order. At one point during our meal she was gone for so long that we had to get...More

Thank TwoForOneMargs
Reviewed May 28, 2017

me & the mrs for spur-of-the-moment lunch. easy to find bldg. pub down stairs in basement of house converted into several different kinds and types of businesses. I had crab mac-n-cheese (delicious & just the right amount). wife had jumbo lump crab cake sandwich. just...More

Thank Neil N
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I won't be back. Their cleanliness standards are sub-par at best. I don't know if it's their beer taps or the way they wash their glasses, but both my brother-in-law and I had food poision from drinking one beer. There is absolutely nothing else it...More

Thank Sara W
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I love this local restaurant... good service, good food, good beer. There's a bar where the locals hang out and a dining area for families.

Thank gr8fish2017
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We took my elderly Father on a Saturday for lunch. Since he uses a walker I was worried about parking in the rear but I was able to drop him off at the street and he went on in with his walker while I parked....More

Thank birdiesbox
Reviewed January 21, 2017

The restaurant has nice menu- primarily sandwiches, entrees and local favorites. They have televisions in both the restaurant and the bar. We never need a menu- we just love the French dip. We order it with salad with small upcharge but the salad is worth...More

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Pulled pork nachos...need I say more? I love everything here, the sandwiches are good and the beer is good too. Great little place!

Thank Tori S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 583 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4697
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-788-0879
Fantastic food with great variety, daily specials, happy hour in the bar 7 days a week.
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