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Faidley Seafood

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$$ - $$$
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203 North Paca Baltimore, Lexington Market, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-727-4898
09:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Pickering, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the trip to Lexington Market. Don't be intimidated by the market neighbourhood and make the trip. No frills, standup raw bar and food counter. Both huge oysters and clams from the raw bar couldn't be fresher or cheaper. Baseball size crab cake was all crab - no filler. Skip the calamari, it was only ok. Will definitely visit... More 

Thank waikikigirl2004
buffalo, ny
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant and take-out has a wide variety of fresh and prepared seafood. Crab cakes, as others have said, were very, very good. Be prepared to order cafeteria style and dine while standing, typically at long tables with other diners.

Thank golfer328
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Omg...went here after searching Google for "best crab cake near me" while in the Baltimore inner harbor. I'm pretty okay with Phillip's but wanted to try something new. I'm so glad I did. The crab cake was exceptional, gently browned and lightly seasoned to enhance the delicate crab. I got mine broiled as an option. It came served with a... More 

1 Thank Marcia W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this is not a traditional sit down and be served restaurant it is a MUST. The crab cakes are second to none, meaty and flavorful without the filler so many restaurants use. Yes, it is in a market and you order at the stall, grab a seat and or stand, and enjoy. The area is not the best however,... More 

Thank debbiekubiet1
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the west side of the World Famous Lexington Market in Baltimore MD is Faidley's restaurant. This place is 131 years old!!! Yes! I got that number right... the third generation family members Nancy and Bill run this little gem and it is divine! The jumbo lump crab cake is one of the best I have had... we heard about... More 

1 Thank Peteinalex
Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are the best crab cakes i have ever had. Meaty, juicy, simply delicious. Must visit if you in the area.

1 Thank jerusias
Staunton, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us and now I'm recommending it! Lump crab cakes are a must, cucumber salad was delicious. The area nearby is a lil sketchy...but the food is hands down worth it!

1 Thank Emme24401
Milford, Connecticut
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to many Baltimore restaurants and have had the crab cakes at every one of them. If your not a local, all Baltimore restaurants have awesome crab cakes. And then there is Faidley's. Hands down the best. The neighborhood is not the best, Lyft can drop you and pick you up if you're nervous but Faidleys crab cakes... More 

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Crockett, Texas
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 XL crab cakes. There is no wonder they are so well known. It's no secret, they are absolutely hands downs the best. You won't have to look for the lumps of crab in these cakes. We met Ms. Faidly AND SHE IS A SWEET LADY. She is at the front of the line meeting and greeting. It... More 

2 Thank john S
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was everything that I thought it was going to be. I saw a program on the Travel Channel with Andrew Zimmerman he was in Baltimore at the seafood place in Lexington Market so that's when I realized I needed to try this crap cake. It was the best tasting crab cake I ever had. And I had my share... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 35
American, Seafood, Balti, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 North Paca Baltimore, Lexington Market, Baltimore, MD 21201
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-727-4898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?