Oysters are said to be an aphrodisiac, much like a bottle of red wine or a powerful brain visibly pulsing beneath a skull. Start the evening off right with this Groupon.
- $49 for a crab-and-oysters dinner for two, including one dozen large crabs, one dozen raw oysters, and two beers (a $89.99 value)<p>
S & J Crab Ranch
Instead of limiting themselves to one type of cuisine, S & J Crab Ranch has included two of their favorites—Maryland seafood and southern barbecue. Local flavors pile up at the raw bar, where diners can order gulf shrimp by the pound or plates of clams and seasoned mussels; however, as the restaurant’s name implies, crabs are the signature item. They can be steamed and served whole, as jumbo lump crab cakes, or in a creamy soup spiked with a bit of sherry.
Of course, the seafood seeps into the southern-inspired meals as well. A selection of classic southern sandwiches includes fried catfish with creole mustard. Regional cuisine builds out the rest of the menu, giving diners options such as slow-cooked Texas brisket, Carolina-style pulled pork, and st. louis ribs rubbed with secret spices. Even the classic American dishes take cues from S & J’s penchant for the ocean—fresh crab meat bulks up the mac ‘n’ cheese, and pulled pork and barbecue sauce enhance a pile of nachos.
What some people are buzzing about:
88% of 144 customers recommend
“Highly recommend this place...they have been in the restaurant business for a long time, and it shows :)”
“Great meal, nice staff, fast service with good hot food”
“be prepared to enjoy good food and good service”
S & J Crab Ranch
2 W Pennsylvania Ave
Towson, MD 21204