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Jennings Cafe

808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
+1 410-744-3824
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“coconut cake” (4 reviews)
“shrimp salad” (8 reviews)
“apple sauce” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
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Reviewed yesterday

Jennings serves some uniquely Maryland seafood dishes that are quite tasty. But bring along a credit card with lots of room on it, as you'll pay dearly.

Thank David R
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had an excellent lunch at this storied eatery. My friend and I had burgers which were very tasty. A large number of menu options including several lunch specials. We had the good fortune to meet the new owner Steve who was very enthusiastic about the...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Jennings has been around for several decades and I've been going for three of them. I keep coming back for their reliably good food at a good price, comfortable ambiance and excellent service. My group has a favorite server, Peggy, who has been written up...More

Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Decided it was time to try a Catonsville icon...since 1958! Went for Tuesday, 5:00 dinner with another couple. The place was slammed already but did have two tables near their drinks station and we chose one. Parking around back was slim, but we did find...More

Thank kcscb
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Catonsville was my home town for 50 years. This small restaurant has a huge following! The recent local magazine rated its crab cakes as #3!! I had one several times during my return visit here. THE Best! then there is Peggy, the best waitress, she...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I was ambling around near Baltimore on July 4, looking for a good place to eat with reasonable prices. I stopped in downtown Catonsville. I noticed the Jennings Cafe sign because of the horse on it. A fellow walking by said that was a good...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you want decent food at a good price this is the place. Many years ago you could find little gems like this, not so much around this area anymore. Crab cakes, fluffs, hot sandwiches with gravy, tasty soups and dessert without breaking the bank..whats...More

Thank mark r
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My parents took me here as a kid and then, as teenagers, we hung out. So to find it still open & thriving was wonderful! Known for their great crab cakes and shrimp salad, they didn't disappoint...delicious!! The waitresses are a delight & so nice....More

Thank Bebe44
Reviewed 24 April 2017

As has been mentioned here a few times, this place is a neighborhood bar that is stuck in time. We like that fact as that's called character. We tried this place for a late lunch midweek. This appears to a local spot as the bar...More

Thank Robertoisfun
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Jennings is like going back in time in every way... menu items, waitstaff, and atmosphere. I recommend going at least one time... maybe you'll want to go back. The food is decent and their service is good.

Thank gr8fish2017
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28 March 2015|
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Response from frenchbug | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry.. I don't know.. Off hand, if there are , it might be limited... I'm fairly certain you could get a salad platter and a soup of the day, but otherwise , nothing comes to mind that is gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-744-3824
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