Johnny’s Half Shell is renowned for serving classic American seafood. Experience our Maryland Crab Cakes, second to none in the city. Enjoy the freshest oysters shucked to order at Johnny’s popular raw bar. Savor the best gumbo outside of New Orleans, or dive into our extensive offerings of fresh fish, lobster, and daily specials.

Kids Menu and Pre-Theatre Menu Are Available.

Premium oysters on the half shell $2.50 apiece $..... half dozen $......dozen
Shrimp Cocktail with four jumbo Gulf shrimp - $ Extra shrimp - $2.50 each
Taramasalata - $6.50
with sesame crisps

An assortment of local radishes - $5.00
with crème fraiche and chives

Fritto misto - $7.00
of autumn vegetables

Spicy grilled chicken wings - $7.50
with Green Goddess dipping sauce
Vine ripe tomato salad - $
with feta cheese and olives

Manhattan style clam chowder - $
with tomatoes, fresh thyme, and bacon

Fried oysters - $
with pickled vegetables and housemade tartar sauce

Grilled calamari - $
with fresh chiles, crispy shallots, arugula, lemon vinaigrette

Salad - $
field greens, cherry tomatoes, shallots, and toasted pine nuts

Spicy Cajun style Barbequed shrimp - $
with asiago cheese grits

Jumbo hardshell crab - $
prepared “Sartin’s Style” with Fiesta seasoning

Crabmeat Imperial - $
jumbo lump crabmeat gratin a culinary gem from the Eastern Shore
Grilled Halibut Fillet - $27.00
with sweet red pepper sauce and heirloom rice salad

Chesapeake seafood stew - $22.50
shrimp, calamari, mussels and fish in a fresh tomato and fennel broth
Our celebrated Maryland style crabcake - $26.00
broiled or fried, with French fries and cole slaw

Grilled New Frontier dry aged beef ribeye - $40.00
with onion rings and green beans simmered in fresh tomato

Pan roasted Pacific Cod fillet - $21.75
served in a puttanesca sauce with chickpeas

Nicoise salad - $16.00
with imported tuna and traditional garnishes

Spice rubbed whole Maine Lobster - mkt. price
grilled and served with streaky spoonbread

Chicken - $19.75
braised in late summer green chiles
Eggplant gratin - $5.50
with fresh tomatoes, herbs, and parmesan

Fresh lima beans - $6.00
with hand-rolled dumplings

French fried potatoes - $3.00

Green beans - $5.50
simmered in tomatoes with shallots and a touch of anchovy

Streaky spoonbread - $4.75

Coleslaw - $2.50
*Consumption of raw or undercooked food may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
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