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Jennings Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Linthicum, Maryland
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43 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have not been here in a few years, but let's just say, if you like 60s cooking and Wonder bread, you will ike Jennings.

Thank mer_from_MD
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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219 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a Friday night on a whim. There was a couple coming out that highly recommended Jennings. We went in and sat at the bar. We were in the mood for pub food and ordered fried mushrooms, zucchini, and poppers. All were very tasty and NOT GREASY at all - which surprised us both! Prob the best... More 

Thank ddallas1969
Baltimore, Maryland
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142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We came here for family dinner on a Saturday evening. There were 9 of us and we were served right away. There was something on the menu for everyone's tastes. The daily specials are always a good option. Our table ordered the crab cakes, salads, soups, chicken pot pie, cold salad trio platter and an order of spaghetti and meatballs... More 

Thank MrsLyons0420
Baltimore, MD
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Jennings Cafe, in the center of Catonsville, always has food. The servers are always happy to see you. If you go for lunch, you'd better get there early as it is hard to find an empty table around that time of day, whether it is a weekday or weekend. The crabcake sandwiches are great and the clientele are friendly. You... More 

Thank Ward00
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141 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We visited it between lunch and dinner. I had a cheesesteak sandwich, which was pretty decent. It was a good value, decent size for the money. But more importantly, it tasted pretty good. When we come back, we'll definitely go there. again.

Thank Brian_of_Cleveland
Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We had dinner at the Jennings Cafe. My meal was a crab soup and crab cake -- OK, I live in the Midwest and like good crab when I can get it. The food was excellent. The setting was clean and tidy. It felt like a family restaurant, but also had a well-stocked bar and had a bit of a... More 

Thank Ed B
Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Today May 19, my boyfriend and I decided to try Jennings Cafe since we live locally. We were extremely pleased with our crabcake and porkchop dinners. The crabcake didnt have a bunch of unnecessary filler and the atmosphere was casual. Perfect for an after-work, uncompetitive, get in get out place!

Thank Brandi0515
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I grew up here and came home for a visit and I had to stop here for a visit. I of course had to get the crab cakes and they are to die for! They are the best! Everyone loved the food even the onion rings were good! If You Want The Best Coconut Cake Ever Try Theirs It's Big... More 

Thank dianeshort
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Looks exactly like it did 40 years ago, down to the knotty pine paneling. Friend recommended the fried chicken basket and she was right. Real fried chicken and fries served right from the fryer. It was delicious on a rainy and chilly Spring afternoon. Lots of other choices on the menu looked good as well. I love to support local... More 

Thank Diane B
Halethorpe, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Jennings has great burgers along with a varied menu. Staff is very friendly and prices are reasonable. Highly recommend!

Thank bsnouffer83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: 410-744-3824

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?