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Best Crab Cake

Perring Place

2305 Cleanleigh Drive, (410) 661-0630

Posted 9/17/2008

When looking for the best crab cake in Baltimore, think blue--yes, as in blue crab, but also as in blue hair. 'Cause all around the city and county are those half-forgotten places where the waitresses still wear black dresses and white aprons, the dining room is busier at 5 p.m. than at 8, and the drink of choice is a Manhattan not a lichitini. Peter Angelos' Perring Place is one of those spots. Located in a strip mall on Perring Parkway that also houses a Home Depot, Perring Place may be old fashioned, but in terms of crab cakes, this is a good thing. If an exemplary crab cake means nuggets of crab, little filler, a dash of Old Bay, and a bit more of dry mustard, that's what you'll find here. Like it or lump it.

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Other Awards for Best Crab Cake:

Pappas, 9/16/2009

Duda's Tavern, 9/19/2007

Buddy's Elliott Street Bar and Grille, 9/20/2006

Crab Cake Factory, 9/21/2005

Regiís American Bistro, 9/22/2004

Patrick's of Pratt Street, 9/17/2003

Faidley Seafood, 9/18/2002

The Backfin, 9/13/2000

Crossroads, 9/15/1999

Gunning's Seafood Restaurant, 9/17/1997

Faidley Seafood, 9/18/1996

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