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Tickler’s Crab Shack and Restaurant

Tickler’s Crab Shack and Restaurant

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About us

We do what Maryland does best: Crabs! Locally-caught Maryland blue crabs from the morning’s haul are ripe for the cracking at Tickler’s Crab Shack & Restaurant, our lively seafood-focused eatery. Grab a seat outside and take in the sunset over the bay or dine inside with the same stunning waterfront views. Dig into hand-crafted cocktails and classic Chesapeake fare.

Breakfast

Chef Liz’s Signature Breakfast Bar for Guests 7am-10am. $10 Adults, $5 Kids (Under 12)

Featuring locally roasted Rise-Up Coffee, fresh-squeezed juices, yogurt, fruit, granola & cereals, bagels, smoked salmon, house-baked croissants & muffins, freshly roasted frittatas, & hot oatmeal.

Restaurant Hours

It’s time to see and be seen at the best seafood restaurant in Chesapeake Bay.

Specials

Bar Mumbo and Tickler’s Hours

THURSDAY
5 – 9pm

FRIDAY
4 – 9pm

SATURDAY
Noon – 9pm

SUNDAY
Noon – 8pm

MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY – CLOSED

SEE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HOURS

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STARTERS


  • HUSH PUPPIES
    $8.00
    six sweet onion cornmeal fritters | orange & honey infused butter
  • FRIED OYSTERS
    $14.00
    lightly breaded | house remoulade sauce | lemon
  • DOZEN WINGS
    $16.00
    rubs: jerk, Chesapeake, old bay, garlic & herb
    sauces: bourbon bbq, buffalo, honey sriracha, mango habanero
  • FRIED CALIMARI
    $12.00
    lightly breaded | house marinara sauce | micro greens | lemon
  • MARYLAND CRAB SOUP
    $6.00
    /11
    local crab | tomatoes | carrots | corn | old bay
  • SOUP DU JOUR
    $5.00
    /$9
    daily seasonal preparation

SOUP/SALAD


  • GARDEN SALAD
    $7.00
    /12
    spring mix | tomato | carrot | radish
  • CHOPPED ROMAINE
    $9.00
    /14
    romaine |creamy Caesar* | house | croutons | tomato | parmesan
  • BACON BLEU SALAD
    $10.00
    bib lettuce | bacon bits | pear | blue cheese | maple bacon vinaigrette
  • HEIRLOOM TOMATO
    $10.00
    local heirloom tomatoes | micro green basil | fresh mozzarella | citrus-thyme vinaigrette

STEAM KITCHEN


available when our crab shack is open

  • HARD SHELL LOCAL BLUE CRABS
    MARKET
    seasoned with old bay | available as a dozen/half dozen/single crab
  • MIDDLENECK CLAMS
    MARKET
    seasoned with old bay | steamed or raw
  • STEAMED CORN & POTATO BASKET
    $10.00
    /16
    local corn | red potatoes | old bay | butter
  • STEAMED OLD BAY SHRIMP
    $20.00
    one dozen jumbo Texas wild peel & eat shrimp | butter | old bay | spiked cocktail sauce
  • SHRIMP COCKTAIL
    $12.00
    /24
    half or bakers dozen | lemon | spiked cocktail sauce
  • ON THE HALF SHELL OYSTERS
    $12.00
    /20
    fisherman’s daughter oysters | half or full dozen | steamed or raw | lemon

SANDWICHES


ALL SERVED WITH CHIPS

  • CRAB CAKE SANDWICH
    $18.00
    MD jumbo lump | lettuce | tomato | lemon aioli
  • CLASSIC BURGER
    $14.00
    Roseda farms ground beef | shredded lettuce | tomato | red onion | roasted garlic aioli
  • SURF AND TURF BURGER
    $18.00
    Roseda farms ground beef | Maryland lump crab | shredded lettuce | tomato | chipotle aioli | melted cheddar cheese
  • FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH
    $12.00
    house breaded chicken| cole slaw | sweet pickles
  • GRILLED AHI TUNA* SANDWICH
    $16.00
    sesame & soy marinated tuna | spinach | chipotle aioli
  • CRAB SHACK PO BOY
    $15.00
    fried oysters local crab meat | shredded lettuce | tomato | shaved shallots| house remoulade

MAINS


  • CRAB CAKE DINNER
    $22.00
    /32
    choice of one or two crab cakesº | broiled or fried | cast iron spinach | creamy smoked bacon risotto
  • CRAB STUFFED ROCKFISH
    $25.00
    broiled stuffed rock filet | Maryland lump crab | cast iron spinach | creamy risotto
  • CORNMEAL CATFISH
    $14.00
    crispy fried Chesapeake blue catfish | fries | cole slaw
  • SLOW SMOKED RIBS
    $17.00
    /25
    choice of half or full rack | dry rubbed & smoked pork ribs | bourbon bbq sauce | house fries | cole slaw
  • PORTOBELLO TACOS
    $14.00
    flour tortillas | roasted wild mushrooms | pico de gallo | baby spinach | baja sauce
  • BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN
    $20.00
    house brined freebird chicken | buttermilk battered | cole slaw | broiled green beans

KIDS MENU


  • CHICKEN TENDERS
    $9.00
  • PASTA WITH CHEESE & BUTTER
    $6.00
  • HOT DOG
    $7.00
  • 3-BONE PORK RIB
    $9.00
  • GRILLED CHEESE
    $7.00
  • SIDE SALAD & FRUIT
    $9.00

SIDES / EXTRAS


  • FRENCH FRIES
    $4.00
  • SWEET POTATO FRIES
    $5.00
  • HOUSE CHIPS
    $3.00
  • CAST IRON SPINACH
    $4.00
  • CHAR-GRILLED ASPARAGUS
    $7.00
  • ROASTED GREEN BEANS
    $7.00
  • FINGERLING POTATOES
    $6.00
  • PARMESAN RISOTTO
    $6.00
  • ADD CRAB CAKE
    $12.00
  • ADD CRAB MEAT
    $8.00
  • ADD SHAVED CHICKEN
    $4.00
  • ADD SIDE GARDEN OR CAESAR
    $5.00
  • ADD SHRIMP
    $8.00
  • ADD BACON
    $3.00
  • ADD SLICED CHEESE
    $0.50
  • ADD PREMIUM CHEESE
    $1.50

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