Bo Brooks Restaurant

★★★★☆
  • 2780 Lighthouse Pt E A

    Baltimore, MD 21224

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  • 410-558-0202

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My first time at bobrooks restaurant was nice.My waiter diana was prompt& very pleasant. The oysters was very fresh& good. My overall visit was great!!!

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My first time at bobrooks restaurant was nice.My waiter diana was prompt& very pleasant. The oysters was very fresh& good. My overall visit was great!!!

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It was amazing. The steak was perfect, the crab dip was amazing. I'll be back.

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It was amazing. The steak was perfect, the crab dip was amazing. I'll be back.

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Great service- great food. We had a great time.

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Great service- great food. We had a great time.

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Wonderful. Great service- very charming and helpful waitress.

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★★★★★

Wonderful. Great service- very charming and helpful waitress.

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Five stars for the three dozen colossal crabs that I still can't stop thinking about three days later. I have no idea what else is on their menu, and no thoughts past the pure joy that comes from being elbow-deep in crab meat, guts, and

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Five stars for the three dozen colossal crabs that I still can't stop thinking about three days later. I have no idea what else is on their menu, and no thoughts past the pure joy that comes from being elbow-deep in crab meat, guts, and

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Came here w family and my boyfriend. We had a good mix of requests- a couple of almost-toddlers to accomodate, one vegetarian, four people adventurous enough to dig into whole crabs, and one diner who wanted crab but didnt want to do all

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Came here w family and my boyfriend. We had a good mix of requests- a couple of almost-toddlers to accomodate, one vegetarian, four people adventurous enough to dig into whole crabs, and one diner who wanted crab but didnt want to do all

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Best crabs in Baltimore! So basically...BEST CRABS IN THE WORLD! We ordered one heaping order of jumbo crabs (which you should order if you get the chance since they usually sell out by the end of the night). The service was fast,

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Best crabs in Baltimore! So basically...BEST CRABS IN THE WORLD! We ordered one heaping order of jumbo crabs (which you should order if you get the chance since they usually sell out by the end of the night). The service was fast,

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everything about our Monday night crab feast at Bo's was flawless. Even better is that they ship, so I can have an old bay crab party in California any time I want, or at least with a days notice.

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everything about our Monday night crab feast at Bo's was flawless. Even better is that they ship, so I can have an old bay crab party in California any time I want, or at least with a days notice.

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I lived in Baltimore for (3) years and searched for the best Steamed Crabs and at the end of (3) years Bo Brooks was the winner! It's the Seasoning baby!;-)

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I lived in Baltimore for (3) years and searched for the best Steamed Crabs and at the end of (3) years Bo Brooks was the winner! It's the Seasoning baby!;-)

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I travel extensively and I'm always open for a new restaurant. My boyfriend and went and we loved it. Our server, Amy went above and beyond. The manager stopped by and asked how we were doing. Maybe they read the reviews, who knows. Our

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I travel extensively and I'm always open for a new restaurant. My boyfriend and went and we loved it. Our server, Amy went above and beyond. The manager stopped by and asked how we were doing. Maybe they read the reviews, who knows. Our

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Reasonably priced, crabs were fresh, appetizers were generous and tasty.
I would recommend the crab dip.

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★★★★★

Reasonably priced, crabs were fresh, appetizers were generous and tasty.
I would recommend the crab dip.

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Best Crabs and Maryland Soup in Baltimore !

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Best Crabs and Maryland Soup in Baltimore !

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Is it possible to rate negative stars?

We just recently moved to the area and only have a few friends here. One of them highly recommended Bo Brooks for my husbands birthday and we all decided to go.

Since we recently moved from a land locked state, we were very excited about eating seafood again!!

The service was AWFUL, probably the worst we've ever had; specifically:

*The server was angry
*She took our order and completely got orders wrong! My husband ordered grilled fish, she brought fried fish. He ordered potato salad she brought a baked potato (and then charged us extra for the potato salad even though he never got it!)
*My friend specifically asked for no tomatoe (he has a food allergy), and there was tomatoe all over his dinner
*The server didn't provide any silverware for one of my kids so I ended up giving them mine and eating my food with a knife.
*Another in our party's food was so cold she sent it back
*My food and my daugher's macaroni were extremely cold
*Another in our party didn't get her food until 35 minutes AFTER the rest of us. Her husbands food was cold and we all ate without her which felt rude. We were all finished by the time her food arrived.
*I asked for one refill and I didnt' get it until 15 minutes later.

When we asked to see the manager, she got angry at us! Our friend who recommended the restaurant was completely apologetic and embarassed to have positively endorsed them. My husband ate fried food that he hated and we had to argue about the bill for incorrect charges.

The manager was curt; she cut us off mid complaint saying "I'll take care of it ok?" and didn't come back for 20 min. When she came back she removed the "things we complained about" but since she didn't stick around and cut us off, she didn't hear our full complaint.

I spoke with her on our way out and she still didn't hear the whole complaint. She snatched the check from my hand and said she would just pay it herself. But she never heard my full story! She didn't care.

When we were leaving, even though she had said my parking was validated, it wasn't. I had to go back in and run so not to go over their 2 hour rule.

We went to Starbucks for coffee and to laugh, but honestly I feel pretty bad about my husband's birthday dinner.

Diners beware!

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Is it possible to rate negative stars?

We just recently moved to the area and only have a few friends here. One of them highly recommended Bo Brooks for my husbands birthday and we all decided to go.

Since we recently moved from a land locked state, we were very excited about eating seafood again!!

The service was AWFUL, probably the worst we've ever had; specifically:

*The server was angry
*She took our order and completely got orders wrong! My husband ordered grilled fish, she brought fried fish. He ordered potato salad she brought a baked potato (and then charged us extra for the potato salad even though he never got it!)
*My friend specifically asked for no tomatoe (he has a food allergy), and there was tomatoe all over his dinner
*The server didn't provide any silverware for one of my kids so I ended up giving them mine and eating my food with a knife.
*Another in our party's food was so cold she sent it back
*My food and my daugher's macaroni were extremely cold
*Another in our party didn't get her food until 35 minutes AFTER the rest of us. Her husbands food was cold and we all ate without her which felt rude. We were all finished by the time her food arrived.
*I asked for one refill and I didnt' get it until 15 minutes later.

When we asked to see the manager, she got angry at us! Our friend who recommended the restaurant was completely apologetic and embarassed to have positively endorsed them. My husband ate fried food that he hated and we had to argue about the bill for incorrect charges.

The manager was curt; she cut us off mid complaint saying "I'll take care of it ok?" and didn't come back for 20 min. When she came back she removed the "things we complained about" but since she didn't stick around and cut us off, she didn't hear our full complaint.

I spoke with her on our way out and she still didn't hear the whole complaint. She snatched the check from my hand and said she would just pay it herself. But she never heard my full story! She didn't care.

When we were leaving, even though she had said my parking was validated, it wasn't. I had to go back in and run so not to go over their 2 hour rule.

We went to Starbucks for coffee and to laugh, but honestly I feel pretty bad about my husband's birthday dinner.

Diners beware!

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I use to eat at Bo Brooks all the time, but recently I went there with my husband and one of the staff members told us everything was reserved after we was told outside was available. A waiter sat us outside, and the staff member came over and again said, "this area is reserved and every table in the entire restaurant is reserved. I spoke to the manager who was nice and he told us we were okay. Then I went back with my girlfriends, and we sat there for 20 min before the waiter came over, after he walked passed us numerous times. Also, I never seen a black waiter, but I do see black staff members coming out the kitchen only. POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE!

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I use to eat at Bo Brooks all the time, but recently I went there with my husband and one of the staff members told us everything was reserved after we was told outside was available. A waiter sat us outside, and the staff member came over and again said, "this area is reserved and every table in the entire restaurant is reserved. I spoke to the manager who was nice and he told us we were okay. Then I went back with my girlfriends, and we sat there for 20 min before the waiter came over, after he walked passed us numerous times. Also, I never seen a black waiter, but I do see black staff members coming out the kitchen only. POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE!

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We took my sister to this restaurant and we order some crabs.
It supouse they were large but the size was defenitely in the small range... we sent back 3 crabs that were ridiculous small and they brought back the same crabs.
When we start eating them a funky smell came out and we find out that at least 2 of them were rotten... We asked to talk with the manager who appologyzed for serving rotten food and asked us if we wanted another order but of the extra large because he didnt have more "large crabs". It was a big dissapointment because I dont think the manager took our complaint seriously...... he was kind enough to take the crabs out of the check (by the way we find the rotten crabs immediately so we didnt finish even one crab each one.
I will never go back !!!

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We took my sister to this restaurant and we order some crabs.
It supouse they were large but the size was defenitely in the small range... we sent back 3 crabs that were ridiculous small and they brought back the same crabs.
When we start eating them a funky smell came out and we find out that at least 2 of them were rotten... We asked to talk with the manager who appologyzed for serving rotten food and asked us if we wanted another order but of the extra large because he didnt have more "large crabs". It was a big dissapointment because I dont think the manager took our complaint seriously...... he was kind enough to take the crabs out of the check (by the way we find the rotten crabs immediately so we didnt finish even one crab each one.
I will never go back !!!

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Do not waste your time going to Bo Brooks! Planning a girls night out, I called at 11:30 am to see if they had crabs and if a reservation would be required. They said "oh yes, we always have crabs and no reservation required", it was Thursday. Upon arrival at 4:30 pm, the same day, we asked for outdoor seating. They sat us at a table next to 2 screaming kids and parents that obivously didn't care. We asked to move. They then seated us at a table that had a broken leg and got "upset" when we asked to move again. We placed our order, a round of drinks, which took 20 minutes to arrive, even after asking 3 times. We then ordered crabs and were told they didn't have them "yet", they were being sorted and it would take about an hour, then we could order "based on sizes they had after being sorted" and it would take an additional 30 minutes to cook. At 7:00, when we received our "JUMBO" dozen of crabs for $93, the shells were burned, the crabs barely looked legal in size. We each ate one and left. We did ask for the Manager, after 20 minutes he showed up and gave us some sort of appetizer "for free". It was horrible as well. So needless to say, I will never go back and have been telling EVERYONE I know as well that this place is not worth the time or money! Total bill, excluding the free appetizer, was $164.57. Of course we had some adult beverages, hence the additional cost. They went back at times as well because the beer was warm.

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★☆☆☆☆

Do not waste your time going to Bo Brooks! Planning a girls night out, I called at 11:30 am to see if they had crabs and if a reservation would be required. They said "oh yes, we always have crabs and no reservation required", it was Thursday. Upon arrival at 4:30 pm, the same day, we asked for outdoor seating. They sat us at a table next to 2 screaming kids and parents that obivously didn't care. We asked to move. They then seated us at a table that had a broken leg and got "upset" when we asked to move again. We placed our order, a round of drinks, which took 20 minutes to arrive, even after asking 3 times. We then ordered crabs and were told they didn't have them "yet", they were being sorted and it would take about an hour, then we could order "based on sizes they had after being sorted" and it would take an additional 30 minutes to cook. At 7:00, when we received our "JUMBO" dozen of crabs for $93, the shells were burned, the crabs barely looked legal in size. We each ate one and left. We did ask for the Manager, after 20 minutes he showed up and gave us some sort of appetizer "for free". It was horrible as well. So needless to say, I will never go back and have been telling EVERYONE I know as well that this place is not worth the time or money! Total bill, excluding the free appetizer, was $164.57. Of course we had some adult beverages, hence the additional cost. They went back at times as well because the beer was warm.

Pros: VALIDATED PARKING!

Cons: EVERYTHING BUT PARKING VALIDATION!

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Great menu choices and atmosphere! Bo Brooks is right on the water and parking gets validated so you don't have to pay for parking!! Huge selection of half price apps and drinks and in this economy we all could use some great discounts! Totally worth the trip!

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Great menu choices and atmosphere! Bo Brooks is right on the water and parking gets validated so you don't have to pay for parking!! Huge selection of half price apps and drinks and in this economy we all could use some great discounts! Totally worth the trip!

Pros: 1/2 price apps and drinks from 2-7pm!

Cons: Wish I knew about this place sooner!

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I recently had the privilege of going to Bo Brooks Restaurant for Dinner. Being a true Marylander I wanted to have the best crabs around and had heard very good things about Bo Brooks. I am so glad that I went because I had an amazing time. The crabs were steaming hot and fresh with just enough spice to sting your lips. The service was amazing everyone was smiling and they all looked so happy to be working there. The half and half soup was to die for I have never tasted anything so delicious before. The menu was extremely diverse in selection and prices and it was money well spent because the crabs were huge! The view is spectacular too right on the water so we made sure to get a table outside. I am so excited to find out that they deliver crabs just about anywhere so my next party is going to be a crab feast for sure. And after hearing about their fabulous happy hour I am definitely going to go back with a group of friends. I can't say enough about this fantastic restaurant so make sure that you check it out!

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I recently had the privilege of going to Bo Brooks Restaurant for Dinner. Being a true Marylander I wanted to have the best crabs around and had heard very good things about Bo Brooks. I am so glad that I went because I had an amazing time. The crabs were steaming hot and fresh with just enough spice to sting your lips. The service was amazing everyone was smiling and they all looked so happy to be working there. The half and half soup was to die for I have never tasted anything so delicious before. The menu was extremely diverse in selection and prices and it was money well spent because the crabs were huge! The view is spectacular too right on the water so we made sure to get a table outside. I am so excited to find out that they deliver crabs just about anywhere so my next party is going to be a crab feast for sure. And after hearing about their fabulous happy hour I am definitely going to go back with a group of friends. I can't say enough about this fantastic restaurant so make sure that you check it out!

Pros: Amazing crabs and great service

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Bo Brooks of yesterday is GONE! We were a party of 9 and nobody had a satisfying dinner. The crabs were empty and small, especially for the high price. It was embarrassing taking out-of-town company there. Our dinners were very disappointing in quality and quantity. The service was equally horrific. For a Thursday night, Bo Brooks was empty. I suppose the tourists haven't come to town yet. I'm sure Bo Brooks is still in business because of the "one time visitors". They surely would be "out of business" if they relied on locals. DON"T WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY!!

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Bo Brooks of yesterday is GONE! We were a party of 9 and nobody had a satisfying dinner. The crabs were empty and small, especially for the high price. It was embarrassing taking out-of-town company there. Our dinners were very disappointing in quality and quantity. The service was equally horrific. For a Thursday night, Bo Brooks was empty. I suppose the tourists haven't come to town yet. I'm sure Bo Brooks is still in business because of the "one time visitors". They surely would be "out of business" if they relied on locals. DON"T WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY!!

Pros: No pros at all

Cons: Bad Food, Bad Service

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DO NOT GO TO BO BROOKS. The server was horrible. The food was horrible. The atmosphere was horrible and the location was horrible. You might be asking, why di they go? Well we were directed there by the man with top-hat at the door of our hotel. I believe they call him the doorman. : ) By the time we cabbed it there and got inside, it was too late for us.

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★☆☆☆☆

DO NOT GO TO BO BROOKS. The server was horrible. The food was horrible. The atmosphere was horrible and the location was horrible. You might be asking, why di they go? Well we were directed there by the man with top-hat at the door of our hotel. I believe they call him the doorman. : ) By the time we cabbed it there and got inside, it was too late for us.

Pros: If you like an overpriced Long John Silver's

Cons: I hate overpriced long John Silver's - I hate even low priced Long John Silver's

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The crabs are great here with out a doubt!
But the prices are $$$$
The menu is great with lots of options for people who dont like seafood! I would suggest giving it a try! The view cannot be beat!

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★★★☆☆

The crabs are great here with out a doubt!
But the prices are $$$$
The menu is great with lots of options for people who dont like seafood! I would suggest giving it a try! The view cannot be beat!

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Bad service, bad crabs (boiled, not steamed) all around BAD experience. Do NOT Bother with this place.

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★☆☆☆☆

Bad service, bad crabs (boiled, not steamed) all around BAD experience. Do NOT Bother with this place.

Pros: none

Cons: bad food, bad service, no parking, the list goes on and on.

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Not only did Bo Brooks provide me with the worst crabs we have ever had, the overal experience was the worst dinig experience I have had. I would steer everyone clear of the place. After waiting over 20 minutes for someone to take our drink order, half of the crabs we had were mushy. No real apologies from management.

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★☆☆☆☆

Not only did Bo Brooks provide me with the worst crabs we have ever had, the overal experience was the worst dinig experience I have had. I would steer everyone clear of the place. After waiting over 20 minutes for someone to take our drink order, half of the crabs we had were mushy. No real apologies from management.

Pros: parking, view

Cons: food, service

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Terrible crabs, they said they were colossal and they were probably medium. Service was terrible, had to wait a very long time. I eat crabs about 20ty some times a year so I know crabs. This is not like the old Bo Brooks. Would not go back. 102.00 a dozen for crabs, Some were mushy. Emailed them to get a response about 10 days ago on there comment card with my phone number and email address to see if I would get a response. Heard nothing yet. I guess they don't read the comment card. Went with a party of 6, There oyster dinner was very good and cheap but 5 of us went for crabs, never again.

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★☆☆☆☆

Terrible crabs, they said they were colossal and they were probably medium. Service was terrible, had to wait a very long time. I eat crabs about 20ty some times a year so I know crabs. This is not like the old Bo Brooks. Would not go back. 102.00 a dozen for crabs, Some were mushy. Emailed them to get a response about 10 days ago on there comment card with my phone number and email address to see if I would get a response. Heard nothing yet. I guess they don't read the comment card. Went with a party of 6, There oyster dinner was very good and cheap but 5 of us went for crabs, never again.

Pros: Parking ok

Cons: Service was very bad and slow, Over price for crabs, must be the location

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We had a party of 8 for a Sunday Lunch expecting to take our time and have a good meal, but that was not the case. We arrived and the Waitress, who was very nice and this is not her fault, warned us that they were understaffed and it may take a little longer than usual, but we were fine with that because some of the family was from out of town and we enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant. As mentioned above we knew that it would take a litte longer than usual, but when it took almost an hour to put in our order and were sitting with empty drinks we started to get a little restless. Upon placing our order we were informed that they were out of Crab Cakes, out of crab cakes??? So half of the table had to change order on the spot and they were confident in their new choices. After about another 45 minutes the waitress apologetically came out and said that they were out of Soft shell Crab, seafood salad, and a few other things that were ordered by our party. We are not high maintainence people, but this put us over the edge, so we walked out and went down the street to another place. Them being out of this much food on the menu means that they are either idiots and do not know how to order from their supplier, or that the food that they actually did have was not fresh because they clearly did not have a shipment in for a while. When the manager came out he covered our drinks and gave us a half assed apology, almost like he has to deal with this every week. Please do your self a favor and do not go there, I know I never will again.

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We had a party of 8 for a Sunday Lunch expecting to take our time and have a good meal, but that was not the case. We arrived and the Waitress, who was very nice and this is not her fault, warned us that they were understaffed and it may take a little longer than usual, but we were fine with that because some of the family was from out of town and we enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant. As mentioned above we knew that it would take a litte longer than usual, but when it took almost an hour to put in our order and were sitting with empty drinks we started to get a little restless. Upon placing our order we were informed that they were out of Crab Cakes, out of crab cakes??? So half of the table had to change order on the spot and they were confident in their new choices. After about another 45 minutes the waitress apologetically came out and said that they were out of Soft shell Crab, seafood salad, and a few other things that were ordered by our party. We are not high maintainence people, but this put us over the edge, so we walked out and went down the street to another place. Them being out of this much food on the menu means that they are either idiots and do not know how to order from their supplier, or that the food that they actually did have was not fresh because they clearly did not have a shipment in for a while. When the manager came out he covered our drinks and gave us a half assed apology, almost like he has to deal with this every week. Please do your self a favor and do not go there, I know I never will again.

Pros: They had a roof

Cons: Under that roof they were trying to do business

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Bad service, bad food, light crabs, not Maryland Crabs, overpriced drinks, food and crabs, no silverware on tables when dinner is served, waited 20 minutes for that, management is downright mean, attitude is leave and don't come back. Enter at your own risk, touristas! AVOID!

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Bad service, bad food, light crabs, not Maryland Crabs, overpriced drinks, food and crabs, no silverware on tables when dinner is served, waited 20 minutes for that, management is downright mean, attitude is leave and don't come back. Enter at your own risk, touristas! AVOID!

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Bo Brooks trades on their reputation from 25 years ago, but don't be fooled. The original owners knew how to treat people, but the corporation that owns it now could care less. One, they never have Maryland crabs. They don't serve them. EVER. All crabs are from Texas. They have horrible service. Your food WILL take over an hour to get there, and don't be surprised if it's cold. The managers will argue with you about anything you complain about. All in all, don't go there, there are plenty of other places in Baltimore to eat crabs that appreciate your business.

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★☆☆☆☆

Bo Brooks trades on their reputation from 25 years ago, but don't be fooled. The original owners knew how to treat people, but the corporation that owns it now could care less. One, they never have Maryland crabs. They don't serve them. EVER. All crabs are from Texas. They have horrible service. Your food WILL take over an hour to get there, and don't be surprised if it's cold. The managers will argue with you about anything you complain about. All in all, don't go there, there are plenty of other places in Baltimore to eat crabs that appreciate your business.

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Horrible service...we witnessed other diners get up and leave because their crabs never arrived in a timely manner (resulting in a heated discussion between a server and manager!). To get our server to refill our drinks, we literally had to place our glasses at the edge of the table since she did not fill them despite being empty for a long time. Other tables nearby were not cleaned for over an hour with half-eaten food sitting on them. When our crabs finally arrived (and they were indeed good) our server told us that the size crabs we ordered was not available so "here these are." She also was also courteous enough to bring hand wipes well after we headed to the restroom to clean our hands. This happened at lunchtime when the restaurant was almost empty...I'd hate to see what happens when they get busy. All in all, very good crabs but not worth the headache.

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★★☆☆☆

Horrible service...we witnessed other diners get up and leave because their crabs never arrived in a timely manner (resulting in a heated discussion between a server and manager!). To get our server to refill our drinks, we literally had to place our glasses at the edge of the table since she did not fill them despite being empty for a long time. Other tables nearby were not cleaned for over an hour with half-eaten food sitting on them. When our crabs finally arrived (and they were indeed good) our server told us that the size crabs we ordered was not available so "here these are." She also was also courteous enough to bring hand wipes well after we headed to the restroom to clean our hands. This happened at lunchtime when the restaurant was almost empty...I'd hate to see what happens when they get busy. All in all, very good crabs but not worth the headache.

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That sums it all up. They are simply the best crabs with the best service in Baltimore. The price is higher than some of the cheaper places but it is totally justified by superb service and heavy crabs. For those that prefer eating seafood but not crabs they have many alternatives. One of my personal favorites being their crab cakes. They are larger than my husband's fist. I also love they have another location down in St. Michael's where you pull up in your boat and can dock and enjoy lunch. You can't go wrong by heading to Bo Brooks for a meal.

PROS: The best
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That sums it all up. They are simply the best crabs with the best service in Baltimore. The price is higher than some of the cheaper places but it is totally justified by superb service and heavy crabs. For those that prefer eating seafood but not crabs they have many alternatives. One of my personal favorites being their crab cakes. They are larger than my husband's fist. I also love they have another location down in St. Michael's where you pull up in your boat and can dock and enjoy lunch. You can't go wrong by heading to Bo Brooks for a meal.

PROS: The best
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We used to go here when it was on Belair Road. For a post-graduation dinner about 10 family members made reservations for between 4:30 and 5:00. No one else was in the restaurant but the staff gave us a hard time for being late at 4:45 when they were warned of this possibility. They almost refused to seat us. They forgot to bring my aunt's food, did not serve the rest of us at anywhere near the same time, and the food was only so-so. Service was quite poor. My mother went back another day and her shrimp salad tasted spoiled.

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We used to go here when it was on Belair Road. For a post-graduation dinner about 10 family members made reservations for between 4:30 and 5:00. No one else was in the restaurant but the staff gave us a hard time for being late at 4:45 when they were warned of this possibility. They almost refused to seat us. They forgot to bring my aunt's food, did not serve the rest of us at anywhere near the same time, and the food was only so-so. Service was quite poor. My mother went back another day and her shrimp salad tasted spoiled.

Pros: Valet Parking, Water View

Cons: Poor service, Iffy food, Parking w/o valet

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If you are going out for steamed crabs...this is the best and only place to go! The steamed crabs are the best in the city. They are somewhat pricey, but well worth it. Don't be tricked into getting the crab feast though, they try to fill you up with soup, salads, corn and fried chicken...just do yourself a favor and order a dozen of the largest and you'll be satisfied! The view is improved, the service hasn't changed!

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If you are going out for steamed crabs...this is the best and only place to go! The steamed crabs are the best in the city. They are somewhat pricey, but well worth it. Don't be tricked into getting the crab feast though, they try to fill you up with soup, salads, corn and fried chicken...just do yourself a favor and order a dozen of the largest and you'll be satisfied! The view is improved, the service hasn't changed!

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Went in on a Sunday Night and the bartender told us right away that there was no crab. Thought it was funny. Then we found out it was true. Apparently Maryland Crab season is just like baseball season, it starts in April and ends in November. The rest of the year they import crab from Louisiana/Texas. Bo Brooks is one of the few places that has them year round, but Sunday is the end of their week and they were sold out. We didn't end up having dinner there, but the bartender and manager were very helpful and it looked like a nice place.

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★★★★☆

Went in on a Sunday Night and the bartender told us right away that there was no crab. Thought it was funny. Then we found out it was true. Apparently Maryland Crab season is just like baseball season, it starts in April and ends in November. The rest of the year they import crab from Louisiana/Texas. Bo Brooks is one of the few places that has them year round, but Sunday is the end of their week and they were sold out. We didn't end up having dinner there, but the bartender and manager were very helpful and it looked like a nice place.

Pros: Crab year round

Cons: No crab for us!

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I went to Bo's new Krab Kove for happy hour the other night. It was a ton of fun. It is on the water and we had crabs after a few drinks. They were awesome! I would highly recommend their crab cakes as well. Don't miss the fruit explosion for dessert...........

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★★★★★

I went to Bo's new Krab Kove for happy hour the other night. It was a ton of fun. It is on the water and we had crabs after a few drinks. They were awesome! I would highly recommend their crab cakes as well. Don't miss the fruit explosion for dessert...........

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Food is generally above average, especially the crab cakes. Don't order the mussels unless you like to be ripped off. They cost almost a dollar a piece and are only average size (mine had sand in it last time to top it off). No mollusk is worth a buck a pop!

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★★★☆☆

Food is generally above average, especially the crab cakes. Don't order the mussels unless you like to be ripped off. They cost almost a dollar a piece and are only average size (mine had sand in it last time to top it off). No mollusk is worth a buck a pop!

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Digging into a big pile of Maryland-style steamed hard-shell blue crabs, accessorized with coleslaw, fries and a pitcher of beer, is a classic Maryland experience, and this waterfront favorite (which was founded half a century ago in…

 

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