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Main Ingredient

914 Bay Ridge Road, Annapolis, MD 21403
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Ranked #27 of 307 Restaurants in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Brookfield, WI
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The food here is great! We've been here many times for breakfast and lunch. They offer traditional comfort food with a twist. Creative Eggs Benedicts and sandwiches which are so delicious. The soups and pasta salads are really tasty too. And the desserts are absolutely amazing too, save room for dessert or take some to go, you won't regret it!!... More 

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Bronx, New York, USA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a great way to throw a Celebration of Life for my Mom - by using a catering company with great food and competent staff. Everyone loved the presentation and the food

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a very good local Annapolis spot. In a small shopping strip and often crowded for breakfast, but usually easy to find a table at dinner. Food is very good, well prepared, but rich, more calories than you might expect. Fish and scallop entrees consistently good. Specials are worth checking, some weeknights dinner for two is less than $30,... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Looks like you could find something anytime of day at this cafe style restaurant. You know the food will be good when their catering department is reight next door. We both had salads with assorted seafodo fro lunch. Good quality seafood and very fresh ingredients. Watch out for all the pastires in the case - very tempting. Can't wait to... More 

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Miami Beach
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189 reviews 189 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you travel to a select place you expect more and maybe this is a problem. The Main Ingredient does not live up to a very high rating in Annapolis restaurants especially because it was not located in the tourist area and thus should be a good deal better than what one can find with only a short walk. True... More 

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Round Rock, TX
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I feel confident that The Main Ingredient would be the #1 recommended Annapolis restaurant on TripAdvisor if it was located in the tourist district. But the fact that it requires a drive from the historic district makes it even better, in my opinion. It's great to eat at a truly neighborhood restaurant, where locals fill all the tables. My husband... More 

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Mechanicsville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Catering: We had the Main Ingredient cater my wedding rehersal dinner. The food and service were both wonderful. Highly reccomend the crab balls! Bakery: I ordered 10 fresh fruit pies for my wedding and they were delicious! Make sure to order FRESH fruit pies (default is the 'canned' fruit) and if you want to save a few dollars, ask to... More 

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Seattle, WA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Catering: Huge portions. Fabulous cakes, we had lemon with lemon curd filling, red velvet and chocolate rum. Guests preferred the flavors in order listed.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Thank you to the catering team who produced a beautiful cake for our special day. Even more exceptional given we live in England and all the arrangements were handled via phone and email. Great work and will be recommending you to all

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Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was having a Comcast influenced rough day but it turned around with my walk downstairs discovering a new place for lunch. Erin's recommendation on the Mexi Wrap was a good choice with an excellent cilantro sauce that set it off. Even the hostess was great dealing with all the picky hard to please customers that refused to have their... More 

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Additional Information about Main Ingredient

Address: 914 Bay Ridge Road, Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone Number: 410.626.0388
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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