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By The Docks

3321 Eastern Blvd, Middle River, MD 21220-2811
+1 410-686-1188
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“crab cakes” (127 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
3321 Eastern Blvd, Middle River, MD 21220-2811
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoy going to By the Docks on Monday Nights for Lobster and the weekend brunch is to die for and such a great deal.

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us each ordered crab cakes and I must say, as a native Marylander, that they are among the best I have ever eaten. Actually, they were absolutely perfect! The dining room is pleasant, the servers were polite and informative. They let us...More

Thank Knotoncall2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their food is awesome, but I am in love with the crabcakes. I have never had a bad meal at By the Docks, but I won't apologize for having a favorite.

Thank demullinix352018
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Here is a great seafood restaurant in area that you would expect. I have eaten here several times seafood, crab cakes, crab imperial, lobster tail, steaks, etc. Their Bowley's Quarters Salad is wonderful. Two min crab cakes with shrimp, fruit dried cranberries, nuts on a...More

Thank bkurtz
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Nothing to say but OH MY GOSH. Ordered one of the seafood platters and the crabcake alone was the size of a baseball. Not cheap but well worth it. Very appropriate decor. Definite return visit for me.

Thank davejednorski
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Good food and service. How ever I don’t think it’s great. The crab cakes are good but not great, nor Baltimore’s best. Brunch over priced.

Thank admiralismybaby
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We visited ByThe Docks on a Sunday evening .and were pleasantly surprised that it was not horribly overcrowded. We were able to be seated immediately and ordered icy cold delicious Cosmopolitans. We were definitely there for the crab cakes and were not disappointed. They were...More

Thank Opegster
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My wife really wanted crab soup and we came upon this place online and decide to give it a shot. Boy am I glad we did. The wait staff was amazing the waitress was super patient with my wife’s questions because of her food allergy...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch and had a burger with fries. I don’t recall the name of the burger but it had a fried egg on it. The service was good. I will stop again when I’m in the area again.

Thank steve1975
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We were greeted and sat immediately. We had a very nice Sunday brunch $20pp and unlimited bloody mary/mimosa $10.00pp. Our server was very pleasant and keep our glasses full and table clean of plates. The oysters were huge. I just wish they were a little...More

Thank Denise H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3321 Eastern Blvd, Middle River, MD 21220-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Middle River
  • Phone Number: +1 410-686-1188
  • E-mail
Conveniently located about 1 mile east of Martins Sate Airport and Rt 43.Just before Bengies Drive In Theatre. Plenty of parking. By The Docks strives to provide a pleasurable dining experience at moderate prices with generous portions by offering an extensive seafood, steak & pasta menu in an atmosphere with an attentive, efficient and friendly staff. SErving Saturday & Sunday Brunch.
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