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About Captain James Landing

A Baltimore landmark since 1978, Captain James Landing Restaurant has earned the name "most unique eatery" in Baltimore City. For starters we are the only restaurant shaped like a merchant vessel. Five brothers created a restaurant in the 70"s with the goal of providing quality service to the citizens of Baltimore, Maryland as well as the thousands of tourist that visit our Monumental City. Our Waterfront Crab House (located adjacent of our restaurant) was awarded in 2012 "#1 Best Crabs in Baltimore" by Baltimore Magazine. Our Crab House is the one spot in the city where you can eat steamed crabs with a true waterfront seating. Water Taxi Stop #14 brings you right to our waterfront location.

2127 Boston Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Restaurant Location:

Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 12:00pm; Brunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 1:00am

Cross Street:
Aliceanna Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 327-8600

Website:
http://www.captainjameslanding.com/

Catering:
We offer complete catering services for special events and corporate functions. This allows you (the host) to enjoy your party while we do the work. Our wide range of delicious appetizers, amazing dinners, decadent desserts and impeccable service offers a perfect event for everyone.

Parking Details:
Free Parking for Guests

Public Transit:
Water Taxi stop #14 brings you right to our deck!

Private Party Facilities:
Captain James Landing- Seafood Palace, is a unique concept to Baltimore for Private dining and entertaining. Captain James Seafood Palace is not just a restaurant that looks like a ship. It"s a totally private venue known for its extraordinary cuisine, warm casual elegance and friendly, professional service. Captain James Seafood Palace is the perfect setting for dinners, business meetings, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, off-premise catering, crab feasts or just a great celebration!

Please email our Events Coordinator and include your name,phone number, date, time, number of guests, and occasion.

Private Party Contact:
Marina: (410) 327-8600

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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Captain James Landing Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.1

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (44)
Good for a Date (42)
Special Occasion (26)
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Neighborhood Gem (25)
Comfort Food (24)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Good for Groups (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Great for Lunch (20)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Waterfront (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Fun (15)
Authentic (14)
Kid-friendly (14)
Cozy (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Happy Hour (11)
Business Meals (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Romantic (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Great for Brunch (8)
Scenic View (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
People Watching (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Great Beer (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Tasting Menu (5)
Live Sports (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Healthy (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

I've been to Captain James twice now, both times during Baltimore Restaurant Week, and both times I've come away saying "that was exactly what I was looking for." Nice casual atmosphere, not too stuffy, not too loud. The food and service were on point, and you can't beat Restaurant Week prices. I will certainly return and recommend Captain James to friends looking for a good meal.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

My husband's salmon was delicious. My crabcake was okay. It did not have a whole lot of taste.

Tags: Fun, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

We drove an hour just for lunch here and it’s always worth it. The food is always amazingly delicious and the service is always spot on.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Hot Spot, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined 3 days ago

Always delicious, fresh and friendly.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. We were expecting to use a 'special' menu, however, we were an hour early and...luckily, their daily special was just what we were looking for. The seafood was phenomenal - especially the crab cakes & crab imperial. We were excited for the desserts, but they were just "so-so" ...but the meal itself outweighed the dessert!

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Captain James Landing has become my go to spot when I travel to Baltimore. The atmosphere is lively and you get good portions of food for decent price

Tags: Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

I hadn’t been here in years and was excited to give it a try during restaurant week. The grilled octopus, hush puppies and crab critters were yummy. I had the stuffed shrimp and grits which was very good. My husband and brother had the prime rib and found it to be fatty and just ok. The drinks were good and we would come back.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Casual, Business Meals
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Place was great outstanding service,food was hot and taste was outstanding

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Cozy, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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·Dined 6 days ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time here for our date night out. We got to sit upstairs and could overlook the city lights and water. Our waitress took great care of us and the food was delicious. I had the salmon, which was cooked perfectly, and my husband had the fried fish sandwich, which he enjoyed more than I've ever seen him enjoy. The only issue we had was having to sit next to a loud group, but that wasn't the fault of the restaurant. It was a Saturday night, which I understand is typically busy, but this group was just obnoxious and foul mouthed. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on January 8, 2018

We had a great time! Food was great & service was top notch!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Fun, Good for a Date, Cozy, Happy Hour, Casual
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was good but not great. Server was excellent, as well as attention from other servers as well. Menu selections are some what limited. I might go again.

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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Love this place!! Greg was funny and was an awesome server! Sweet and salty oysters were pretty good for my first time lol.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

Captain James was an eye opening experience. Everything from the food and drink menu to the desert menu were reasonably priced. The quantity and quality of the food and drink was excellent.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Lunch, Waterfront
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Love this place. Very personable and friendly.
Good is always good.
Especially nice to see the owner in the restaurant and connected to the customers.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Good food, OK service, table for two too crowded and small. Not reasonably priced but delicious.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Food and service were great! Drafty near the windows on a cold night.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Stay away from the seafood nachos! Be warned! ☠️The rest of lunch was lukewarm and not very flavorful. The waitress was great.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 22, 2017

This is a Horrible Establishment! Wouldn’t recommend it! Horrible customer service!!!!!!

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·Dined on December 14, 2017

good food, well prepared, very large selection, friendly and knowledgeable help, a bit pricy

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great seafood dishes! Always excellent, no matter what we order. Worth the drive from Alexandria, VA.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The staff at Captain James is always so accommodating and friendly. The food never disappoints!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Casual, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fun, Business Meals
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2017

really enjoyed our brunch great as always. thank you

Tags: Fun, Casual, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Our server Greg was AWESOME very attentive to the customers needs,friendly, bubbly personality!! Will definitely return

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Waterfront
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Had an awesome time with my husband for our 9 year anniversary. Food was wonderful and the service was top notch. Can’t wait to return.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Healthy, Fun, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Horrible experience. They didn't honor the Groupon.

1 person found this review helpful.
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Ordered the stuffed chicken. Wasn't bad, just way too much cheese. Had to scrape it off was so much. Husband got the cajun pasta. Pasta was over cooked and very little cajun flavor. Might try again as this was our first time here, but won't go out of the way for it next time.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We always love our dinner at Captain James Landing. Great food plus great, courteous service

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This icon of Baltimore does not disappoint. It is what you expect - a place to get great seafood in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The service staff is attentive, helpful, and proficient. It's location affords an opportunity to walk along the waterfront in one of Baltimore's most historic neighborhoods and offers views of the inner harbor.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went on Thanksgiving afternoon 2017. The food was wonderful. The service was great. The staff was attentive. The area was clean. The dining experience exceptional. Everyone had a really great time. I pass by this restaurant frequently and have dined there several times before. This place has the hardest working and proudest owners I've ever seen and it completely shows through in everything they do. Exceptional place - go treat yourself and others!

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Our waitress was really nice abd professional. One person in my party was being rude (sorry) but she handled it very well.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Awesome place to eat and have a good time. The staff is the best in Baltimore. Will continue to come once month.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 14, 2017

The food was excellent. However, our server Liz was very rude and abrupt. She did not appear interested in our concerns and did not have great knowledge of the types of itemized receipts needed for business related expenditures.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 14, 2017

We drive an hour to dine at your restaurant because of the Outstanding Service and Excellent food!! Wife Loves the crab cakes!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Great service!

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Been eating over 20 yrs and I love the food and the service

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Such a good meal! Our waitress was so attentive and friendly, too.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

While we enjoyed our food immensely, this is the SECOND time that I have not been allowed to use a Groupon that I purchased. The first time it was because it was Restaurant Week and they weren't offering a regular menu, only the Restaurant Week menu. This time it was because it was Veteran's Day. Veteran's Day? Really? Because on Veteran's Day, people go out for their traditional Veteran's Day brunch? The restaurant was EMPTY when we got there at 11:15. When we left around 12:45, it was still mostly empty. I planned to use it this day because I had houseguests and I wanted to take them out. There was no other time that I could've used it before it expires.

And although Veteran's Day was, legally, Saturday, the federal government observed it on Friday. I know this because my houseguests work for the federal government.

Plus, they reported us as not having shown up for our reservation, so we nearly didn't get the Open Table points..... no bueno.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Was disappointed about the table we received. I had requested a booth and one was a available but they would not seat us there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Perfect for our anniversary. Delicious meal. Cannot wait to go back.

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Go there all the time each time is always an amazing experience. Space can be a little tight between tables but the it makes up for it with the good fast service and delicious food. Highly recommend making a reservation around common dinner times

Tags: Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Romantic, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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