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Is there a spot for steamed blue crabs?

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Quarterdeck in Arlington or Jimmy Cantler's near Annapolis MD are the best. Be warned however there is a severe population drop this year, catch limits are low and prices are very high. Many restaurants will be substituting blue crabs from Florida. True Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs will be rare.

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Do you have a car?

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We were trying to stick to the metro but can take a car.

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No need for that. If anyone has any, these people should. BUt you will have to call to see and check prices.

https://www.bethesdacrabhouse.com/home

They are about a half mile from Bethesda metro. Bethesda has a circulator bus that goes around the downtown area which will take you right near the restaurant, except Sundays.

https://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/circulator-map

If you just want some casual or takeout place, no need to go anywhere, there is a wellknown fish market right at the wharf.

https://www.wharfdc.com/fish-market/

https://www.yelp.com/biz/jessie-taylor-seafood-washington

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Not sure but I think Baltimore maybe a bit closer than Annapolis…Jimmy’s is a great place and nicks crab house on the water are really great, bits in Baltimore. But be for forewarned, as the other poster cited very expensive. We went to Kentmore and paid $95.00 for a dozen large…

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I don’t think the crabs from Bethesda warrant a visit.

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