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Jennings Cafe

€€ - €€€American, ,
808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
+1 410-744-3824
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (11 reviews)
“potato skins” (2 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
808 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived into town around 8pm and were hungry. Jennings Cafe was a short distance from the hotel we were staying at. When we arrived, the restaurant was fairly full, but we were seated right away and we were able to order shortly after being...More

Thank NewbieGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the ultimate neighborhood restaurant. Most of the recipes have come straight from the recently former owners kitchen, and some of the food did as well. I have yet to have a bad meal here. Jennings is the type of place where the "staff"...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weekday night, just wanted a simple dinner at a local established place . 15 minutes after we arrived , a server came to take our drink order. Judiciously, we put in our food order at the same time, hoping things would improve. Server checked in...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in town on Business, we had originally planned to go to a different restaurant but not many restaurants in Catonsville are open on Sunday. This was so we wondered in. It is a sports bar type restaurant with EXCELLENT food, good service, and a...More

Thank Cassity C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

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 19 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 7 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
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27 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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
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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