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Why Crabs Make Such A Perfect Gift For The Holidays

Why Crabs Make Such A Perfect Gift For The Holidays

Crabs can be a delicious holiday treat!

With only a couple weeks left of December, time is running out to purchase any last minute holiday gifts. Are you one of the many who struggles to find the right presents for people during the holiday season? Have you considered being a little unconventional and buying someone a delicious meal instead? With all that considered, here are a few reasons why crabs make a perfect gift for the holidays!


Many people are under the misconception that crab is not available during wintertime. This is completely false. It doesn’t matter that the outside temperature has plummeted, you can still purchase crabs this time of the year. In fact, since the demand isn’t as high you may be pleasantly surprised at the kinds of deals that are currently offered.

It’s Something Different

Why not break away from the holiday traditions this year and try something different? When most people think holiday dinners, they tend to think of meals like oven-roasted turkeys and honey hams. Instead of sticking with the norm, why not give your family the gift of a proper Maryland crab feast!

Never Had Crabs Before

If you are a Maryland native and tell people that you have never had crabs, they will look at you like you crazy. If you know someone who yet to try crabs, this could be the perfect time to give them that opportunity. If you have many members coming from out of state to visit during the holiday season, you can have them dine on crabs this December.

They Are A Maryland Favorite

Quite possibly the biggest reason why crabs are an excellent present for someone during the holidays is that they are delicious! If you know the person you need a present for loves crabs, how could you possibly go wrong by going this route?


Costas Inn has been a Baltimore tradition since 1971. You may recognize our restaurant, which was 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, as well as #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our 9 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 anytime eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! You can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, 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