Cuisine: American, Continental, Seafood

Price: $$

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Crab Cakes: Gertrude's is located in the Baltimore Museum of Art, ensuring both a foodie and cultured crowd in the north part of the city, adjacent to Johns Hopkins University.

John Shields is a scholar on the...  Read More
Seafood: John Shields is a scholar on the traditional fare of Maryland's Eastern Shore, where crab cakes most likely originated. Not only can you get today's favorite jumbo lump crab cake, but he also offers a...  Read More
Take Out: Well-received Gertrude's enjoys a prime location inside the Baltimore Museum of Art. Its name pays homage to chef John Shields' grandmother, who introduced him to cooking, and to Gertrude Stein, who...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue-Fri: 11:30am-9pm
  • Sat: 10:30am-9pm
  • Sun: 10:30am-8pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Crab Cakes: "Baltimore Museum of Art members receive a 10% discount at Gertrude's/"
  • Seafood: "Baltimore Museum of Art members receive a 10% discount at Gertrude's."
  • Best for Crab Cakes Because: John Shields is an expert on Chesapeake cuisine. He's appeared on PBS and has authored several books.
  • Best for Seafood Because: Chef Owner John Shields – star of PBS and cookbook author – is an expert on the historic cuisine of the Eastern Shore.

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