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Lewnes Steakhouse

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401 Fourth St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2503 (Severn Avenue)
Water taxis drop off and pick up at the end of fourth street, less than a half block from the restaurants location.
+1 410-263-1617
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Lewnes family has been serving fine food at this location since 1921...
The Lewnes family has been serving fine food at this location since 1921. We trust that your dining experience with us will be a memorable one!
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Visitor rating
  • 151
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family dinner

Superb steaks which they are known for. Greek influence on salads and Shrimp dinner. Impressive Wine selection. Excellent service. We were seated upstairs so if stairs an issue, tell them at reservation time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Jean L
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01532
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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01532
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Superb steaks which they are known for. Greek influence on salads and Shrimp dinner. Impressive Wine selection. Excellent service. We were seated upstairs so if stairs an issue, tell them at reservation time.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have eaten here frequently on our trips to Annapolis. Until this trip I thought they had the best crab cake I had eaten as well as an excellent strip steak. But this trip there were several misses. The decor is pleasant with fairly comfortable seating. The servers wear white coats which contributes to the steak house atmosphere. And they... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

Disappointing should never be the word used to describe our steakhouse, and I'm so sorry you and your wife were let down. Especially after so many wonderful visits. If there's ever any dish that's not up to our usual standards, please send it right back to the kitchen. We only want you to leave 100% happy and watery spinach and... More 

Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I’ve enjoyed a NY Strip in NY, and a KC Strip in KC, but Lewnes served the finest Filet Mignon to ever cross my lips. It took some coaxing from trusted friends to try a steakhouse amongst a sea of fresh crab joints in Maryland, but I thanked these people profusely the next day for their recommendations. Key facets of... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

I cannot thank you enough for this wonderful review. It has truly made my day to hear you think of us as the best steakhouse in not just Annapolis, but the entire world. What a compliment! And thank you so much for that recommendation. I agree that the Cotes du Rhone would pair perfectly with our cuts. I will be... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We actually were hoping to eat at another favorite in town last night but they were closed for a wedding and when asked for a recommendation they sent us the Lewnes. It was excellent! Small wonderful feel to the place and they service is outstanding. 3 of our party had steaks, one had the veal chop and the other the... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

Brandy! We are just so happy fate brought us together like this! I'm just so happy you enjoyed the crab cakes -- and while some may judge the choice of crab at a steakhouse, I know EXACTLY what you mean. Besides the prime rib and rib eye, that's my favorite on the menu. Anyways, we hope to see you and... More 

Greenbelt, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were seated immediately upon arriving - that was impressive - we had reservations. had to ask for wine menu almost 10 minutes after seated. 1) ordered Greek salad, plate was covered with Feta cheese, could not see the lettuce; 2) I swear the bread was microwaved because it got tough and hard less than 10 minutes after waiter seated... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

Rose, I cannot apologize enough for your dinner experience. We only want to be meeting and exceeding your expectations, so it's really disappointing to know you had a bad time from the salads all the way to the desserts. I am greatly looking forward to the opportunity to apologize in person on Monday, and I hope that I can make... More 

Stevensville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Annapolis has many great restaurants. Most of them will emphasis rightly the great seafood of the Bay. Lewnes is a steakhouse with no apologies. They have excellent seafood including giant fresh lobsters but go here and order steak. You will be pleased everytime. There are other steak house like Ruth Chris and The Chop House that are very good but... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

Wow, James. This review just made my day. I'm so happy you think our steak is the best in Annapolis -- that means a lot to me and my team, especially when there are so many options in the area. Thanks for supporting local, and we hope to see you back for a ribeye and a strip very soon. Yours,... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Love this classy place especially the high back black leather chairs and the intimate bar when you walk in. They go the extra mile and I can just salivate over thinking about the slow roasted prime rib. All of the al la carte items are huge and you will definitely take home a doggie bad but it will be worth... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

This is so nice to run into! Thank you. I'm so happy to hear you're still thinking of that slow roasted pork rib. It seems to have that effect on people! Anyways, we hope to have you back! Best, Sam Lewnes, Manager More 

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I decided to try Lewnes for our anniversary. There have been very few steakhouses that I walk away thinking, "that was worth the money" Lewnes was worth every cent. I love to cook and steak is one of my favorite meals to cook, so it takes a lot to impress me. My husband and I both got... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

We're so glad you two decided to stop by for your anniversary, Kristin! The ribeye was an excellent choice. I'll be sure to pass your compliments to Richard. We hope you'll come by again soon! Best, Sam Lewnes, Manager More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This restaurant is one of the best I've ever experienced!! My husband and I dined here with another couple on a date night. Our server was very attentive, but was extremely gracious in allowing us to enjoy our evening out, not rushing us in the least. He also had a fantastic attitude and sense of humor. What a delight! The... More 

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

Kelley, all I can say in response to this is "wow." I'm just so thrilled you loved everything and so touched that you took the time to write us such a stellar review. We hope to see you back for that next special night! Sincerely, Sam Lewnes, Manager More 

Centreville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Hands down this is one of the best steakhouses I've eaten at. And I've been to some great ones. From Chicago to Texas to NY. Lewnes is right up there with the best. Great Service, outstanding menu and fantastic wine. If you're ever in Annapolis this is a must do!

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Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this review

William, wow. This is just incredible. I'm so happy to read a review from a true steakhouse traveler. It was good to have you, and we truly hope you return. Thank you, Sam Lewnes, Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Fourth St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2503
    (Severn Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Water taxis drop off and pick up at the end of fourth street, less than a half block from the restaurants location.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-1617

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

The Lewnes family has been serving fine food at this location since 1921. We trust that your dining experience with us will be a memorable one!
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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