Gotta Crab It: Westchester's Best Crab Cakes
Ready for a crab crawl? Here are some of the tastiest crab cakes in Westchester county.
BRENT HOFACKER / FOTOLIA
Who says Maryland is the crème-de-la-crème of crab cakes? From Rye to Mount Kisco, we’ve fished out the county’s best crab cakes that’ll have you coming back for more. Be sure to dig into these delicious dishes while summer is in full swing, to get them at their freshest, fullest flavor. The Krabby Patty’s got nothing on these cakes!
Ruby’s Oyster Bar & Bistro
Ruby’s has perfected the jumbo lump patty. With house-made coleslaw, a breadcrumb egg wash, and classic tarter sauce, it’s hard to say no to their seafood staple.
45 Purchase St
(914) 921-4166; www.rubysoysterbar.com
Eastchester Fish Gourmet
Sink your teeth into the crab cake at this seafood restaurant around since 1981. Topped with lobster sauce and red pepper preserves, these Maryland jumbo lump crab cakes are a delicious jolt of Americana.
837 White Plains Rd
(914) 725-3450; www.eastchesterfish.com
This Argentinean eatery mixes juicy jumbo crab with a bit of lobster and tops the resultant golden-brown crusted disk with a Dijon honey mustard sauce. There’s also a decent crab cake burger (served at lunch only) with lettuce, tomato, Bermuda onions, and topped with a tangy tartar sauce.
1 N Broadway
(914) 437-9966; www.gauchogrillnewyork.com
A classic take on the crab cake, Sunset Cove’s succulent creation is pan-seared jumbo lump crabmeat paired with chipotle remoulade and house-made corn relish. And continuing on the subject of classic, enjoy the view from the main dining room and terrace of the Hudson River and Tappan Zee.
238 Green St
(914) 366-7889; www.sunsetcove.net
The crab cake starter at this tri-level (enjoy the open-air rooftop bar) relative newcomer comes with two pan-seared cakes, creamy guacamole containing pickled watermelon, and a smoky chipotle dipping sauce.
130 E Main St
(914) 244-9780; www.winstonrestaurant.com