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Small Plates and Appetizers

Soup du Jour

Chef's homemade creation. Features the freshest ingredients.
Priced Daily

Maryland Crab Soup6.95

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

Cream of Crab Soup7.95

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

Shacks Chili7.95

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

Buffalo Chicken Dip13.95

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

Crab Dip13.95

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 7.95

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

Shacks Quesadilla9.95

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 sauce.

Panko-crusted Onion Rings10.95

Served with a side of Cajun remoulade.

Crab Mac & Cheese14.95

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

Shacks Skins

Jumbo fried potatoes served with melted cheese, scallions, and sour cream.

Choose from: Loaded 8.95 | Pork 10.95 | German 10.95 |
Seafood 13.95

Lollipop Lamb Chops12.95

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

Chicken Tenders & Fries8.95

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

Street Tacos

Your choice of Korean pork, marinated steak or Ahi tuna topped with oil & vinegar coleslaw; served with guacamole, salsa picante, and tortilla chips.

Choose from: Pork 9.95 | Steak 11.95 | Ahi Tuna 13.95

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 8.95

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

Guac & Chips10.95

House-made guacamole with warm tortilla chips and pico de gallo.

Jumbo Stuffed Baked Potato

Jumbo baked potato topped with Monterey jack cheddar cheese and
sour cream.

Choose from: Broccoli & Cheddar 8.95 | Sausage & Peppers 9.95 |
Vegetable 7.95

From The Steamer | PEI Mussels12.00

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

Add Shrimp 6.95 | Sausage 3.95

From The Steamer | Steamed Shrimp

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

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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 6.75 | Ahi Tuna 6.50

House Salad9.50

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 Caesar9.50

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

Buffalo Chicken Salad11.95

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

Harvest Salad10.95

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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Spinach & Artichoke “Greek” Salad12.95

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

Brazilian Beef Salad13.95

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

Blackened Salmon Salad15.95

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 Salmon19.95

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

Double Cut Pork Chop16.95

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

Cajun Seafood Penne18.95

Sautéed shrimp, sausage, onion, baby spinach, and grape tomatoes in a Cajun cream sauce over penne pasta served with parmesan toast.

Coffee Rubbed Ribeye26.95

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

Blackened Catfish 16.00

Blackened catfish served over creamy polenta with stewed tomatoes.

Meatloaf Stack15.95

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

Baby Back Ribs17.95

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 Chips2.95

Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw2.95

Jumbo Baked Potato3.95

Side House 3.95

Side Caesar 4.25

Side Vegetable3.95

Hand-Cut French Fries2.95

Basket 6.95

Onion Rings5.95


All sandwiches are served with Hand-Cut French 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.

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Shacks Ultimate Patty Melt 14.95

A custom blend of ground chuck,brisket and short rib on butter toasted marble rye with lettuce, tomato, panko fried onion rings, cheddar cheese, sweet pepper relish and garlic black pepper aioli.

Korean BBQ Burger11.95

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

G.L. Shacks Burger10.95

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

Santa Fe Burger14.95

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 Dip12.95

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 Salad13.95

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 14.95

California Turkey Club12.95

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 Sandwich9.95

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

Light Lunch9.95

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.

Salmon BLT13.95

Grilled Atlantic salmon with mescaline greens, bacon, and tomato jam served on hand-cut Asiago ciabatta loaf.

Classic Reuben Sandwich10.95

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

Catonsville Wrap16.95

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

Fried Green Tomato BLT9.00

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

Catfish Po’Boy11.00

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

Beer Brat 8.00

Amber beer marinated bratwurst grilled and served on a pretzel bun with sweet pepper relish and fried onions.

Big Kahuna13.50

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

Hot Turkey or Roast Beef10.95

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

Belly Buster12.95

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

Meatloaf Sandwich9.50

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

Panini | Mad Hatter11.95

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

Panini | Italian Grilled Cheese8.00

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

Panini | Mesquite Turkey11.50

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


Soup du Jour

White Chicken Chili

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Grilled 16oz. Porterhouse Steak / Spiced Garlic Herb Butter / Mashed Potatoes / Asparagas

Sesame Salmon19.00

Sesame Crusted Salmon / Cucumber Noodle / Soy Pearls / White Rice / Steamed Broccoli  

Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi18.00

Sauteed Mild Italian Sausage, Onion, Sundried Tomatoes, Navy Beans and Swiss Chard / Chicken Stock Reduction / Potato and Ricotta Gnocchi  


Black Bottom Cheesecake8.00

Pumpkin Cheesecake8.00

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cookie Sundae8.00

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