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Geatz's Restaurant

202 Paca St., Cumberland, MD
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Ranked #55 of 91 Restaurants in Cumberland
Cuisines: American
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Description: Steak, Seafood, & Pasta. A Cumberland tradition since 1880. Fifth generation owned restaurant. The fun place for 120 years of good food and good friends.
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Williamston, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stopped at Geatz's at the recommendation of our innkeeper, just around the corner from the Cumberland Inn and Spa. It is a nice space inside with a large bar, tables and TV's. The chalkboard showed specials including crab soup and crabcakes. Sounded good so we tried both. The soup was excellent and the crab cakes were very good. They... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I are here for dinner. We were seated right away and the waitress was very friendly. We ordered the crab fries for an appetizer and both got a turkey Reuben. The crab dip on the fries wasn't very good. The Reuben was very dull and yummy. So if you go stay away from the crab dip. I... More

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Severna Park
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I am not a foodie by any means. I actually do prison ministry, so I have eaten prison food more than once, but this place was absolutely horrible. The meal was so bad I could not even eat it. Also, I was charged about $7.00 more than the menu stated for my soup and sandwich.

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Cumberland, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My reaction to this location is how unfriendly the head owner is Mr Geatz. The prices are insane. How does a place stay in business since taking over from his late parents if the owner can't be nice and say hello. The best thing was the food but that was it.

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jpg2223, Owner at Geatz's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Your concerns have now become mine. We are truly indebted to you for shining light on all the issues you mentioned. I did not want to let your review go unacknowledged. There are definitely things that we need to work on here at Geatz's and plan to do so. More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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173 reviews 173 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I rated this place in the past, expressing that if you are of color or different from these people here in this town, please run from this place. I visited this place last year and as I entered this restaurant, I was never acknowledged, ignored, given dirty looks. I waited for a few minutes to receive service, the girl behind... More

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16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

A disappointing visit. The french fires were the best part of our meals when my wife and i visited for lunch. She ordered the Philly cheese steak sandwich which as average at best. The sandwich just seemed to be quickly thrown together and tossed in the the oven to melt the cheese. I ordered cream of crab soup which tasted... More

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5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Geatz'z food was OK but not something to rave about. We went here looking for a "local" experience and it did seem as if many diners were Cumberlanders and I suppose we just got what Cumberlanders want when they go out ... regular quality crab cake and heavily battered fried oysters. Service was good and they had a few football... More

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Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I usually don't put much stock in small-town family-owned restaurants because they have a limited incentive to innovate, and keep serving the same, cheese-, sauce- or grease-drenched meals year in and year out. But I did have a terrific meal at Geatz's. The beer was good, the food was good, and the atmosphere (the redeeming quality of a small-town restaurant)... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The French fries are good. The onion soup okay. The waitress was decent. The bar is lacking Vodka. The salad is fine if you like iceberg lettuce. The seafood salad had 2 shrimp in it. Good thing it was fairly cheap.

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Easton, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

From the outside, Geatz’s restaurant in Cumberland, Maryland looks like some run down red brick industrial building, or maybe an old Elk’s lodge. People do not go there because of the curb appeal. Inside, Geatz’s shows its family-run origins with cozy tables and booths in a no-nonsense open room that seems to draw a lot of locals, always a good... More

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Additional Information about Geatz's Restaurant

Address: 202 Paca St., Cumberland, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland
Cuisine: American

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