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S & J Crab Ranch - CLOSED

2 W Pennsylvania Ave, Towson, MD 21204-5001
+1 410-821-6789
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
23 Oct 2015
“....a bizarre combination but evokes the name of the pub: Crab + Ranch”
3 Oct 2015
“Very disappointed with their service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 W Pennsylvania Ave, Towson, MD 21204-5001
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

A bench with beer selected which also offers brunch crab. Anyone wishing there is a large room with tables and benches for a dinner more relaxed and "lazy". The ambiance is typically baltimoriana with a skull cow that has to do with the ranch but...More

Thank raoulhood
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The service was terrible and the food was under cook. No wonder this place was empty, and I will not go there again.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We've eaten here twice and the food was better than bar food both times. Today when I went they had a sign up ... 18 % tip added to all checks after 7. If their staff doesn't do a good enough job to get a...More

Thank Annapolis2000
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We visited for a late lunch and the food was excellent! My husband and I had the crab cake platter and it was delicious! Lump crab meat broiled to perfection. The staff was friendly and our server, Nina was great! She was very personable and...More

Thank BeeBee215
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Was hoping for some really good barbecue. Didnt happen. Got it to go. Maybe that was the problem. The beef brisket was ok but very little flavor. Side of onion rings same. Wont be back

Thank davoscjims
Reviewed 1 August 2015

If you are looking for white table linens and fine dining this is not the place....but if you are in the mood for a saloon style atmosphere, amazing crab dishes, and great drinks this is the place for you. Crab Ranch is a hidden gem...More

Thank lmobley4
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Thought we would try someplace new, and was worried as we entered as the restaurant was mostly empty. Typical beer selection lacking in much variety for craft beer. But had a wonderful happy hour crab dip with crusty bread (a steal for $5) that would...More

Thank MrCsMd
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The place has a nice setting. However, service was slow but friendly. The place was dead too. The crab mac and cheese was bland. My kids weren't thrilled with their mac and cheese or grill cheese. Both my brisket and my husbands ribs were flavorless...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Everything we ordered was delicious.....the service wasn't the best. The service wasn't bad, just slow! That's an easy fix, hope they do fix the service.

Thank John C
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Food was okay, nothing special but the real problem was that the service was very slow. We were a large group. Some people didn't get their food at all and some people had to wait more than an hour. Don't think we would go back.

1  Thank fuchufour
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W Pennsylvania Ave, Towson, MD 21204-5001
    (York Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Towson
  • Phone Number: +1 410-821-6789
Located in the heart of Towson, S & J Crab Ranch is a neighborhood restaurant and bar serving steamed crabs and barbecue. Opened in October of 2011 by two locals themselves, the Ranch has the best Maryland crabs and seafood for miles around. Also featuring Southern BBQ at its finest, we offer St. Louis style ribs, Carolina BBQ, Texas smoked brisket, and pit beef and turkey. Whatever you crave, our menu has something to offer. We pride ourselves on excellent food and outstanding service. Bring your friends, bring your family, and bring your appetite!
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