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8900 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045-5805
410 312-0445
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Ranked #5 of 224 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: At Stanford Grill, food is our passion. Our commitment to ensuring you enjoy your dining experience is illustrated in our approach to the menu. Every day, our chefs handpick the freshest produce. Our chef-inspired dishes are made to order and prepared in our open-air kitchen, making you part of the culinary experience. Come enjoy the ambiance, savor exceptional American cuisine and sample our array of red and white wines. Stanford Grill: American cuisine at its finest.
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Meaning "no more food" ...we're stuffed!!!! We dined here with another couple on Saturday night and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We'd been here over a year ago and couldn't wait to come back. The food was excellent as before. We started with the Coconut Shrimp Appy's, delicious and on a bed of diced veggie chutney-like . My wife enjoyed her... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have eaten here over 10 times and have had a great experience each time. All meals are preprared on premise from scratch daily. The waitstaff are attentive and helpful, but don't rush you or hover. The chocolate/cinnamon ice cream dessert is absolutely decadent - a must try!

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Pasadena MD
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105 reviews 105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My daughter just moved to Columbia and we are trying many new restaurants. She had eaten here before and liked it so we went to celebrate her birthday. The drinks, food and service are very good. It was busy but we had reservations which were right on time with no waiting. The atmosphere was good as well and I will... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Due to the crowds, my partner and I ate our dinner at the bar. Very warm and friendly environment. My food was good, the bartenders were attentive, restrooms clean. We did have to park a considerable distance away. That would be my only complaint on a very cold and windy night. I will definitely go back. I have been to... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

we were seated 20 min pass the reservation time. Drinks were ok Appetizers were very good and from there it was down hill Beef ribs cold and 95% fat Prime rib cold and well done(asked for medium) Salmon cold and no taste Desert took for ever to reach the table It was taking off the bill without us even requesting... More 

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Severn, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We have eaten here several times and each time was amazing. From the drinks to the dessert, we were pleased and stuffed! The food was perfectly cooked (calamari, burger and prime rib). I loved the string fries and could eat the whipped cream without the dessert! The staff was friendly and the right amount of attentive. definitely plan to spend... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

From before you even walk in, you can feel the ambiance, in the lovely, clean outside landscaping. When you walk in, there is a piano off to the side, where you will see and hear musicians playing later in the evening. You are greeted by the host/hostesses and brought to your table. In the back is a fireplace aglow with... More 

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Mercer, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great choices, great food, great service, great ambiance. Loved everything about the place except it was noisy. Would return the next time we are in Columbia, MD.

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Had a great meal here with colleagues. I chose a house specialty. The ribs and they fall off the bone and super delicious! Everything was really good but not quite 5* great for the price. Gave 4 because the meal deliverer manage drag the ribs hanging off the edge of the plate down my shirt... when placing plate & my... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Everything is great here--waitstaff, atmosphere, food, and dessert--but order conservatively, because you'll be taking half your food home. While this is doubly true of the evening portions, it also goes for lunch. Bring a big appetite!

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Additional Information about Stanford Grill

Address: 8900 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045-5805
Phone Number: 410 312-0445
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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