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Two Methods for Reheating Crab Cakes

Two Methods for Reheating Crab Cakes

Use the oven and stove to reheat your crab cakes, ensuring their fresh taste and shape.

Served on their own, crab cakes can be a very delicious treat. They can also be served with other dishes such as sandwiches, salads, and pasta, to name a few. Crab cakes can be reheated and maintain their fresh taste when reheated within a day. It is not recommended that you eat crab cakes that have been stored for more than a couple of days. There are many methods used for reheating crab cakes. However, crab cakes are very delicate, so one of the main concerns in reheating a crab cake is maintaining the shape. Below are two methods for reheating a crabcake.


Setting the oven to bake or broil is an effective way to heat your crab cake evenly without changing the texture. However, one of the major concerns about using the oven to reheat your crab cake is the dry heat drying them out. Make sure your crab cakes are at room temperature to prevent this problem. Adding a pan of water on another rack can also prevent your crab cakes from drying out by creating a moist environment. Adding a layer of butter can also assist in keeping your crab cake moist and add flavor during reheating.


The stove is another method used for reheating crab cakes. This quick and easy method is used to ensure that your crab cake is heated evenly without changing the texture. You can add water lightly steaming your crab cake or add oil frying it for a crispier result when using the stove.


Costas Inn has been an area icon, slinging the best crabs in Baltimore since 1971. So here’s to 50 years, and cheers to 50 more!

You may recognize our restaurant recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today and #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our nine appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.

You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for any time eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! Of course, you can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube!

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Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 699 reviews
4100 Northpoint Blvd. Baltimore , Maryland
410-477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes
Costas Inn
5 stars - based on 695 reviews
4100 North Point Boulevard Baltimore , Maryland 21222
(410) 477-1975 URL of Map Categories: Seafood & Crabs Price Range: $$ Takes Reservations: yes