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Nick's Fish House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Forrest Grump Shrimp
Tender crispy shrimp tenders tossed in a creamy sauce. Made real nice and spicy
Nick's American Wings
Buffalo, old bay or bbq sauce, served with celery sticks and bleu cheese
Cancun Catfish
Farm raised catfish fried with a light cornmeal breading with nick's roasted red pepper remoulade
Prince Edward Island Mussels
Plump canadian mussels, sautéed in your choice of lemon butter sauce, marinara or garlic butter, served with garlic bread
Nick's Crab Dip
Jumbo​ lump crab meat, vermont white cheddar and mornay sauce, baked with a hint of old bay. Served with toasted baguette. See the crab it's the real thing
Make it crabby $3.95
Not So Nick's Quesadilla
Grilled chicken in a flour tortilla with all the fixin's
Sauteed Scallops
Jumbo sea scallops sautéed on a bed of baby spinach and drizzled with a roasted red pepper coulis
Kettle of Fries
Thick cut American russet potatoes with a light seasoning
Seafood Pizza
Freshly baked on a thin crust. seafood selections vary so ask your servers for today's specialty
Flash Fried Calamari
Delicately breaded and tender. served with our spicy marinara sauce
Mom's Best Salad
Baby field greens tossed with our grapefruit raspberry vinaigrette, dressed with candied walnuts, bleu cheese crumbs and grapefruit
The Dockmaster's Chopped House Salad
Iceberg, broccoli, onion, tomato, carrots, green peppers, peas, corn and mushrooms topped with parmesan, avocado and egg. Tossed with our house made balsamic dressing
Louis Seafood Cobb
A fresh mix of baby field greens, topped with shrimp, crab meat, bacon, boiled egg, corn, avocado, cucumber, tomato, and onion. Tossed with house made louis dressing
Ahi Tuna Salad
Seared and served over a bed of Asian vin greens, with cucumbers, peppers and onions, chopped egg and sunflower seeds with Asian vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine tossed with our house made caesar dressing, toasted basil parmesan croutons and parmesan cheese
The Wedgie
Fresh wedge of iceberg lettuce drizzled with our house made bleu cheese dressing. Topped with smoked bacon bits, tomato wedges and bleu cheese crumbles
Add to Your Salad
Grilled Chicken
Fried Calamari
Grilled Salmon, Fried Oysters, Shrimp or Scallops
Mom's Maryland Crab
Made the old fashioned way with ham hocks and barley
Louisiana Gumbo
A southern blend of shrimp, crab, and a fresh fish mixed with bayou rice and andouille sausage in our cajun broth
Cream of Crab
Smooth and simply delightful
Maguro (Tuna)
Unagi (Eel)
Hamachi (Yellow Tail)
Ebi (Shrimp)
Sake (Salmon)
2 pieces per order
6 pc sashimi
6 pc sashimi
6 pc sashimi
Filet mignon $24.95
Filet Mignon
7 oz. Of choice filet mignon
Cowboy Steak
16 oz. Bone-in ribeye steak
Bistro Steak
Nick's 9 oz. tender choice steak rubbed with our special blend of spices
8 oz. Burger
The best burger on the water we start with 1/2 lb. of angus ground chuck, seasoned with our own special blend of spices with your choice of side
Grilled portabello mushroom cap topped with sautéed onions, roasted red peppers, brushed with our balsamic glaze and served with lettuce and tomato on a pretzel roll
All steaks served with yukon gold mashed potatoes and fresh tomato garnish.
All grill items are cooked to your liking, upon ordering.
Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish and eggs increases your risk of food borne illness. Especially if you have certain health conditions.
All sandwiches served with choice of a side order. add cheese, bacon, or mushrooms.75
The Angler
Fresh,​ premium white fish, dusted with spices and beer battered, then gently fried. Served on a sesame roll with tartar sauce
The French Quarter
Blackened chicken breast with roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, mozzarella and lemon caper aioli. Served on a fresh pretzel roll
Popeye's Favorite
Grilled chicken wrapped in a sun-dried tomato tortilla with lettuce, tomato, avocado, red onion, monterey jack and chipotle mayo. Sorry, no spinach
Crab Grilled Cheese
A​ Nick's original. Jumbo lump crab sautéed and served with fresh thyme, diced tomato and a hint of old bay. Grilled on fresh baked bread with cheddar cheese
No It's a lot more than that It's a half pound of fresh angus beef, char-broiled to perfection. Served with lettuce and tomato on a sesame roll
Crab Cake Sandwich
Nick's signature jumbo lump crab cake, broiled and served on a martin's potato roll. Very lumpy and the best east of the Bridge
Chef's Fresh Catch Sandwich
Available broiled, grilled or blackened. Ask your server about today's fresh selection.
Oyster Po-Boy
Plump oysters fried and served on a soft sub roll with lettuce, tomato and red pepper remoulade
Shrimp Salad Sandwich
Half pound of chesapeake seasoned gulf shrimp, prepared daily. Served on a sesame roll. Schrimptious
Arthur's Fish 'n Chips
Beer battered the old english way (with smooth Irish Beer) Served with French fries
Chef's Fresh Catch of the Day
Prepared broiled, sautéed, grilled or blackened. Ask your server for today's fresh selection. Choice of a side order.
Chesapeake Harbour Chicken
Sautéed boneless breast of chicken, topped with sautéed jumbo lump crab. Served with a light sherry cream sauce, and dusted with Old Bay. Your choice of a side order
Nick's Double Crab Cake Dinner Platter
Two jumbo crab cakes perfectly seasoned and lumpy Choice of a side order
Beef Stew
Tender cubes of beef, potatoes and vegetables in a rich demi glacé served in a puffed pastry bowl
Faroe Island Salmon
The​ freshest scottish salmon encrusted with horseradish and broiled to perfection. This is a black tie salmon with phenomenal flavor. Served with lemon caper aioli and choice of a side order
Seafood Pasta
Linguini tossed with sea scallops, gulf shrimp and jumbo lump crab meat. Served with your choice of nick's lobster brandy cream sauce or Nick's marinara sauce
Nick's Seafood Platter
Nick's jumbo lump crab cake, fresh fish filet, fresh sea scallops, and jumbo gulf shrimp. Prepared broiled or fried. Also with your choice of a side order
With Blackened Chicken $+2.95
With Shrimp $+4.95
Vegetable Linguini
Linguini tossed with a delectable olive oil and herb sauce with roasted seasonal vegetables
Nick's Homemade Slaw
An old family recipe made only with hellmann's
French Fries
Thick cut russet potatoes with a dab of nick's special seasoning
Sweet Potato Fries
With a touch of cinnamon
Onion Rings
Dusted lightly and fried golden. Served with our own red pepper remoulade
Chesapeake Steamed Rice
You'll love it
Creamed Spinach
Outrageously good
Seasonal Vegetables
Perfectly sautéed
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
US$10 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Balti
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here after a very bad experience at Jimmy’s Seafood on the other side of town. Thankfully the food and service here was much better. Quick and friendly service and the three course meal was delicious. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SteveHart102100
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time to this restaurant. It was not easy to find in the dark because it is set way back from the main road. It is a classic waterfront seafood restaurant with great atmosphere in the main restaurant which is simple. Because...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrOcho
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for transportation to the Ravens' game and some pre-game beverages. The place was hopping but service was not a problem. We were served by friendly and efficient bartenders. Transportation to the game and back was perfect. We would recommend this place for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 December 2018

I'm a Soft Shell Crab Lover and had a Colossal light batter and my associate had the Crab Cakes... OMG Simply the BEST... Food, Place, Servers, Location...Everything Nothing else needs to be said!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

From the minute I walked in I got a great vibe. The happy hour drinks were great and our party of 10 was seated seemingly promptly (30 mins) considering how busy the restaurant was on a Tuesday evening. Food, simply put, was fantastic. I started...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichTheTravelCritic
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Five of us stopped for dinner. The crab pretzel appetizer was a bit dry. I had the fried oyster dinner and it was great. Someone else had soup and the poached pear salad and were happy with their choice as was the one that ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SharonB2
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

First off the margarita was spot on! Then I got the stuffed pretzel. It was delicious! For dinner I got Nick’s famous crab cake, I got my cake broiled instead of deep fried, and fries. Very good as well. The slaw was even good. Didn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sharonc908
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Went here on a bad weather night. It's kind of isolated and in a dark area, but by contrast - the place was lively and upbeat, the food was delicious, and our waitress - Carolyn - was fun and friendly and made good recommendations. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DYav
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We were celebrating my mom's 79th Birthday. Yeah!!! We had a party of 13. We ordered various appetizers, crab dip, crab balls, mussels. Most of us ordered the crab cake meal or the fried shrimp. I can honestly say, we were not disappointed. The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tempiec2017
Reviewed 12 November 2018

It's a hidden gem. Not the kind of place you'd expect to find in the neighborhood it's in, but you won't at all be sorry you came. The crab cakes were delicious. Handmade, not much filler, all crab. The oysters were fresh and shucked well....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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April B
15 September 2018|
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Response from Cassie B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Like a previous post said, the outdoor seating would be great for that if the weather is nice,but inside is just as pretty, and the service is great.
7 August 2018|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
No one in our large party was gluten free. With the abundance of fresh items available, I would think you could be safe. Always good to ask the servers as GF is definitely becoming more commonplace. Just check the website... More
Donna A
9 December 2017|
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