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Our Menu

Small Plates and Appetizers

Soup du Jour

Chef's homemade creation. Features the freshest ingredients.

Priced Daily

Maryland Crab Soup


A true Maryland Tradition! Our homemade version has lump crab meat simmered with fresh garden vegetables.

Served in a Bowl

Cream of Crab Soup


A house specialty of G.L. Shacks since 1993, garnished with lump crab meat and Old Bay.

Served in a Bowl

Shacks Chili


Slowly simmered traditional style chili, garnished with cheese and red onion and sour cream.

Served in a Bowl

Buffalo Chicken Dip


Slowly simmered chicken in buffalo sauce with a cream cheese and Monterey Jack blend; served wth celery & carrot sticks and pita

Crab Dip


A creamy, rich crab dip, topped with cheddar and Monterey jack cheddar cheese, garnished with green onions, served with a mix of bread and crackers.

Catfish Fingers


Cornmeal beer battered catfish fried and served with a Creole remoulade.

Shacks Quesadilla


Flour tortilla stuffed with Monterey Jack cheddar cheese, tomatoes, roasted corn and green onions; served with shaved lettuce, pico de gallo and avocado sour cream.

Add Chicken 4.95 | Add Steak 6.95 | Add Shrimp 7.95



One pound of crispy fried wings, served with a choice of Mild, Hot, BBQ, Old Bay,Coffee Rub, Orange Chili, Hawaiian Sesame or Garlic Herb; garnished with celery, carrot sticks and choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing.

Crab Mac & Cheese


Fresh Blue Crab, tossed with pasta, sherry cream sauce and blended cheeses; garnished with jumbo lump crab meat, butter cracker crumbs, and scallions.

Nawlins Sushi


Seared petite filet and crawfish rolled with bell pepper and sushi rice; topped with soy pearls and sriracha

Lollipop Lamb Chops


Seasoned and grilled rack of lamb chops served with creamy polenta and chimichurri.

Chicken Tenders & Fries


A pub classic! White meat chicken fried golden brown and served with our house fries and BBQ sauce.

Shacks Nachos

Tri-color tortilla chips served with sour cream and pico de gallo.

Choose from: Chili 9.95 | Pork 12.95 | Chicken 12.95

Beer & Cheese Pretzels


Warm Bavarian pretzels served with Porter beer cheese sauce and sweet & spicy mustard.

Panko-Crusted Onion Rings


Served with a side of Cajun remoulade.

From The Steamer | PEI Mussels


One pound of PEI mussels sautéed with bacon, onion, baby spinach, grape tomatoes, and white wine.

Add Shrimp 6.95

From The Steamer | Steamed Shrimp

A traditional favorite! Jumbo shrimp steamed with onions, potatoes, and Old Bay; served with cocktail sauce.

Market Price

Big Salads

Add the following to any of our salads:

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Market Price | Grilled Steak 6.95 | Grilled Chicken 4.95 | Salmon 7.25 | Ahi Tuna 6.50

House Salad


Mixed field greens garnished with grape tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, bacon, shredded carrots, shaved red onion, and hard-boiled egg. Served with your choice of dressing.

Classic Caesar


Crisp Romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing with grape tomatoes topped with seasoned croutons and Parmesan cheese.

Buffalo Chicken Salad


Romaine lettuce tossed with bleu cheese dressing and topped with diced tomatoes, hard boiled egg, and buffalo chicken tenders.

Harvest Salad


Mixed greens and garnished with candied nuts, goat cheese crumbles, cran-raisins, and onion straws; served with mustard-poppy vinaigrette.

Chestertown Salad

Mixed field greens, garnished with roasted corn, chopped bacon, hard boiled egg, tomatoes, asparagus tips, and avocado finished with a 6 oz. broiled jumbo lump crab cake served with creamy vinaigrette.

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“Greek Salad"


Romaine topped with toasted pine nuts, grape tomatoes, chopped egg, cucumbers, artichoke hearts, and red onion served with creamy feta dressing.

Brazilian Beef Salad


Grilled Angus beef shoulder over mixed greens with roasted red peppers, grape tomatoes, red onion, Maytag bleu cheese and lemon-cilantro vinaigrette.

Blackened Salmon Salad


Blackened salmon over mixed greens with artichoke hearts, capers, red onion, and grape tomatoes and lemon-herb vinaigrette.


G.L. Shacks All-Jumbo Lump Crab Cake

6 oz. broiled jumbo lump crab cake served with vegetable du jour and mashed potatoes. (Also available as a double platter)

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Orange Chili Salmon


Grilled Atlantic salmon finished with spiced orange chili glaze served with vegetable and wild rice.

Double Cut Pork Chop


BBQ seasoned, extra thick cut pork chop grilled and topped with apple maple glaze served with vegetable and mashed potatoes.

Slow Roasted Half Chicken


Slow roasted half chicken served with pan gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetable du jour

Coffee Rubbed Ribeye


Coffee-rubbed 16oz bone-in ribeye steak grilled and topped with caramelized Cipollini onion compound butter served with vegetable and mashed potatoes.

Blackened Catfish


Blackened catfish served over creamy polenta with vegetable du jour

Meatloaf Stack


Our homemade meatloaf served
atop mashed potatoes and finished with Marsala, caramelized onion demi-glace and vegetable.

Baby Back Ribs


Slow cooked served dry rubbed with smoky BBQ or braised with mango BBQ accompanied by French fries and coleslaw.

Also available as a half rack & crab cake 26.95


Vinegar and Old Bay Chips


Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw


Side Vegetable


Side House


Side Caesar




French Fries


Basket 6.95

Onion Rings


Sauteed Spinach



All sandwiches are served with Hand-Cut fries, seasoned chips or oil & vinegar coleslaw.

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake

Voted “Best in Town!” Jumbo lump crab meat folded with our blend of spices and light mayonnaise broiled and served with lettuce, tomato, and choice of bread.

Market Price

Lamb Burger


Grilled seasoned lamb on a toasted brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion and feta spread

Korean BBQ Burger


Grilled Angus burger smothered with Korean BBQ served on a brioche bun with red onion, sautéed mushroom, and pepper jack cheese.

G.L. Shacks Burger


Grilled 8oz Angus beef burger served on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, and your choice of cheese.

Santa Fe Burger


All Angus beef burger glazed with
BBQ sauce served on a brioche bun with smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese, onion straws, and avocado slices.

Ciabatta French Dip


In-house, slow roasted top round of beef sliced thinly and served on toasted ciabatta bread with provolone cheese, caramelized onion, and tiger sauce with a side of au jus.

Shrimp Salad


A favorite at Shacks! Shrimp steamed
in Old Bay finished with mayonnaise, celery, and spices served with lettuce and tomato on your choice of bread.

Also available as a platter 15.95

California Turkey Club


Thinly sliced, ovenroasted turkey breast, bacon, Swiss, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion, sliced avocado, and garlic aioli served on toasted twelve-grain bread.

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich


Slowly braised pork shoulder hand-pulled and tossed with Carolina BBQ sauce served on a toasted brioche bun, topped with oil & vinegar coleslaw.

Light Lunch


A bowl of soup or side salad and half
sandwich topped with lettuce and tomato on your choice of bread.

Choose from: Turkey, Roast Beef, or
Shrimp Salad.

Chicken Florentine Sandwich


Grilled chicken on a buttered telera rollwith baby spinach, artichoke, Havarti cheese and sundried tomato aioli

Salmon BLT


Grilled Atlantic salmon with Mesclun greens, bacon, and tomato jam served on buttered telera roll

Classic Reuben Sandwich


Thinly sliced corn beef, stout kraut, Thousand Island dressing, and Swiss cheese served on grilled marble rye bread.

Catonsville Wrap


6oz jumbo lump crab cake with lettuce, tomato, Monterey jack cheddar cheese, and Creole tartar sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla.

Fried Green Tomato BLT


Southern fried green tomatoes with crisp Romaine lettuce, apple wood bacon, avocado, and pimento cheese spread served on your choice of bread.

Catfish Po’Boy


Cornmeal fried catfish served on a toasted sub roll with shredded cabbage, tomato, and Creole remoulade.

Big Kahuna


Grilled Ahi tuna with lettuce, tomato, pineapple, and Hawaiian BBQ glaze served on a brioche bun.

Hot Turkey or Beef


Oven-roasted turkey or roast beef open-faced on white toast served with French fries and homemade gravy.

Belly Buster


Sliced top round with cheddar cheese, onion rings, sautéed mushrooms, and garlic pepper aioli served on a brioche bun.

Meatloaf Sandwich


Homemade meatloaf topped with cheddar cheese, sweet onion ketchup, lettuce, and tomato served on toasted ciabatta bread.

Panini | Mad Hatter


Grilled chicken with red onion, jalapeños, bacon, chipotle BBQ, and pepper jack cheese pressed on rosemary focaccia bread.

Panini | Italian Grilled Cheese


Roasted red and yellow peppers, tomato, basil pesto, and mozzarella cheese pressed on toasted ciabatta bread.

Panini | Mesquite Turkey


Mesquite rubbed turkey breast with arugula, havarti cheese, and sundried tomato aioli pressed on toasted ciabatta bread.


Soup du Jour

Lamb Stew


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Black Bottom Cheesecake


Caramel Apple Cheesecake


Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae


Please Note: 18% Gratuity Is Charged To Parties Of 6 Or More
10% Senior Discount
Coupons Not Valid On Specials Or Market Price Items

Prices And Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice

Warning: Consuming Raw Or Undercooked Meats, Poultry, Seafood, Shellfish, Or Eggs May Increase Your Risk Of Foodborne Illness