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Old Stein Inn

1143 Central Avenue, Edgewater, MD 21037
(410)798-6807
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Ranked #2 of 62 Restaurants in Edgewater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: just past Turkey point Road on right hand side
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English first
Bowie, Maryland, United States
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166 reviews 166 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

In a previous review I wrote that our server disappeared for long stretches of time and after a while, there seemed to be no service at all. It definitely changed on our last visit. Our server was very attentive and we never had to wait long for anything. Don't know she was a better server than the one we had... More

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MD
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went to a birthday dinner with nine others and everyone enjoyed their meals, appetizers, desserts, and varieties of beer. The food is truly German and cooked to perfection. I had several questions about the food before I ordered. After my food came the waitress came to me to make sure that I was happy with my meal. Service was great... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We last visited Old Stein Inn when they re-opened after a forced remodeling after a fire. The main room was so noisy at that time that you really had difficulty carrying on a conversation. We think the staff was also getting used to the new kitchen, as the taste of the food was only mediocre. We went again at the... More

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Westminster, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Having lived in Germany for 5 years,I believe the food served in this Gasthaus "restaurant" is as close to original German fare as you can get.At least in Md. We have tried several other quote German restaurants, but they all fell short of the mark. As for Old Stein Inn, we were greeted by friendly staff, seated promptly and drink... More

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Arnold, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been here several times in the last year for lunch and each time we have had great traditional German food (schnitzel, bratwurst, spatzel, red cabbage etc) and wonderful German beer. We got to eat outside this last time in the Beer Garden/ Bier Garten and on beautiful afternoon. The staff was helpful and meals (our group was 10)... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is my kind of place, 2 pages of food and 3 pages of beer and wine. Enjoy your bratwurst and sauerkraut out side on the back patio and be entertained with October fest music. The service and food is fantastic and so is the entertainment. Make your reservation for a perfect table out back, weather permitting. The inside is... More

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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166 reviews 166 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

...the restaurant got busy. We had a mid-afternoon reservation and when we got there, we were one of the only parties there. However, as the evening went on and more people showed up, service got increasingly worse to the point of eventually being non-existent. Too many people and not nearly enough wait staff to take care of them. However, we... More

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Maryland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Friends in the Edgewater area recommended the restaurant, and we have really enjoyed the food and the outdoor beer garden each visit (and getting more frequent!). First time? Try the beer flights (light and dark) as they give you a good variety of what's offered. We have tried different German dishes each time in and have not been disappointed. Last... More

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Bowie
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After a devastating fire, it took a very long time for the Old Stein to reopen, but it was worth the wait. The owners took a good but dated and drab German restaurant and made into a place with a terrific outside beer garden, much improved parking and a great new interior. As the restaurant is over twenty miles from... More

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annapolis, md
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204 reviews 204 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We live nearby, so this place was so convenient and so fun to go to. Unfortunately, our meals were just never executed well both pre and post fire. I think, however, the Stein is redeeming itself, at least in our eyes. The trick, we found, was knowing what to order, and exploring more of their menu. Living in Germany, my... More

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Additional Information about Old Stein Inn

Address: 1143 Central Avenue, Edgewater, MD 21037
Phone Number: (410)798-6807
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewater
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: German

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