Crab Pickin’

Since it’s crab season, Marylanders and beyond are pickMaryland_blue_crabsing and feasting on crabs at local seafood restaurants and in the comfort of their own homes. A true Maryland delicacy, tearing into a bushel of blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay coated in Old Bay seasoning is a cherished pastime for many.

Among the great entertainment, shopping, and education choices all just steps from Polinger’s ideal apartment communities, there are plenty of great places to crack into some mouthwatering crabs.

Ten minutes away from Bethesda Place is fun place to grab some crabs called Bethesda Crab House. Offering large crabs and indoor and outdoor seating, this is the perfect place to enjoy this Maryland delicacy at an affordable price.

Just steps from the modern apartment homes at The Swift Petworth is the recently opened crab shack, Cappy’s Crabs, which serves delicious blue crabs and pitchers of beer. Spend time picking crabs on their patio, or you can enjoy them with a great view on The Swift’s rooftop deck.

Another great place in D.C. to enjoy not only crabs, but a variety of seafood dishes is Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place. Both 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue and 4000 Massachusetts are within close proximity. While offering hard-to-beat deals for D.C.’s Restaurant Week at the Georgetown Waterfront, Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place is proud to serve fresh delicacies from the sea. They are especially known for their lump crab cakes.

Near Brighton Village is Joe’s Crab Shack’s Gaithersburg location, where you can choose from a variety of buckets of deliciously seasoned crabs. Of course, you can always pick up crabs and have a feast in Brighton Village’s large eat-in kitchens.

There’s also Cameron’s Seafood Market, which is located in Silver Spring, not far from The Arcadian. They offer a wide variety of crabs, salmon, lobster, and shrimp selections as well as party platters if you’re hosting a party in The Arcadian’s beautiful clubroom with a bar and pool table.

While the Maryland crab season starts in April, June through August are the most favored months to enjoy crabs. There are so many restaurant options to get some premier crabs, but some of Maryland’s favorites are located right by Polinger’s welcoming communities. Contact our leasing offices today and see what else makes these apartment homes great places to live not only during crab season’s prime, but year-round!