By JANICE GARY
Being a local in Annapolis is both a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because we get to enjoy the beauty and charm of living on the Chesapeake Bay all year long. But it’s a curse during the summer months because we have to share it with the rest of the world.
Case in point: The Point Crab House and Grill. It’s is a great example all what the bay lifestyle is all about. Situated on a floating dock at Ferry Point Marina in Arnold, the restaurant overlooks the serene Mill Creek with its boats and lush shorelines and the musical cries of blue herons and osprey. The restaurant’s “walls” are actually floor to ceiling glass-paneled retractable doors that remain open for most of the summer months. You can’t get much closer to the feel of being on the water than this.
Located at the end of a windy road on the Broadneck Peninsula, the restaurant is a bit tricky to get into by boat as well, with limited slips and a narrow entrance to the marina. But despite being tucked away, the word has gotten out. With the restaurant coming up on its second anniversary, both locals and visitors have discovered the unique ambiance and creative, fresh flavors coming out this kitchen.
When I called for a reservation, I was told they don’t take them.
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