Jimmy’s Seafood: The Best Crab Cake in Baltimore

Does Jimmy’s Foods Really That Good?

Nomsters, my mind’s legit blown.  I’ve heard great things about Jimmy’s, and let me tell you, the hype is so real.  I went with Louie (aka bmorefood) a few weeks back, and we got to try several things from their menu thanks to Maroon PR. We started dinner off with a bang with two killer apps: their Coconut Shrimp ($14) and their Mini Soft Crabs ($14).

jimmy's coconut shrimp

Which Apps Should You Get?

The shrimp was rolled in fresh coconut and perfectly fried.  It was extra coconutty – and I mean that in the best way possible – and was served with a delicious mango ponzu dipping sauce.  The mini crabs were a home run as well.  It’s hard to go wrong with soft shells to begin with but drizzled with Chesapeake mustard and hot sauce? Irre-freaking-sistible.  You get 6 pieces so everyone at your table can get in on that action…as long as your group’s not too big, ha.

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jimmy's soft shell crabs

They Have Sushi There?

Not gonna lie, I was hella surprised to see sushi on the menu, but Louie assured me that it was good so we got a roll to share.  I’m actually not big into raw fish so we got something cooked!  Here’s their Spicy Scallop Roll ($10).  It was made with shrimp tempura, asparagus, pan seared scallop, wasabi cream and sriracha.  It wasn’t the best roll I’ve ever had, but it was definitely solid so if you’re in the mood for sushi, and you find yourself at Jimmy’s, you’re good to go.

scallop roll

Does Jimmy’s Really Have the Best Crab Cakes in Baltimore?

Now, onto the star of the show, their ridonkulously delicious crab cakes.  These were seriously the best crab cakes I’ve ever had, and I can’t recommend them enough, like I’m legit taking my parents the next time they’re in town.  Louie and I got ours broiled, and each bite was heaven in my mouth.

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best crab cake

Just look at this meaty goodness – 1% filler, 99% crab.  Jimmy’s lists them as “Baltimore’s Best Crab Cakes” on their menu, and that’s pretty much accurate.  FYI Nomsters, they also have gluten free crab cakes available, AND if you want to treat your out of town frands, you can ship them anywhere in the US (!!!!!) So, what are you waiting for?  Head to Jimmy’s stat to get your fix.

crab cakes baltimore

Located on 6526 Holabird Avenue, they’re open from 11am-1am.  Happy eating, everyone!  Andddd one last thing before I let you guys go.  A while back, top Charm City bloggers discussed their favorite crab cake here.  Try them all and let me know which version you liked best!

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