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8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
410-465-5665
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 27
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Lunch Spot and Great Beer Bar!!

Cream of Crab Soup, Crab Cakes (HAD to be ALL crab... saw no filler) and fish and chips. We all were very happy... and the beer selection is superb... so try some of the brews out. We were there on a week-day for lunch and it was a very nice experience. Friendly and attentive waitress willing to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cream of Crab Soup, Crab Cakes (HAD to be ALL crab... saw no filler) and fish and chips. We all were very happy... and the beer selection is superb... so try some of the brews out. We were there on a week-day for lunch and it was a very nice experience. Friendly and attentive waitress willing to answer our questions... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not on the wall. Recognition available for those who manage to try all the 99 brews selected for the challenge. More a pub/bar than a traditional restaurant, it couldn't be in a better location in downtown Ellicott City. Across the street downside is the B & O Historic Train Museum. On the opposite side of the main street is the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On our visit to Maryland, we spent the day in Old Town Ellicott City. I went on Trip Advisor to find a lunch place and Phoenix Emporium had some good reviews so we decided to check it out. Lunch was really yummy, the portions were a nice size, it was not over-priced, and the service was good. I got a... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Good Beer, good vibes, good tunes. Went there with a buddy and grabbed a couple beers. They have an alright selection and some beers I haven't seen other places. The night we were there they had live music that was cool but not so loud that you couldn't still have good conversation.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is extremity tasty and had huge helpings. A local from the train museum recommended it. They have a bit of everything. Burgers, wraps, salads, and crab cakes. A few people have told me that when jimmy buffet plays in town this is the place he goes. Maybe I'll get lucky one day!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice location, great service and awesome beer selection....a must visit if you're in Ellicott City. One of my favorites...

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

They have good food and most importantly, a great beer list. 100+ beers to chose from from all different states and country's. Also have a 99 beer list, once completed you get your name on a plaque on the wall, I've completed it twice.

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Their food is fabulous (particularly anything with crab) and their waitstaff is skilled and friendly, but until they start cleaning with something less chokingly strong, we won't be back. We tried it several times, each time hoping the chemical smell would be better the next time, but once it was so bad that my daughter got ill from it, we... More 

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Ellicott City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

When people in Baltimore City learn that we live in Ellicott City, they ask us about the Phoenix Emporium. Apparently this a the Mecca for Pizza lovers who have never been to either Chicago or New York City. The truth be known, I like the Phoenix for their burgers. They have an awesome collection of bottled beer from all outposts... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant is right across the street from the B&O museum. It has a bar and a few tables along some storefront windows. The building is historic. Food is good here, and wait staff is friendly every time I visit. They have a good selection of beer. I would rate this place very good, except the place is small. Some... More 

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Additional Information about The Phoenix Emporium

Address: 8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
Phone Number: 410-465-5665
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Pub, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-465-5665

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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